Septic System Home Warranty Coverage
A damaged septic system’s not only a potential health hazard but also an expensive plumbing problem. Not to worry! Just add septic system coverage to your home warranty plan from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) and enjoy peace of mind.
Why choose a home warranty plan option for your septic system?
Just imagine: Your septic system unexpectedly fails. Suddenly, you notice a foul sewer smell inside your home. Then wastewater starts leaking into the yard. What do you do? (And what will the neighbors think?!)
With our septic system coverage option, you have a clear solution. With one click or call, we’ll connect you with a trustworthy, independent Service Contractor and help cover the cost of repair.
When does my septic system home warranty coverage apply?
Covered septic system components*
Septic tank, both ejector pump and line from Serviceable Area to septic tank.
Excluded septic system components*
Lift stations; tile fields; leach beds; insufficient capacity; ground-level cleanout; pumping and grinder pumps.
*Septic system coverage is available as an additional purchased option. Coverage and excluded components listed are shown as example coverage. Refer to your Home Warranty Service Agreement for specific coverage details, exclusions, and dollar limits.
What’s wrong with my septic system?
Helpful tips and solutions for common septic system problems
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!
We’ve included some troubleshooting tips for when your septic system breaks down. Use these recommendations to perform maintenance.
If these tips don’t help and you have active coverage with 2-10 HBW, we can help! Just log in to your Homeowner Portal account at 2-10.com/homeowner, check your service contract, and file a claim if you have septic system coverage!
How can I make my septic system last longer?Helpful hints and solutions for troubleshooting common septic system breakdowns.
Key components of your septic system can last several decades.
Septic system maintenance tips
- Consider using a root-kill solution in your plumbing system to prevent clogs.
- Only put flushable items down your toilet. Check out what you should and shouldn’t flush with our guide!
- Use your dishwasher, garbage disposal, and washer properly, as these all drain into your septic tank.
*Average life span data from National Association of Home Builders/Bank of America Home Equity, Study of Life Expectancy of Home Components.