Water heater home warranty coverage


When your water heater breaks down, America’s Preferred Home Warranty can help cover the repair costs



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Benefits of a water heater home warranty plan

Your water heater provides hot water for showers, baths, dishwashing, and laundry. When your water heater breaks down, it can impact almost every part of your home. A home warranty plan from APHW gives you peace of mind, protecting you against unexpected repair costs that can run as high as $965* or more on average.

With coverage from APHW, you can rest assured knowing your water heater – and all the appliances and systems that rely on it – are protected when something goes wrong.

*Source: HomeAdvisor

Water heater warranty coverage

Get coverage for your water heater with America’s Preferred Home Warranty.

Included coverage

Our water heater home warranty plans cover essential gas, electric, and tankless components, including but not limited to:

  • Control thermostat and thermocouple
  • Gas valves
  • Pressure and temperature relief valve
  • Heating elements
  • Drain valve and instant hot water dispensers
  • Dip tubes
  • Blower motor
  • Heat exchanger
  • Burners

Read our Basic Coverage Details for more information.


Excluded coverage

Our plumbing home warranty plans do not cover:

  • Oil hot water tanks
  • Loss arising as a result of:
    • Chemical
    • Mineral deposits
    • Sediments
    • Insufficient capacity
    • Water residue
    • Rust-out

Read our Basic Coverage Details for more information.

Maintenance tips

Explore simple DIY gas water heater and electric water heater maintenance tips that can help you:

  • Maintain your water heater safely
  • Keep your water heater running efficiently
  • Remove interior deposits and buildup
  • Improve your water heater’s efficiency
  • Prevent sudden or unexpected breakdowns


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Water heater warranty pricing

APHW offers two affordable plans that include water heater protection. Choose the right coverage for your home and budget.


Deductible Monthly Plan


Deductible Monthly Plan

Our home warranty plans have a contract term of 12 months.

Protecting your most essential items

We help protect the systems and appliances you use most and provide coverage for all types of homes.

Average* Central Air Conditioning Repair
Average* Heating System Repair
Average* Built-In Dishwasher Repair
Average* Kitchen Appliance Repair
Average* Plumbing System Repair
* Source: HomeAdvisor

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