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

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

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

Preventing Basement Mold

Because they are often dark and damp, basements can be the perfect place for mold to grow. Once it takes hold, it grows rapidly in moist, humid conditions. Mold can be very difficult to get rid of once it finds a place to grow, so it’s best to be proactive and prevent mold from getting… Continue reading Preventing Basement Mold

Preventing Mold in Your Home or Business

When mold begins growing in a home or business, it can quickly cause issues. Mold can trigger allergies and respiratory illnesses, as well as damage the structure of the building itself by latching onto the wood and beginning to break it down. With the problems mold brings, preventing mold growth in homes and businesses is… Continue reading Preventing Mold in Your Home or Business

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