December 2, 2015

Revealing Hidden Danger: Preventing Dryer Fires

Clean your dryer vent for both safety & better clothes and never leave dryer running when not home. According to the National Fire Protection Association, dryers and washing machines were involved in one out of every 22 home structure fires reported to U.S. fire departments in 2006-2010. Clothes dryers accounted for 92% of the fires; washing machines
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October 29, 2015

Changing Clocks is a Cue to Prevent Fires in the Home

National Home Service Contract Providers offer advice to homeowners on maintenance tips to prevent fires. Lenexa, KS — Whether you are springing forward or falling back, it’s a good time for homeowners to replace the batteries in their smoke detectors. The members of the nonprofit, National Home Service Contract Association (NHSCA) would also like to remind homeowners
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July 14, 2015

HomeServiceContract.org Should Be First Stop for New Homeowners

National Home Service Contract Association offers helpful tools allow consumers to select the most reputable providers of home service contracts. (Lenexa, KS)  Contracts are only as dependable as the providers behind them. The members of the non-profit trade association, National Home Service Contract Association (NHSCA,) are the leaders and professionals in the home service contract industry
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May 25, 2015

NHSCA Sits Down with Kevin O’Connor of This Old House

  National TV Personality Provides Great Tips to Maintain a Happy and Healthy Home KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Kevin O’Connor, host of This Old House on PBS recently sat down with the Kansas City chapter of the National Home Service Contract Association to discuss tips for homeowners. Nominated for an “Outstanding Service Show Host” Emmy Award in his debut
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December 17, 2014

Before the Guests Arrive: A Home Appliance Checkup

Ovens and air conditioners can fail at the worst possible times. Don’t be the horror story shared by friends and family the next twenty years. In a recent television segment, the NHSCA shows how to prepare the appliances in your kitchen so they’ll be ready for all the food and frolic when your house guests
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October 17, 2014

Understanding Home Service Contract Terminology

National Home Service Contract Association defines terms for homeowners, regulators and the media to keep things straight. (Lenexa, Ks) The purchase of a home may be the largest investment individuals and families will make in their lifetime.  A number of products, such as home service contracts, insurance, builder’s and other warranties exist to help homeowners
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August 21, 2014

NHSCA Members Serve and Protect Homeowners When Others Fall Short

National Home Service Contract Association members provide consumers over a billion dollars in benefits annually. (Lenexa, KS)  Contracts are only as dependable as the providers behind them. The members of the National Home Service Contract Association (NHSCA) stand behind the home service contracts they provide millions of consumers each year. NHSCA member providers are often able
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April 30, 2014

Buying Beats Renting in Most of America

We know that buying a home is overall cheaper than renting in most major metros, but now there is evidence that buying a home is a better financial decision than renting for homebuyers who plan to stay in their home for at least two years in half of all U.S. markets. Read more, click here The National
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April 11, 2014

CONSIDER AGE OF APPLIANCES AND SYSTEMS WHEN PURCHASING A HOME

  Cost of service and repair can be costly according to the National Home Service Contract Association. A home service contract is a good option. (Lenexa, KS) — There are many items to consider when purchasing an existing home. Many buyers, especially those in the market for their first home, look at the sale price to determine
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November 20, 2013

Tips on Winterizing Your Home

  Take a few minutes to read and make sure you have properly winterized your home. The NHSCA contributed to a terrific article on SheKnows.com  Read the entire (original and unedited) SheKnows.com by Rolla Bahsous online here. How to get your home ready for the cold season If you’ve already pulled out your winter coat and put
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