Tips for Cleaning Your Bathroom

It’s no one’s favorite job…cleaning the bathroom. The kids groan when assigned this job, you procrastinate as long possible to do it, and your spouse pretends they don’t see how gross it’s getting. Unfortunately, someone has to tackle it. Here are a few simple tips to make cleaning your bathroom not such a tedious process.… Continue reading Tips for Cleaning Your Bathroom

How to Address Tree Roots

Tree roots are naturally drawn to the pipes that run underneath your yard. The pipes contain everything a tree root could possibly want – water, oxygen, and nutrients. Small amounts of moisture escapes as a vapor through the pipes which attracts the roots in the first place. Eventually they find a small hole or crack… Continue reading How to Address Tree Roots

Gross…The Water is Brown

Most homeowners will experience the water in their home turning brown at some point.  If this is the first time it’s happened you may feel inclined to call your local plumber or stop drinking your water, but it turns out most of the time neither of those is necessary.  While brown or discolored water may… Continue reading Gross…The Water is Brown

What is an Aquastat?

  For many people the term “Aquastat” isn’t one they’re familiar with, in fact you may be wondering if this is even English. An Aquastat is quite simply a thermostat for water.  It’s typically used to keep boiler water within a specific temperature range. Your next thought might be, who cares? While boilers aren’t extremely… Continue reading What is an Aquastat?

Your Home’s Hidden System – Plumbing

Have you ever really looked at how your home’s plumbing system works?  For many people this hidden system running behind walls and below flooring is something they generally don’ pay attention to.  While installing it and maintaining it have components that require expert level knowledge, understanding the general concept can help you make responsible decisions… Continue reading Your Home’s Hidden System – Plumbing

Replacing a Shower Arm

If the shower arm at your house is in need of replacement due to rusting, leaking or simply a bathroom facelift, there are some simple steps you can follow to handle this basic home repair project.  Before getting started take off your existing shower arm and bring it with you to the hardware store to… Continue reading Replacing a Shower Arm

Top 5 Reasons to Call a Plumber

Have you ever experienced a plumbing problem and thought to yourself, “I wonder if this is something I can fix myself or something I should call a plumber for?”  Maybe you’ve even thought twice about picking up the phone because you felt your problem was too simple for a plumber to come look at.  Rest… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Call a Plumber

Drywall Restoration Tips

If you’ve ever done drywall work you know it’s more of an art than a science.  Getting your rooms restored to their former look can be especially difficult if you’ve never done drywall work before.  If you’ve experienced a disaster and now require new drywall call All Star Plumbing and Restoration to get the job… Continue reading Drywall Restoration Tips