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

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

How Much Should Your Home Be Insured For?

  Everyone hopes that the worst case scenario will never happen, but everyone should prepare as if it will.  Many homeowners, nearly two-thirds according to the consumer advocacy group United Policyholders, are under-insured and unaware.  There are some costs that often go overlooked when shopping around for homeowner’s insurance such as the costs incurred to… Continue reading How Much Should Your Home Be Insured For?

5 Causes of a Leaking Dishwasher

Dishwashers make life much easier, unless they aren’t working properly. There are a few things that can cause a dishwasher to leave puddles of water on the floor while it’s running. Here are five common causes of a leaking dishwasher: Leaky Door There are two things that could be causing the dishwasher door to leak.… Continue reading 5 Causes of a Leaking Dishwasher

Dealing with a Toilet Overflow

A toilet overflow emergency can put anyone in a panicked state. Instead of panicking, follow these steps: Shut Off Water The toilet can’t continue to overflow if the water is turned off. Locate the shut off valve and turn it off. If there isn’t a shut off valve, the tank can be opened, and the… Continue reading Dealing with a Toilet Overflow

Preventing Ice Dams and Water Damage

Most homeowners worry about flooding and water damage in the basement, but there’s another room in the house that is also very susceptible to water damage. That room is the attic. During winter, the attic can be the prime spot for water damage and mold to develop. The primary cause for this water damage is… Continue reading Preventing Ice Dams and Water Damage