The year was 2018. Audra Harrison, a first-time Go Green customer at the time, called us because she had noticed water running down her driveway. We sent one of our best technicians to check it out. Upon further inspection, he realized that the slab leak responsible for their wet driveway was not the only plumbing issue at the Harrison household. The sewer and water lines were completely rotted, the water heater was leaking, and their kitchen sink was leaking.
At the end of the inspection, the technician told Audra that the broken line under their slab foundation could only be fixed by tearing up the floor, giving our plumbers access to the underground pipes. This would require the Harrisons to move out of their home for several months.
Audra’s response was, “We will figure this out. I’m not sure how, but we have had so many things come at us in the last few months, and we are determined to beat them all.”
It broke our hearts to find out that Audra’s husband, Phil, had stage 4 cancer and was undergoing treatments each week. The young couple, who were only in their mid-30s, also cared for a six-year-old son.
When we learned the heart-wrenching story of the Harrison family, we just knew we had to help, and, thankfully, our entire company rallied.
All of our technicians visited the Harrison’s home to work on the project on and off over the course of many weekends. It was a complicated undertaking that involved flooring, drywall, new concrete slab, and more. Their homeowner’s insurance paid for part of the plumbing work, and we paid for about $25,000.
Sadly, Phil passed away over the summer of 2018, a few months after the family got back into their home. This touched us so much that we wondered how many other people in the community needed our help. Thus, the Community Promise was born!
Please, don’t hesitate to contact us! Helping our community remain safe and healthy at home is the most rewarding part of our job. Use the form below to submit your nomination for the Community Promise, and encourage your family, friends, and neighbors to do the same.
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The Go Green Plumbing Heating & Air Community Promise is our way of giving back to the community that has given so much to us in the last 20 years. We understand better than anyone else that there are many families and individuals out there who do not have the financial means to get the help they deserve. That’s why Go Green is committed to helping those in need by providing plumbing equipment and pro bono labor.
We take referrals for those in need in our community, and the nominations can be submitted by family, friends, or technicians who respond to a call where they see a real need. Although our owners, Pete and Alicia, like to discuss the nominations for the month as they come in, the whole team plays a part in choosing the winners. Most times, Pete and Alicia will actually visit the nominees prior to awarding.
Winners have received new water heaters, new AC coils, water repiping services, waste repiping services, new toilets, drain cleanings, sewer lines and water lines, and more. Some winners like to share their stories and post photos, while others choose to remain anonymous. Either way, we are just glad to be able to make a positive difference in someone’s life.