What is a home warranty?
A Home Warranty Service Agreement is an annual service contract that covers the cost to repair or replace specified systems and appliances when they break down over time due to normal wear and tear. This helps you protect your home simply and affordably, reduce the cost of home ownership, and grow your confidence about your future
- Reduces the costs for system/appliance repairs
- Helps pay for new replacements if needed
- Lowers the overall cost of home ownership
- Offers peace of mind and a greater sense of assurance
Refrigerator breakdowns are expensive!
Washer breakdowns are expensive!
A/C breakdowns are expensive!
Furnace breakdowns are expensive!
Oven breakdowns are expensive!
Dryer breakdowns are expensive!
Water heater breakdowns are expensive!
1Statistics derived from 2019 data. Based on estimated average retail repair costs and observed claims experiences of 2-10 HBW customers.
2National averages based on data collected in November 2021. Costs in your area may vary.
**Service Fee per approved claim. See service agreement for all coverage details, limitations, and exclusions.
How do you know you should consider purchasing a home warranty?
Everyone can benefit from a home warranty service agreement. If your home has systems like an air conditioner or appliances like a refrigerator, you should consider purchasing a home warranty. Every single home system and home appliance can break down from normal wear and tear someday. When that happens, your homeowners insurance policy can't help you.
With 2-10 HBW, you know what to expect when the unexpected happens
As an industry-leading home warranty company, 2-10 HBW provides the most comprehensive warranty plans in the US. Homeowners select our home warranty plans to save themselves time and money, and help them expect the unexpected. A warranty plan from 2-10 HBW makes protecting your home simple and affordable. Let us show you how our home warranty plans help you.
Why choose a Home Warranty Service Agreement from 2-10 HBW?
A home warranty is an incredible tool for keeping your budget on track. Here’s why you should choose 2-10 HBW to protect your home!
What do Home Warranty Service Agreements cover?
2-10 HBW has a plan for your budget and needs. Whether you just want to protect your kitchen appliances or cover as many of the things that make your house hum as possible, 2-10 can help you!
PLEASE NOTE: Certain items and events are not covered in our Home Warranty Service Agreement. See Service Agreement for details. Available options vary by plan and ZIP code.
What’s the difference between a Home Warranty Service Agreement and homeowners insurance?
Homeowners insurance provides coverage for damage or loss to your home and personal belongings from fire, lightning, windstorms, hail, explosions, smoke, vandalism, and theft.
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Get peace of mind with quality home protection
You want to know what your warranty company does to make protecting your home simple and affordable. As an industry-leading warranty company, we offer you three different warranty plans to choose from.
Peace of mind when you are buying or selling
If you’re looking to buy or sell your home, 2-10 HBW can help you with a warranty plan provided by your real estate agent.
Complimentary Seller coverage is for the listing period and begins immediately upon enrollment.* Coverage is for a term of 180 days, until close of sale, or until the listing is canceled, whichever occurs first.
- Heating and A/C
Coverage for major appliances (including refrigerator with ice maker), HVAC, water heater, electrical, plumbing, and more. Buyer coverage is for one year and can be renewed annually by the homeowner.
Ask your real estate pro to get you a home warranty from 2-10 HBW.
*Complimentary where allowed by law. Certain items and events are not covered in our Home Warranty Service Agreement. See Service Agreement for details.
Protect your new construction home
If you're purchasing a newly built home from a builder, that builder should provide coverage for the structure of your house. Make sure your builder chooses 2-10 HBW, the industry leader in structural warranties.
Structural Warranty Coverage for workmanship, distribution systems, and structural defects.
Extended Systems and Appliances Even new appliances break down! Coverage for major appliances (including refrigerator with ice maker), HVAC, water heater, electrical, plumbing, and more.Learn More
Talk with your builder about adding a 2-10 HBW structural warranty.
The 2-10 HBW New Home Warranty Program is administered as 2-10 HBW by Home Buyers Warranty Corporation III in New Jersey and Home Buyers Warranty Corporation in all other states.
How it works
2-10 HBW has a network of independent service contractors that help facilitate your coverage. Each contractor is required to carry all appropriate licenses and insurance, and is monitored by 2-10 HBW to track customer satisfaction and performance.
A homeowner contacts us when a covered system or appliance breaks down.
A contractor diagnoses the problem and reports back to us.
We determine and fulfill coverage under the Service Agreement.
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All coverage and options are subject to terms, limits, exclusions, and procedures.
See the Service Agreement for all applicable details.
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Frequently asked questions
A home warranty may cover certain systems like central air conditioning, heating, plumbing, electrical, and water heaters, as well as appliances like refrigerators, stoves, washers, and dryers. For a complete list of what a 2-10 HBW home warranty covers, check out our systems and appliances page.
A Service Fee is a relatively small payment you make to the contractor when you submit a service request. When you choose 2-10 HBW, you’ll typically pay $100 or less to have a contractor service your breakdown. Then, 2-10 HBW covers the remaining covered repair or replacement costs, up to the clearly stated limits in your service contract.
Yes. If the covered system or appliance is in working order when you purchase a 2-10 HBW home warranty (i.e., doesn’t have a pre-existing problem), age doesn’t matter.
A home warranty is an annual contract that can help reduce the costs to repair or replace covered systems and appliances that break down from normal wear and tear.
Homeowners insurance covers loss from incidents like fire, storms, or vandalism. The coverages provided by a home warranty and homeowners insurance typically don’t overlap and often complement one another to provide comprehensive protection.
If you are a homeowner, you can purchase a 2-10 HBW home warranty at any time.
A home warranty (or Home Warranty Service Agreement as we call it) is a powerful budget-protecting service contract for homeowners that can provide coverage for things that homeowners insurance doesn’t.
When a Covered Item breaks down from normal wear and tear, simply log into your Homeowner Portal account, select the system or appliance that needs Service, answer a few questions, and we’ll dispatch an authorized Service Contractor to your home.
2-10 HBW has a network of independent Service Contractors that help facilitate your coverage. Each contractor is required to carry all appropriate licenses and insurance, and is monitored by 2-10 HBW to track customer satisfaction and performance.
You’ll set an appointment with them, and when they arrive, they’ll collect your Service Fee (see your Service Agreement for specific details about your Service Fee).
Once your contractor repairs or replaces the breakdown, the contractor bills 2-10 HBW for covered work (please reference your Service Agreement for coverage details and limits). And you can get back to enjoying home ownership.