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

Best Way to Clean Your Kitchen Sink

Did you know that your kitchen sink is the second germiest place in your kitchen?  Following only your sponge, which of course is sitting in your sink.  It sounds disgusting but if you think about it, it really makes perfect sense.  You finish a meal, wash the dishes, and walk away leaving small pieces of… Continue reading Best Way to Clean Your Kitchen Sink