Keeping Up with Marco

Ever wonder how you can tell when it’s time to renovate your bathroom? Even though your cozy bathroom might look fresh and welcoming on the surface, that doesn’t mean elements like plumbing and electricity don’t need to be inspected and remodeled over time. Here are 6 top reasons to consider a bathroom plumbing renovation: Faulty or [ … ]

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Minimize Frozen Pipes

We live in Canada! And let’s face it, winters in the Toronto area and in Durham Region are cold. Cold can lead to frozen pipes – but it doesn’t have to. When water freezes in your pipe it expands and can apply enough pressure to the pipe to damage it, causing a leak as the water [ … ]

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Drain Snake Rooter

When you hire a plumber to assist with residential plumbing or commercial plumbing needs, you will quickly become familiar with the terms of the trade. Very often in the case of drain clog or blockage, your plumber will suggest “snaking” the pipe….but what does that mean? A “snake” or plumbing snake or drain auger is generally [ … ]

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Keeping Your Home Clean

Plumbing can be dirty work – between stepping in and out of the house, releasing drain clogs and blockages, or worse, it isn’t hard to imagine that kind of mess that might be left behind. When our plumbers come to your home, we arrive on time and with all the supplies needed to complete your job [ … ]

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Pipe Replacement

Sometimes your pipes just need to be replaced. They be damaged, old, no longer compliant with regulations, or the problem at hand may not be repairable any other way. The Marco Plumbing team will begin by inspecting your pipes with a camera to find the clog or blockage and will first attempt a number of interventions [ … ]

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It’s important to do routine maintenance throughout your home, especially when it comes to plumbing. When routine maintenance like drain cleaning is neglected, it can cause serious damage to the homes plumbing system. There are a multitude of common plumbing problems that can be avoided with routine drain cleaning, and it’s important that you know how to address them.

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Concrete is a versatile construction material that has served a vital role in creating solid, long-standing buildings for homeowners and businesses across the world. While the substance enables large scale and high-quality construction projects, concrete is not without its weaknesses. When there is a problem with concrete, it can be hidden in the most important part [ … ]

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It can be wonderful having a yard filled with bushes and trees. However planting these gardens or inheriting them from past homeowners with a green thumb brings a host of plumbing problems. Roots from trees, shrubs, and even ivy can be strong enough to pull apart metal and PVC pipes; roots seek out sewer and feed lines because they are a [ … ]

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Over time drains can get clogged up by everything from minerals in the water, grease, and miscellaneous debris. Among the more common ways to remove clogs is with a plumbing snake or auger. Snakes are useful when dealing with smaller clogs such as a buildup of hair in the drain; however a snake may not be able to remove [ … ]

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