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Rekey

Whether you've just moved into a new home, or simply misplaced a housekey or two over the years, you'll want to consider rekeying your home. Our Rekey Service makes it easy. Simply book an appointment online and a locksmith will rekey up to six keyholes with four identical keys for a fee. Rekey is included in our ShieldSilver, ShieldGold and ShieldPlatinum plans. A separate Trade Service Call Fee applies to each unit on a covered multi-unit property.

Covered

  • Includes rekeying up to six keyholes; four identical keys
  • Previously installed and properly functioning non-electronic door knobs and/or deadbolts
  • Hinged doors accessing the structural walls of your covered residential property

Not Covered

  • Replacement of deadbolts, knobs, or associated hardware
  • Garage door openers
  • Broken or damaged locks
  • Padlocks
  • Skeleton locks and keys (windows, file cabinets, safes, desks, mailbox locks)

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Besides the specific terms listed here, coverage may be limited by general exclusions in your home warranty contract. For more coverage information, please read the Sample Contract, including but not limited to, the "Coverage Overview" and "".

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Leave the home services to us.

An American Home Shield® home service plan does more than help with the cost of covered breakdowns. By making regular maintenance easier, your plan can help you avoid breakdowns in the first place. It's just one more way we look out for our members.

FAQs

Yes, if you have an American Home Shield® home warranty plan. We uniquely offer Rekey Services to our members.  

We will send a qualified pro to rekey up to six keyholes with four identical keys.  

Rekey services are available for the cost of your Trade Service Call Fee, which is the fee you pay each time you place a service request and a trade professional comes to your home to provide service. You select your Trade Service Call Fee amount ($75, $100 or $150) when you purchase your home warranty. You can choose a higher rate to lower your monthly payment or choose a lower rate to pay less when you request service.

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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