Home Builders Foundation Warranty

Protect your business and your buyers by becoming a member now.

1 in 7 new homes in the US comes with a 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) structural warranty. See how you can reduce your risk with this insurance-backed structural warranty, too.

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

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

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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

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Offer fully transferable warranties to your buyers, with no mandatory builder deductibles

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Join the leading provider of structural home warranty coverage, giving you, potential buyers and homeowners peace of mind

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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Why a structural warranty from 2-10 HBW?

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.

2-10 HBW structural warranties 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 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 Builder Member

Getting structural warranty coverage from 2-10 HBW means becoming a Builder Member.

Becoming a Builder Member is easy. You’ll start by providing some information, including:

  • The number of homes you’ve built in the last 3 years
  • The average sales price of your homes
  • An estimate of how many homes you plan to sell and enroll with 2-10 HBW

2-10 HBW will send you login credentials once we approve your application. This gives you access to Builder Portal, where you can manage warranty coverage and enroll your homes easily.

Engineering, soil and/or state inspections may be necessary before enrollment. But 2-10 HBW will work with you to make enrolling as easy as possible.

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41 years in the industry
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We've covered over
6 million homes
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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
National Association of Home Builders