April 16th, 2020
We know that readers usually come to our blog for informative and educational posts about the systems and services that we offer. However, as is the case across the country and the globe right now, there is one topic at the forefront of our minds. That is COVID-19, or the Coronavirus.
We understand that homeowners everywhere are exercising extreme caution when it comes to mitigating the chance of exposure to this virus in their homes. Trust us, we are doing the same in ours. And we promise you that every member of our team will take these same precautions when working in your home and on your property.
If you have an appointment scheduled with Greenhart, rest assured that we’ll continue to provide you with the exceptional service that you deserve in this uncertain and trying time, and that we’ll do so while making your health and safety our top priority.
Our entire staff is well aware that prevention starts at their homes, that it continues in the workplace, and that it extends into the residences of our valued clients. They have the information and supplies that they need to do their jobs while protecting both themselves and the clients that they serve.
If you have any questions or concerns about your upcoming appointment, or if you are thinking about booking an appointment but want to know more about our specific preventative measures, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team.
March 27th, 2023
Hello! We hope you’re enjoying the first budding signs of spring as you get ready to spend some more time outdoors. Heck, we’d imagine everyone taking their sports uniforms, hiking gear, and bathing suits out of storage gleefully. While we don’t see harsh winters like our northern neighbors, it’s still a welcome sight to see the signs of spring and the warmth return to us.
However, just like an old friend who has worn out his welcome, we urge you not to forget about your furnace. It’s been there, reliably chugging along and keeping your home warm, even if you’ve been thinking of better and warmer days ahead. A furnace, for whatever faults it might have, is vital to your home comfort, which is why we think it deserves the attention before the chilly days are up.
So, let’s do a final inspection and see if you need furnace service in Tracy, CA!
March 13th, 2023
A lot happens during spring. Some people start getting ready to garden, others get started with large home projects that they hope to finish by fall. But sometimes, homeowners just want to stay up to date and keep things from falling apart. Regardless of where you are on that spectrum, this blog is definitely for you.
Your plumbing system has been working hard throughout the chillier months of the year. While pipes might not be frozen like they would be in some northern locations, they still could be leaking or corroding right below your very feet this second. The nice part about this is that you can usually tell when a problem is occurring, and our team is available for plumbing service in Tracy, CA if it’s needed.
February 27th, 2023
This might sound like quite the no-brainer to a lot of our customers. A broken heating system is obvious because it will just stop working altogether, right? Well, not exactly.
Sometimes a broken heater will continue to work but it won’t work properly. Other times, a broken heater will work correctly in a few ways but incorrectly in others. This can eventually lead to a breakdown, but by then it’s too late. Detecting when your system is malfunctioning is something that should be done early on, and if you’re in the business of limiting expenses, then you’ll want to read this blog.
We’re going to discuss why heater repair in Stockton, CA might not be as easy to detect as most people realize. Then we’ll discuss where your heating system fits into all of this. Hopefully by the end of this blog you’ll know what a malfunctioning heating system looks and sounds like.
February 13th, 2023
Did you wake up to find out the hard way that your home has a plumbing problem? Perhaps there’s a major leak that needs to be fixed, or an issue in the main water line outside of your home. Either way, as you sit there wishing you had clean water for that first cup of coffee, it’s never a good situation to be in. We understand, which is why we’re going to try and help.
When dealing with a big leak, sometimes the best thing to do can be to shut off your home’s access to water. This will alleviate any further damage and buy you time for a professional to arrive. But what do you do from that point on? There’s no rulebook on plumbing repair in Stockton, CA, especially from a homeowner’s standpoint, so what are you supposed to do?
Well, here are a few tips on how to do some necessary things when you’re without water.
January 30th, 2023
Every once in a while we see a homeowner who has spent thousands of dollars on their heating system to the point where it’s a constant, painful headache. The system works just enough to keep the house in the moderate 50s, while the bills are through the roof. It’s practically untenable.
Well, we have some good news and some bad news. We’ll start with the bad news–all of that money you spent on getting your heating system examined by different professionals might not have yielded the results you wanted. But the good news is that your problem is likely with your home insulation.
Insulation is the way we keep our heat inside instead of letting it waft outdoors where we can’t feel it. A home with little insulation will feel cold and drafty and the heater will work double time to keep it warm. Here are some ways to tell if you need insulation services in Modesto, CA.
January 16th, 2023
Year after year, plumbers work hard to make sure that the solutions they provide for their customers are affordable and long-lasting. If you’ve ever been frustrated with the vast array of plumbing materials that you might see in a house, there are a lot of reasons that plumbers use what they do.
In reality, it’s always a good idea to stay updated on what plumbing materials are best used for certain tasks, and which ones are outdated and need to be replaced. Only a licensed, professional plumber should be the authority on this matter. And lucky for you, that’s who we are!
So, think of this as your yearly PSA for your plumbing system. If you’ve still got some of the old and outdated plumbing materials listed below, then we think it would be a good idea to get them replaced. That’s a plumbing service in Modesto, CA we can handle.
December 19th, 2022
Inflation, market fluctuations, retirement… These are all not good things when you’re trying to plan for your next big purchase. Sometimes it can almost be physically painful to stop yourself from booking that vacation you’ve wanted for years, only to invest that money in a heating system upgrade since you know you’re going to need it. We’ve been there, and we just want to start by saying we understand how hard that can be.
But, there’s good news on the horizon! Not every purchase needs to be a difficult one. Sometimes, there are tools built into the system to help homeowners who are on tight budgets and who also want to fit in that vacation they’ve been planning. Things like tax credits, manufacturer rebates, and promotions will be your best friends as you look to get a powerful heating upgrade for less cash upfront.
Let’s discuss these three ways you can save big on your next heating installation in Modesto, CA.
December 5th, 2022
What could be better than a warm house in the middle of a
frigid winter. And when it comes to heating, you have two options: heat pump vs.
furnace. While both help you heat your home, they do so in different ways.
A while ago, it was an easy decision, depending on your area’s climate. If your area experienced mild winters, a heat pump was the right choice. On the other hand, a furnace was a better choice for those living in colder areas. With many heat pumps now suitable for temperatures well below freezing, you now have to consider more to determine which option you should go for.
Before you start looking for a Stockton, CA HVAC contractor for help, read this post to find out the best option for your heating needs.
November 21st, 2022
It may be almost winter, but in the Modesto area, that doesn’t necessarily mean much. So even as we start using our heaters a bit, you should still ask yourself how your AC system is acting. Are the things it’s doing normal or should you call your local HVAC technician? Knowing the difference between what is normal and what constitutes a service call can end up saving you both time and money, so it’s important to be aware!
For your convenience, we’ve listed some of the most common “is this normal” questions homeowners have when it comes to their air conditioning systems. Keep reading below to find out more!
November 7th, 2022
It’s easy to think as a homeowner, that plumbing problems are inevitable. After all, plumbing systems can’t last forever, and given how many appliances and fixtures you deal with in your home on a daily basis, it makes sense that sooner or later you’ll deal with a serious plumbing issue of some kind.
The good news is, you don’t have to just accept that there’s nothing you can do, and wait around for a plumbing disaster to happen. While an occasional leak or plumbing repair here or there might be inevitable, plumbing disasters aren’t. So how can you prevent them? By knowing the signs of a small leak before it turns into something bigger! We’ve outlined these signs below.