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What to Do if You Find a Leaking Pipe in the Night

November 13, 2023
Category: Emergency Plumbing

Discovering a leaking pipe in your home, especially in the middle of the night, can be a stressful and unsettling experience. A burst pipe can cause significant water damage and inconvenience, but taking the right actions promptly can help mitigate the damage and prevent further issues. Here is what to do if you find a […]


What Leaks Are Serious?

June 19, 2023
Category: Emergency Plumbing

When it comes to maintaining the functionality and integrity of our homes, one issue that requires immediate attention is plumbing leaks. A leak may seem like a minor inconvenience, but if left unattended, it can lead to significant damage, water wastage, and costly repairs. Understanding which plumbing leaks are serious and require urgent intervention can […]


Getting a Leak Fixed

May 22, 2023
Category: Emergency Plumbing

Plumbing leaks can be a real nightmare for homeowners. They can cause severe water damage to your property, resulting in costly repairs and frustrating inconveniences. Moreover, the longer a leak goes undetected, the more significant the damage it can cause. That’s why it’s crucial to get a leak fixed by a professional plumber as soon […]


DIY Plumbing Horror Stories

May 15, 2023
Category: Emergency Plumbing

Undertaking do-it-yourself (DIY) projects can be a great way to save money and feel accomplished. However, when it comes to plumbing, even the most well-intentioned DIY enthusiasts can find themselves facing unexpected disasters. Let’s delve into some DIY plumbing horror stories that serve as cautionary tales, highlighting the importance of professional expertise and knowing when […]


How to Avoid Home Plumbing Disasters

May 1, 2023
Category: Emergency Plumbing

Home plumbing disasters can be a nightmare to deal with. Not only can they cause significant damage to your property, but they can also be incredibly costly to fix. The good news is that many plumbing disasters can be avoided by taking some simple preventative measures. Our team of expert Maryland plumbers has helped many […]


Real Plumbing Mishaps From Hiring the Wrong Plumber

March 27, 2023
Category: Emergency Plumbing

Plumbing is responsible for ensuring that we have access to clean water for drinking, cooking, and cleaning. Additionally, it provides an efficient way of disposing of wastewater. However, plumbing problems can arise at any time, and it is always best to call in a professional plumber to address them. Unfortunately, some homeowners make the mistake […]


Real Life DIY Plumbing Stories

February 27, 2023
Category: Emergency Plumbing

Plumbing systems are complicated, and installing or repairing them can be extremely complicated. When you’ve been in the plumbing industry as long as we have, you hear more than a few horror stories about DIY plumbing projects. At Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating, we’ve been providing Marylanders with our professional plumbing services for years, and […]


Dealing with Water Main Line Issues

June 15, 2022
Category: Emergency Plumbing

When something goes wrong with your water main line, it can be a major inconvenience. But, it’s important not to panic. Sometimes you can see the problem coming, but other times it can take you by complete surprise. Either way, here’s what you should do if you’re dealing with a water main line issue.  Remove […]


When Should You Call for Emergency Plumbing Services?

June 30, 2021
Category: Emergency Plumbing

If you’ve ever had to deal with a plumbing emergency, you know just how frustrating it can be. There’s nothing worse than waking up, only to find that your home has been flooded by your pipes. No one likes dealing with an emergency, but the sooner you deal with your plumbing emergency, the less damage […]


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Frederick County: Frederick (21701, 20702, 21703, 21709), New Market (21774) , Mount Airy (21771), Urbana (21704), Ijamsville (21754), Walkersville (21793), Libertytown (21762), Damascus (20872), and more.

Howard County: Clarksville (21029), Columbia (21044), Cooksville (21723), Dorsey (21075), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Granite (21163), Hanover (21076), Highland (20777), Jessup (20794), Lisbon (21765), Marriottsville (21104), North Laurel (20723), West Friendship (21794), Woodbine (21797), Woodstock (21163), and more.

Montgomery County: Olney (20832), Damascus (20872), Laytonsville (20882), Silver Spring (20910), Clarksburg (20871), Gaithersburg (20878), Germantown (20876), Bethesda (20816), Chevy Chase (20815), and more.

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Carroll County: Eldersburg (21784), Finksburg (21048), Hampstead (21074), Manchester (21102), Marriottsville (21104), Taneytown (21787), Union Bridge (21791), Westminster (21157, 21158), Mount Airy (21771), New Windsor (21776), Sykesville (21784), Woodbine (21797), Taneytown (21787), and more.

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