Top 10 Plumbing To Do List For Fall

As the temperatures begin to cool and pumpkin spice lattes are everywhere, thoughts turn towards Fall activities.  One that might not make the top of your list, but definitely should, is plumbing preparations.  The Fall is a great time to complete some annual maintenance and ensure your plumbing system is ready for the upcoming winter. … Continue reading Top 10 Plumbing To Do List For Fall

The Power of Wind

A common misconception is that only wind damage caused by a hurricane or tornado is going to be covered by your homeowner’s insurance.  The facts are, that while the Boise area doesn’t get a high number of tornadoes we do have high winds that result in damage to homes and business that require involvement of… Continue reading The Power of Wind

How to Clean a Stained Toilet

Whether the stain in your toilet is from hard water, mold or mildew, more than likely it’s an eyesore that you’d like to get rid of.  There are some very effective, easy to do methods for cleaning up that gross looking toilet and making it look like new again.  Before you start cleaning begin by… Continue reading How to Clean a Stained Toilet

Plumbers Who Have Broken Down Barriers

Every industry has their heroes, those who have gone before and broken down barriers to lead the way for others to follow, and plumbing is no different.  For many years in the United States plumbing was seen as a job only for white men, and while they certainly did a tremendous amount of the foundational… Continue reading Plumbers Who Have Broken Down Barriers

Maintaining an Irrigation System

A tremendous amount of water is used for irrigation of home and business landscaping making it extremely important that the system be properly maintained to avoid wasting water.  If there’s a leak in your irrigation system not only will it cost you money in wasted water, but it won’t give you the intended results of… Continue reading Maintaining an Irrigation System

Common Misconceptions about Plumbers

We all know there are misconceptions and long-time jokes about nearly every occupation – donuts & police; honesty & lawyers; “cracks” & plumbers, but there are some misconceptions that don’t apply to All Star Plumbing & Restoration which we wanted to clear up. Plumbers aren’t professional – the image in your mind of a large,… Continue reading Common Misconceptions about Plumbers

Designing Your Dream Kitchen

Do you have a summer renovation project coming up?  Everyone loves the look of a brand new kitchen, but figuring out what style fits your tastes the best can be tricky.  Here are some things to consider. Space – are you trying to make the most of a tight space?  If so consider a more… Continue reading Designing Your Dream Kitchen