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Heating Units Warranty Coverage

If staying warm and cozy at home during cooler weather is your thing, thank your heating unit. While they typically last for more than a decade, during that time they may experience some problems. Having the right coverage can make it a lot easier to keep them up and running. Rather than panicking when you discover a covered problem, you can simply call American Home Shield.

Heating units are covered in our ShieldSilver, ShieldGold and ShieldPlatinum home service plans along with other Home Systems and Appliances. *There is no limit on covered system components.

*American Home Shield will cover up to $1,000 should the contractor need to cut through concrete to access any system components. Geothermal and/or water source heat pumps, glycol, hot water, or steam circulating systems have a coverage limit of $1,500.


  • Forced air (gas, electric, oil)
  • Geothermal
  • Wall mounted heaters
  • Floor furnaces
  • Package units
  • Heat pumps
  • Hot water or steam circulating heat
  • Electric baseboard
  • Room heaters
  • Cable heat (if it’s the main source of heat to your home or room)
  • No system is too old to be covered
  • Members don't need a maintenance record for repairs to be covered

Not Covered

  • Outside or underground piping, well pump, and well pump components for geothermal and/or water source heat pump
  • Fuel storage tanks
  • Portable units
  • Fireplace grain, pellet, or wood heating units (even if it’s the only source of heating)
  • Legally mandated diagnostic testing when replacing heating or cooling equipment

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 $3,625*
*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 furnace 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.


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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