Retrieving Jewelry Lost in the Drain

Jewelry can get knocked down the drain in numerous situations, but no matter the situation, it’s always devastating. However, the piece of jewelry may not be lost forever. There are some things homeowners can do to try and retrieve it, before calling All Star Plumbing and Restoration for help. Kitchen or Bathroom Sink If the… Continue reading Retrieving Jewelry Lost in the Drain

Coffee Grounds Lead to Clogs

There’s a common practice in homes across America that is causing clogging kitchen drains like crazy. It is dumping used coffee grounds down the drain. Some people don’t think about the issues it could cause, while others do it to avoid drain odors. Here’s why coffee grounds shouldn’t go down the drain: Even while actively… Continue reading Coffee Grounds Lead to Clogs

Common Garbage Disposal Problems

Garbage disposals are great for reducing the amount of waste that ends up in the trash. However, they are not immune to issues, especially when the wrong foods or scraps are put down the disposal. Here are the five most common garbage disposal issues: Leaking There are several components that could be the cause of… Continue reading Common Garbage Disposal Problems

Stopping an Overflowing Toilet

Overflowing toilets are a fairly common issue. Generally, the cause is a blockage or error in the tank float mechanism that regulates the water flow. However, if this seems to be a reoccurring problem, it may be due to a different issue. Here’s how to stop a toilet from overflowing: The first step is turning… Continue reading Stopping an Overflowing Toilet

Common Commercial Plumbing Problems

Commercial buildings have their own share of potential plumbing problems. Unattended plumbing issues can be costly for a business. Anyone who owns a business or is looking to start one should be aware of the problems that they could run into. Clogged toilet/drain This is a pretty common issue every building will probably experience at… Continue reading Common Commercial Plumbing Problems