10/10/2018 11:32 AM

Why you need a home warranty

You just bought a house, and now you want to protect everything in it! Maintaining a home can be expensive, especially if one of your appliances breaks down or if there is a sudden leak in your bathroom. These costs can keep adding up each year. Your answer to all of this worrying could be purchasing a home warranty. A home warranty can give you the peace of mind you need without breaking your bank account.  

What is a home warranty?

A home warranty gives homeowners the peace of mind that their homes will be protected in case something unexpected happens. It helps provide repairs, yearly maintenance, and replacement of your home’s appliances, plumbing, heating and cooling. It helps maintain your home running smoothly. One thing to remember is home warranties are not insurance.

What types of home warranties are there?  

There are two different types of home warranties, at ServiceOne, we offer traditional home warranty and new construction home warranty.  

  • Traditional home warranty.

A traditional home warranty helps you protect your current home by providing repairs, maintenance and replacements for about $1 a day. Home warranty services include:

  • Furnace

  • Air Conditioner/ heat pump

  • Dryer, Washer

  • Built-in Microwave

  • Range and range exhaust fan

  • Refrigerator

  • Freezer

  • Trash Compactor


  • Central vacuum

  • Electrical system

  • Garage door opener

  • Plumbing  system

  • Water heater

  • Jetted tub

  • Sump pump

  • Dishwasher

  • Garbage Disposal

  • New construction home warranty

A new construction home warranty is the same as a traditional home warranty except it covers newly constructed home until it turns five years old.  It does include the same home warranty services as a traditional home warranty.

The benefits of having home warranty services.

There are plenty of benefits to purchasing a home warranty. It can save you from many troubles like having to find a reliable repairman and even money! Here some benefits that can come from having a home warranty.

Peace of mind.

Having a home warranty service can help you be prepared in case something happens in the future. You don’t have to worry if your range stops working and not know the correct person to call. You can call your home warranty service and they will come in and take care of the problem.  


Would you instead pay less now for something in the future or pay the full amount later?  Home warranties give you the option to pay now and not have to worry about it then. At ServiceOne, our home warranty can cost as low as $1 a day or $99 a year plus taxes for a newly constructed home.

Buyers love home warranty.

Are you planning on selling your home in the future? You probably want to protect your home to ensure it sells fast and for a good amount. Having a home warranty can help you sell your home faster and for a larger amount. On average homes with home warranties sell 0.91 percent higher than homes without them. Plus the days of a home on the market are lower for a home with a home warranty are lower.  People looking to buy homes are more likely to feel confident about buying a home if has a home warranty. Potential buyers will have the piece of mind that the home has been taken care of properly from professionals.

Whatever your reason for wanting to invest in a home warranty, we can help you choose the correct one! We have more than 25 years of experience providing top-notch service. Give us a call today to get started on your piece of mind.  


With our team of qualified, courteous ServiceOne air conditioning professionals, we will keep your home or business comfortable year-round! For over 25 years, ServiceOne has been trusted to provide top-notch sales and service to homes and businesses in the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area and in Dubuque, Iowa. With over 90 employees standing by ready to help, you can always trust us to deliver 100% satisfactory service. We also offer home warranty & service agreements, plumbing services, electrical services, appliance repair, and help with generators and home and business automation. For more information about our services, contact us today!

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