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Garage Door Opener Warranty Coverage

Open, close, open, close. True, your garage door has one, simple job, but it's a pretty important one. Our coverage is designed to help make sure your garage door is always open for business, even when it's closing. So when you discover a covered problem, you can simply call American Home Shield.

Garage door openers are covered in our ShieldSilver, ShieldGold and ShieldPlatinum plans along with other Home Systems and Appliances.

*There is no limit on covered system components. 

Covered

  • All parts and components
  • No system is too old to be covered
  • Members don't need a maintenance record for repairs to be covered

Not Covered

  • Garage doors
  • Garage door track assemblies

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 $350*
*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 garage door opener 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, all three of our home warranty plans, ShieldSilver™ShieldGold™, and ShieldPlatinum™, include coverage for garage door openers.  

We cover all components and parts of garage door openers, but do not cover the garage door itself or the garage door track assemblies. See the specific Garage Door Opener coverage details on the page above 

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

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

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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