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What Are the Effects of a Clogged Drain?

January 23, 2023
Category: Drains

Nobody likes to discover a clogged drain, but unfortunately, they’re practically inevitable. It may seem tempting to just deal with a clog later, but allowing a clog to persist can lead to a variety of issues. At Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating, our team of professional plumbers has been providing Maryland with all manner of […]

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How Do You Know If Your Heat Pump is Going Bad

January 16, 2023
Category: Heat Pump

A heat pump is essential to maintaining homeostasis in your home or business. Without a properly functioning heat pump, you won’t be able to adjust your thermostat, but how do you know it’s your heat pump that is malfunctioning? At Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating, we’ve repaired more than our fair share of heat pumps […]

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How Can You Tell If Your Well Pump is Bad?

January 9, 2023
Category: Well Pump

You expect water to flow immediately when you turn on the faucet – regardless if your home gets its water from municipal sources or your backyard well. Over 15 million homes in America utilize private water wells, and all of those wells require a well pump to get the water from the well and into […]

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True Tales of Avoidable Home Plumbing Problems

January 2, 2023
Category: Tips

When you own a home, it sometimes seems like the need for maintenance is never-ending. Ensuring each component of your home is working as intended requires keen, regular observation of how everything functions. This is especially true for plumbing systems. When working properly, a home’s plumbing system can be easily overlooked, but if certain issues […]

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When Do You Need a Plumber for a Clog?

December 26, 2022
Category: Drains

No one ever wants to experience a clog in their home or business, but no matter how careful you are, eventually, you’re probably going to have to deal with a clog. Many clogs can easily be cleared with just a plunger, but what do you do when you can’t unclog your pipe or drain yourself? […]

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What is a Certified Master Plumber?

December 19, 2022
Category: Residential Plumbing

You shouldn’t let just anyone work on your plumbing; instead, you should always try to find a certified master plumber. Certified master plumbers are plumbing professionals who have gone through extensive training to attain diverse knowledge of plumbing. Keep reading to learn more about what a certified master plumber is and why they are beneficial […]

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Installing a New Dishwasher

December 12, 2022
Category: Kitchen Plumbing

You just bought a new dishwasher, but the only problem is that you don’t know how to install it. While you can easily find videos and instructions online for how to install dishwashers, it’s always a good idea to have a professional plumber do it for you. However, if you are a savvy DIYer, follow […]

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Common Causes of Leaks at Home

December 7, 2022
Category: Residential Plumbing

We all rely on the plumbing in our home, but no matter how well you maintain your pipes, eventually leaks are going to spring. At Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating, we’ve been providing homeowners with our plumbing services for years, and have handled far more than our fair share of leaks. It’s generally a good […]

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Commercial Plumbing for Retail Spaces

November 28, 2022
Category: Commercial Plumbing

Plumbing problems have the potential to shut your business down indefinitely. That’s why it’s important to have reliable commercial plumbing in place. There are different types of plumbing available for commercial buildings that are often designed to suit a specific need. Take a look at these types of plumbing for commercial buildings.     Stainless […]

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5 Avoidable Plumbing Problems

November 16, 2022
Category: Tips

Nobody ever wants something to go wrong with the plumbing in their home or business. Alas, even the most well maintained plumbing systems will likely experience an issue from time to time. Having said that, there are a number of plumbing problems that can easily be avoided. We wanted to talk about five different plumbing […]

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