Our History

Mr. Dan’s Plumbing is a family-owned and -operated business. John Daniel Carter, aka Mr. Dan, started the business in March of 2003. He has been in the industry since working with his father in the 1970s. His father also ran his own plumbing and construction business. As the demand for reliable service has increased, Mr. Dan’s business has found and filled a great need in our service area. Mr. Dan is a licensed gas fitter and Master Plumber. He also has certifications for backflow and cross-connection systems and liquefied petroleum gas. From one man and a truck, Mr. Dan built his company from the ground up.

After returning from active duty service with the US Army, Mr. Dan’s son, Joshua Lee Carter joined his father, serving the needs of their community. Before being deployed to support the efforts of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Joshua worked as his father’s helper. He later ran his own service truck after becoming licensed as a Journeyman Plumber in July of 2002. He is now licensed as a Master Plumber and gas fitter, and teams with Mr. Dan to run the day-to-day operations. Joshua also has certifications from the Alabama Onsite Waste Water Board as an Advanced Level I Septic/Grease System Installer.

Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, Personal Courage

Soldiers live by the above Acronym, L.D.R.S.H.I.P. Daniel and Joshua strive to run their company the same way. Joshua spent eight years total military service and 18 months in Iraq supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom I and II. He was a noncommissioned officer and a leader of other troops. Joshua says, “I am proud to have served my country, and I am now proud to be serving my community with Integrity, treating my customers with Respect, Honoring my work, running my company with Loyalty, leading my employees with Selfless Service, facing adversity with Personal Courage and encouraging my employees to fulfill their Duty to our service area.”

Today, with several plumbing service trucks, septic/grease service trucks, and portable sanitation trucks, Mr. Dan’s Plumbing serves a wide variety of needs across east central Alabama. From the water meter to the establishment, the toilet to the sewer system, truly, no job is too small or too large. Mr. Dan’s Plumbing can also serve the portable sanitation needs of your private or social event and/or construction site with portable handwashing units, portable toilets and sanitizing stands. We are confident we can meet your needs and exceed your expectations.

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