CFC Nominates APHW as United Way Business Volunteer of the Year

CFC Nominates APHW for United Way Business Volunteer of the Year

The Capital Area United Way recognized America’s Preferred Home Warranty Monday night as one of three nominees for Business Volunteer of the Year at their 2019 Volunteer Recognition Celebration dinner. There were 28 nominees across the volunteer spectrum at the event, including youth volunteers, adult volunteers, lifetime volunteers, innovator volunteers, business volunteers, and one Walter A. Campbell […]

Water Hitting Hard? Maintain Your Softener

Water Softener Maintenance

Hard water can be a financial pain. You use twice as much soap for the same lather, have higher gas and electricity bills, go through clothing items faster, and have a harder time with appliance & plumbing maintenance—never mind what it does to your hair and skin in the shower. It can add up to […]

Temperatures On The Rise? Don’t Sweat It

Spring Air Conditioner Maintenance

I know there’s still snow on the branches and ice in your driveway, so your air conditioner is probably the farthest thing from your mind. Don’t keep it on the back burner, though, or you may find yourself in hot water, or rather hot air. Okay, puns aside, it really is important that you do […]

Do the Right ‘Spring’: Maintain Your Mansion

Spring Cleaning

Northerners may be considering some groundhog revenge—He said Spring would be EARLY this year!—but those down south are enjoying some much warmer weather. So, let’s dust off the old Spring-Cleaning chore list, and while we’re at it, let’s give your home a check-up too. (Don’t worry, Spring will make it up north eventually!) Inspection Suggestions […]

Water You Waiting For? Well? Pump!

Water Well Pump Maintenance

Unless you’re super into Little House on the Prairie, chances are you’d prefer not to manually lift buckets of water out of a deep well several times a day. So be sure to give your modern-day alternative, the water well pump, some occasional maintenance—lest you should experience a ‘Wilder’ existence in the near-future. Leave It […]

A Disposal Proposal: Maintaining Your Daily Grind

Garbage Disposal Maintenance Tips

It’s so easy to just scrape that extra little bit down the drain and let your garbage disposal handle it, right? Ah, but what you don’t know can hurt you—or at least the grinder below. Here are some tips to ensure you get the most out of your garbage disposal, and hopefully prevent it from […]

Dishwasher Drama: Maintaining the Machine for New Homeowners

Dishwasher Maintenance

Ah, for the days when I would stand at the kitchen sink, up to my elbows in scalding, soapy water, scrubbing away at the slimy remains of our family dinner. Fond memories—riiiight. Chances are pretty likely you love your dishwasher, especially if you loath doing the dishes as much as I do. Much like any […]

Hold the Mayo—Refrigerator Maintenance for Homeowners

Fridge Maintenance

Is your refrigerator running? Well, you’d better go catch it! Ha hah… ha… ahem. Okay, bad (and old) joke. But seriously, your fridge runs 24/7 to keep your food safe—don’t you think it deserves some TLC once in a while? Follow these tips to keep your hard-working appliance in good health, especially during this season […]

Stove & Oven Maintenance for New Homeowners

Oven Maintenance

When the season means more time in the kitchen, the last thing you need is for your stove or oven to quit on you. Semi-regular maintenance can go a long way toward ensuring they will work when you need them most. Keep a Schedule Your stovetop gets dirty, you clean it—that’s just a normal part […]

APHW Supports Child & Family Charities with Auction Sponsorship, Donation

APHW Supports Child and Family Charities

America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW) sponsored the auctions at the Child and Family Charities (CFC) annual 2018 Red Nose Ruckus! fundraiser last Friday, December 7th, helping to raise money for foster children, at-risk youth and families in the Mid-Michigan Area. Combined with the events of the evening and an additional APHW donation of $25,000, the […]