Reducing Water Consumption During Spring and Summer

With the weather getting warmer, the water bill might soon be on the rise. Water usage generally peaks in summer, so getting it under control in spring could help homeowners save money. Here are some tips to reduce water usage: Check for Leaks According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average household can leak more… Continue reading Reducing Water Consumption During Spring and Summer

Using Natural Gas in the Home

Natural gas is a highly efficient form of energy that many homeowners are taking advantage of in their homes. Natural gas lines can be used for indoor fireplaces, outdoor fire pits, washers and dryers, kitchens and more. Homeowners considering having natural gas lines installed should be aware of a few things: Buildup and Leaks In… Continue reading Using Natural Gas in the Home

The Problem with Polybutylene

There are a wide variety of pipes used in residential plumbing. Different types of pipes were used in different decades, depending on what material was popular at the time. Now, plumbers know not all pipes are equal, and one in particular should be eradicated from homes completely. This pipe is Polybutylene, which is often referred… Continue reading The Problem with Polybutylene

The Importance of Detecting Leaks

Water leaks might seem like a small thing until they start to add up into a bigger problem that can cost a lot of money to fix. It’s important to be aware of possible leaks, how to spot them, where they are found and what to do when one is spotted. Signs a leak is… Continue reading The Importance of Detecting Leaks

Benefits of a Water Softener

Hard water is dangerous for a home’s plumbing system and appliances, as well as the health of those living there. That’s why All Star Plumbing and Restoration offers a water composition assessment and water softener installation. Installing a water softener can come with many benefits, such as: Cleaner Surfaces Hard water can leave stains on… Continue reading Benefits of a Water Softener

3 Signs You Need To Replace The Toilet

For the most part, problems with the toilet go unnoticed unless there’s a clog or it continually runs. However, toilets can develop problems that aren’t as noticeable, but still need attention. Here are three subtle problems that mean the toilet probably needs to be replaced: Cracks in the Tank One of the signs of a… Continue reading 3 Signs You Need To Replace The Toilet