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Why Platinum: A Look Inside Our Customer Care Program

Why Platinum: A Look Inside Our Customer Care Program

By Platinum Team | Product Education | January 15, 2018

Yeah, we’re walking on the wild side because we’re about to sort of toot our own horn. Sure, it’s risky business, but we believe it’s important to talk about a key reason our company is worth your while. That reason is our customer care program. What is Customer Care? It’s our way of making sure […]

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Your Maintenance Jumpstart for the New Year

Your Maintenance Jumpstart for the New Year

By Platinum Team | Homeowner Tips | January 1, 2018

The new year is a great time to get your home maintenance ducks in a row. A few proactive measures can help keep systems running smoothly for the year. Before January gets away, we recommend carving out a little time to tackle the following: Replace your smoke detector batteries. Smoke detectors can save lives, but […]

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Meet Platinum: Phillip Duncan

Meet Platinum: Phillip Duncan

By Platinum Team | Homeowner Tips | December 9, 2017

Phillip Duncan Client Care Coordinator This post is part of a series to help you get to know the members of our team. We’re real people who call Arizona home, not a big corporate machine! Head here for more Q&A’s with the Platinum team. — Tell us a bit about your personal background and family. […]

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How to Flush Your Hot Water Heater

How to Flush Your Hot Water Heater

By Platinum Team | Homeowner Tips | November 30, 2017

  It’s a good idea to flush your water heater once per year or anytime you change your element. You water heater builds up sediment and minerals that break down the tank liner and components that can lead to premature failure and excess energy use.   To flush you water heater: 1. Set your pilot […]

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Choosing the best heating and cooling system for your home

Choosing the best heating and cooling system for your home

By Platinum Team | Homeowner Tips | November 27, 2017

As you shop for a new heating and cooling system for your home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Single-stage? Two-stage? Variable speed? The options are plentiful, and the lingo can leave you feeling a bit lost. Given that you’re putting a solid chunk of money on the line, how can you possibly choose the best […]

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Meet Platinum: Lindsey Anuta

Meet Platinum: Lindsey Anuta

By Platinum Team | Meet Platinum | November 16, 2017

This post is part of a series to help you get to know the members of our team. We’re real people who call Arizona home, not a big corporate machine! Head here for more Q&A’s with the Platinum team. — Tell us a bit about your personal background and family I was born in Romania […]

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Gratitude: Sofas

Gratitude: Sofas

By Platinum Team | Life at Home | November 10, 2017

This post is part of our Gratitude series, which reminds us to celebrate the ordinary things as we navigate life at home. — Today we’re grateful for… the sofa. That cozy couch beckons us to kick up our feet, sink in and take rest. In a world of endless to-dos, we SO need those fluffy […]

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Tips to Maintain Your Oven

Tips to Maintain Your Oven

By Platinum Team | Homeowner Tips | November 1, 2017

A dirty oven has quite a few downsides. It can impart an unpleasant smoky taste on your food, obstruct proper flow from heat sources and even contribute to kitchen fires. To avoid all of these, it’s important to take some time for oven maintenance. Be sure to tackle more than just obvious food on the […]

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The ache for home lives in all of us….

The ache for home lives in all of us….

By Platinum Team | Quotes On Home | October 25, 2017

“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned ”  – Maya Angelou  

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Meet Platinum: Yvonne Hunter

Meet Platinum: Yvonne Hunter

By Platinum Team | Meet Platinum | October 20, 2017

This post is part of a series to help you get to know the members of our team. We’re real people who call Arizona home, not a big corporate machine! Head here for more Q&A’s with the Platinum team. — Tell us a bit about your personal background and family.      I have been married […]

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Buying a home? Don’t forget to take the AC into account.

Buying a home? Don’t forget to take the AC into account.

By Platinum Team | Homeowner Tips, Product Education | October 12, 2017

We’ve made it through the summer heat! Hallelujah. That means, of course, it’s no longer peak AC season. But we still want to talk AC. Why? It doesn’t matter what time of the year it is, the air conditioning system is an especially important home system here in the Valley. In any home purchase, it’s […]

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Gratitude: That chipped wall

Gratitude: That chipped wall

By Platinum Team | Life at Home | October 5, 2017

This post is part of our Gratitude series, which reminds us to celebrate the ordinary things as we navigate life at home. — Today we’re grateful for… that chipped wall. …and, the story it tells. It transports us back to that day when little Johnny turned the corner too quick and took a chunk out […]

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