California Home Builder & Structural Warranty

California builders become Builder Members to protect their business and their buyers.

If you want to reduce your risk, 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) can help. See why 1 in 7 homes sold in the US comes with a 10 year insurance-backed structural warranty from 2-10 HBW.

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Top 5 benefits of becoming a 2-10 HBW Builder Member in California

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Protect homeowners and your business by transferring your risk to an insurance-backed structural warranty effective from day of closing

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Get sales and marketing tools to help you sell homes faster

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Cover qualified structural-defect repair costs for 10 years through the 2-10 HBW insurance-backed structural warranty

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Offer fully transferable 10 year structural warranties, adding value to the home should the homeowner sell within the next 10 years

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Save time and money, and minimize frivolous lawsuits through 2-10 HBW-administered dispute resolution and arbitration, upheld by the Supreme Court

What is a 2-10 HBW structural warranty?

2-10 HBW is the leading provider of structural home warranties in the US. Our structural warranty covers workmanship defects for 1 year, distribution systems defects for 2 years and structural defects for 10 years.

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Clearly defined construction standards for defects in materials and workmanship.

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Distribution systems

Clearly defined construction standards for defects in the distribution of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems.

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  • Insurance-backed coverage
  • Load-bearing elements
  • Soil movement, including settlement and heave
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Benefits of a California builders warranty

Protect your profit on every home you build

Each warranty call you receive erodes your bottom line. Whether it's a major structural defect or simply a meticulous homeowner, every call costs you money.

Promote your quality and create homeowner confidence

Our warranties provide third-party validation of the quality of your work, strengthen your legal position, advance your reputation among your competition and put buyers' anxieties at ease.

Plan for your future by controlling what's behind you

With every home you build, your exposure to risk increases. By law, you are responsible for the financial impact of any structural defect that occurs in the homes you build for the entire Statute of Repose for your state.

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2-10 HBW structural warranties in California explained

Gain the confidence of your buyers with our structural warranties, which protect homes right from the day of closing. A 2-10 HBW structural warranty is the most common new-home warranty product provided by quality home builders, with 1 in 7 new homes sold in America covered by a 2-10 HBW structural warranty.

What load-bearing components are covered in California with a 2-10 HBW structural warranty?

A full suite of warranties and services to help you protect your profits, promote your quality and plan for the future.

More builders choose 2-10 HBW for warranty services

As the largest and most experienced structural warranty provider, we've seen more and covered more than anyone else. Our size and expertise means more resources to better serve you and your homeowners.


Become a 2-10 HBW California Builder Member

Before purchasing structural coverage for each home you build, you'll have to become a 2-10 HBW Builder Member.

To complete an application, you'll need a few pieces of information, including:

  • Number of homes built the past 3 years
  • Average sales price
  • Estimated number of homes you plan to sell/close on and enroll in the 2-10 HBW program

Once your application is approved, you'll receive your online login credentials to easily manage your warranty coverage and enroll your homes.

Engineering, soil and state inspections may be required prior to enrolling a home. Don't worry. We will work with you to make enrolling as easy as possible.

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We've covered over
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$300 million in structural claims paid nationally
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2-10 Home Buyers Warranty is a member of the California Building Industry Association.