Charlotte NC Plumber: How Much Does a Water Heater Cost in 2016?

When you run out of hot water, you need a new water heater immediately. However, a water heater is a significant investment, so you won’t want to rush into a decision. Educate yourself about the cost of a 2016 water heater so you won’t make a hasty decision you’ll regret for the next decade (or […]

Charlotte Emergency Plumbing Services: 7 Drain Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid


Got a clogged drain? Going to take a stab at unclogging it before you call a plumber? Great! Just make sure you avoid the following common drain cleaning mistakes!

1. Not Protecting Your Eyes or Skin

Think for a moment about the things that are down in that drain. Then realize that you are probably going to […]

How Much Does a Dripping Faucet Cost (Per Month) in Water Bills?

Let’s say your kitchen sink has a steady drip going. It’s just ten drips per minute, right? How much is that leaky faucet (or leaking shower head) costing you in water bills each month? Charlotte leak detection experts weigh in on this question using a simple water drip calculation (found here).

Doing the Math

We could not […]

Charlotte Plumbers: 10 Water Heater Facts

If you’re a homeowner, you need to know the following facts about your water heater. A few of these might surprise you, and some of them can save you money and keep you safe!

1. The average household uses approximately 64 gallons of water every day.

2. The average household spends between $400 and $600 (in energy […]

Charlotte Plumbing Company Gears Up for 2016 Summer Food Drive

What do you do if you find out 18.1 percent of your community is living in poverty? If you’re David Parker of E.R. Plumbing Services, you partner up with a local TV station to find a way to get food to the folks who need it most.

Matthews plumber, Dave Parker, has joined forces with Channel […]

Charlotte Plumber Announces Best 2016 Water Filtration System

As a Charlotte plumber with 30+ years experience, I evaluate and review water filtration systems for my customers. My pick this year is the 2016 Pelican Carbon Series Whole House Water Filtration System. Here’s why…

Why Pelican Water Filtration Systems?

We install the Pelican Carbon Series Whole House Water Filtration System for the following reasons:

High capacity – […]

Charlotte NC Plumber Explains the 5 Types of Water Filtration Systems

Thinking about a water filtration system? Unsure what type to invest in? The following is a simple guide to the different types of water filtration systems and our top choice for best customer satisfaction.

There are several types of water filtration systems, but they all fall into the following five basic categories:

Activated Carbon Filter Water […]

Want to Get Your Water Tested? Charlotte Water Quality Testing

The Flint, Michigan water pollution problem and the recent report published by USA TODAY about lead in school water systems nation-wide makes it evident that we can’t take water quality for granted. Water quality problems happen for three reasons: problems from the city pipes, the housing or building fixtures and pipes, or from the water source […]

Dangerous Levels of Lead in School Water Systems

According to a very concerning report published by USA Today, lead is tainting the water in over 350 school and childcare center water systems, indicating a nation-wide problem with lead poisoning in school water systems. These tests of school water systems were conducted between 2012-2015.

How Much Lead in the Water? Too Much.

Way too much. One […]

Plumber’s Choice Best 2016 Tankless Water Heater

Each year we review the water heaters new to the market to determine which products to offer to our customers. We’ve been installing and repairing water heaters in the Charlotte area for 30 years now, so we take care to only recommend water heaters that we truly believe will deliver both value and performance. The […]