As your home gets older, so does the exterior water service line that brings fresh water to your house. Leaks and breaks are usually caused by aging of the pipe, corrosion, extreme temperatures, settling or shifting of the ground. Most, although not all,
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Exterior Sewer/Septic Service Line Coverage

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Exterior Sewer/Septic Service Line Coverage Rail

$5.83/mo.
  • Why You Should Get a Plan

    The price tag for replacing a sewer/septic line averages $5,054 .*

    If your sewer/septic line fails, it can cause:

    • clogged/backed up drains inside your home
    • sewage flooding in your basement
    • sewage backed up in your yard

    As a homeowner, you may be (are) responsible for the sewer/septic line on your property, and you may have to arrange and pay for any necessary repairs. This illustration shows the repairs that are performed on this line and how much licensed and insured plumbers would typically charge.

    *Average repair costs within the networks of SLWC and its parent company across North America as of June 2020. No charge for covered repairs up to the service call benefit amount.

  • What's Covered
    • Excavation to expose pipe
    • Pipe replacement or repair
    • Repair or replacement of seals and joints
    • Unblocking
    • Fitting external valves
    • Fusing
    • Welding
    • Locating the leak
    • Non-functioning stop boxes or shut-off valves
  • Benefits
    • Unlimited annual benefit amount
    • Unlimited service calls ($16,000 per call)
    • One-year guarantee on all covered repairs
  • Overview

    Your sewer/septic line may weaken and break over time due to damage caused by normal wear and tear, including aging and ground shifting. Because this line is buried underground on your property and not typically inspected, a failure is almost impossible to predict. Without this optional coverage you may be faced with thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket expenses if a breakdown occurs and replacement is needed.

    With an affordable plan from SLWC, eligible homeowners can avoid paying for the costs of covered repairs to the line that takes wastewater away from their home. Help get protection from time-consuming and expensive repair costs with Exterior Sewer/Septic Line Coverage, which includes an unlimited annual benefit with multiple service calls up to $16,000 each for covered repairs. This protection covers all types of pipe material regardless of how old it is.

Important coverage information

Eligible

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

  • If your entire exterior sewer/septic line is shared with any third party or covered by a homeowners', condominium or like association
  • Recreational vehicles or homes on wheels and properties used for commercial purposes
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Exclusions

  • Septic tanks; leach fields; or any non-conforming drain line, such as a basement or storm drain; repairs to any line that branches off the main line; lines that provide service to more than two dwellings or secondary buildings; and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances. Additional exclusions apply.
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Eligibility: An owner of both a residential single structure permanently secured to the ground and the land it is located on may be eligible for coverage. This includes single family homes (inclusive of manufactured housing) and townhomes. Recreational vehicles or homes on wheels and properties used for commercial purposes are not eligible. If your entire exterior sewer/septic line is shared with any third party or covered by a homeowners', condominium or like association, then you are not eligible for coverage.
Benefit Details: Coverage provides, up to the benefit amount, for the covered cost to repair or replace a leaking or permanently blocked exterior sewer line, for which you have sole responsibility, or responsibility is shared by no more than one additional dwelling, that takes wastewater away from the external wall of your home up to your utility's responsibility, or septic line, for which you have sole responsibility, or responsibility is shared by no more than one additional dwelling, that takes wastewater away from the external wall of your home up to the point of connection to the septic tank on your property, that is damaged due to normal wear and tear or tree roots, not accident or negligence. In addition, we will arrange and pay for the repair or replacement of non-functioning grinder pumps that are part of your line or located inside your home.
Not covered: Septic tanks; leach fields; or any non-conforming drain line, such as a basement or storm drain; repairs to any line that branches off the main line; lines that provide service to more than two dwellings or secondary buildings; and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances. Additional exclusions apply. Disputes resolved by arbitration, without class action or jury trial, unless otherwise stated in your full Terms and Conditions.
Making a Service Call: Your plan starts the day your form is processed, giving you 12 months of coverage during the first year.
Cancellation: You may cancel within 30 days of your start date for a full refund (less claims paid, where applicable). Cancellations after the first 30 days will be effective at the end of the then-current billing month, and you will get a pro-rata refund (less claims paid, where applicable). You may also contact Service Line Warranties of Canada (SLWC) to cancel if you find your utility or municipality provides similar coverage to you at no charge, and you will get a refund (less claims paid, where applicable).
Renewal: The plan is annual. Unless you cancel, your plan automatically renews annually at the then-current renewal price with your same payment terms.

Service Line Warranties of Canada (“SLWC”), with corporate offices located at 4000 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 400, Canonsburg, PA 15317, is an independent company separate from your local utility or community and now offers this optional service plan as an authorized representative of Northcoast Solutions of Canada, ULC, 2200 HSBC Building, 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3E8. Your choice of whether to participate in this service plan will not affect any service you have with your local utility or community.

Exterior Sewer/Septic Service Line Coverage for only $5.83/mo.

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