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What's covered

  • Excavation to expose pipe
  • Pipe replacement or repair
  • Repair or replacement of seals and joints
  • Unblocking
  • Fitting external valves
  • Fusing
  • Welding
  • Pipe cutting
  • Locating the leak
  • Restoration to any area disturbed by the repair

Replacing a water service line costs an average of $2,587.*

If your water service line fails, it can cause: a visible water leak in your yard, water leaks in your basement or low water pressure.

Most basic homeowners insurance and local utilities or municipalities do not cover repairing or replacing the exterior water service line that is damaged due to normal wear and tear, not accident or negligence. Buried pipes break—protect yours with an affordable plan from HomeServe and get protection from high repair costs with access to our 24/7 hotline where you can schedule a repair for your exterior water service line. If you're unsure about your responsibility for the exterior water service line on your property, contact your municipality or local water company.

*National average repair costs as of January 2016.

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Exterior Water Service Line Coverage

$3.99/mo.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee

Why choose this plan:

  • Unlimited annual benefit amount
  • Unlimited service calls ($5,000 per call)
  • 30-day wait period with a money-back guarantee
  • One-year guarantee on all covered repairs

Overview

A crack, leak or break on the lines that carry water to and from your home may result in an expensive repair bill, which is typically your responsibility. Help protect your water service line and sewer/septic line against the high cost of repairs with a home service plan from HomeServe.

When an exterior water service line or sewer/septic line breaks down, the results may be messy and expensive. It can also take a long time to find a local and insured plumber to attend to your repair. With a home service repair plan from HomeServe all covered repairs will be professionally taken care of for you.

Important coverage information

Eligible

  • An owner of both a residential home permanently secured to the ground and the land it is located on
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Not Eligible

  • If you are aware of any pre-existing conditions, defects or deficiencies with your exterior water service line
  • Recreational vehicles or homes on wheels and properties used for commercial purposes
Additional limitations apply. See more. See less

Exclusions

  • Repair to any water line that branches off the main water service line, thawing of frozen pipes, and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances. Additional exclusions apply.
Additional limitations apply. See more. See less
Eligibility: An owner of both a residential home permanently secured to the ground and the land it is located on may be eligible for coverage. Recreational vehicles or homes on wheels and properties used for commercial purposes are not eligible for coverage. Your property is not eligible if you are aware of any pre-existing conditions, defects or deficiencies with your exterior water service line prior to enrollment. If you live in a development community with a condominium, co-op or homeowners association, your exterior water service line may not be an individual homeowner's responsibility, so please check with your association before accepting this coverage.
Benefit Details: Coverage provides, up to the benefit amount, for the covered cost to repair or replace a leaking, low pressure, or permanently blocked exterior water service line, for which you have sole responsibility, from your property boundary or external wall of your well casing to the external wall of your home, that is damaged due to normal wear and tear, not accident or negligence.
Not covered: Repair to any exterior water service line that branches off the main line, thawing of frozen pipes, and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances. Additional exclusions apply.
Making a Service Call: Your plan starts the day your order is processed. There is an initial 30-day waiting period before you can make a service call, providing 11 months of coverage during the first year. Upon renewal/reactivation (if applicable), you will not be subject to a waiting period.
Cancellation: You may cancel within 30 days of your start date for a full refund (or less any claims paid if cancelled at any time after renewal/reactivation, where applicable). If you cancel after the first 30 days you will be entitled to a refund of 90% of the unearned pro-rata price less any claims paid (where applicable). You may also contact HomeServe to cancel if you find your utility or municipality provides similar coverage to you at no charge, and you will receive a refund less any claims paid (where applicable).
Renewal: Your coverage is based on an annual contract and is billed on a monthly basis through your utility bill, described as Water Protection Plan. Your service agreement will be automatically renewed annually at the then-current renewal price. Once enrolled, youâ??re full Terms and Conditions including complete coverage details and exclusions, warranties and disclaimers will also be sent to you. FPLES is an unregulated subsidiary of FPL. This optional Exterior Water Service Line Coverage is offered by FPLES and not FPL, and is administered by HomeServe, as an authorized representative of the service contract provider, ServicePlan of Florida, Inc. HomeServe is an independent company, separate from FPLES.

Frequently asked questions

What should I know about this coverage?
What's covered: Coverage provides, up to the benefit amount, for the covered cost to repair or replace a leaking, low pressure or permanently blocked exterior water service line, for which you have sole responsibility, from your property boundary or external wall of your well casing to the external wall of your home, that is damaged due to normal wear and tear, not accident or negligence. Not covered: Repair to any water line that branches off the main water service line, thawing of frozen pipes, and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances. Additional exclusions apply.
Who is HomeServe?
HomeServe is an independent company providing emergency home repair services and protection solutions to homeowners across the U.S. Accredited by the Better Business Bureau, HomeServe protects over 3.7 million homeowners in the US and Canada and provides emergency repair plans through partners, utility companies, municipalities and directly to consumers. In the 15 years we've been serving customers in the US and Canada, our vision, mission and values have remained intact. We remain committed to our customers, and strive to provide complete satisfaction.
What quality of repair can I expect?
Local, licensed and insured technicians perform all covered repairs, which are guaranteed against defects in materials and workmanship for one year.
Does my homeowners insurance cover this?
Many homeowners believe their utility companies or homeowners insurance is responsible for emergency repairs to the water, sewer, plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling systems, but the reality is that in many cases you, the homeowner, are responsible. Most basic homeowners insurance policies and local utility companies or municipalities do not cover repairs to or replacement of the major systems in and around your home.
What is the cancellation policy?
You may cancel within 30 days of your start date for a full refund; cancellations after the first 30 days will result in a pro rata refund less any claims paid (where applicable). Most basic homeowners insurance policies do not cover repair or replacement due to normal wear and tear of these components. If you find you have similar protection, you can contact HomeServe to cancel and you will receive a refund of your service agreement fee, less any claims paid (where applicable).
When can I make a service call?
Your plan starts 30 days after your order is processed. You can make a service call immediately after your plan starts. During the initial 30-day waiting period you will receive the Terms and Conditions to help you decide if coverage is right for you.

This optional coverage is offered by FPL Home, Florida license #E099597, and not Florida Power & Light Company (FPL). FPL Home is an unregulated subsidiary of FPL. The coverage is administered by HomeServe USA Repair Management (Florida) Corp. ("HomeServe"), Florida License #W220985, with corporate offices located at 601 Merritt 7, 6th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851. The coverage is provided by ServicePlan of Florida, Inc., Home Warranty Assoc. #70033, 175 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604. FPLES, HomeServe and ServicePlan of Florida, Inc. are each separate and independent companies. This service plan is not provided by your local electric or water utility.

Disclosure/Rebate Schedule: HomeServe USA Repair Management (Florida) Corp. (HSRMF) will offer the purchasers of the following home service contracts (sold in connection with HSRMF's relationship with FPL Home) an instant rebate for these home warranty products provided by ServicePlan of Florida, Inc. Cooling System Plans: For the cooling system plan which covers heat pumps, HSRMF will be rebating a portion of its sales commission in the amount of $14.99 per month for one year, or 50% of the cost of the plan. For the cooling system plan which covers heat pumps and provides an annual tune up, HSRMF will be rebating a portion of its sales commission in the amount of $18.99 per month for one year, or 50% of the cost of the plan.

Other Plans: HSRMF will be rebating a portion of its sales commission in the amount of $.50 per month for one year for: Water Service Line Coverage, Sewer Septic Line Coverage, Internal Plumbing and Drainage Coverage, Water Heater Coverages. Customers will realize these rebates in the form of a reduced price in the first year for their cooling system coverage plan. The amount of and the availability of the rebate will by no means depend upon the age, sex, place of residence, race, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, or occupation of the consumer. The rebate will be available to all customers purchasing this coverage.

Exterior Water Service Line Coverage for only $3.99/mo.

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