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The Do’s and Don’ts of Handling a Clogged Drain

April 17, 2020
Category: Tips

A clogged drain is a common plumbing problem that occurs in most homes from time to time. They can be a hassle to deal with and a major inconvenience for members of the home. Sometimes these clogs are preventable, and other times they’re inevitable. Regardless of the case, here’s a look at some of the […]

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Prepare Your Plumbing for Holiday Traveling

November 22, 2019
Category: Tips

The holidays are just around the corner, and this is a time where many people travel away from their homes. Whether visiting relatives or just going on vacation, this is supposed to be a great and joyous time of year, and you shouldn’t be worried about your home’s plumbing. Luckily for you, there are a […]

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3 Ways to Improve Your Water Pressure

October 22, 2019
Category: Tips

Are you having problems with water pressure in your Westminster, MD home? If you are, then don’t fret, there are a couple of things you can do to improve your water pressure. Here at Michael Runk Plumbing & Heating, we’ve been helping Marylanders with their plumbing for a long time, and we wanted to take […]

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Plumbing Preparations for Vacations

October 2, 2019
Category: Tips

We know you’ve been looking forward to going on your vacation, and you should be, you’ve earned it! But before you leave, there are a couple of things you should do to prepare your home’s plumbing. Here at Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating, we’ve been providing master plumber services to Eldersburg and other areas of […]

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Prepping Your Plumbing for Fall

September 12, 2019
Category: Tips

We all love the bright and warm days of summer, but fall is very quickly approaching, and you need to get your home ready for it. It’s time to close up your pool, put away the horseshoes, and also prepare your home’s plumbing for the colder months of autumn. There’s a lot that you can […]

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Why Won’t My Toilet Stop Running?

June 19, 2019
Category: Bathroom Plumbing, Tips

Have you ever had a toilet that just wouldn’t stop running no matter what you did? Many people have plumbing problems in Maryland but none are as persistently annoying as a running toilet. There are many reasons why your toilet may be running, we wanted to take some time today to look at some of […]

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Broken Glass in Your Garbage Disposal?

June 5, 2019
Category: Plumbing Systems, Tips

We’ve all dropped a glass only to see it shatter, sending shards everywhere. Picking up and finding all of the pieces can be a hassle, especially considering the threat of missing one and stepping on it later. Breaking glass in your sink may not seem like a massive problem, but if you have a garbage […]

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Is Your Well Pump in Trouble?

May 22, 2019
Category: Tips

Well pumps are used to extract water from your well water source. Most of these are entirely submerged in the water which they are pumping, making it important to have them inspected on a regular basis to prevent problems. Should there be any issues, a well pump repair service in Maryland can take care of […]

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Should You Get Your Shower Head Replaced?

May 16, 2019
Category: Tips

Think about all of the time that you spend in the shower. It probably adds up to quite a bit throughout the month. As you shower, have you noticed any odd build-up on your shower head? Have you noticed a lack of water pressure? What about a weird smell? Though these symptoms could be coming […]

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Why is My Shower Screaming?

May 3, 2019
Category: Tips

Have you ever turned on your shower, only to hear your pipes squeal and clank? How can you take a relaxing shower when your ears are being polluted with a rattling pipe scream. You may be able to fix the sound yourself, or you may require the services of a emergency plumbing specialist in Maryland. […]

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