American Home Shield
Reviewer: Charles Weaver | January 21, 2018 | Home Warranty Buyers Guide
American Home Shield (AHS) may protect you from the high costs of repairing or replacing your homeâs major appliances and/or systems. AHS consistently received our reviewers highest marks in customer service, coverage, and customer satisfaction. Thatâs why weâve made American Home Shield our top home warranty pick for 2019.
âÂ Far and away the trusted industry leader
âÂ Over $2 billion paid out in claims in the past 5 years
âÂ Nationwide network of more than 14,000 contractors
âÂ More than 1.7 million customers
âÂ Best reputation in the home warranty industry
About American Home Shield
American Home Shield is based in Tennessee and has been in business since 1971. That makes it the most well established home warranty provider reviewed. They have over 14k contractors and have paid out over $2 billion in claims over the past five years alone.
Hereâs a look at whatâs covered in the typical AHS plans, and what you can add on as additional coverage to either package.
1. AHS Systems Plan
âÂ Heating and AC with ductwork
âÂ Smoke detectors
âÂ Ceiling fans
âÂ Water heaters
âÂ Garbage disposals
âÂ Instant hot/cold water dispensers
âÂ Central vacuums
2. AHS Appliances Plan
âÂ Clothes washers and dryers
âÂ Built-in microwaves
âÂ Trash compactors
âÂ Freestanding ice makers
âÂ Garage door openers
âÂ Built-in food centers
3. AHS Combo Plan
This plan includes all items from both the Systems Plan and the Appliances Plan.
4. AHS Build Your Own Plan
Choose any 10 items from the Systems Plan or the Appliances Plan, and add additional items for $2 each per month.
Our reviewers found that American Home Shieldâs coverage is the most comprehensive and consumer-friendly in the industry.
AHS beats the coverage of appliances and systems provided by competitors and has fewer coverage limitations.
Even though AHS offers trusted products, be sure to read the fine print on your custom offer before signing up for any home warranty.
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