Installing a Mortared Shower Pan

If you’re in need of a custom fit shower enclosure, then a mortared shower pan is in your future. For many do-it-yourselfers this project sounds intimidating, but with some basic information and the right tools, an experienced DIYer can handle it.  You’ll need to have some level of comfort with framing, mixing and floating mortar,… Continue reading Installing a Mortared Shower Pan

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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

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

Bathtub Cracks and Chips

Cracks or chips in a bathtub are not only unsightly, but can cause other issues down the road. The best way to avoid these issues is to know what causes them. While many situations can lead to cracks and chips, here are some of the most common: Improper Installation If the bathtub wasn’t properly installed… Continue reading Bathtub Cracks and Chips

Avoiding Holiday Plumbing Disasters

With the holidays coming up, more stress will be placed on the plumbing. While All Star Plumbing and Restoration responds to plumbing emergencies 24/7, it’s better to avoid plumbing problems than to have one occur during your holiday celebration. Here are some tips to avoid plumbing disasters during the next couple of months: Oil Disposal… Continue reading Avoiding Holiday Plumbing Disasters

Showerhead Options

Before calling the experts at All Star Plumbing and Restoration to install a new shower head, homeowners may need some help selecting the right one. With a ton of options available, making a decision can be difficult. Standard Wall Mount This common shower head comes in many different styles ranging from basic fixed-position shower heads… Continue reading Showerhead Options