Spring Plumbing Checks

March is here and it brings warmer weather, more daylight, and even greenery. Now that the harsh winter is over, there are several things in your home that need to be checked from a plumbing perspective. Here is a breakdown of all of the things we check at Marines Plumbing. Outside The outside of your […]


Winterization of Pipes

It’s the second month of the year and we are still deep within the winter weather. January has been one of the coldest months in the Northern VA area! There were a few days in unseasonably hot temperatures, but then back down they went. What does that mean for us? Our pipes are confused! The […]


My Pipes Froze. Now What?

We know we’ve written about this topic a lot, but it is one of the most common service calls Marines Plumbing goes on in the winter months. First, let’s make sure your pipes are frozen. What do you look for to know that this is what’s going on? Well, any time there is weather below […]


Buying a House: Sewer Line Inspections

Continuing with our buying a house series, another important plumbing feature to check prior to the purchase of a home is the sewer. If you are in the market for a new (to you) home, this is probably the last thing on your mind. However, if you are buying an older home, this is a […]


Buying a House: Plumbing Inspections

Buying a home for the first time is a really exciting process, but it can also be incredibly stressful. Between finding the perfect place to negotiations and home inspections, there are lots of items to check off before saying ‘Yes’ to the house! In this two-part series, we will cover the most important plumbing items […]


The Best Plumber in Fairfax

The Best Plumber in Fairfax At Marines Plumbing we know that we are the best plumber in Fairfax, VA and here are just a few reasons why. Customer Driven We are a customer driven business. We truly care about all our customers and do our best to make sure that you are taken care of […]


Winter Plumbing Problems

Winter Plumbing Problems As we get further into the winter months, there are several winter specific plumbing issues you could encounter. For residents in Northern VA, Marines Plumbing is here to ensure that you are set for winter and won’t run into any of these issues. Frozen Pipes   When winter approaches, one of the […]

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5 Signs It is Time to Replace Your Water Heater

5 Signs it is Time to Replace Your Water Heater Hot water is a necessity for most of us, especially in the chilly winter months. Unfortunately, even the best hot water heaters don’t last forever. You don’t want to wait until it’s too late to replace your water heater; no hot water in the winter […]


8 Routine Plumbing Maintenance Checks

8 Routine Plumbing Maintenance Checks Much like cars, pipes and all your other household plumbing fixtures require regular routine maintenance. Performing routine maintenance checks can prevent major plumbing issues or emergencies down the line, saving you time and money. Here is a sample of items Marines Plumbing will check for you during a routine inspection. […]


Common Toilet Issues – Part 3

Common Toilet Issues – Part 3 This is the final installment of our three-part series covering the common issues we see at Marines Plumbing with toilets. Find part one here and part two here. Common Toilet Issues – Part 1 Common Toilet Issues – Part 2 Here is the final set of common issues. Leaky […]