Family on the Front Lines: Beth

America's Preferred Home Warranty Staff Family Members on the Front Lines of COVID

If there’s one thing we can all agree on these days, it’s the front-line heroes keeping our society going—and many of us have close friends and family members working those front lines. Here is America’s Preferred Home Warranty Corporate Training Manager Beth’s story, about her mom. My mom’s name is Darlene Elden-Lane, and she is […]

Contractor Cornerstones: Humidifier Maintenance for Homeowners

Humidifier Maintenance, Home Maintenance, Home Warranty, America's Preferred Home Warranty

Are you keeping up with your humidifier? No, not the essential oil-misting gadget sitting on a shelf—the one in your furnace. In this episode of Contractor Cornerstones, Jackson, Michigan’s Lammers Heating & Air Conditioning President Todd Desy told us what homeowners should be checking for. According to HVAC.com,* a whole house humidifier works with the […]

Because That’s Just What We Do

America's Preferred Home Warranty Earns Loyalty, Home Warranties, Real Estate

Have you ever avoided salespeople? I don’t appreciate a forceful sales pitch either… but not all salespeople are like that. Definitely not Suzann Blades—as far as she’s concerned, friendship is far more important. “I truly do care about every one of the real estate agents I work with,” said the America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW) […]

Home with the Kids? Us Too.

America's Preferred Home Warranty, Home Warranty, Stay At Home

The capacity to work from home in this time may be a blessing, but it’s also a balancing act. Many parents are discovering whole new ways to organize work and kids in the same household. Pittsburgh resident, America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW) Area Sales Manager, and full-time mother Fawna Farrell is one of them—and her […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]