We Go Way Back.

Since 1946, when James Arland DeHart started a sheet metal and plumbing business in the family garage, DeHart Plumbing, Heating & Air has grown and prospered on a foundation of industry excellence.

From its humble beginnings, DeHart Plumbing, Heating & Air has expanded into the largest provider of plumbing, heating and air conditioning services in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties by maintaining a high standard of work ethics, professional performance, craftsmanship and a commitment to exceptional service. From our 24,000 square foot facility on Bitritto Way in Modesto, DeHart Plumbing, Heating & Air. offers comprehensive plumbing, heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and energy efficiency services to the community we love.

Vision Statement

Our direction is to continue to enhance our highly competent and specialized team through our high standards of work ethics, professional performance, personal character, craftsmanship, and commitment to constantly perform as a team. As we continue to grow, we simultaneously maintain the important family orientation that solidifies the stability and future of each employee.

Our Core Values

We go above and beyond all expectations to satisfy our customers.

We provide exceptional service after the sale. We stand behind our work …100%.

We will do everything within our power to be there for our customer when it is convenient for them, rather than when it is convenient for us.

Customer complaints, no matter how small they seem, must be addressed by a manager within 24 hours.

We encourage our employees to better themselves.

We reinvest in our company, our people, our training, and our technologies to ensure we will be there when our customers need us.

We are a customer service company first. We take pride in giving our customers the very best — every time.

Our Staff

Rod DeHart

Rod DeHart

Rod joined the company in 1983. He spent the first few years working full time and going to vocational trade school at night. Over the years, Rod grew the company from one employee to over a hundred employees and became the president in 1988. During his free time, Rod enjoys golf, traveling, water sports and snow sports.

Steven Litt

Steven Litt

Since 2010, Steven has worked for DeHart Plumbing, Heating, and Air as a Residential and Commercial HVAC Consultant. Prior to joining the team at DeHart, Steven was living in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and working as a General Manager for a high-end residential painting company. In July of 2011, Steven successfully completed schooling and HVAC certifications through DeHart Technical School. Steven enjoys the California weather, spending time with his family, cooking, and golfing. Steven also holds certifications as a Building Performance Institute Building Professional and he is also a certified GreenPoint Rater through Build it Green.

Rodney DeHart

Rodney has been working full-time for DeHart Inc since early 2011 but spent many summers and winters between schooling working for the company. A graduate from California State University Chico, Rodney majored in Construction Management and minored in Business Administration. Upon completing college, he was a Project Manager at Coit Restoration in Modesto. Rodney’s free time consists of traveling, playing golf, slalom water skiing, and snowboarding. Rodney also holds certifications as a Building Performance Institute Building Professional and he is also a certified GreenPoint Rater through Build it Green.

Our Partner Organizations

The Greenhart Company Logo

While DeHart Plumbing, Heating & Air operates as the parent company, The Greenhart Company stands alone providing a free, simple, and quantitative analysis to our customers. We can then offer solution services such as insulation, windows, energy efficient HVAC, high efficient water heaters, solar energy, and much more. We can then utilize and process any rebate out there available. Improve the comfort and enjoyment of your home while saving money on utilities with The Greenhart Company.

DeHart Technical School Logo

In March 2010, we opened the DeHart Technical School in order to provide an opportunity for students to earn their NATE certification, get hands-on HVAC/R training by industry leading professionals and launch a career in a field that’s always in demand. For more information on our U.S. Department of Education accredited Title IV Vocational Trade School, visit DeHartTech.edu. We offer Pell Grants, Financial Aid, and Scholarships to those who qualify.