Ultimate Guide On How To Prevent Clogged Toilets

One of the most common reasons our plumbers get called is for clogged toilets. And yes, most homeowners attempt to unclog it first before they call us. It’s true that there is no 100% foolproof method to EVER preventing a toilet from getting backed up but there are definitely steps that you can take to […]

Can PEX Pipes Be Used Underground?

PEX pipes, also known as Cross-linked polyethylene pipes are commonly used for residential water lines but can also be used for sewage, chemical transport, heating and cooling systems and more. It’s used as an alternative to PVC, CPVC or copper tubing. It’s also known as PEX tubing. If you haven’t heard of PEX or are unfamiliar with […]

How To Clean A Grease Trap

If you’ve ever watched episodes of Kitchen Nightmare with Chef Gordon Ramsay then you’ve probably seen him discover a neglected, dirty grease trap in the restaurant’s kitchen. If these traps are not maintained properly, the consequences can be: Any of these situations can be costly to a restaurant as they can cause you to close shop for […]

Who Is Responsible For Leaking Pipes In A Condo?

If you live in a condominium and you have a water leak – who is liable and pays depends on several factors. The overall question is “What is the cause of the leak?” As a condo owner / resident you should be familiar with your HOA’s policies on what they cover and what they do […]

What Our Experts Can Tell You About Your Garbage Disposal Not Working

There are a few reasons why your garbage disposal may not be working. In this article, our experts at Atlantis Plumbing will go through each one to help you identify and possibly fix the problem. First and Foremost – NEVER, EVER put your hand down a disposal. The 3 Main Reasons Your Garbage Disposal May […]

How To Prevent Your Water Pipes From Freezing

Living here in the Atlanta, Georgia area we are so very fortunate to experience mild winters. That means that we do get some nights of freezing temperature in the winter and as a result – our plumbers do get calls to repair burst pipes. If you think about the kind of damage that burst pipes […]

Are Gas Water Heaters Better Than Electric?

First off – you must know that most gas water heaters DO USE electricity for ignition and some for computerized controls (usually found on tankless units). When comparing the two types of water heaters, gas vs. electric – the decision as to which type is better usually comes down to cost. And when it comes […]

How To Unclog A Toilet Without A Plunger

It’s an all too common scenario. You’re at someone else’s home and you go to use the toilet. But when you flush – instead of everything going down, it starts to come up! You begin to panic just a bit – but you keep your wits about you and you start looking around for a […]

Hydro Jetting For Cleaning Downspouts, Drains and Sewer Lines

Here in Atlanta, GA just like any major metropolis, our pipes, downspouts and sewer lines can easily get clogged, it’s just a matter of time before they do. Homes and business buildings all require regular maintenance of their pipes to avoid costly damages that can occur due to clog buildups. Our solution for your clogged […]

Are Slab Leaks Common?

The answer is YES. Burst pipes and broken water lines are one of the MOST common plumbing problems that we get calls for here in the Atlanta area. And often enough – those pipes are under a concrete slab. Slab leaks are treated list most any other type of pipe leak, the difference is that […]