- Excavation to expose pipe
- Pipe replacement or repair
- Repair or replacement of seals and joints
- Fitting external valves
- Pipe cutting
- Backfilling of areas disturbed by repairs
- Locating the leak
Replacing a water service line costs an average of $2,587.*
If your water service line fails, it can cause: a visible water leak in your yard, water leaks in your basement or low water pressure.
Most basic homeowners insurance and local utilities or municipalities do not cover repairing or replacing the exterior water service line that is damaged due to normal wear and tear, not accident or negligence. Buried pipes break—protect yours with an affordable plan from HomeServe and get protection from high repair costs with access to our 24/7 hotline where you can schedule a repair for your exterior water service line. If you're unsure about your responsibility for the exterior water service line on your property, contact your municipality or local water company.
*National average repair costs as of January 2016.
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Why choose this plan:
- $7,000 annual benefit amount
- Multiple service calls up to annual benefit
- 30-day wait period with a money-back guarantee
- One-year guarantee on all covered repairs
As your home ages, so does the exterior water service line that brings fresh water to your house. If this line breaks or leaks due to ground shifting or extreme temperatures, you could be faced with an expensive repair bill. There's no way to prevent a water service line emergency. Be prepared with an affordable repair plan called Exterior Water Service Line Coverage.
Leaks and breaks on a home’s exterior water service line can be caused by aging of the pipe, corrosion, extreme temperatures, settling or shifting of the ground. Basic homeowners’ insurance does not typically cover damage due to normal wear and tear. Help get protection from the high cost of repairs with a home service repair plan from HomeServe.
Important coverage information
- An owner of both a residential home permanently secured to the ground and the land it is located on
- Recreational vehicles and properties used for commercial purposes
- If you are aware of any pre-existing conditions, defects or deficiencies with your exterior water service line
- Repair to any water line that branches off the main water service line, thawing of frozen pipes, and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances. Additional exclusions apply.
Benefit Details: Coverage provides, up to the benefit amount, for the covered cost to repair or replace a leaking, low pressure, or permanently blocked exterior water service line, for which you have sole responsibility, from your property boundary or external wall of your well casing to the external wall of your home, that is damaged due to normal wear and tear, not accident or negligence.
Not covered: Repair to any water line that branches off the main water service line, thawing of frozen pipes, 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 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.
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).
Renewal: Your coverage is based on an annual contract and is billed on a bi-monthly basis through your utility bill. Your service agreement will be automatically renewed annually at the then-current renewal price. HomeServe is an independent company, separate from your utilities company, providing emergency home repair services and protection solutions to homeowners across the U.S.
Frequently asked questions
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 Louisville Water Company and offers this optional plan service as an authorized representative of the contract issuer, AMT Warranty Corp., 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 Louisville Water Company.
Exterior Water Service Line Coverage for only $5.49/mo.