8 Common Septic Tank Problems

Like most anything else we deal with in our homes, septic tanks will occasionally have problems. Of course, if you keep a proper maintenance schedule of cleaning out our septic tank every 3 years you should be able to avoid the biggest and most expensive problems. So, what are the 8 most common septic tank […]

What Causes High Water Pressure In A Home

There are a variety of reasons why you would be experiencing high water pressure in your home. Truthfully, many homeowners don’t even realize that their water pressure is higher than it should be. Listed further down in this article is a list of symptoms you should look at to identify if your water pressure levels […]

Why Are My Pipes Noisy When I Run Hot Water?

A common call we get here at Atlantis Plumbing is about the sounds made by hot water pipes in a home. We’ve heard descriptions like “banging”, “creaking”, “humming”, “knocking” and even “ticking like a clock”. Sometimes the solution is simple and we can talk the homeowner through a fix but other times the situation requires […]

What To Do When Your Water Heater Is Leaking

Problems with leaking water heaters is one of the most common calls we get here at Atlantis Plumbing. Our plumbers are VERY experienced when it comes to diagnosing where the leak is coming from and fixing the problem. So, what can you do when your water heater leaks? The answer depends on where the leak is […]

How Do You Get A Ring Out Of The Shower or Bathtub Drain?

It’s a scene in many comedies, a ring somehow slips off the finger, falls and goes right down a drain. And then you experience sheer panic! If it’s the drain in a sink you have the luxury of dis-assembling the pipe and P-trap under the sink. But if the ring falls down the drain in […]

How To Unclog Your Garbage Disposal

The holidays are just around the corner and although garbage disposals can get clogged anytime of the year, it does seem that we get more calls for clogged disposals during the holidays. So, how do you unclog a garbage disposal? Several possible methods to unclog garbage disposals include using a recipe of baking soda and vinegar […]

How To Get Rid Of Smelly Drains

If you walk into your home or kitchen or bathroom and smell a foul odor, it may be coming from your drain. There are several reasons why your nose may be detecting that bad smell and the answer to removing that stink depends on what’s causing it. So, how do you get rid of smelly […]

What Are The Signs Of A Slab Leak?

A “slab leak” is basically caused when a water line that is located in or under a concrete slab ruptures and leaks. It’s a simple definition but the work to repair a slab leak can be quite extensive. Yes – slab leaks can be a pricey project to repair BUT it will definitely cost you […]

When Should Water Pipes Be Replaced?

The Number One reason that water pipes need to be replaced is because they are simply old. If you purchase an older home, and there has not been any recent re-plumbing then there is a likelihood that you will have to replace your water pipes. After all, they will wear out, like most things. As […]

What Is Considered A Plumbing Emergency?

The need for a local 24 hour plumber usually means that you’re in dire straits. We understand that and we’re here to help. Of course, one person’s “plumbing emergency” may be another person’s “inconvenience”. So, we understand it’s all relative. But we also know that it’s YOUR emergency and we are happy to provide our […]