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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6 Tips to Increase the Comfort Level of Your Home

December 2, 2019

What does home mean to you? Many would say a home is a place where you enjoy yourself and feel safe, but ultimately— it’s where you’re most comfortable. After a long day at school or work, you want to come back to a relaxing space. In today’s blog, Gallagher's Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning has surefire ways to increase the comfort of your home. 1. Open up your blinds and curtains One of the easiest ways to transform a dark, dreary room is by utilizing your windows. Pull open your blinds and curtains and let the natural light pour in. If

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The Optimal Thermostat Temperature

October 2, 2019

Most people are using their thermostat in the summer and winter months to keep their homes comfortably cool or warm, but it costs you. Leaving your thermostat in the wrong settings can lead to a steep bill. Here, we will explain the optimal thermostat temperature and how you can save money. The more informed you are, the more you can save on your energy bill. The recommended temperature for summer In the summer, we recommend you set your home’s temperature to 78° if anyone is inside. However, even setting it a degree or two

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Is There Mold in Your Air Conditioner?

September 3, 2019

Mold in Your Air Conditioner The heat is on and the season demands an air conditioner to get through those hot days. Just like anyone in your position, you reach for the AC without thinking about what could be lurking in the HVAC system. Now, that’s when it can get scary. Of all that could be there, one of the worst you’ll encounter is mold. The big baddie of HVACs everywhere is more than a nuisance, it’s a health concern. So, what causes it, and how does mold affect your life? We’ve got the answers.

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Handle Your Plumbing Problems With These Tips

February 23, 2016

Welcome to the wide world of plumbing! There is a dizzying array of equipment and things you can do! Plumbing is a matter of personal preferences and abilities, oftentimes making it seem somewhat difficult to find a solution that works for you. The tips laid out here can provide you some suggestions. To eliminate the possibility of having frozen pipes, don’t let temperatures drop under freezing in your home, even if the house is vacant. Your pipes can freeze if the air around it is below 32 degrees. It takes time in order for thawing to occur

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Convenient Redding Plumber Service Secrets – Some Insights

February 21, 2016

If you’re a homeowner and have had to call a plumber to fix a problem Redding Commercial Plumbing Contractor, you know how expensive and annoying it can be. Wouldn’t it be great if you could fix your plumbing yourself? Well, it might be easier than you think! Read on to find out how. Plumbing Before starting any plumbing project be sure to turn off the main water supply. Water damage can be one of the most expensive things to repair. To minimize damage turn the main water supply off as well as any shut-off

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