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About Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® of Charlotte

Our Story

For over 45 years, our company has been proud to call Charlotte our home. In 1971, Dan King Sr. started the company as a one man, one truck operation. After Dan King Jr. joined the company in 1985, the company expanded from 2 employees to 20 over the next 10 years.

Owners of Ben Franklin CharlotteIn 1995, Mike Fowler joined the team. Under Mike and Dan Jr's direction, the company began to focus more heavily on residential repair and replacement services. Together, they grew the company to over 80 employees by 1999.

Tom Rea Jr. was hired as the company's master plumber in 2002, and in 2003, he became joint owner with Mike and Dan Jr. In 2004 Dan King Plumbing, Heating and Air adopted the One Hour and Benjamin Franklin brands.

Today, One Hour and Benjamin Franklin are still locally owned and operated by Mike Fowler and Tommy Rea Jr. Mike’s son, David Fowler joined the company in 2018 to keep expanding in the Charlotte area.

We believe that good service and integrity are paramount to building a strong company that will stand the test of time. By keeping our promises to customers, employees, vendors, and stakeholders, we have built long-term relationships that have helped us become the company we are today.

We provide the following and more to our customers:

  • A 100% satisfaction guarantee
  • 24/7 emergency plumbing services
  • No after-hour fees, even during weekends or holidays
  • On-time guarantee that pays you $5 for every minute we’re late
  • Adherence to the highest industry standards
  • Compliance with all local, state, and national building codes
  • Background checked and drug-screened plumbers

Our Charlotte plumbing repair, installation, and maintenance pros can’t wait to show you why customers trust our team. Call us 24/7 at (704) 802-1379 for help.

  • If there’s any delay, it’s you we pay!

  • Straightforward Pricing Guide

    Before we get to work, we discuss your available options to let you decide which pricing works best for you. No hidden costs or technical jargon!

  • The Punctual Plumber

    When you don’t have time to wait around, you can count on us to be punctual plumbing professionals. For every minute we’re late, we pay YOU!*

  • Repairs on the Spot

    Our trucks are fully stocked so we can fix 90% of plumbing issues on the spot without a follow up visit. That's less time & money spent!

No Job Is Too Big or Too Small!

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