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Home Warranty Articles & Resources

Everything You Need to Know About Home Warranty

Last Updated: May 2024

What Counts as Normal Wear and Tear?

June 5, 2023

By now, you might know that a home warranty can save you $1,000s in repair or replacement costs for your home’s broken-down appliances and systems. But when a home warranty company says that your coverage only counts under conditions of “normal wear and tear,” what exactly do they mean?

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New Homeowner Checklist: 5 Upfront Costs to Watch Out For

April 18, 2023

Every new and soon-to-be homeowner knows about the primary costs of a new home: there’s the mortgage, the down payment, and monthly fees. However, you might be less familiar with the less-buzzed-about costs that new homeowners face: earnest fees, inspection, title search, and more.

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How To Get The Most From Your Home Warranty

March 24, 2023

The average home warranty policy can cost anywhere from $30 to $80 per month. For most homeowners, this investment is worth it; after all, a home warranty can save you $1,000s of dollars if a covered appliance or system breaks down. But how can you stretch those dollars even further?

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Get Ready for Spring: Easy Appliance Maintenance Checklist

March 9, 2023

Keep your favorite appliances running efficiently in minutes. Learn eight tips for deep cleaning, de-greasing, re-filtering, and fixing up your most essential appliances in no time at all.

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The Pros and Cons of a Home Warranty

February 17, 2023

Find out if a home warranty policy is right for you with our list of pros and cons. A home warranty policy can save you thousands of dollars a year and make budgeting easier.

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How to File a Home Warranty Claim

January 30, 2023

Broken appliance, system, or component? To save time and money, it’s time to file a claim with your home warranty company. From reviewing your contract to scheduling a technician, the claims process takes more prep work than you might think. Start here to find out the easiest way to file your next claim.

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What Does a Home Warranty Cover?

October 13, 2022

Home warranty coverage can help homeowners save big on repair and replacement costs around their homes, but these plans have their limits. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about home warranty coverage: what’s protected, what’s not, how home warranties differ from home insurance, and what’s included in a typical home warranty package.

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How Long Do Appliances Last?

July 14, 2022

Good appliances can last for a long time, and if you’ve invested in the right one, you shouldn’t need to look at replacing it for years or even decades after its purchase date. However, even the best machines become increasingly expensive to repair or maintain and eventually need replacement.

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Are Home Warranties Worth It?

June 15, 2022

When it comes to making a large investment in your home’s appliances and systems, you’re taking a large risk by not protecting these purchases. Luckily, you can financially protect yourself with a home warranty.

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3 Reasons You Need a Home Warranty This Winter

November 15, 2021

In this article, we’re going to cover three essential systems and appliances that every homeowner should have protected by a home warranty this winter, as colder temperatures make them especially likely to break down.

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How to Choose a Home Warranty Plan

November 5, 2021

When it's time to choose a home warranty plan, it's important to ask the right questions and read the contract. This guide will help you make an informed decision about home warranties and get the most out of the warranty plan you choose...

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Home Warranty vs Home Insurance

October 29, 2021

Owning a home is a great responsibility and an even greater investment, so it's smart to keep your home protected. The average 3 bedroom home contains nearly $25,000 in appliances and systems so it's important to know how to be covered in the case of an emergency...

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