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Atlantic - Plumber

Your local Benjamin Franklin Plumber has been serving the the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia area since 1989. We promise prompt and professional service to all of our customers. "If There’s Any Delay, It’s You We Pay.®" We look forward to solving all your plumbing repair, installation and service needs. Call us now to schedule an appointment.
6299 Lankford Highway Oak Hall, Virginia 23416 License Number: 2705001772B
Available 24/7

    Benjamin Franklin Plumbing - Atlantic is equipped and ready to solve all your plumbing problems.  Our family-owned and operated company began serving the Eastern Shore as Jester Plumbing Company in 1989.  Now operating our residential service division as Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, we offer a new concept in the plumbing industry -- Punctual Service!  If we are late for your appointment, we'll actually pay you $5.00 a minute for every minute we're late, up to $300! 
    Our plumbers are highly-skilled, drug-free and background checked.  We have the best warranties in the industry and a 100% satisfaction guarantee.  You can't lose when you do business with Benjamin Franklin Plumbing!


Jack Jester

Jack Jester - Owner

Jack Jester graduated from the Virginia Plumbing Apprenticeship Program in 1977.  He holds a Master License in both Virginia and Maryland, Wastewater Class 2 and Waterworks Class 4 licenses in Virginia, is Backflow Prevention certified, and has attended numerous classes for continuing education.  His expertise and desire to help people has also led him on several mission trips where he provided plumbing installations and repairs for the needy.  Jack currently assists with managing the company and also continues to work in the field as a technician.  Jack enjoys skiing, boating, going on mission trips, and serving as a sound tech at his church.

Keith Merritt

Keith Merritt - Plumbing Technician

Keith Merritt, Install Technician -  Keith has worked in the plumbing trade for more than 20 years and joined our Jester Plumbing / Ben Franklin Plumbing team as a technician in 2003.  He brings great knowledge and experience in all aspects of residential plumbing.  Keith currently works on installations, repipes and remodel projects.  He enjoys golfing, fishing and boating with his wife and daughter.

Cherie Jester - Owner

Cherie Jester has been involved in the business since it began in 1989, serving in various positions including accounting, client care, business development, marketing and management.  She currently manages the company's overall operations and its commitment to providing a legendary service experience to every customer.  Cherie loves horses, enjoys working at her church, teaching Sunday School and Bible Study classes, and going boating with her family and their Chocolate Lab, Rocky.

Jason Tawes - Plumbing Technician

Lee Jester - Plumbing Operations Manager

Lee Jester has grown up in the family business, learning the plumbing trade and gaining expert knowledge from his father and the company's on-going training opportunities.  Lee currently serves as a technician and Plumbing Advisor, specializing in Water Treatment and Purification, boiler heat systems and tankless water heaters.  He helps to manage training and field operations in both our plumbing and electrical divisions, and  is also instrumental in business development.  Lee enjoys boating, wakeboarding, and snowboarding with his family and friends.

Traci Hollan - Client Care Specialist

Traci Hollan, Client Care Specialist /  Dispatcher -  Traci joined our team in 2005 on a part-time basis and was promoted to full-time shortly thereafter.  Her pleasant and helpful personality along with her years of experience in customer service make her a great asset to our business family.  Traci enjoys books, music, jewelry-making and spending time with her daughter and son.


    We provide customers with GUARANTEED ON-TIME SERVICE for all your plumbing needs!  From tankless water heaters to well pumps, faucets, sinks or toilets, as well as  complete residential plumbing service, repair or remodeling for your home, you can count on us for competent, courteous service with 100% Customer Satisfaction.

    In addition to solving your plumbing problems with a full minimum 2-year warranty on repairs, replacements, or new installations, we also offer Water Conditioning and Purification Systems that provide solutions for municipal water or private well systems, customized for each individual client's specific needs and budget.  An independent lab analysis is performed on each well to determine proper treatment solutions.  In most cases, systems requiring no homeowner maintenance are available!


    • Disposals
    • Drains
    • Faucets
    • Maintenance Agreements
    • Pumps
    • Sinks
    • Toilets
    • Tubs and Showers
    • Water Conditioning Softening
    • Water Heaters
    • Remodeling
    • Water & Drain Repiping
    • Winterizing

    We're sorry, but looks like we don't have any special offers listed for your location at this time.  Please call your local Benjamin Franklin Plumbing at 757.824.4317 to see if any new offers are available for you!

  • Maintenance Program

    The Ben Franklin Society™ is a plumbing maintenance membership service club that is limited to a select group of our customers. 

    What is it worth to you to extend the life of your water heater, protect your home from unexpected plumbing breakdowns or worse…water damage? The Ben Franklin Society™ is plumbing security for your home.


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Strong partnerships and a national support system.

Independently owned and operated.