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American Home Shield

Home Warranty Plans & Coverage

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Enjoy the great indoors in comfort

You may not notice them, but ducts do a big job distributing heat and air throughout your house. All of our American Home Shield® home warranty plans include ductwork coverage for this important but often overlooked home system.

The covered item limit is $5,000. American Home Shield will cover up to $1,000 should the Pro need to cut through concrete to access any system components.

Included with these plans

Shield Silver

Shield Gold

Shield Platinum

Ductwork warranty coverage details

Leaks or breaks in ductwork connected to heating and/or air conditioning systems, including leaks or breaks in:
Leaks or breaks in vapor barriers, plenums, dampers, damper-only controls and registers and grills
Not Covered:

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, all 3 of our home warranty plan options cover leaks or breaks in ductwork during your 1-year agreement term. Please see the plan agreement for more detailed coverage information, including limitations and exclusions.

All 3 of our home warranty plans include ductwork coverage for leaks or breaks in plenums, dampers, damper-only control, and leaks or breaks in the ductwork from air conditioning or heating systems, subject to your $5,000 coverage limit per system and plan limitations and exclusions. Please see the coverage details on the page above or the plan agreement for more information.

Our standard home warranty contract term is 1 year and renews for additional 1-year terms unless canceled. You can place your first service request 30 days after you sign up for your plan. You will not be charged until your coverage begins at the 30-day mark.

If we can’t fix your ductwork, we’ll replace it subject to your plan’s limitations and exclusions. We’ll also cover the cost to remove the defective ductwork. 

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

Our best home warranty plan is the one that’s right for you and your home. The ShieldSilver plan covers the parts and components of your must-have systems like your heating and cooling, plumbing, and electrical systems. ShieldGold covers all of the above systems plus your laundry and kitchen appliances. And with ShieldPlatinum, you get coverage for just about everything: the parts of home systems and appliances, plus premium features like roof leak repair coverage and one free HVAC Tune-up per agreement term. 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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Other home systems we cover

We protect the big and little things that keep your home running and humming

  • Air Conditioners
  • Heating Systems
  • Interior Electrical Lines
  • Built-in Exhaust Fans
  • Main Breaker & Fuse Panel Box
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Doorbells
  • Garage Door Openers
  • Interior Plumbing Lines
  • Water Heaters
  • Toilets
  • Faucets & Valves
  • Built-in Jetted Tub Motor & Parts