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Garbage Disposal Warranty Coverage

Your garbage disposal is a helpful and reliable kitchen appliance. They typically last for about a decade, but during that time you may experience some problems. Having the right coverage can make it a lot easier to keep it up and running. Rather than panicking when you discover a covered problem, you can simply call American Home Shield. Garbage disposals are covered in our ShieldGold and ShieldPlatinum plans along with other Appliances and Home Systems

American Home Shield will pay up to $3,000 per covered item malfunction ($6,000 with ShieldPlatinum plan) for access, diagnosis, and repair/replacement of any covered appliance.

Covered

  • All parts and components.

Not Covered

  • N/A

See the plan contract for coverage details, including service fees, limitations and exclusions. Charges for non-covered items may apply.

Typical cost to repair or replace without a home warranty can cost up to $214*
*Repair/replacement costs are the eightieth percentile of U.S. costs according to a nationwide survey of homeowners conducted in 2019 by ClearVantage for American Home Shield.
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Leave the garbage disposal repairs to us.

Let's face it, stuff breaks down. An American Home Shield® home service plan can help make these inevitable breakdowns less stressful. As a member, you know your budget, your time, and let's be honest, your sanity, are covered.

FAQs

Yes, our ShieldGold and ShieldPlatinum plans cover garbage disposals. 

We cover all components and parts of garbage disposals. The ShieldGold™ plan covers up to $3,000 for each covered appliance malfunction. The ShieldPlatinum™ plan covers up to $6,000 for each covered appliance malfunction. And if we can’t fix the covered item, we’ll replace it. See the Garbage Disposal page above for more detailed coverage information.

Our standard contract term is 1 year and can be renewed upon expiration. There is a 30-day waiting period before you can make service requests and use your home warranty plan. 

Yes, if we can’t fix the covered item, we’ll replace it. Plus, we’ll cover the cost to remove any defective appliance. 

Once your coverage begins (30 days after you purchase your new home warranty plan) you can request service 24/7 online or call 1-888-691-2854 during standard business hours to request service. 

Our best plan is the one that’s right for you! The ShieldSilver™ plan is for homeowners who want to cover the must-haves like your heating and cooling, plumbing, and electrical systems. The ShieldGold™ plan is perfect for anyone who wants to live life with less interruptions, especially in the laundry room and kitchen, with coverage for the main systems AND appliances you use every day. And with the ShieldPlatinum™ plan, you get coverage for just about everything: key components of 23 major home systems and appliances, plus premium features like Roof Leak Repair Coverage, double the coverage for appliances, and a free HVAC Tune-up. No two homes are the same, and that’s why we have options – so you can find the plan that fits your needs. 

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People across the country love the protection that an American Home Shield home warranty provides. And our home warranty testimonials prove it.
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