What Do Plumbers and Thanksgiving Have In Common?

The number ONE thing that both plumbers and Thanksgiving have in common is that they are both extremely busy! Yes, it’s very true that in general, holidays are very busy for plumbers. Especially Emergency Plumbers because as we all know, Murphy’s Law is in full force during the holidays. Searching For Plumbers Open on Thanksgiving? Atlantis Plumbing is open 24 hours […]

Can Water Heaters Be Repaired?

Your electric or gas water heater is having problems. It’s not working as well as it used to or maybe not at all. Should you repair it or should you replace it? That’s a common question we get from homeowners across the Atlanta, Georgia area. Let’s break it down so that we can help you […]

How To Remove Calcium Buildup In Toilets?

We’ve all seen those rust looking stains in toilets. It looks horrible but it’s not as bad as it looks. It’s just calcium stains and they can easily be cleaned with some good old fashioned scrubbing and solvents. We will be getting to the information on “how to” clean them but first, let us give […]

Do I Need A Sump Pump?

This article is for anyone who has never owned a home with a sump pump, for anyone who has never heard of a sump pump and for those new homeowners who find that the home they just bought here in the Atlanta, Ga. area has something called a sump pump. We’re here to help you […]

Why Do My Water Pipes Make Noises?

Noisy water pipes are generally not a horrible nuisance but if they are not fixed they could turn into a very costly plumbing problem. The noise could be anything from loud bang(s) to a soft humming noise. Generally, there are 4 main reasons why your water pipes are making those noises: Let’s tackle each one […]

What Causes A Hot Water Heater To Leak?

There are 5 reasons why your hot water heater may have sprung a leak. We’ll go into more detail on each one of these possibilities but in the meantime – how do you know you even have a leak in your hot water tank? You won’t always easily spot a leaking water heater just by […]

How To Identify Polybutylene Pipes

From about the late-1970’s through to the mid-1990’s – the use of polybutylene pipes was a very common replacement for copper pipes. These pipes were installed in millions of homes throughout the United States./ So, if you’re purchasing (or have purchased) a home built during that time frame – you may want to check if […]

How Do You Maintain A Sump Pump?

Many homes in Georgia have sump pumps, usually they’re located in the basement. They are one of those items in your home that you want to depend on when you need it. And when would you need a sump pump? During heavy rains is the answer. If you’ve lived in Georgia long enough, you know […]

Why Are Centipedes Coming Out Of My Sewer Drain?

Are you finding centipedes in your sink drain? Brushing your teeth only to look down and see a centipede pop up through the drain? Relax, it’s not an uncommon occurrence. The damp, murky environment that is the inside of your sink drains provide the perfect conditions for centipedes (and other bugs too.) Since centipedes have […]

What Is Hydro-Jet Drain Cleaning?

Hydro Jet Drain Cleaning (aka Water Jetting) is an effective and very efficient technique used in cleaning the downspouts, drains, pipes and sewer lines using a high-pressure hose to unclog debris and buildup that accumulates over time. It’s normally done through a clean-out (an opening that allows plumbers to clean out clogs). Water is forced down […]