Eco-Friendly HVAC Tips

August 1, 2020

Many residents throughout Sacramento and the rest of California are embracing the idea of going green. Some of the benefits include helping the environment, minimizing carbon footprints, improving general health, and lowering energy bills. Although there are numerous ways to create a more environmentally friendly property, one of the major components is keeping up with your home’s systems. Some parts of your home, such as the plumbing, electric, and (in this case) cooling and heating, make a significant difference in your home’s efficiency. Leading an environmentally responsible lifestyle does not have to be challenging. With the

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Are Ductless Air Conditioners Efficient?

July 20, 2020

When it comes to your residential cooling system, you have options. Since indoor cooling equipment first became common in the United States, living accommodations and situations have changed. The cooling systems that were installed in homes decades ago were appropriate for their day, but times have moved on, and technology has progressed significantly. The homes from decades past are aging. Many of those didn’t have ductwork installed originally. Others are demonstrating that the ductwork they do have is inefficient. To deal with the needs of both these older residences and their modern counterparts, innovation was required.

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Plumbing Dangers: What You Should Never Do

July 10, 2020

Ideally, everything in your Sacramento, CA, home is going to operate as intended all the time. Appliances get old, however. This leads to them becoming worn-out, and eventually, they break down. Anytime there is a clogged drain or malfunctioning HVAC unit, it is inconvenient. Regular maintenance, which is one of our specialties at Gallagher's Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, is one way to find potential issues before they cause an emergency situation. There are also things that you can do to help avoid emergencies. Read on to learn more about some potential plumbing dangers you can avoid. Ignoring

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Indoor Air Quality Tips for Apartments and Condos

July 1, 2020

Sacramento, CA, is one of the cities that is seeing a number of new multi-unit buildings and condos erected at a fast space. Living in an apartment or condo offers several advantages, especially if you have not started your family yet. These living accommodations are often situated near restaurants, entertainment venues, and public transportation, which eliminates the need for a car and promotes walking. While you are living your best life, you still have to take some responsibilities into account, like ensuring that you are breathing the cleanest air possible while indoors. At Gallagher's Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, we help our customers in Sacramento

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8 Tips To Keep Your AC System Running Optimally

June 20, 2020

If you want your air conditioner to be able to provide reliable and efficient service over many summers, there are some things that you need to do to help it stay in good working order. At Gallagher's Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, we know a thing or two about keeping air conditioners working at their best. To help you to keep your Kansas City home cool, we are drawing on our experience to provide these eight tips that will keep your AC system in optimal condition throughout the year. 1. Keep It Clean One of the greatest enemies of your

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7 Ways to Stay Cool While Waiting Air Conditioner Repairs

June 10, 2020

When your AC stops working, the first thing you should do is call a trusted HVAC company like Gallagher's Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning. We’re known for efficiently serving residents of Sacramento and its surrounding communities. However, even the best companies may have a few customers scheduled before you. This means you may have to keep your air conditioning turned off for a while. How can you keep cool while you wait? Here are some tips that will help you stay comfortable without your AC. 1. Open Your Windows When Temperatures Are Cool You can lower temperatures by letting a refreshing

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Ways To Avoid Damaging Your Plumbing System

June 5, 2020

Taking steps to care for your home is a smart move. You want to preserve your property’s equity while avoiding running up unnecessary expenses in the house. Damaging the plumbing system, in particular, could contribute to avoidable problems. A homeowner might never dream of deliberately wrecking his/her plumbing, but oversights and benign neglect can lead to disastrous problems. Once you understand the common ways that homeowners damage pipes, drains, and fixtures, hopefully, you can take steps to avoid the same errors. Not Fixing Small Problems Before They Become Significant Ones There is no such

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Homeowner’s Guide to Indoor Air Quality

February 28, 2020

When you think about the qualities of a comfortable home, you might think of a cozy warm temperature, a comfy couch, and some peace and quiet while you watch a movie. You might think of a home full of activity with music playing in the background. Whatever defines comfort for you, there is a commonality that you might not think about—indoor air quality. Your home should feel like a breath of fresh air after a long day at work. At Gallagher's Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, we take that literally! That’s why we want to take some time to educate our customers

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DIY Methods to Eliminate a Clogged Drain

February 28, 2020

Uh oh! You’ve got a clogged drain. Before you call us at Gallagher's Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, try one of these DIY drain clearing methods. Use Traditional Tools Nowadays, plumbers and HVAC technicians use technology to get the job done. We utilize advanced equipment that can knock out any drain clog and even clear away years of mineral buildup. However, there’s still something to be said about traditional plumbing tools like a plunger and auger. Plunger The most important thing when it comes to plungers is to make sure you’re using the correct type. Some plungers

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How to Keep Your Home Clean and Tidy in 2020

January 6, 2020

You’ve heard of the phrase “new year, new me.” We’re turning that into, “new year, new home.” If tidying up was at the top of your list of going into 2020, we’ve got the tips and tricks to help you stick to your resolution. Today, we’re sharing what you need to know to keep a clean and organized home that would even make Marie Kondo proud. Start room by room One of the hardest parts of creating new habits is the starting point. It can be daunting when you feel like you have a

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