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Home Warranty

Why American Home Shield

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Decades dedicated to helping homeowners

We invented the home warranty industry in 1971. Since then, we’ve built a national network of trusted Pros and helped millions of homeowners. With billions paid in claims, we believe that a warranty is the key to happy, stress-free home ownership. Don’t worry. Be warranty.

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Partners in peace of mind for over 50 years

Industry founder and leader

We founded the home warranty industry in 1971 and we’ve been leading the way ever since

Coverage that never gets old

We provide coverage for systems and appliances of any age, even as old as us 

A belief in giving members more

For more than 50 years, we’ve covered what others don’t, backed by our Shield Assurances 

Backed by happy homeowners

With decades of providing peace of mind under our belts, we have more than 2 million members to show for it

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Where we are today

Coverage for homes. Happiness for homeowners.

We believe that a home warranty is more than a piece of paper. It’s a state of mind knowing you’re protected when inevitable breakdowns occur in your home. Because nothing feels better than being right when things go wrong.

It’s our mission to make life easier for every homeowner

Protect people’s time, budget and peace of mind with home warranty plans for every home

Empower homeowners to feel confident and in control of their home

Help people by connecting them with a network of local, qualified Pros

As a company, we're innovating with new home repair technologies

We warranty like no other

BBB Accredited Business Best Company - Best of the Best 2023
50+ years in the biz

Turning homeowner frowns upside down since 1971.

2 million+ members

2 million reasons and counting to choose AHS coverage.

25 times

You’re 25 times* more likely to use AHS than your homeowners insurance.

$4 billion

We’ve paid more than $4 billion in home warranty claims over the last 7 years.

*Calculated based on the 2022 AHS claims data compared to insurance claims from Insurance Information Institute.

A nationwide network of thousands of Pros

We wouldn’t be AHS without our network of trusted, qualified Pros. See why our network of Pros have made American Home Shield a place to call home.

Frank
Frank
Phoenix, AZ | Pro Since 2016

“Our favorite part of working with AHS is the strong relationships we’ve built and trust. That trust creates a winning scenario for everyone - us, AHS, and most importantly, the members we service.”

Paulette
Paulette
Conyers, GA | Pro Since 2022

“Our partnership with AHS has allowed us to grow as a company - from 1 employee when we initially began to 67 employees currently. We enjoy working with this AHS team and their members, and absolutely refer other trade professionals to AHS.”

Brent
Brent
Carolton, TX | Pro Since 1994

“We have been a service provider for AHS for 29 years and it has been a great partnership. By far, AHS is the best home warranty company in which to provide service. Our company continues to work with AHS because of the depth of its integrity and character. I absolutely recommend AHS to other skilled trade professionals.”

Home warranty plans

Plans designed with home life in mind

Home ownership can feel like two steps forward, one step back. That’s why we offer coverage for the systems and appliances you rely on most. Warranty now. Sigh of relief later.

Shield Silver

Cover the hardworking basics. ShieldSilver protects parts of 14 major systems to help keep your home running.

Shield Gold

If more coverage means less worries, ShieldGold is for you. Protects parts of 23 major systems and appliances in your home.

Shield Platinum

Total peace of mind feels good. ShieldPlatinum protects parts of 23 systems and appliances, includes roof leak repair coverage and other member perks.

Compare Plans & Coverage

See the plan agreement for coverage details, including service fees, limitations and exclusions. Coverage limits and charges for non-covered items may apply.

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Why Warranty

A home warranty is a yearly protection plan for your home’s systems and appliances. We spend about two-thirds of our time in our homes, and over time, the systems and appliances we rely on most will inevitably break down—like your heating and AC system, refrigerator, water heater, and washer/dryer. But when you warranty, you can look on the bright side because your covered items are protected.

Your home warranty covers the things in your home that you and your family rely on most, like the refrigerator, dishwasher, heating and AC systems, and water heater. Life gets frustrating when these types of items stop working and interrupt your day. But a home warranty provides peace of mind because when covered systems and appliances inevitably break down, you’ve got a plan

Home warranties offer coverage for the systems and appliances you rely on most, so you can protect your budget when unexpected breakdowns occur. They also come with maintenance services and member discounts. Think of having a home warranty as peace of mind for your home and lifestyle.

Doesn't homeowners insurance cover breakdowns? Not necessarily. Homeowners insurance covers what might happen to your home, like damage from flooding or storms. Home warranties cover what will inevitably happen to your home, like system and appliance breakdowns due to normal wear and tear.

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