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 […]

Final Team APHW Total

Team APHW Final Total for Relay for Life

Counting our corporate sponsorship, our final total as of Friday, August 2, 2019, came to a whopping $52,037.48 raised for Relay For Life of Jackson County, Michigan! As a company with less than 250 employees total, this number means the world to us. Times are changing and Relay is changing with it, and we’re looking […]

We Did It! APHW Achieves 2019 Fundraising Goal

We Did It! APHW Achieves Relay for Life Goal

Team APHW officially met and surpassed their Relay for Life fundraising goal of $20,000 Wednesday! With more than a month to go before the main event, we’re excited to see what new heights we can achieve! Relay for Life Team APHW members pictured left to right: VP of Operations Mike, Nicholle (Secretary), Cara (Captain), Hannah, […]

Avoid the Arctic – Maintain Your Water Heater

Water Heater Maintenance Tips

I once had the unfortunate circumstance of showering with cold water. I’m talking COLD. Not room temperature, not slightly chilly—cold. Zero heat. Suffice it to say, that was the fastest shower I have ever taken. I will never suffer through it again if I can help it, and regularly maintaining your home’s water heater is […]