Frozen / Busted Pipes

Do you have frozen or busted water pipes?  Call All Star Plumbing of Lake Norman!  The freezing and subsequent bursting of water pipes are not completely uncommon here in the Lake Norman Area, our warmer climate is very inviting, but it does get cold here in the winter. Most home owners understand the need to […]

Continue Reading

What is a Backflow Preventer?

A backflow preventer is used to protect potable water supplies from any contamination or pollution due to unwanted backflow. Backflow happens when water flows in the reverse direction which can lead to serious health risks. The health risks can range from no physical impact to severe illness or even death. Some effects can be immediate […]

Continue Reading

Differences In Drain Cleaners

OTC drain cleaners come in various forms: powder, gel, and/or liquid, the common denominator is the chemicals. Drain cleaners use a chemical reaction to break down the source by either adding or removing electrons to the clog, this reaction typically generates heat, which can damage pipes. OTC drain cleaners basically come in 3 types. CAUSTIC – Lye […]

Continue Reading

What To Do For A Clogged Drain

It never fails, you have a big romantic dinner planned or your in-laws are coming over for lunch or you just have a lot of things to do and the kitchen sink becomes clogged! How frustrating a drain clog can be is greatly measured by how busy and stressful your day is. Regardless of the situation […]

Continue Reading