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Why choose this plan:

What's covered

  • Burner supply tube and assembly
  • Drain and gas valves
  • Pilot light
  • Temperature control
  • Main burner
  • See FAQs for details on replacement coverage*

Typical cost to replace 40 gallon Water Heater is $780-$2,400.*

Problems with your hot water heater can cause:

  • hot water to run out too quickly
  • no hot water for showering or washing
  • noise and odor due to sediment build-up

As a homeowner, you may be responsible for the water heater in your home, and you may have to arrange and pay for any necessary repairs. Below are some examples of covered water heater components. Breakdowns can happen regardless of the make or material, and many factors contribute to water heater breakdowns.

*National average repair costs as of March 2018. No charge for covered repairs up to your benefit amount.

Overview

You depend on hot water for showering, washing and laundry. Problems with your natural gas water heater can be a major inconvenience, and finding a qualified professional can be time-consuming and costly. As a homeowner, you may be financially responsible for repairs to your water heater.

With the Water Heater Repair and Replacement Plan from HomeServe, you can help protect yourself from the cost and hassle of emergency water heater repairs. The coverage provides multiple service calls, up to $850 of covered costs to repair or replace a tank-based electric, natural gas or propane water heater that is damaged due to normal wear and tear. If your water heater can't be repaired, the balance of your annual benefit can be applied to a like-for-like replacement.

Important coverage information

Eligible

  • A single structure or a single unit within a structure, owned by you, used and zoned only for residential occupancy that is not intended to be moved
Additional limitations apply. See more. See less

Not Eligible

  • Recreational vehicles or homes on wheels and properties used for commercial purposes
  • If you are aware of any pre-existing conditions, defects or deficiencies with your water heater prior to enrollment, or if you have a commercial-grade, larger than 100 gallon, tankless, solar, geothermal, oil, hanging or combination home heating/domestic hot water unit
Additional limitations apply. See more. See less

Exclusions

  • Jacket and interior doors, exhaust venting, expansion tanks, non-flexible water supply and delivery piping, electrical service wiring, damage due to restricted lines or water pressure over 80 P.S.I, and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances, including natural disasters; excluded damages, including any damages necessary to reasonably access the repair area; correction of, or reimbursement for, any repairs made by you or anyone you hire; correction or upgrade in order to meet any code, law, regulation or ordinance; any section of your system that you share with a third party or is covered by a homeowners', condominium, or like association; costs to modify the installation space if the replacement unit does not fit; and repair or replacement of any sections or parts of your system that are not stated to be covered in the Terms and Conditions. You agree to resolve disputes related to this plan by arbitration or in small claims court, without resort to class action or jury trial.
Additional limitations apply. See more. See less
Eligibility: An owner of a residential single structure, or a unit within a structure, that is not intended to be moved may be eligible for coverage. If you do not buy a plan for every water heater you own, you must designate at enrollment the water heater your plan covers, or the plan will cover the first water heater for which you make a service call. If you own a multi-family home or multiple housing units, you must provide the specific mailing address for each service agreement you purchase. You are not eligible if your property is used for commercial purposes; you know of any current problems with your water heater before enrollment; your entire water heater is shared with a 3rd party or covered by a homeowners' association or the like; or your water heater is commercial grade, larger than 100 gallons, tankless, solar, geothermal, oil, hanging, or combination home heating/domestic hot water; or is not installed according to manufacturer specifications. In IA, properties with more than 4 dwelling units are not eligible.
Benefit Details: Coverage provides, up to the applicable benefit limit, to repair the electric, natural gas or propane water heater for which you have sole responsibility, that is damaged due to normal wear and tear, not accident or negligence.
Not covered: Jacket and interior doors, exhaust venting, expansion tanks, non-flexible water supply and delivery piping, electrical service wiring, damage due to restricted lines or water pressure over 80 P.S.I, and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances, including natural disasters; excluded damages, including any damages necessary to reasonably access the repair area; correction of, or reimbursement for, any repairs made by you or anyone you hire; correction or upgrade in order to meet any code, law, regulation or ordinance; any section of your system that you share with a third party or is covered by a homeowners', condominium, or like association; costs to modify the installation space if the replacement unit does not fit; and repair or replacement of any sections or parts of your system that are not stated to be covered in the Terms and Conditions. You agree to resolve disputes related to this plan by arbitration or in small claims court, without resort to class action or jury trial.
Making a Service Call: Your plan starts 30 days after your enrollment is processed. You can make a service call immediately after your plan starts. During the initial 30-day review period you will receive the Terms and Conditions to help you decide if coverage is right for you. Upon renewal/reactivation (if applicable), there is no review period and you can make a service call immediately.
Cancellation: Cancel any time by calling HomeServe. If you cancel within 30 days of your start date, you will get a full refund (less claims paid, where applicable). Cancellations after the first 30 days will result in a pro-rata refund (less claims paid, where applicable).
Renewal: The plan is annual. Unless you cancel, your plan automatically renews annually at the then-current renewal price with your same payment terms.

Frequently asked questions

When can I make a service call?
Your plan starts 30 days after your enrollment is processed. You can make a service call immediately after your plan starts. During the initial 30-day review period you will receive the Terms and Conditions to help you decide if coverage is right for you. Upon renewal/reactivation (if applicable), there is no review period and you can make a service call immediately.
What's covered?
Coverage provides, up to the applicable benefit limit, to repair or replace the electric, natural gas or propane water heater for which you have sole responsibility, that is damaged due to normal wear and tear, not accident or negligence.
What's not covered?
Jacket and interior doors, exhaust venting, expansion tanks, non-flexible water supply and delivery piping, electrical service wiring, damage due to restricted lines or water pressure over 80 P.S.I, and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances, including natural disasters; excluded damages, including any damages necessary to reasonably access the repair area; correction of, or reimbursement for, any repairs made by you or anyone you hire; correction or upgrade in order to meet any code, law, regulation or ordinance; any section of your system that you share with a third party or is covered by a homeowners', condominium, or like association; costs to modify the installation space if the replacement unit does not fit; and repair or replacement of any sections or parts of your system that are not stated to be covered in the Terms and Conditions.
When can I make a replacement service call?*
There is a 90-day waiting period before you can make a replacement service call.

HomeServe USA Repair Management Corp. (“HomeServe”), with corporate offices located at 601 Merritt 7, 6th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851, is an independent company separate from the City of Baltimore and offers this optional service plan as an authorized representative of the contract issuer, National Home Repair Warranty, Inc., 59 Maiden Lane, 43rd Floor, New York, NY 10038. Your choice of whether to participate in this service plan will not affect the price, availability or terms of service from the City of Baltimore.

Water Heater Repair and Replacement for only $4.49/mo.

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