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Commercial Plumbing Maintenance for Summer

August 20, 2020
Category: Commercial Plumbing

Your commercial plumbing sees a lot of action during the summer months. It has to deal with debris, increased usage, and higher temperatures. If you haven’t thought about your building’s plumbing system in a while, now is the time to take preventative actions to avoid costly plumbing mishaps in the fall or winter. Take a […]

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Can I Use Liquid Drain Cleaner to Unclog my Toilet?

June 19, 2020
Category: Bathroom Plumbing

As seasoned Maryland plumbers, we’re well aware of how tempting it can be for homeowners to use “quick-fix” products from their local grocery or hardware store when an issue arises with their plumbing system. What’s so enticing about these products is that they claim to guarantee the fix at a low cost and are advertised […]

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Common Issues with Your Bathroom’s Plumbing

December 27, 2019
Category: Bathroom Plumbing

Considering all that goes on in a bathroom, for many homeowners, plumbing is a common problem. Sometimes homeowners can fix the situation on their own and other times they may need to call an expert. Take a look at some of these common issues with bathroom plumbing: Clogged Toilet This is an extremely common plumbing […]

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3 Ways Leaky Pipes Will Hurt Your Home

November 26, 2019
Category: Residential Plumbing

Nobody likes hearing the constant dripping of water from a leak in their home. Not only can this sound be annoying, but it can also pose major health and physical risks to your home and the people in it. Let’s take a look at the ways a leaky pipe can turn from an annoyance to […]

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How Can You Prepare Your Plumbing For Holiday Guests?

November 5, 2019
Category: General

The holiday season is one of the best times of the year. Family, friends, food, and tradition; What could be better? While you may wait for the arrival of your holiday guests with excitement, you need to make sure that your home’s plumbing will be able to withstand all of the increased usage it will […]

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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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Closing Down Your Outdoor Plumbing Fixtures

October 17, 2019
Category: Outdoor Plumbing

As much as we hate to say it, summer is almost over, and that means the cold days of autumn and winter are just around the corner. That means it’s time to trade in your swimsuits and tank-tops for winter coats and sweat pants, and it also means it’s time to close down all of […]

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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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Summer Storms Causing Flooding in Your Basement?

July 24, 2019
Category: Plumbing Systems

No matter the home, basements will always be prone to flooding. By nature, basements are always somewhat embedded into the ground below your home, putting them on the front lines when it comes to flooding in your home. Your basement may be especially vulnerable when it comes to the summer storms so frequently experienced in […]

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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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