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What Makes Commercial Plumbing so Specialized?

When you’ve got a plumbing problem at home, you know to call a plumber to quickly have your issue resolved. Or maybe you can even try to fix it on your own. But when you encounter a plumbing problem at your workplace, trying to fix it yourself can become a mess. Commercial buildings pose their own challenges when it comes to plumbing problems, so working with a professional commercial plumber in Maryland is a must, let’s look at why.

What Makes Commercial Plumbing so Specialized?

Unique Problems

Commercial buildings often have their own set of unique plumbing issues. Because of the heavy use of water in commercial buildings, minor plumbing issues can quickly become major issues. When you have a plumbing issue in an office building, its essential to get that issue resolved as quickly as possible. Whether its a clogged toilet, a leaking sink, or a burst pipe, you’ll want to get your office back to normal as soon as possible.

Commercial plumbing services offer on-call service so you won’t be left waiting. They are also experienced with more complicated and extensive plumbing than traditional plumbers. Likewise, a plumber who focuses on commercial buildings can quickly diagnose a problem and resolve it, despite the complicated plumbing system in your building. When working in a commercial setting, time is of the essence and getting you and your employees back to work is our top priority.

Maintenance Services

In addition to emergency services, commercial plumbing services also offer maintenance services. While you may not need much plumbing maintenance in your home, commercial spaces need to be maintained simply because of the amount of use their plumbing undergoes. In an office building, for example, toilet drainage problems are common, and the heavier use can lead to more pipe damage.

Maintenance services include:

  • Commercial drain cleaning
  • Commercial sewer line inspections
  • Commercial pipe inspection and repair
  • Commercial sump pump maintenance
  • and much more!


If your business is in need of a Maryland commercial plumber, we are here to help! Our team at Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating is here for you and all of your commercial plumbing needs. To discuss our maintenance plumbing services, or to get help on a plumbing issue you are experiencing, give us a call at Michael Runk today!

What Our Customers Say

"Great experience. Moved into a new home and experienced major plumbing issues (flooding) the morning after New Years. The plumber arrived that morning within the hour and relieved the issues, also provided some recommendations that benefited us in the long-run."

-Matt Lewis

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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.

Baltimore County: Arbutus (21227), Catonsville (21228, 21250), Cockeysville (21030, 21031, 21065), Dundalk (21222), Edgemere (21219), Essex (21221), Garrison (21055), Lansdowne (21227), Lochearn (21207), Lutherville (21093), Middle River (21220), Milford Mill (21244), Overlea (21236), Owings Mills (21117), Parkville (21234), Park Heights (21215), Pikesville (21208), Randallstown (21133), Reisterstown (21136), Rosedale (21237), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204), White Marsh (21162), Woodlawn (21207), and more.

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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