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Instant Hot/Cold Water Dispenser Warranty Coverage

Having an instant hot/cold water dispenser is all about convenience. But as with any hardworking appliance, problems are bound to arise eventually. Luckily, rather than panicking when you discover a covered problem with your water dispenser, you can simply call American Home Shield. Instant hot/cold water dispensers 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 of hot/cold water dispensers that are connected to water lines.  

Not Covered

  • Standalone units 
Typical cost to repair or replace without a home warranty can cost up to $400*
*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 water dispenser 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 instant hot/cold water dispensers. 

We cover all components and parts of instant hot/cold water dispensers. 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 Instant Hot/Cold Water Dispensers page above for more detailed coverage information.

No, we do not cover standalone units. We only cover all components and parts of instant hot/cold water dispensers that are connected to water lines 

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

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. 

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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