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How to Avoid Clogs in Your Kitchen

September 2, 2022
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

Nobody likes clogs, especially unexpected ones. But without proper care for your plumbing, you’re going to experience a lot of them. At Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating, we’ve unclogged more than our fair share of pipes over the years, and know a few tips you can use to prevent them from getting clogged in the […]

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5 Things to Know About Garbage Disposals

July 21, 2022
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

A garbage disposal is a very useful home appliance, but sometimes they malfunction. At Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating, we’ve worked on lots of garbage disposals and wanted to talk about five things you should know about garbage disposals. 1. You Can Cut Down on Smells One of the complaints we hear the most often […]

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Modern Kitchen Sink Options

June 21, 2022
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

Looking to redo your kitchen or replace your sink? There are a few different options available today, and we have experience installing all of them. As an experienced Maryland plumber, we wanted to take some time to talk about the different kinds of sinks you can have installed in your kitchen. Top Mount Sinks Also […]

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What You Should NOT Put Down Your Kitchen Sink

February 11, 2022
Category: Drains, Kitchen Plumbing

After sitting down and enjoying a nice meal at home, you’re left to clean the dishes. If you’re like everyone else, washing dishes is probably not your favorite chore. To save time, you contemplate putting all sorts of items down the kitchen sink. But, some items should never go down the kitchen drain. Rice and […]

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How to Prevent Kitchen Sink Clogs

December 20, 2021
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

No one likes to do dishes, and while it’s not necessarily a difficult task, it is a task that can be made more difficult if your drain is clogged. At Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating, we’ve unclogged more than our fair share of kitchen sinks, and wanted to share a few tips you can follow […]

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5 Reasons to Install a New Garbage Disposal

June 24, 2021
Category: Drains, Kitchen Plumbing, Plumbing Systems, Residential Plumbing

Wouldn’t it be nice to eliminate a step in your post-meal cleanup? With a garbage disposal, you can. Throughout the years, people have looked to garbage disposals to make cleaning the kitchen faster and easier. However, some people have been on the fence about whether or not to make this addition. If you’re one of […]

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Why is My Garbage Disposal Not Working?

November 20, 2020
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

Garbage disposals have quickly become an important feature of American kitchens. They’re convenient and save us time from having to completely wipe down our plates. It’s a major inconvenience when it stops working. Let’s take a look at the most common reasons why your garbage disposal would stop working and what you can do to […]

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Kitchen Faucet Options in 2020

February 27, 2020
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

Has your kitchen faucet been giving you a hard time recently? Perhaps you’re just looking to upgrade your current kitchen plumbing set-up. Regardless of the case, you have options. Take a look at some of the things you should consider when deciding on a new kitchen faucet for 2020. Faucet Type There are two types […]

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Does Your Kitchen Need a Garbage Disposal?

January 9, 2020
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

Garbage disposals are a popular kitchen accessory for many homeowners. This sink add-on is an effective way to dispose of leftover food without any hassle to the homeowner. The best thing about garbage disposals is that they are easy for your local plumber to install and are affordable. Take a look at some of the […]

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How to Fix a Clogged Dishwasher

August 7, 2019
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

Perhaps nothing has made a bigger impact on the modern kitchen like the dishwasher has. Before, the task of washing dishes was one of the most dreaded, with hours spent leaning over the sink scrubbing away, but those days are long in the past. Today, most kitchens come standard with a dishwasher, and while they’re […]

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