Kitchen Remodel Plumbing Mistakes

Plumbing is an integral part of a working kitchen and needs to be dealt with before most other aspects when remodeling the kitchen. Not making the plumbing a priority could be a costly mistake. Avoid these common plumbing problems during kitchen remodels: Sink First Before choosing cabinets and countertops, choose the sink and determine where… Continue reading Kitchen Remodel Plumbing Mistakes

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Avoiding Holiday Plumbing Disasters

With the holidays coming up, more stress will be placed on the plumbing. While All Star Plumbing and Restoration responds to plumbing emergencies 24/7, it’s better to avoid plumbing problems than to have one occur during your holiday celebration. Here are some tips to avoid plumbing disasters during the next couple of months: Oil Disposal… Continue reading Avoiding Holiday Plumbing Disasters

5 Appliances That Can Cause Flooding

Water damage can cause thousands of dollars in repairs for homeowners. Unfortunately, appliances are some of the most common perpetrators of flooding and water damage in the home. Keep an eye on these five appliances for wear and tear that could lead to flooding: Refrigerator Since refrigerators have to cool items in a generally warm… Continue reading 5 Appliances That Can Cause Flooding

Signs of Carpet Mold

Carpet mold is a hard issue to tackle. Often the only solution is removing the carpet, drying out the water damage under it, and starting over with new carpet. Homeowners facing this problem should keep All Star Plumbing and Restoration in mind. As part of their restorations services, they aid in carpet removal and mold… Continue reading Signs of Carpet Mold

Jetting Drain Line Cleaning

Getting tough clogs out of drain lines often require the help of a plumber. Many plumbing companies use a plumbing auger to try and unclog whatever is lodged in the pipes. The certified professionals at All Star Plumbing and Restoration use high pressure water-jets. This technology guarantees complete and detailed cleaning of the draining system,… Continue reading Jetting Drain Line Cleaning

Checking for Water Damage

Water damage can cause huge problems for homeowners. It can lead to toxic mold and cause permanent, costly structural damage to the home. This is why homeowners should be able to recognize the signs of water damage and know where to check. Whether buying, selling, or just worried about the possibility of water damage, check… Continue reading Checking for Water Damage

Plumbing Maintenance Tips

With proper maintenance, plumbing can run perfectly for many years. Homeowners should know how to spot and resolve small issues before they turn into a larger mess. Use these tips to keep the home’s plumbing in top shape: Be on the Lookout Little signs such as leaky faucets or dripping fridges can lead to bigger… Continue reading Plumbing Maintenance Tips

Drinking out of Conventional Hoses

The warmer weather is bringing out the garden hoses for watering, sprinklers, and washing cars. One thing these hoses shouldn’t be used for is drinking. Those drinking out of conventional hoses could be taking in heavy metals and plasticizers along with that water. HealthyStuff.org, a Michigan-based Ecology Center, did a test in 2013 to find… Continue reading Drinking out of Conventional Hoses

Why is the Showerhead Whistling?

Stepping into a hot shower in the morning can be a nice, relaxing start to the day unless the showerhead starts emitting a loud, whistling noise when turned on. It’s not a great way to start off the morning. Usually when this happens, it’s due to a problem with the showerhead itself or the pipe… Continue reading Why is the Showerhead Whistling?