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Water Heater Repair and Replacement Plan

What's covered

  • Burner supply tube and assembly
  • Drain and gas valves
  • Pilot light
  • Temperature control
  • Main burner

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 and noise
  • 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 annual benefit amount.

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Water Heater Repair and Replacement Plan

30 Day Money Back Guarantee

Why choose this plan:

  • 24-hour repair hotline
  • Local, licensed and insured technicians
  • One-year guarantee on all covered repairs


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.

Frequently asked questions

What is the cancellation policy?
You may cancel within 30 days of your start date for a full refund; cancellations after the first 30 days will result in a pro rata refund less any claims paid (where applicable). Most basic homeowners insurance policies do not cover repair or replacement due to normal wear and tear of these components. If you find you have similar protection, you can cancel and receive a refund of your service agreement fee, less any claims paid (where applicable).
What quality of repair can I expect?
Local, licensed and insured technicians perform all covered repairs, which are guaranteed against defects in materials and workmanship for one year.
Does my homeowners insurance cover this?
Many homeowners believe their utility companies or homeowners insurance is responsible for emergency repairs to the water, sewer, plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling systems, but the reality is that in many cases you, the homeowner, are responsible. Most basic homeowners insurance policies and local utility companies or municipalities do not cover repairs to or replacement of the major systems in and around your home.
Who is HomeServe?
HomeServe is an independent provider of home repair service solutions. For over a decade, we have helped homeowners protect against the expense and inconvenience of water, sewer, electrical, heating, and cooling home emergencies by managing affordable coverage, and offering a quality service. HomeServe, with an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, serves more than 4 million homeowners in the U.S. and Canada and dedicates itself to being a customer-focused company providing best-in-class emergency repair services through leading utility partners, municipalities and directly to consumers.
What We Do?
Plans from HomeServe help protect homeowners from the high cost and hassle of covered emergency home repairs with repair service plans that cover parts and labor to repair critical electrical, gas, heating, cooling, and water systems. These affordable plans provide repair service in an emergency through our 24/7 repair hotline by local, licensed, and insured technicians and come with a one-year guarantee* on all covered repairs. *Surge plans have 90 day guarantee.

*Surge Plans include a 90 day repair guarantee.
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