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Atlanta Sewer Contractors

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Ransburg Plumbing LLC/Handyman
4.8
from 310 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 519 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie B.
Verified review

I highly recommend Jontell with Ransburg Maintenance. What started off as a request to fix 2 faucets that were left leaking by a prior contractor turned in o fixing 2 faucets, adding shower heads, attaching washer and dryer hook ups, and adding a ceiling fixture. He is timely, and explains any issue that you may have. I would recommend anyone to Jontell that needs a handy guy! His prices are reasonable and he guarantees his work!

  • 28 years in business
  • 470 hires on Thumbtack
Pat B.
Verified review

They responded to the request quickly (on a Sunday) and fixed the problem in less than an hour at a fair price. I would recommend this contractor to everyone that needs a trusted and knowledgeable contractor.

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The Neighborhood Plumber
5.0
from 123 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 135 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mamie A.
Verified review

From day one Ben was a excellent communicator! He found my issue took pictures and kept me informed every step of the way... My situation involved the county sewer and he even called them to represent me as he learned that the failure was on their side!! .. And he didn't have to.. he could of said nothing and I'd be none the wiser !!! , Ben was a God send... And Im glad I found him !

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Plumbing Contractor
4.8
from 117 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ramanan R.
Verified review

Kris replaced couple of our 14 years old water heaters. Initially I thought about getting the heaters myself from HD/Lowes and just hire a contractor for installation, but then decided to go with Kris since his pricing included Rheem Professional series water heater, expansion tank, new ball valve, gas flex line, labor, code and also removal of old water heaters. He presented upgrade options for the tank but didn't upsell it. He has done a very thorough job and no surprises. Would definitely hire him for other plumbing needs.

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AM Plumbing & sewer inspection
5.0
from 103 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 108 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristina N.
Verified review

Very professional, on time and worked very efficient and quickly!! Good communication. Will stay on my list for plumbing and sewer fixing without a doubt!

  • 19 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
Earl G.
Verified review

Keith from United States sewer water service was a excellent choice for me and my home! They are very well priced which is very affordable and I would highly recommend them to any home or business that have Plumbing or sewer Services needs xcetera! God bless all take care!

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Georgia Master Plumbing
4.9
from 80 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gil F.
Verified review

We discovered a leak in a hot water heater yesterday morning. On the recommendation of our HVAC contractor, I went on Thumbtack and looked for highly rated plumbers. Derek responded within a matter of minutes, we went over the parameters of the job and he gave me a competitative quote. Most importantly, he was able to be at the house in less than 24 hours and completed the job without a hitch. While he was here, he was able to fix a leaking toilet too! He was very pleasant, thorough and we were extremely happy with his work. I would definitely recommend him to anyone needing a plumber for large and/or small jobs. Gil Sandy Springs, GA

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  • 15 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eric H.
Verified review

Great service, great price, and a GREAT GUY! I will be sure to use this retired Navy Veteran for all of my electrical/plumbing needs going forward, and you should too.

  • 33 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Colm K.
Verified review

Elmer was on time and fixed our sink. He brought shoe covers, which my wife appreciated. He added a coupler to the pipe beneath the sink to make it easier for me to fix my clogs in the future. He did some extra work, which he charged for, but in the end the entire job (fixing the clog, snaking before and after the clean out, snaking all the way to the city sewer line, degreasing the pipes, ) ended up costing the same as what the everyone else was quoting just to fix the clog. Saving his number for future jobs.

  • 21 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
Richard S.
Verified review

My backdoor threshold was rotten and needed to be replaced. All other contractors indicated that I would have to order a new door, but Mr. Wilkins said he could replace the damaged wood and reseal it. He quoted a fair price and was able to schedule the job quickly. Due to some of the water damage, my wood floor needed repair as well. I had some extra pieces and he was able to replace the floor too. Work was done in a few hours. I am really happy with the work performed.

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Sealed Tight Plumbing LLC
4.8
from 65 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rahul V.
Verified review

Frederick did an awesome job fixing a low water pressure issue in our house. He was able to come quickly and was very competitively priced. I will be working with him again for other plumbing projects I have in the future.

  • 17 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Amelie D.
Verified review

General Contracting - I had several projects to be done as we were getting to put my home of 8 years on the market (kitchen leak, kitchen bay box, shutters, paint, deck). After reading all the reviews, I decided to contact Michael to get a quote. Due to scheduling conflicts, I couldn’t originally meet him on Friday or Saturday, so he took it upon himself to come on a Sunday (which is pretty unheard of since most contractors usually don’t work on Sundays) to assess the job and do his pre-inspection. The quote was more than reasonable for the amount of work I demanded and Michael was hired… All jobs were done in a timely manner; it took approximately 2 weeks due to the weather and schedule conflicts. He kept me informed of what was being done each day and sent pictures of any findings needing attention. I would call Michael and TNT Building and Remodeling LLC if I ever need any work done on my future home and would recommend them to anyone.

HONEST Care
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Alan P.
Verified review

Kirby was an outstanding contractor - he was the first to reply when I asked Thumbtack for providers; his was the best price; and he was prompt, courteous, and most of all professional. His truck had all of the gear necessary, and he got the job done! I will absolutely call Kirby next time I need a plumber!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Mimi N.
Verified review

Mr. and Mrs. Barrett were excellent contractors who worked very diligently to give me exactly what I needed for basement repair and remodel. Full bath was added to the space including plumbing and electrical. Fair price, impeccable craftsmanship, and attention to detail. Already planning for future projects. Highly recommended!

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Assure plumbing pros llc
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff W.
Verified review

Just the kind of contractor everyone wants. On time, great work, and a fair price. We will definitely use them again.

VM Improvements
4.4
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Trey J.
Verified review

I called Eric initially to change a chandelier in my dining room which he did for a great price and came out great. I inquired about recessed lighting in my family room and his price was literally almost half of what another contractor quoted me. Eric came back and installed 6 recessed lights with LED trims and even installed a dimmer for me for no extra charge. He is very clean and even though he had to cut holes in the wall to run wiring when he finished there wasn't dust all over the place and the wall looked the same as before. I will definetly be bringing Eric back for some more household projects in the future starting with updating my kitchen backsplash.

David Graham
4.2
from 19 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Carol G.
Verified review

David Graham has been doing construction work for me and my family for the past 15 years. He's a great contractor! He always goes above and beyond to make sure we are pleased with his work and that it's done in a timely manner. It's a good feeling to have a contractor you can actually trust. If you need work done in your home I definitely recommend David Graham for the job.

Bkrenovation1
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Cynthia A.
Verified review

There’s so many wonderful things I’ve experience working with Bkrenovation. His QUALITY of work is amazing...The one word I described him as is ‘PERFECTIONESS’...He made sure EVERY detail was done perfectly (no short cuts)..He walked me thru every detail that I had questions about,and explained clearly what was my best options..He was punctual and very courteous..And his work speaks VALUE for itself...This is my first experience working with Bkrenovations,but it most definitely wont be my last...I’ve found my lifetime Contractor (smiles)... I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone who’s looking for GREAT,QUALITY work at a reasonable cost...Thank you Bkrenovation for making me a very HAPPY customer (smiles) Ms.C Adams

Right Away Contracting Inc.
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Carmen S.
Verified review

I am a property manager, so I am very familiar with Contractors!!! Right Away Contracting is exactly Matt, he gets out to all of my properties quickly my tenants love him and I am glad we have made contact and I look to continue working with him long term!

The Handyman
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Noelle K.
Verified review

I've never had such a great experience with a contractor. Helped me out in a bind before my parents came to town!

1030 Services
4.2
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Scott F.
Verified review

The team showed up on time and began working promptly. They were very nice and respectful to my home as well as me. I would recommend and rehire them as often as I can.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How often do you clean a septic tank?

For homeowners with a septic system, it’s important to have a regular septic cleaning schedule. To protect ground and drinking water, the Environmental Protection Agency recommends residential septic cleaning every three years. Many septic system companies state that you can maintain a healthy system with regular septic cleanings every three to five years. In addition to cleaning, a septic tank inspection once a year will uncover problems and can save you thousands in cleanup and repair.

When waste goes into your septic system, it separates into three parts. The solids (sludge) drop to the bottom, wastewater floats in the middle, and a layer of scum rises to the top. Regularly scheduled cleanings prevent the sludge in your septic tank from building up and clogging your tank, leading to an overflow. Pricing for a standard septic cleaning ranges between $200 and $500, with the national average cost at $315. It’s easier, more cost-effective, and better for your home health to keep your septic tank maintained.

What are plumbers and what do they do?

Plumbers are skilled professionals who are trained to install and maintain pipes and systems for drinking water, sewage and drainage. They usually have trained through four- to five-year training programs, which include apprenticeships, via trade schools and community colleges. Plumbers’ areas of expertise typically go beyond pipes to include mathematics, blueprint reading, plumbing codes and water distribution. They handle plumbing emergencies, such as broken pipes or clogged drains, and install and maintain everything from a new piping system to a replacement faucet. Plumbers also know how to install bathtubs and showers, toilets, water heaters and dishwashers. Plumbers may work on residential or commercial sites, sometimes designing and laying out a pipe system during construction.

Who pumps septic tanks?

Septic system professionals pump septic tanks. Pros in different states will have different licensing and certification regulations. Make sure the company you hire is licensed and certified, is a legitimate business, and has the appropriate insurance. Damage to your septic system could cost thousands of dollars in cleanup and repair, so it’s best to hire a qualified professional from the start.

Using an industrial-strength vacuum hose connected to a tanker truck, the septic tank company will pump out the contents of your tank. First they break up the scum of the top layer, then mix the sludge (on the bottom) into the wastewater for removal. To get all the sludge and scum from the tank, pros may use a tool called a septage spoon that loosens stubborn waste from the sides of the tank. After the tank is hosed down and empty, it is inspected for any cracks or leaks that could lead to trouble in the future. The waste in the truck is then transported and disposed of at a waste management treatment center, a cesspool or an approved dumping site.

When should you clean a septic system?

Experts agree that you should clean your septic system every three to five years for optimal system health and safe water. You should also have it inspected every year to catch minor issues before they become major. If you think you may be overdue for a septic cleaning, here are signs that you should call a pro immediately.

  • You’re at capacity: If the bottom of the scum layer is within six inches of the bottom of the tank’s outlet or if the top of the sludge layer is within 12 inches of the outlet, your tank needs to be pumped, according to the EPA.
  • It stinks: If you can smell wastewater, call a pro right away to clean your tank, pipes and field.
  • Sewage backup: Raw sewage backing up into the pipes in your home is no fun. The pros can pump out your pipes, clean your tanks and clear any clogs, but it will be a complex and messy job.
  • Pooling water: Water collecting around your tank or drain field can be a sign you need to clean your septic system.
  • Super grass: If the grass above your septic system drain field suddenly gets vibrantly green and lush, the septic tank leak could be leaking sewage and fertilizing your lawn in unwanted ways. Call a pro to inspect it right away.

How much is it to clean a septic tank?

Nobody wants their septic tank to back up. Regular septic cleaning and pumping is important to keep your ground and drinking water protected from harmful bacteria. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends septic system cleaning every three years. The national average cost for a septic tank specialist is $315. Costs for septic cleaning may vary based on where you live, how large your septic tank is, and how long it has been since the last cleaning. If it’s been many years since you’ve had your tank cleaned, the process of breaking up and removing the solids may take longer and could cost more. Typical residential septic tanks range in size from 1,000 to 2,500 gallons. The price range for septic cleaning usually averages $200-$500, with varying by tank size. Repairs or replacement parts will also add to your cost. To keep your septic tank in good health between cleanings, only flush approved items such as toilet paper, and don’t rely on your garbage disposal for composting. Items that don’t break down easily (like lemon rinds or feminine hygiene products) can back up the septic system, leading to clogs and overflow. If you smell the unmistakable odor of sewage or can see sewage bubbling up above your drain field, call for a septic cleaning immediately.

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