Getting Zapped in Winter? Maintain Your Humidifier Now

Humidifier Maintenance

Every winter in the Midwest, I’m utterly shocked—by static electricity. While this clues me in to go look at my furnace humidifier, you can avoid these sparking revelations with a little upkeep before, during, and after heating season—especially in the Spring. Your semi-glowing pets will thank you. Your furnace-mounted humidifier maintains your home’s humidity at […]

Relay for Life Team APHW 2019 Update

Relay for Life Team APHW 2019 Update

#APHW has been involved with #RelayForLife for years, and this year is no different. Check out how our goals have changed, what we’ve been doing, and where we’re hoping to end up in the fight against #cancer. Join our fight and visit us at the APHW tent at the Relay for Life of Jackson County […]

APHW Attends JA Fundraiser Dinner

APHW Attends JA Fundraiser Dinner

America’s Preferred Home Warranty attended the annual Junior Achievement (JA) of the Michigan Edge fundraising dinner and auction Tuesday evening at the Commonwealth Commerce Center in Jackson, Michigan, as one of three Entrepreneur and Scholar #Sponsors recognized at the event. The birthday theme of the evening celebrated JA’s 100th anniversary of empowering young people to […]

We’ve Got Goosebumps! CSRs Trained in ‘Chill’

APHW Trains Customer Service in A/C

With A/C season right around the corner, America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW) wanted to ensure easy communication between contractors and their customer service representatives (CSRs). Enter Andy Miller, a service manager for Lammers Heating & Cooling in Jackson, Michigan, to train them in ‘chill.’ “APHW hired me to teach a refresher course on air conditioning […]

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 […]