Time to Test your Sump Pump

Time to Test your Sump Pump

Spring is here, and in the Chicagoland area, that often means rain. That’s why you should test your sump pump stat! Ideally, your best bet is to test your sump pump every month or two through summer and fall. What Does a Sump Pump Do? Many homes use sump pumps to...
Common Plumbing Myths That Cost You Money

Common Plumbing Myths That Cost You Money

There are plumbing “tricks” that could cost you more money and damage to your home. Some plumbing myths are harmless but nonetheless spread incorrect information. Hobson Plumbing and Heating experts are here to put a few myths to rest. To schedule an appointment, or...
Pet-proof Your Home’s Plumbing

Pet-proof Your Home’s Plumbing

Here are four tips you should consider to pet-proof your home’s plumbing. Keeping up with each one of these best practices means you should never have to worry about pet plumbing issues again. According to the American Pet Product Association, approximately 68% of US...
Shower or tub, rub a dub dub

Shower or tub, rub a dub dub

According to recent trends, the popularity of bathtubs is on the wane. When it comes to remodeling, about one in four households that have bathtubs are replacing them, usually with a larger shower. At the same time, households that are hanging on to their bathtubs can...
May is National Electrical Safety Month

May is National Electrical Safety Month

When it comes to electrical and water, they just don’t mix. Protect your family with these simple tips and guidelines to share with your kids about what not to do. For Kids: Keep children safe by sharing these tips. Only plugs go into electrical outlets. Never...