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The best way to find a contractor for your home warranty claims

When a major home system or appliance breaks down, you’ll need to choose a contractor for home repairs. Use these easy steps to find one in your area and help your home get back to normal fast!



When Hannah’s dishwasher broke down, she got her claim approved by America’s Preferred Home Warranty—and found a local, licensed contractor to fix the problem.

Here’s how to choose a great licensed contractor for your APHW claims—just like Hannah!

How to get contractor referrals 

Start by asking for referrals from family and friends, or searching online and reading customer reviews. You can also find local contractors at

When you call a licensed contractor, just explain what system or appliance isn’t working. If you mention you have a home warranty, tell the contractor they can still use their own rates and parts.

How to work with a contractor

When your licensed contractor arrives, ask them to find the cause of the breakdown. Then ask them to talk to us on the phone, so we can determine coverage and approve repairs.

Completing contractor payment

After the repairs are complete, APHW offers a range of flexible payment options to help make the process easy. After that, your licensed contractor can be on their way—and you can get back to enjoying your home!

Want to select a licensed contractor you trust? That’s the power of choice, with America’s Preferred Home Warranty.

Learn more about how to choose your own licensed contractor—explore this guide today.

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