First American Home Warranty, in existence since 1984, is a market leader. Customer reviews on First American Home Warranty confirm that it provides affordable plans with some of the best coverage limits. They provide up to $3500 per kitchen appliance. This 1-year policy takes effect in 30 days.
While First American Home Warranty plans cover key systems like your electrical & plumbing, HVAC, and appliances like heaters, cooktops, fridges, etc., exact coverage varies by state. First American Home Warranty operates across 36 states of the U.S.
First American Home Warranty has helped their customers save over $180 million in repairs and replacements in 2018 alone. They won the Annual Home Warranty Editor’s Choice Award 2017 and also gets nominated every year.
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First American Home Warranty provides homeowners with the Basic Plan and the Premier Plan.
You can get a risk-free, money-back guarantee for 30 days after your policy has kicked into effect.
Customers have the opportunity to take a First American Home Warranty First Class Upgrade. The company pays for the use of cranes, hauling away, correction of code violations, refrigerant disposal, etc. if you have a Premier Plan. A Basic Plan customer gets coverage on clothes washer & dryer, ovens, trash compactor smoke detectors, etc., which are not normally covered.
The plans offered by FAHW can cost different amounts based on location. However, the Basic Plan starts roughly at about $28 per month and the Premier Plan at $42.50 a month. The company charges a service fee of $75 per visit.
First American Home Warranty is known for its quick approvals of replacements. It is easy to request service from the trusted, qualified technicians of FAHW’s network. The process for filing home warranty claims with FAHW is as follows:
With over 35 years of experience in catering to the needs of over 590,000 customers, First American Home Warranty clearly fulfills the expectations of their customers. Our reviews indicate that customers are happy about the transparency and cost savings they can make from the company’s plans.
The contract agreement clearly mentions what is covered along with the limitations, and exclusions. You should make sure you read it carefully to know what you are getting into.
The company will not cover items unless they are in safe working order when the plan begins. Only items that are installed properly for diagnosis and present within the perimeter of the foundation of the main dwelling unit (except the well pump, septic tank, sewage ejector pump, pressure regulator, air conditioning and pool/spa equipment) can be covered.
HVAC and ductwork coverage is optional for seller plans and additional charges have to be paid for such coverage. Optional coverage also needs to be purchased within 60 days of buying the home warranty plan to be successfully availed.
First American Home Warranty makes it clear that they will not accept any liability for emotional distress, pain or suffering, or damages or torts for losses or malfunctions of any device. You also cannot hold them responsible for a contractor’s delay in providing repairs or parts or replacement of any item.
However, with First American Home Warranty you can contact an independent licensed contractor if they are unable to locate one to attend to your claim. They authorize covered repairs or replacements and reimburse up to an agreed-upon rate. Your contractor can be paid directly if he bills First American Home Warranty or you can get the amount upon presenting a paid invoice.
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