March Small Business of the Month – Eric’s Plumbing Services

March 14, 2018 Published by
Starting and running a small business is a huge undertaking, so why do people do it? Lots of different motivations ranging from being one’s own boss to growing an asset. And then there are those who also start small businesses to help improve their respective communities. Eric’s Plumbing Services in Marble Falls, Texas is an example of one such company. Learn more about Eric’s motivation for starting his own business and how they are quickly becoming one of the top plumbing companies in Marble Falls.
1. How long have you been in the plumbing industry and how/why did you get started in it?


When I was 19 years old I worked at the Amarillo Airport hanging red iron and my friend ask me if I wanted to work for him on the weekends doing plumbing.  From there, I fell in love with plumbing and have never left the industry.  I enjoy being able to help customers solve their plumbing issues.


2. What prompted you to start your own business?


After many years of being in plumbing and working for different companies I wanted to use the knowledge I gained to start my own business.  Customer satisfaction, integrity, and being dependable became the foundation of Eric’s Plumbing Services, and why we think we’re on the way to becoming the best plumber in marble falls.


3. What’s the most rewarding part of being a small business owner?


The most rewarding part is being able to help customers and create jobs for the community we live in. Also, we believe in giving back to the community to inspire others.   For instance, we sponsored The Boys and Girls Club Valentine’s day dance and it was fun seeing all the kids having a great time dancing, playing games and enjoying great food!


4. What’s the most challenging part of being a small business owner?


The most challenging part is having to wear many hats as a business owner.  Being in charge of the Marketing, Sales, and Operations takes a lot of work and discipline to manage our business efficiently.


5. What’s one piece of advice you can offer to others considering starting their own business?


My advice is to truly love what you do. If your passionate and have a purpose other than making money you will be successful. I’m proud to be a member of this community and be able to call myself a Marble Falls Plumber.


6. What makes Eric’s Plumbing Services unique among your competitors?


We strive for a 100% customer satisfaction which has turned into countless referrals.  Our customers are our biggest assets in growing our business. We’re confident we’re on our way to being the #1 choice for Plumbers in Marble Falls

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