Furnacehome warranty coverage

Furnace breakdowns can have a chilling effect on enjoying home ownership. Thankfully, a home warranty plan from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) can get your heater humming and your house toasty in time for winter.

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Why purchase a home warranty plan for your furnace?

Your comfort and your life depend on a working heating system. When your furnace breaks down, it’s inconvenient, expensive, and potentially dangerous.

A home warranty plan from 2-10 HBW can keep you on track, on budget, and safe.

When you have a plan through a home warranty company like 2-10 HBW, you get access to a qualified network of contractors. That means less time and frustration searching for someone to fix the problem.

A home warranty plan can also save you a lot of money. Furnace breakdowns can be complex and expensive. A home warranty can reduce your costs to a small Service Fee.


Which furnace parts does a home warranty commonly cover?

Covered furnace components


heating components*

  • One (1) centrally ducted gas or electric system
  • Thermostats – all types
  • Interior gas supply lines
Excluded furnace components


heating components*

Steam, hydronic, hot water, geothermal, and other water-source systems (available with HVAC Surplus Option); glycol systems; high-velocity systems; coal- or wood-burning equipment; fireplaces; fuel oil lines; fuel oil or propane gas storage tanks; freestanding or portable heating units; flue venting; zone controlled and energy management systems; registers; grills; filters and ductwork. All Components of each aforementioned Item and/or system.

Helpful hints and solutions for troubleshooting your furnace breakdown.

What's wrong with my furnace?

To get the most out of your home warranty plan (and to save your Service Fee for the toughest-to-solve breakdowns), you’ll want to do routine maintenance!

To the right, we’ve included some troubleshooting tips for when your furnace breaks down. Please be careful! Your furnace, which is part of your HVAC system, is complex.

If you aren’t 100% confident in troubleshooting your furnace breakdown, don’t.

Fortunately, if you have active furnace coverage with 2-10 HBW, we can help! Just log in to your Homeowner Portal account at Homeowner Portal account or call customer service at 800.775.4736 to file a claim (after checking your service contract, of course).

Don't have a home warranty? Protect your home and budget with coverage from 2-10 HBW.

Possible Cause
Possible Solution
No power to the heater
Check and reset breaker
The blower belt is broken
Replace the belt
The pilot light is out (gas only)
Reset the pilot light
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
The filter is dirty
Replace the filter
The registers are dirty
Clean the registers
A register is closed
Check and open all registers
Blocked ductwork
Check and clear ductwork
Separated ductwork
Repair with duct tape
Duct damper position problem
Adjust room dampers
Blower belt is loose
Tighten blower belt
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
The filter is dirty
Replace the filter
The ducts are dirty
Have the ducts professionally cleaned
Heat exchanger may be cracked or damaged
Call a qualified service provider
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
A pulley may be loose
Check and tighten all pulley screws
Blower motor belt may be worn out
Replace the belt and adjust the tension
Blower motor bearings are dry
Oil the bearings
The average life span of a furnace is 17 years
17 years

The average life span of a furnace is 17 years*

Keeping up on maintenance helps increase the lifespan of your furnace
How can I make my furnace last longer?

Keeping up on maintenance helps increase the life span of your furnace.

  • Leave your house IMMEDIATELY and call your gas company if you smell gas.
  • Check your filters every month and replace as necessary.
  • Have your mechanical systems serviced annually.
  • Clean your ductwork before each heating season.
  • Call a licensed technician if you have a blower unit that’s making excessive noise.
  • Clean and dust your radiators and heating vents, and inspect your radiators for any signs of leakage.
  • Bleed air from your radiators annually.
  • Check the exhaust pipe on your gas furnace for any loose connections.

Why choose a home warranty plan 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!

Home Warranty Company
Home Warranty Coverage
Home Warranty Cost

Protect your furnace today!

Purchasing a Home Warranty Service Agreement from 2-10 HBW with furnace coverage is easy!

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