How to Deal With Hard Water Stains

lime scale in old kettle caused by hard water

Hard water contains excessive amounts of minerals such as calcium and magnesium that are detrimental to your plumbing fixtures, appliances, and even your well-being. Apart from dingy laundry and clogged pipes, one of the issues that hard water can cause is staining. This is because there are minerals in the water that react differently to…

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Are Tankless Water Heaters Worth It?

tankless water heater

Tankless water heaters, also known as instantaneous or on-demand water heaters, are an alternative to standard-type water heaters. Gold Star Plumbing & Drain are experts in water heater replacement and can help you make the shift from the traditional water heater to tankless water heaters. If you’re wondering whether a tankless water heater replacement is…

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Why Drain Repairs Shouldn’t Be Postponed

clogged sink pipe

Drain problems often happen for different reasons and to different extents. However, regardless of how inconsequential the issue looks, our Gold Star Plumbing and Drain experts warn clients to ensure that drain repair services are promptly done for the following reasons. To Prevent Further Damage This is one of the main reasons we advise clients…

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The 3 Most Common Water Heater Installation Mistakes

soldering water heater

In case you are amongst the people who like to DIY home projects such as your water heater installation, keep in mind that there are risks involved. Needless to say, homeowners are prone to making mistakes when installing their water heaters, which can be costly, not to mention dangerous. We highly recommend that you work…

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