Charlotte Water Heaters: How to Install an Instant Hot Water Heater

Want to install an instant hot water heater to supplement your whole house water heater at a specific sink? Follow these step by step instructions to install your own unit.

Remove all items from under the sink so you will have room for the instant hot water heater.
Turn off the water leading to the water heater.
Shut off […]

How to Prevent Pipes in Crawl Space From Freezing

Welcome to winter. With it comes cold weather and with the cold weather come issues. One issue we experience in the South is freezing pipes. Many of our homes are built on crawl spaces which allow the cold in and around our pipes.

Fortunately there are many options to prevent your pipes from freezing.  

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Matthews NC Plumber: How to Tell If a Pipe Has Burst

A burst pipe can cause a huge amount of damage if not detected.  Fortunately there are many indicators of a broken pipe.  All you need to do is use your senses.

What you may see:

Wet drywall – is almost a guarantee that you have a broken pipe in your home.  Call a Charlotte leak detection expert […]

Charlotte Plumber Discusses Problems With Your Drain Trap

Have you ever wondered why your sink drain has the curve in it?  It keeps the sewer smells from entering your home.  Water from the treatment plant comes into your home through a main line that starts at your water heater.  From there, it travels to all of your sinks, tubs, showers, toilets and laundry. […]

Charlotte Plumber WSOC TV Family Focus Partner with Ronald McDonald House Charlotte

Join us as we support the Ronald McDonald House Charlotte.

Many thanks,

The ER Plumbing Services Team

Charlotte Plumber Advises How to Keep Drains Clear

Want to avoid an expensive bill to deal with major pipe clogs? You need to know the answers to the following questions: Why do pipes clog? What’s the best way to prevent clogged pipes? What can I as a homeowner do to keep my pipes as clean as possible?

Why Do Pipes Clog?

Organic matter sticks to […]

Charlotte Plumber Answers: How do Hot Water Recirculation Systems Work?

A hot water recirculation system provides hot water almost instantaneously to all fixtures in the house.  The system keeps hot water in the pipes so the hot water is sitting at the fixtures.  The cool water is returned to the hot water heater through a return pipe instead of released down the drain saving water.

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Charlotte Plumber Answers: Why Does My Shower Drain Smell Bad?

Have you noticed a funky smell wafting up out of your shower drain? Wondering why your shower drain smells bad and what you can do about it? Follow these simple steps to determine what the problem is and how you can make your shower smell better quickly and inexpensively.

Clean Out the Drain

Remove the drain cover […]

Donate a Coat and Make Winter a Little Warmer for Kids in Charlotte

ER Plumbing Services has partnered with WSOC TV’s Family Focus initiative, Steve’s Coats. That means our office is one of the dozen donation sites around the city of Charlotte. We’re very excited to get involved with Channel 9’s Family Focus community service activities throughout the year, giving back to the community any way we can.

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Matthews Plumber Answers Best Way to Clean Your Tub

Not sure how to clean your tub? Puzzled by stubborn stains in the tub that won’t go away? You may be using the wrong cleaner for your type of tub, or the wrong cleaning tools to remove stains. In fact, bleach and some drain cleaners can even cause stains in certain kinds of tubs. Read […]