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Interior Plumbing Lines Warranty Coverage

Your interior plumbing lines are an integral part of your home and a system you rely on every day. Malfunctions can cause significant stress, not to mention major costs, and most plumbing line repairs require an expert. Having the right coverage can make it a lot easier to keep things up and running. Rather than panicking when you discover a covered problem, you can simply call American Home Shield.

Interior plumbing lines 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.


  • Repairs due to rust and corrosion
  • Clearing sink, bathtub, shower, and toilet stoppages
  • Clearing mainline drain and sewer stoppages through an accessible cleanout up to 100 feet from an access point
  • Clearing lateral drain line stoppages up to 100 feet from an access point including accessible cleanout, p-trap, drain or overflow access points
  • Water, drain, gas, waste or vent line leaks and breaks
  • Valves for shower, tub and diverter
  • Angle stops
  • Risers and gate valves (we use similar finishes and styles when we replacement is necessary)
  • Hose bibs
  • Basket strainers
  • Permanently installed sump pumps (ground water only)
  • Pressure regulators
  • Expansion tanks
  • Sewage ejector pump (septic system sewage ejector pumps are not covered unless you purchase certain optional coverage.)
  • No system is too old to be covered
  • Members don't need a maintenance record for repairs to be covered

Not Covered

  • Stoppages caused by collapsed, damaged or broken drain, vent or sewer lines outside your home’s main foundation
  • When your lines are broken, infiltrated or stopped by roots or foreign objects – even if they're within your home’s main foundation
  • Caulking or grouting
  • Septic tanks
  • Water filtration/purification system
  • Holding or storage tanks
  • Saunas or steam rooms
  • Costs needed to locate or access cleanouts that can't be found or are inaccessible, or to install cleanouts
  • Access through roof vents

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 $1,850*
*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 plumbing 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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