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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
  • Restoration to any area disturbed by the repair

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
  • 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.

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Exterior Sewer/Septic Line Coverage

$6.49/mo.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee

Why choose this plan:

  • Unlimited annual benefit amount
  • Unlimited service calls ($5,000 per call)
  • 30-day wait period with a money-back guarantee
  • One-year guarantee on all covered repairs

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

  • Residential homeowner with sole responsibility for the exterior sewer/septic service line.
  • 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

  • If you are aware of any pre-existing conditions, defects or deficiencies with your systems, or have had any roots removed from your exterior sewer/septic line prior to enrollment
  • Recreational vehicles or homes on wheels and properties used for commercial
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Exclusions

  • Septic tanks; leaching fields; pumps and grinders; 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. Recreational vehicles or 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 homeowner 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 your property boundary, 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; pumps and grinders; 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 enrollment is processed. There is an initial 30-day waiting period before you can make a repair service call, giving you 11 months of coverage during the first year. Upon renewal/reactivation (if applicable), there is no 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). If you cancel after the first 30 days you will be entitled to a refund of 90% of the unearned pro-rata price 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 and is billed on a monthly basis through your utility bill, described as Water Protection Plan. Your service agreement will be automatically renewed annually on the same payment terms selected at the then-current renewal price. Once enrolled, your full Terms and Conditions including complete coverage details and exclusions, warranties and disclaimers will also be sent to you. FPL Home is an unregulated subsidiary of FPL. This optional Exterior Sewer/Septic Line Coverage is offered by FPL Home and not FPL, and is administered by HomeServe, as an authorized representative of the service contract provider, ServicePlan of Florida, Inc. HomeServe is an independent company, separate from FPL Home.

Frequently asked questions

When can I make a service call?
Your plan starts the day your order 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.
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, 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; pumps and grinders; 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. FPLES is an unregulated subsidiary of FPL. This optional Exterior Sewer/Septic Line Coverage is offered by FPLES and not FPL. The coverage is administered by HomeServe. The coverage is provided by ServicePlan of Florida, Inc.

This optional coverage is offered by FPL Energy Services, Inc. doing business as FPL Home, Florida license #E099597, and not Florida Power & Light Company (FPL). FPL Home is an unregulated subsidiary of FPL. The coverage is administered by HomeServe USA Repair Management (Florida) Corp. ("HomeServe"), Florida License #W220985, with corporate offices located at 601 Merritt 7, 6th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851. The coverage is provided by ServicePlan of Florida, Inc., Home Warranty Assoc. #70033, 175 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604. FPL Home, HomeServe and ServicePlan of Florida, Inc. are each separate and independent companies. This service plan is not provided by your local electric or water utility.

Disclosure/Rebate Schedule: HomeServe USA Repair Management (Florida) Corp. (HSRMF) will offer the purchasers of the following home service contracts (sold in connection with HSRMF's relationship with FPL Home) an instant rebate for these home warranty products provided by ServicePlan of Florida, Inc. The amount of and the availability of the rebate will by no means depend upon the age, sex, place of residence, race, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, or occupation of the consumer. The rebate will be available to all customers purchasing this coverage.

Cooling Plans: For the cooling system plan covering heat pumps, which normally costs $29.99, HSRMF will provide an instant rebate of $14.99 per month for one year, or 50% of the cost of the plan. This means that you will pay $14.99 per month for the coverage after the rebate for one year.  For the cooling system plan which covers heat pumps and provides an annual tune up, which normally costs $37.99,  HSRMF will provide an instant rebate of $18.99 per month for one year, or 50% of the cost of the plan. This means that you will pay $18.99 per month for the coverage after the rebate for one year.  

Other Plans: HSRMF will provide an instant rebate of $1.00 per month for one year, which will be realized in the form of a reduced price for: Water Service Line Coverage, Sewer Septic Line Coverage, Internal Plumbing and Drainage Coverage, Water Heater Coverages.

Exterior Sewer/Septic Line Coverage for only $6.49/mo.

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