Keeping Up with Marco

Marco Plumbing Works with Habitat for Humanity

We’re excited to announce that in interest and effort to help the Oshawa community complete new home builds this summer – Marco Plumbing has offered our expertise, services and equipment to Habitat for Humanity Durham. Every day, Habitat for Humanity works toward a vision where everyone has a safe and decent place to live, and this [ … ]

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When it comes to any kind of plumbing work being done on your home, improper installations can cause significant property damage, which can become a health risk to you and your family. That’s why it’s pertinent to hire a skilled and qualified plumber to work on your pipes. The best way to assure safe and professional [ … ]

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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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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Frozen pipes can become a very expensive endeavor, a lesson many unfortunate homeowners have learned the hard way. As water freezes, it expands and puts pressure on the pipes that it is contained in, which can lead to splitting and bursting. Apart from the expense associated with replacing your plumbing, the water that escapes causes significant [ … ]

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How to Prevent Basement Flooding

Many homeowners have had the misfortune of having to deal with their basement flooding. With the amount of rain that the GTA has been getting lately (remember when the Don Valley Parkway flooded twice within a month?), a high number of residents have been subject to wet carpets, fried electronics and foundational damage. The good news [ … ]

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5 Reasons Why Your Toilet is Leaking

So, your toilet is leaking and you’ve got a little bit of water pooling around the toilet bowl in your bathroom. No big deal, right? Wrong. While at first glance a bit of excess water doesn’t seem like a serious issue, it could indicate the beginning of a fairly expensive repair project. Leaks trapped beneath the [ … ]

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