Pricing and Plans
The FlexPlan allows customers to build custom home protection plans from specific packages and options, which cover the repair or replacement of many of the most frequently occurring breakdowns of home system components and appliances. Please see below for an explanation of each package and its coverage.
FlexPlan Combo®: The FlexPlan Combo provides the most comprehensive coverage. It includes the Core Coverage Plan® and both the ServicePlus and CoveragePlus packages (see below).
Core Coverage Plan®: The basic coverage every American Home Shield FlexPlan customer will receive is called the Core Coverage Plan. This foundational product provides coverage for the repair or replacement of many frequently occurring breakdowns associated with: heating and air conditioning systems, ductwork, plumbing/whirlpool motor & pump, plumbing stoppages, electrical systems, water heaters, built-in microwaves, dishwashers, garbage disposals, ranges/ovens/cooktops, exhaust/vent/attic fans and trash compactors. It also includes coverages such as 13 SEER, rust, corrosion or sediment and insufficiently maintained equipment. Beyond the Core Coverage Plan, homeowners may decide to customize their coverage with one or both of the packages and/or the additional options listed below.
ServicePlus Package®: Homeowners who choose to add the ServicePlus Package to their Core Coverage Plan will receive coverage for repairs or replacements associated with mismatched systems, undetectable pre-existing conditions, code violations, permits, removal of defective equipment, refrigerant recapture, reclaim & disposal and improper installation/repair/modification.
CoveragePlus Package®: This product includes coverage on previously uncovered items like garage door openers, doorbells, ceiling fans, telephone wiring, central vacuums, smoke detectors, built-in food centers (a central motor as part of the counter with multiple attachments like blender, food processor, etc.) and instant hot/cold water dispensers. In addition, the CoveragePlus Package extends coverage in Core for covered breakdowns associated with plumbing (faucets, shower heads and toilets), heating and air conditioning (registers, grills, filters and heat lamps), microwaves (interior lining, door glass, clocks and shelves), ranges/ovens/cooktops (rotisseries, racks, handles, knobs and dials) and trash compactors (removable buckets).
Additional Options: To put together a home protection plan specifically tailored to any additional needs, customers may also choose to add one or more of the add-ons American Home Shield offers, like coverage for breakdowns associated with septic system pumping & septic sewage ejector pump, swimming pool or spa equipment, swimming pool and spa (shared equipment), additional spa, kitchen refrigerator with icemaker and water dispenser, second refrigerator with ice maker, washer/dryer, washer/dryer/refrigerator with icemaker and water dispenser, free-standing ice maker, water softener and well pump.