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Meet Platinum: Barbara Valdez

Meet Platinum: Barbara Valdez

By Platinum Team | Meet Platinum | September 21, 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 […]

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Fixing Your Home Up for Fall: The List TV Segment

Fixing Your Home Up for Fall: The List TV Segment

By Platinum Team | Homeowner Tips, Press | September 18, 2017

Fall is setting in, and we recently caught up with The List to talk home maintenance. This segment covers three top items that often need attention come autumn. 1.  Gutters and downspouts – How dry leaves can plug up your downspouts, posing a fire danger or creating flooding issues and what you can do to […]

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Gratitude: Laundry that needs folding

Gratitude: Laundry that needs folding

By Platinum Team | Life at Home | September 12, 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 laundry that needs folding. It’s an invitation — cast off the demands of the always-on world for a moment. Drop the devices. Engage in a humble act […]

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Plumbing Valve Basics

Plumbing Valve Basics

By Platinum Team | Homeowner Tips | August 30, 2017

It’s a good idea to get familiar with the shutoff valves for your plumbing fixtures. You may want to periodically check the shutoff valve at each plumbing fixture to make sure it functions properly. When you open any valve, open it all the way then turn it back the other direction slightly. This will help […]

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Meet Platinum: Robin Canzona

Meet Platinum: Robin Canzona

By Platinum Team | Meet Platinum | August 27, 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 grew up […]

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Save Energy and Money at Home: 3TV Segment

Save Energy and Money at Home: 3TV Segment

By Platinum Team | Homeowner Tips, Press, Product Education | August 21, 2017

School may be back in session, but the summer season is still in full force. While temperatures are still toasty, how can you save energy and money? This segment tackles that question and more. Earlier this year, Steve Higgins, our VP of Field Operations, walked 3TV through questions like: – How can a programmable thermostat […]

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Gratitude: The roof over our heads

Gratitude: The roof over our heads

By admin | Life at Home | August 14, 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 roof over our heads. This time of year things get a little stormy out there. Monsoon madness delivers dusty air, gusts of wind, doses of extreme heat […]

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Meet Platinum: June Staruch

Meet Platinum: June Staruch

By admin | Meet Platinum | July 30, 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 and […]

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When will it come in handy? A quick look at five common home warranty repairs

When will it come in handy? A quick look at five common home warranty repairs

By Platinum Team | Product Education | July 24, 2017

It’s a question that’s likely to pop up as you consider home warranties. When will a home warranty come in handy? We thought it’d be helpful to outline some specific scenarios to answer that very question. These are great examples of when you will be able to count on using your home warranty.   Scenario […]

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Pool Care 101: AZTV Segment

Pool Care 101: AZTV Segment

By Platinum Team | Homeowner Tips, Press, Product Education | July 17, 2017

Steve Higgins, our VP of Field Operations, walks AZTV through some basics to keep your pool in top shape. This segment touches on questions like: What are some of the best tools to keep the pool clean of debris? Why is it important to stay on top of chemicals? What does a home warranty cover […]

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Gratitude: Air Conditioning

Gratitude: Air Conditioning

By Platinum Team | Life at Home | July 9, 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… air conditioning. Too obvious? We think not. We confess — this time of year, it’s easy to fall into a predictable conversational pattern. You know how it goes […]

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Meet Platinum: Chelsea McGilvra

Meet Platinum: Chelsea McGilvra

By admin | Meet Platinum | July 3, 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 grew up […]

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