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Septic Pumps

Septic System Ejector Pump & Pumping warranty coverage 

Protect your budget with a Septic System Ejector Pump & Pumping warranty. Even though your home's septic system can last for decades, it may still experience an occasional malfunction. Your septic pump is a crucial component of the system. When a malfunction occurs, you'll want to get it back in working order. That's where we come in. Now when you discover a covered problem, you can simply place a service request online or call American Home Shield

American Home Shield will pay up to $500 per contract term for covered repairs to any permanently installed sewage ejector pumps located inside or outside the main foundation of the covered home connected to either a sewer system or septic system.

Available with these plans

Shield Essential

Shield Plus

Shield Complete

Septic System Ejector Pump & Pumping coverage details

The sewage ejector pump for septic system only
Septic tank pumping (one time during the plan agreement) if a stoppage has occurred due to a septic backup
Not Covered:
Stoppages or roots that prevent the effective use of any externally applied sewer machine cable
Chemical treatment of the septic tank and/or sewage lines
Disposal of waste
Tanks, leach lines, cesspool
Any mechanical pump or systems (such as sewage grinder pumps and lift stations)

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can add septic ejector pump & pumping coverage to your home warranty plan at the point of purchase or within the first 60 days of becoming a member.

Septic ejector pump & pumping coverage includes mainline stoppages that can be cleared through an existing access point or without excavation, and the sewer ejector pump. The septic tank will be pumped once during your contract term if the stoppage is due to septic backup. To see what is specifically covered, please view the page details above or the plan agreement

Septic pump coverage runs concurrently with your annual home warranty plan. When your home warranty plan expires, so does your septic pump coverage.

You can purchase the septic pump coverage when you purchase your home warranty plan, within the first 60 days of becoming a member, or during the renewal period when your contract expires.

You can place your first service request once your coverage begins on the day of closing. Service requests can easily be placed 24/7 online via MyAccount or by calling 1-888-691-2854 during standard business hours to request service.

It's an annual home warranty plan that helps with the cost and hassle when parts of your home systems and appliances break down. Our real estate-specific plans are offered to both home buyers and sellers and coverage begins immediately. You will also get protection for things other home warranties might not cover, like old home systems and appliances, insufficient maintenance, improper installations or repairs, mismatched HVAC systems in certain circumstances, and more.

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