Basement Plumbing Options

The addition of a bathroom in the basement can really increase the functionality of that space as well as dramatically increase the value of your home, but there can be some potentially sticky situations when plumbing below ground.  Typically waste water travels with gravity, this is often not an option for basement bathrooms, and this… Continue reading Basement Plumbing Options

Getting Ready for Fall

Fall is on its way, even if the current temperatures in Boise and the Treasure Valley don’t make it seem that way. Before winter hits, make a list of things to do around the house to prepare for the changing season. Here are some fall plumbing tips to put on that list: Hoses and Faucets… Continue reading Getting Ready for Fall

3 Reasons to Put Down The Plumbing Snake

When a plumbing fixture like the sink, toilet, or bathtub is clogged and a plunger won’t help, many homeowners grab a plumbing snake. However, using a plumbing snake could end up doing more harm than good. Here are three reasons to call All Star Plumbing and Restoration instead of grabbing a plumbing snake to work… Continue reading 3 Reasons to Put Down The Plumbing Snake

Sources of Discolored Water

Discolored tap water can be frightening to deal with. Although it isn’t always a health hazard, most people’s gut instinct is to not trust discolored water. Whether it is brown, cloudy, or otherwise discolored, here are some of the frequent causes of discolored water: Cloudy Water Air can get trapped in the pipes, releasing air… Continue reading Sources of Discolored Water

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