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Electronics Protection

We rely on our electronics to make our lives easier. An Electronics Protection Plan is a great way to protect many of the electronics you use every day. 

  • You can easily add electronics protection to your existing ShieldSilver, ShieldGold, or ShieldPlatinum, plan.

    Must add electronics protection to your existing home service plan within the first 60 days of your membership.

  • An unlimited amount of new and used electronics are covered.

  • $2,000 coverage per claim with an overall claim limit of $5,000 per contract term.

Electronics Protection Plan


  • Desktop and laptop computers
  • Televisions
  • Computer accessories
  • External hard drives
  • Tablets
  • Gaming systems
  • Select smart home products
  • DVD/Blu-Ray players
  • Digital cameras
  • Home routers
  • Wearables
  • Printers
  • Home theatre systems

Not covered

  • Cell phones
  • Pre-existing conditions
  • Rented or leased products
  • Items in storage
  • Theft or loss
  • Manufacturer recalls
  • Maintenance or cleaning
  • Products without serial numbers
  • Cosmetic defects
  • Insect or animal damage
  • Software repair, damage, or loss
  • Software virus
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    All components and parts, including:

    • Water leaks
    • Ice machine
    • Evaporator fan
    • Light bulbs
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    Air Conditioners


    All components and parts, including:

    • Ducted central electric split and package units
    • Geothermal
    • Wall air conditioners
    • Mini-splits
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    Heating Units


    All components and parts, including:

    • Forced air systems (gas, electric, oil)
    • Geothermal sytems
    • Wall-mounted heaters
    • Heat pumps
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    All components and parts, including:

    • Sprayer arms
    • Inlet valve
    • Drain & circulation pumps
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    Interior Electrical Lines


    All components and parts, including:

    • All interior electrical Direct Current (D.C.) wiring.
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    Clothes Washers


    All components and parts, including:

    • Drain pump
    • Tub bearing
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    Clothes Dryers


    All components and parts, including:

    • Heating element
    • Drum roller
    • Motor
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    Interior Plumbing Lines


    All components and parts, including:

    • Faucets
    • Shower heads, shower arms, and valves for shower, tub, and diverter
    • Plumbing sewage ejector pump
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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.


Find a plan that's right for you. We're super flexible.


Helps protect parts of 14 major systems that keep your home running.
Heating and Cooling Systems
Electrical Systems
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Covers everything in ShieldSilver, plus 9 more appliances that you use every day.
Heating and Cooling Systems
Electrical Systems
Plumbing Systems
Kitchen Appliances
Laundry Appliances
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Covers everything in ShieldGold, plus roof leaks and more.
Heating and Cooling Systems
Electrical Systems
Plumbing Systems
Kitchen Appliances
Laundry Appliances
Roof Leak Repairs
Unlimited A/C refrigerant
Coverage for code violations and permits
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All home warranties are not created equal. Our Shield Assurances are always included, even in our base plans. This means you’ll get protection for:
Older items, no matter their age
Undetectable pre-existing conditions
Items without maintenance records
Breakdowns caused by lack of maintenance
Improper installations, repairs or modifications
Malfunctions due to sediment, rust or corrosion
Removal of old, defective items
Duplicates of the same item, like that extra A/C unit


The Electronics Protection Plan covers desktop and laptop computers, televisions, computer accessories, external hard drives, tablets, gaming systems, select smart home products, DVD/Blu-Ray players, digital cameras, home routers, wearables, printers, and home theatre systems. See the specific Electronics Protection Plan page details above for more information.

Yes, the plan covers electronics that you own when you purchase the plan as well as any you purchase while the plan is active. It doesn’t matter where or when you bought them. 

No, there is no limit to the number of electronics covered. If the covered item can’t be repaired, you will receive a replacement item or be reimbursed for the cost of a replacement item up to the $2,000 per claim coverage amount. Members can file up to $5,000 in claims per a contract term.  

The plan covers mechanical and electrical failures due to normal use, power surges, and defects in workmanship and materials. View the full terms, conditions, and coverage details here.

No, all brands are covered. Please note that there are some requirements for items to be covered as follows: Windows computers must be using a Windows operating system currently supported by Microsoft, Android computers must be currently supported by the manufacturer’s warranty, Apple computers must be using an Apple operating system version currently supported by Apple, smart home devices must use a communication protocol enabled by Wi-fi, ZigBee, Z-Wave, Thread Group, or another approved networking solutionSee full coverage details here 

The Electronics Protection Plan is provided by Allstate Protection Plans.

If a covered item can’t be repaired, you will receive a replacement item or be reimbursed for the cost of a replacement item up to the $2,000 per claim coverage amount. Members can file up to $5,000 in claims per a contract term. See full coverage details here 


No, receipts are not required to file a claim. 

All claims must be initiated with Allstate Protection Plans or by calling 1-877-320-1494. Your Trade Service Call Fee is due before a covered item can be repaired or replaced, and you will need to provide the make and model number of the item. In some cases, the item’s serial number may also be required.

You can purchase the Electronics Protection Plan when you purchase your American Home Shield® home warranty plan, within the first 60 days of your home warranty plan being active, or during the open renewal period.

The Electronics Protection Plan runs concurrently with your American Home Shield® home warranty plan. When your warranty plan expires annually, so does the Electronics Protection Plan. 

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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