Stromer started acting at the age of 7 doing a Kit-Kat commercial. He lost out of the role of Henry Desmond to Peter Scolari in the Tom Hanks sitcom Bosom Buddies. He is the host of Over Your Head, the primary carpenter on Clean Sweep, also making appearances on Trading Spaces. He is also an occasional guest on Adam Carolla's home improvement podcast, Ace on the House, dispensing home improvement advice to callers.
On February 28, 2011, Stromer related, on an episode of The Doctors, that radiography following a car accident in which he was involved uncovered a tumor on his thyroid gland. He was diagnosed with papillary cancer and had his entire thyroid removed. He is in remission. 
Stromer is married to Amy Tinkham. They have three children.
|1999||Valerie Flake||Adonis Plumber|
|1996||Grace of My Heart||Doris' L.A. Boyfriend|
|1996||The Acting Thing||Eric|
|2012||Hideous Houses||himself||8 episode|
|2011||The Doctors||himself||1 episode|
|2009-2011||Over Your Head||himself||24 episodes|
|2007-2010||Home Improvement with Eric Stromer||Himself - Host||32 episodes|
|2010||Cut It in Half: Airplane||himself||TV Movie|
|2008||Home for the Holidays||himself||TV Movie|
|2008-2009||HGTV Showdown||himself||2 episodes|
|2008||Top Gear||Himself - Presenter||Unaired Pilot|
|2007||Rachael Ray||himself||1 episode|
|2006||The Megan Mullally Show||himself||2 episodes|
|2006||The Tony Danza Show||himself||1 episode|
|2005||Three Wishes||himself||10 episodes|
|2003-2005||Clean Sweep||himself||14 episodes|
|1990||Freddy's Nightmares||Otto||1 episode|
|1984||Santa Barbara||Michael Adams||7 episodes|
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- "Ray and Eric ‘Chicken Juice’ Stromer". 2015-03-06. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
- Jackson, Kimberly L. (2008-03-15). "Eric Stromer on the fix-it family". nj.com. Retrieved 2008-06-16.
- "TLC: Clean Sweep: Meet the Team". TLC. Retrieved 2008-06-16.
- "Benefits of "Naked" Floors". 2011-02-28. Retrieved 2015-03-08.