Contractor Cornerstones: Replace Your Furnace Filter

Home Warranty, Home Warranties, APHW, Home Maintenance, Furnace Filters

Hey there! So, we want you to have useful information about maintaining your home systems and appliances, but we also want that information to be fresh! So we’ve started interviewing the experts: The contractors you hire, know, and trust! To that end, I am pleased to introduce our “Contractor Cornerstones” series, with information straight from […]

National Home Warranty Day 2020

Home Warranty Day, National Home Warranty Day, Home Warranties

Enjoy LIVING in your home without worrying about unexpected expenses. Call us today at 888.351.3681 or visit APHW.COM for more information.   

JC 2020 MLK Jr. Medal of Service Recipient

Jackson College 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Medal of Service Award recipient

It is an incredible honor to have someone of such integrity among our ranks, such an advocate for equality and enacting change where it’s needed, both among our community and beyond. Congratulations, Arlene, on your selection as the Jackson College 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Medal of Service Award recipient. You truly deserve it!

What’s That Smell? Oh…

Home Warranty, America's Preferred Home Warranty, Trash Compactor Maintenance

While not as common today, some households still use a trash compactor to minimize the size of waste. Unfortunately, that convenience comes with a side effect: A small, dark compartment perfect for growing smelly bacteria from garbage residue. Suffice it to say that regular cleaning is necessary. But how do you clean and maintain this […]

Take Control of Your Claims

Take Control of Your Claims

You know it, I know it, and so does everyone else… you hate the idea of filing a claim. But why? One word: Inconvenience. Over the years you’ve come to expect long wait times and difficult communication, plus an unknown contractor coming to your house at odd hours (who may not be someone you actually […]

Stick a Fork In It! Microwave Oven Maintenance

Microwave Maintenance Tips

Thanksgiving has passed, and Christmas is on its way. What could this mean except… LEFTOVERS! Seriously, who doesn’t love a good turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, potatoes, gravy, and cheese melt on rye? Okay, okay, you might not include ALL of that, but chances are your microwave is getting a workout this holiday season. Don’t forget […]

What is a Home Warranty? Let’s Talk.

What Is a Home Warranty? Let's Talk.

First Things First Home warranties and homeowners’ insurance are two different things. Homeowners’ insurance is essentially hazard insurance—it covers damages to your property as a result of external forces (i.e., flooding, fire, etc.). A home warranty, on the other hand, is a service contract—it offers coverage for failures of your major home systems and appliances due […]

Are You THAT Kind of Holiday People?

Electrical Maintenance

There are two types of holiday people: Those who decorate, and those who DECORATE. Either way, lights are involved. Our question to you is this: When was the last time you really inspected your home’s electrical? Better yet, when was the last time you had it professionally inspected? Is it safe? Use your holiday decorating […]

Stove & Oven Prep for Thanksgiving

Don't set your oven on fire this Thanksgiving: Cleaning Tips

When the season means more time in the kitchen, the last thing you need is for your stove or oven to quit on you—or worse, start a fire. Semi-regular maintenance can go a long way toward ensuring they will work when you need them most, like when the whole family is over for Thanksgiving! Keep […]

APHW Sponsors 2 Teams for JA ‘Crazy Bowl’ 2019

APHW Sponsors 2 Teams for the JA of the Michigan Edge Crazy Bowl

America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW) proudly sponsored two bowling teams for the Junior Achievement (JA) of the Michigan Edge ‘Crazy Bowl’ held Saturday, Nov. 9 at Hillside Lanes in Hillsdale, Michigan. JA received 25 team sponsorships in total (including 10 youth teams). In between bowling with their feet, spinning in circles, and skipping hand in […]