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How to close your pool for the season

Fall is inching toward us. It’s time to start preparations, and one of the biggest things to tackle is your large outdoor equipment, like your in-ground pool. Our tips below will show you how to… Read More

What does a water softener do?

Your water supply may contain minerals like magnesium and calcium, which can enter your home and wreak havoc over time. Water softeners can reduce the effects of these minerals, potentially extending… Read More

More bubbles, fewer troubles: Your jetted tub cleaning guide

Many spaces in the home do double-duty. The living room is easily converted into a study lounge, and the kitchen quickly becomes a salon (remember bowl cuts?). One feature in your home that has one… Read More

Stay cool with our HVAC maintenance checklist for homeowners

Yesterday, many people worldwide celebrated the First Day of Summer. As luck would have it, it was also National HVAC Tech Day. To mark this awesome occasion, America’s Preferred Home Warranty (APHW… Read More

Refrigerator Rundown: Maintenance checklist for homeowners

On July 18th, Americans will celebrate National Ice Cream Day. That means it’s time to show a little love for the appliance that keeps your frozen treats within spoon’s reach—your toppings aren’t the… Read More

How Often Should You Change Your HVAC Air Filters?

One of the biggest joys – and challenges – of being a homeowner is doing home maintenance tasks. Thankfully, most basic home maintenance tasks are easy to do, like changing your HVAC filters. In this… Read More

National Fix a Leak Week: How to Find a Plumbing Leak in Your Home

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that household leaks waste almost one trillion gallons of water each year in the United States. This is roughly equivalent to more than 1.5 million… Read More

A Dusting Conundrum: Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans—can’t live without them, don’t want to clean them. They should just spin off the dust anyway… right? It's sad to say, but ceiling fans are not self-cleaning, so they tend to get… Read More
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