Rain is unpredictable, but coverage for rain doesn’t have to be.
Looking up and seeing a brown patch from rain water is a scary sight. No homeowner or renter wants to find their roof has a leak, and an even worse sight will happen if it goes without a repair... Read more
Flooded basements are among every homeowner’s greatest fears. Years of memories could be stored in the basement along with furniture, clothing, holiday decorations, and many other important family possessions.
Most homeowners can take advantage of flood insurance included with their home insurance coverage, however coverage varies and it’s important to reach out to your carrier right away to understand your policy’s limitations... Read more
Weekly chores are difficult enough. When the dryer stops spinning, drying the laundry becomes a whole different task, stealing your attention away from more important home duties.
Unfortunately, issues with a dryer that won’t spin usually require mechanical repair and replacing parts that are worn down... Read more
Your freezer has one job: keep the food cold at a steady, freezing temperature. When your freezer won’t freeze, your food will spoil and water might leak, costing you money, tonight’s dinner and a major headache.
There are a few common issues that could be the reason behind your freezer’s malfunction... Read more
Dishwashers are underappreciated, until the moment they stop working.
This appliance is a staple for many homes and can become a frustrating issue. When dishes start piling, it’s even more difficult to address what went wrong with the dishwasher.
Sometimes, dishwashers can be fixed with a very quick cleaning, while other times, there could be a mechanical issue to address... Read more
Everyone has their happy place. For some, that place is relaxing on the couch, while for others it’s relaxing in the hot tub.
Your jetted tub or spa requires routine cleaning and maintenance to remain operable. After a long day, no one expects a mishap to occur just as they’re settling down... Read more
One day you might take a shower, and the next you might run the bath. For everyone with a combination shower and bathtub, this is a choice we don’t expect to go wrong.
Life becomes a little tougher when the option is taken away... Read more
Arizona is full of arid landscapes and natural wonders. Homeowners in Arizona often choose this state for the beautiful scenery and bountiful opportunities.
But when mishaps catch you by surprise, it can put a real hold on your sunny days. That’s why many residents in Arizona choose to purchase home warranty coverage... Read more
Whether you’re routinely cleaning or it’s about time to use some elbow grease, the shower and bathtub take special care.
We use these areas of the home daily, sometimes causing quite a bit of grime to build up. There are steps you can take to lessen the amount of grime built up over time, and there’s also hacks you can try to leave your bathtub and shower good as new... Read more
Florida residents are experts at preparing for the unexpected. While rain and humidity is always on its way, appliance breakdowns are too often a surprise.
From swimming pools to cooling systems, don’t let mechanical mishaps ruin your peace of mind... Read more
California is home to many ambitious and thoughtful homeowners. The subtropical and beautiful coastal state is a highly attractive place to live.
This means homeowners pay high prices across the state and uniquely benefit from protecting their homes with a home warranty... Read more
Texas has more land for sale than any other state, causing many to consider Texas as the place for their forever home. With wide open space between culturally-rich cities, Texans take great pride in reaching the dream of homeownership.
The state of Texas experiences a hot and often humid climate during the summer time... Read more
Garbage disposals are designed to shred food and other waste and keeping your kitchen pipes clean. Read More about 5 Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Garbage Disposal.
For peace of mind when your garbage disposal acts up, consider getting a home warranty price quote to cover the costs of repair and replacement down the line... Read more
When it comes to enjoying summer, there’s nothing quite like relaxing beside your own pool. That’s why on these bright and sunny days, sitting by a murky pool can be a real downer.
Keeping your pool open all summer long is no easy task... Read more
Whether you rent an apartment or own your home, hot weather is the great equalizer. Everyone worries about when it might be time to repair or replace the air conditioning system.
While nothing lasts forever, few home system breakdowns are more devastating than losing your air conditioning... Read more
Don’t worry, a clogged drain isn’t a reason to use your home warranty unless you notice these troubling signs. We’ll walk you through how to clear a clogged drain in no time.
Whether there’s a tough clog in your kitchen sink, bathroom sink, bathtub drain or toilet, use these tips to have your pipes running again... Read more
This football season, Select Home Warranty is proud to announce sponsorship of the NY Jets.
From the comfort of your home, know that your home warranty provider is there to support your wallet and your family’s past time. The same service which provides coverage to people all over the country now participates in sponsoring an NFL team... Read more
When you purchase a home warranty, it’s a unique agreement to care for your home’s appliance and system needs.
While you can choose which parts of your home are covered with a variety of cost options, the timing of when you will need a home warranty is also important... Read more
Selling a house can be demanding on both your time and your finances. If you’re aiming to get the best return on investment while selling your home as quickly as possible, it’s in your best interests to invest in a seller’s home warranty... Read more
Your appliances work hard around the clock. They need maintainance at certain times, but does this mean you should purchase a home warranty at certain times, too?
Whether you’ve been a homeowner for a decade or are just starting your search for the very first time, the timing of when to buy a home warranty isn’t always clear... Read more
Your dishwasher does a lot of housework throughout the year, calling for routine dishwasher maintenance. This is especially true come summer time and around the holidays when we invite our friends and family over more often.
You’re not alone if you’re worried about this essential home appliance failing. .. Read more
No two homes are the same.
That’s why home warranties are designed to fit your unique home, from the pool in the backyard to the ceiling fan in your living room. That’s also why buying and selling a “home sweet home” is so difficult... Read more
Realtors have a tough job. Pairing home sellers with home buyers requires serious work.
Many home buyers have high expectations, and many home sellers have trouble closing the deal. That’s why it’s essential for realtors to use all the tools at their disposal to bring the sale to a close... Read more
Buying or selling a home is an exciting but stressful ordeal. There are many questions each party needs answered. While realtors offer great guidance, not all know to work with a home warranty provider.
Having a home warranty when buying a new home can save you money and prevent major headaches down the line... Read more
When it comes to summertime, our refrigerators work incredibly hard. We often worry about the AC keeping the house cool but forget another appliance which keeps its contents ice cold 24/7. Without the fridge, families have lots of trouble keeping order in the home... Read more
When you gaze across your lawn, the thought might occur: “Is it time to water my grass a better way?”
For those of us who invest in our homes, the outside can be just as important as the inside. Sprinkler systems make a big impact on the aesthetic around your home, especially if you’ve planted fresh flowers and laid down grass seed... Read more
Breakdowns around the home are alarming, but some issues in your home are silent until it’s too late. When it comes to mold, termites and radon, these problems can slowly cause damage and ruin your peace of mind.
Home warranties are here to shield your wallet and your home from costly mechanical repairs... Read more
There’s no place like home!
This means your home warranty coverage should be as unique as your property. Home warranty optional coverage allows you to care for all of your family’s most important parts of the home.
While all homes have areas in common such as a kitchen and living room, not all homes have areas in common such as a pool or garage... Read more
When an appliance stops working, there’s no need for panic if you have a home warranty.
There are countless reasons why you might get upset by an appliance or home system acting up. You might turn on your air conditioner for the first time this year only for it to blow warm air... Read more
Vacation homes are meant for rest and relaxation. When something goes wrong in your secret getaway, it could ruin a vacation and cause havoc for your family.
That’s why vacation home warranties are perfectly fitting. Home warranties offer peace of mind so that your appliances and home systems are covered from mechanical damage year-round... Read more
Going without an appliance can really shake up your home. If you’ve ever had an appliance fail on you, then you already know how important it is to work with an expert who can get it running or replaced quickly.
A home appliance warranty ensures you’re always working with the finest, most qualified repair technicians in your area... Read more
When we consider the happiness of our homes, no one wants to worry about sudden accidents. The best home warranty will cover your most important appliances and systems so you can find peace of mind at a reasonable cost.
If an important appliance breaks down, the best home warranty will offer you a quick way to have it fixed without the sudden burden of paying for a new appliance or system... Read more
It’s often the first question that comes to mind whenever someone is introduced to the concept of a home warranty:
Are home warranties worth it?
To find the answer, you first need to understand just what a home warranty does, what distinguishes a home warranty from homeowner’s insurance, and most importantly, what the benefits of a home warranty includes... Read more
Every homeowner will eventually deal with an unexpected breakdown. On the other hand, only some homeowners are ready for it.
Rather than viewing a new home warranty as an extra expense, it actually serves as an investment in your future. The costs when you’re not covered are sudden and unavoidable, but the costs when you have a home warranty plan are instead gradual, allowing you to save on hefty expenses later... Read more
Before summer ends, take advantage of the warm weather for more than a vacation. This is the best time of year for easy DIY projects that are fun, relaxing and valuable. Not only can you enjoy a Saturday afternoon in peace, these projects will increase the value of your home, too... Read more
An automatic garage door opener is a wonderful luxury that makes it easy to stow your car away during unpleasant weather conditions. But when your garage door opener is on the fritz – or simply isn’t working at all – that convenience quickly turns to annoyance... Read more
Simple, yet essential, gutters are among the most important and cost-effective means for preventing home water damage. Of course, while gutters have a relatively long life expectancy – ranging from ten to twenty years – nothing lasts forever. Even with proper maintenance, all gutters eventually require replacement... Read more
Renters are a diverse group, ranging from college students looking at their first apartment to families of four who haven’t yet made the jump to home ownership. No matter who you are, it always pays to take a little extra time to budget your finances... Read more
When the time comes to sell your home, you want to get the biggest possible return on your investment. Whether you’ve been there five years, ten years, or even longer, making the most out of your sale is important. Fortunately, there are five home improvements that can increase your home’s value and make it more appealing to buyers... Read more
When it comes to snow days, there’s a distinct polarity between the experience of adults and children. While kids eagerly anticipate school delays and cancellations, adults are left pining for a time when a blizzard meant snowmen and igloos – not hours of cleanup and pricey household maintenance... Read more
The warmth of a home is much more than just the temperature. In the winter, there are some decorations that can make a home feel more welcoming and comfortable without adjusting the thermostat.
Of course, if you are experiencing an issue with your heating system, place a claim today or get your free quote for home warranty coverage... Read more
In the midst of cold weather, we often worry about keeping our homes warm. Depending on how well you take care of it, the average life expectancy of an HVAC system is between 15 and 20 years. Alternatively, the average HVAC repair runs between $70 and $800, so it’s a good idea to keep this system in tip-top shape... Read more
Are you feeling uncomfortable due to a draft in your home? Are you always cold, even though your heat is running around the clock? When we get chills, we often bundle up or crank the thermostat, but both options have downsides... Read more
This time of year becomes expensive for many families. With the holidays approaching, so does colder weather, and that’s why it’s important to save money where you can.
There are many creative ways to save around this time of year, such as deciding to sell your unused gadgets, but the ways we have detailed below apply to all homes – and they really add up... Read more
The moment November hits, there’s only one thing on the minds of every family – Turkey Day! Thanksgiving is all about seeing your loved ones to rejoice over a delicious home cooked meal. In the midst of planning, your oven is surely front and center, but that’s not all... Read more
All homeowners can benefit from shielding their homes from appliance breakdowns with a home warranty. Home warranty protection brings peace of mind while helping you avoid the hefty costs of mechanical issues with your home’s major systems.
When it comes to purchasing a home warranty, there are certain parts of the country where homes could use extra protection and stand to benefit even more than other regions of the United States... Read more
As the season shifts from summer to fall, your home will start to need special attention. Colder weather tends to sneak up on us after we’ve adjusted to the summer months, especially once we start losing day light. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by a shifting priority list with fewer hours to get it all done... Read more
Air conditioning units require special attention as warm weather draws to a close. These are fickle appliances, and when something goes wrong, most of the time you’ll need an expert to fix it. The best way to avoid an issue with your AC is to properly maintain it and to have a home warranty plan that covers the appliance as a backup... Read more
During the summer, we use our appliances a lot. We tend to throw more parties during warm weather, and your home works very hard to keep up.
As the summer comes to a close, it’s important to check on the areas around your house that have experienced the most usage... Read more
You’ve done your research, you’ve saved up, and now you’re finally able to consider whether you’re ready to buy a home.
Since most people believe they’ll eventually become a homeowner, it’s easy to take this decision for granted. Before you buy, slow down and consider whether you meet the criteria to move forward with the next steps for purchasing your new home... Read more