Don’t Get ‘Fired Up’ Over Lint

Dryer Home Maintenance

Seriously though, did you know that lint can be a fire hazard in your home? I’m sure you already know to empty the lint trap before every dryer load, but the trap doesn’t catch everything. And what happens when the filter clogs up over time with the tiny stuff, like leftover soap or dryer sheet […]

APHW Staff Volunteer at Michigan Special Olympics 2019 Fall Games

APHW Volunteers at Michigan Fall Special Olympics 2019

America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW) employees volunteered again this year at the Michigan Special Olympics Fall Games September 20 – 22, assisting in a variety of ways for the 2019 events. Patty took part in the cycling event, discovering upon arrival that her own cousin was competing! She got to escort him to the starting […]

This Suds Bucket ISN’T Self-Cleaning? Seriously!?

Washing Machine Maintenance

Yep! Sad to say, our favorite appliance for washing clothing doesn’t clean itself, despite the amount of soap you throw in there. If anything, it can actually be a haven for mold and mildew growth—so if you notice your clothing coming out a little… smelly… it might be time for some washing machine TLC. The […]

Don’t ‘FALL’ for it! Maintain Your Home

Fall Home Maintenance

PUMPKIN SPICE! Okay, seriously though, focus: You have a (PUMPKIN SPICE) home to maintain and colder weather on the (PUMPKIN SPICE) way, so it’s really time to take a look around your home and… (PuMpKiN sPiCe) …erm… AHEM. While this season does offer MANY distractions, now is the best time to maintain your home so […]

Family Fest 2019

APHW Family Fest 2019

America’s Preferred Home Warranty owner Randy Caltrider shows his appreciation of his employees each year with an annual Family Fest, this year inviting them and their family members to enjoy a day at Cedar Point.

FREEZE! Or Better Yet, Keep Your Ice Machine Working

Ice Machine Maintenance

Ah, ice. If you’re lucky, you no longer have to fill trays with water, carry them to the freezer (without spilling any), and wait for them to harden. No, you have a built-in icemaker, working day and night to make sure your drinks are always cold and refreshing. Wouldn’t it be terrible if it… stopped? […]

Balancing Your Budget? Go Month-to-Month

Month-to-Month Home Warranty

If you’ve ever had to use a home warranty, you probably get why it’s convenient to have one—help with unexpected expenses is handy. But who has the extra few hundred dollars lying around for another year of coverage? Ah, but did you know America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW) also offers a monthly option for new […]

APHW Opens New Call Center

APHW Opens New Call Center

On Wednesday, August 21, America’s Preferred hosted an open house for our new call center in DeWitt, Michigan. Continuing our high level of service for homeowners and families, the new call center will benefit the local community and provide growth opportunities for employees. For information on positions at this location and throughout the organization please […]

Open & Shut: Garage Door Opener Maintenance

Garage Door Opener Maintenance

Our two-car garage did not include garage door openers when we first moved in. After one horrendous winter without them—pull up the icy driveway, get out without slipping, go into the side door of the garage, unlock and open the garage door from the inside, get back into the car, pull forward, then face the […]

Relay for Life 2019

Relay for Life 2019

We had an amazing year fundraising for Relay for Life, and when it came time to show our support in numbers, we did that too! Relay for Life 2019 is in the books, and we can’t wait to see what we can do for 2020! #ChallengeAccepted #Relay2020!