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Why choose this plan:

What's covered

  • Locating the blockage or collapse
  • Excavation to expose pipe
  • Pipe replacement or repair
  • Repair or replacement of seals and joints
  • Unblocking
  • Fitting external valves
  • Fusing
  • Welding
  • Pipe cutting
  • Backfilling of areas disturbed by repairs

Replacement of a sewer/septic line can cost thousands of dollars.*

If your sewer/septic line fails, it can cause: clogged/backed up drains inside your home, sewage flooding in your basement or sewage backed up in your yard.

As a sewer/septic line ages, it becomes even more likely to leak, clog or break. Be ready for the unexpected with a repair plan from HomeServe and keep what’s underground covered with access to our 24/7 hotline where you can schedule a repair for your exterior sewer/septic line.

*National average repair costs as of January 2016.

Overview

The buried sewer/septic line on your property that carries wastewater away from your home can age, crack or leak due to simple wear and tear. This line can also get blocked and cause wastewater to backup into your home. Help get protection from time consuming and expensive repair costs with Exterior Sewer/Septic Line Coverage.

When the buried sewer/septic line on your property cracks or leaks you can expect to experience clogged drains throughout the home, gurgling sounds from drains, backed up floor drains and possibly more. Help get protection from inconvenient and costly repairs with a home service repair plan from HomeServe.

Important coverage information

Eligible

  • An owner of both a residential home permanently secured to the ground and the land it is located on
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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 exterior sewer/septic line, or have had any roots removed from your exterior sewer/septic line prior to enrollment
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Exclusions

  • Septic tanks; leaching fields; any non-conforming drain line, such as a basement or storm drain; and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances. Additional exclusions apply.
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Eligibility: An owner of both a residential home permanently secured to the ground and the land it is located on may be eligible for coverage. Residential properties containing more than four dwelling units, recreational vehicles, homes on wheels and properties used for commercial purposes are not eligible for coverage. Your property is not eligible if you are aware of any pre-existing conditions, defects or deficiencies with your exterior sewer/septic line, or have had any roots removed from your exterior sewer/septic line prior to enrollment. If you live in a development community with a condominium, co-op or homeowners association, your exterior sewer/septic line may not be an individual homeownerâ??s responsibility, so please check with your association before accepting this coverage.
Benefit Details: Coverage provides, up to the benefit amount, for the covered cost to repair or replace a leaking or permanently blocked sewer line, for which you have sole responsibility, that takes wastewater away from the external wall of your home up to the connection to the sewer main, or septic line that takes wastewater away from the external wall of your home up to the point of connection to the septic tank on your property, that is damaged due to normal wear and tear, not accident or negligence.
Not covered: Septic tanks; leaching fields; any non-conforming drain line, such as a basement or storm drain; and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances. Additional exclusions apply.
Making a Service Call: Your plan starts the day your form is processed, and there is an initial 30-day waiting period before you can make a service call, giving you 11 months of coverage during the first year. Upon renewal/reactivation (if applicable), you will not be subject to a waiting period.
Cancellation: You may cancel within 30 days of your start date for a full refund (or less any claims paid if cancelled at any time after renewal/reactivation, where applicable). Cancellations after the first 30 days will be effective at the end of the then-current billing month, and you will be entitled to a pro-rata refund less any claims paid (where applicable). You may also contact HomeServe to cancel if you find your utility or municipality provides similar coverage to you at no charge, and you will receive a refund less any claims paid (where applicable).
Renewal: Your coverage is based on an annual contract. For credit card or debit card customers: regardless of the payment frequency you select, your service agreement will be automatically renewed annually on the same payment terms you selected at the then-current renewal price.

Frequently asked questions

What should I know about this coverage?
What's Covered: Coverage provides, up to the benefit amount, for the covered cost to repair or replace a leaking or permanently blocked sewer line, for which you have sole responsibility, that takes wastewater away from the external wall of your home up to your utility’s responsibility (the connection to the sewer main), or septic line that takes wastewater away from the external wall of your home up to the point of connection to the septic tank on your property, that is damaged due to normal wear and tear, not accident or negligence. What's Not covered: Septic tanks; leaching fields; any non-conforming drain line, such as a basement or storm drain; and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances. Additional exclusions apply.

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 your local utility or community 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 utility service from your local utility or community.

Exterior Sewer/Septic Service Line Coverage for only $6.99/mo.

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