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American Residential Warranty
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Overall Satisfaction Rating 4.44/5
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  • 3 stars
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American Residential Warranty provides homeowners with service contracts that cover repairs or replacements. We have partnered with The Warranty Group to ensure outstanding coverage and customizable home protection.

We know how important it is to have your appliances, electronics and systems covered in case something happens. American Residential Warranty has four home warranty plans and a three-in-one bundle to fit all your needs. Call us today to learn more!

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BOTTOM LINE

American Residential Warranty offers nationwide coverage and ample protection for your home. While there are some limited caps, ARW provides coverage for items many home warranties do not plus flexible contract terms.

PROS

  • Select your contractor
  • Electronics plan available
  • Nationwide coverage
  • Long-term contract not required

CONS

  • Some systems have limited caps
  • Homeowner is responsible for contacting approved contractor

Top American Residential Warranty Reviews We Found

Rated with 5 stars
Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer

Could not have asked for a more comfortable, seamless and efficient experience. More proof that ARW was a very wise choice and a sound investment. From the courtesy of the ARW representative to the service provided, it gives me all the more confidence in ARW should I need help in the future.

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Rated with 5 stars
Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer

When I called in after having trouble with my stove ARW responded with no problem. They were so great. I stared recommended people to join. It's well worth it. The monthly payments are affordable especially when repairs can be so costly. Get it and you won't regret it!

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American Residential Warranty plans

American Residential Warranty is a national company that serves customers in all 50 states. The company offers a full range of products, including home warranty plans, electronics protection plans and home security systems. Homeowners can choose from the following plans to best fit their needs.

  • Heating and Cooling: Covers three major home systems.
  • Kitchen Plus: Covers major kitchen appliances, plus your electrical system
  • Platinum: Covers major appliances, plus three major home systems.
  • Platinum Premier: The most popular and comprehensive plan ARW offers, covering 17 major appliances and systems.
  • 4-in-1 Bundle: Covers all appliances and systems covered under Platinum Premier, plus extended coverage, sewer and water line coverage and electronics protection.

American Residential Warranty cost

The average cost for American Residential Warranty is between $40–$60/month depending on the plan you select. In addition to the regular monthly fee, customers will pay a one-time $39 enrollment fee regardless of the plan they choose.

Their most popular plan, Platinum Premier, runs $59.99. This is on the higher end of typical home warranty costs, which generally range from $30–$60/month.

American Residential Warranty has flexible payment plans, and customers can choose whether they’d like to pay annually, quarterly or monthly. American Residential Warranty’s service fees run $55 per visit, which is one of the lowest fees we’ve seen in the industry.

PlanAverage Monthly Cost
Heating and Cooling$39.99
Kitchen Plus$34.99
Platinum$49.99
Platinum Premier$59.99
4-in-1 Bundle$124.99

American Residential Warranty coverage

The Platinum Premier package from American Residential Warranty is their most popular plan and covers the following items

Covered appliances:

  • Built-in microwaves
  • Ceiling fans
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage disposal
  • Humidifier
  • Kitchen exhaust fan
  • Range/oven/cooktop
  • Range hood
  • Refrigerator
  • Water heater

Covered systems:

  • Central air conditioning
  • Central home heating
  • Ductwork
  • Garage door opener
  • Electrical system
  • Plumbing system and stoppages

Optional coverage:

  • AC refrigerant
  • Ceiling fans
  • External sewer line
  • External water line
  • Food spoilage
  • Ice maker
  • Secondary appliances
  • Secondary systems
  • Plumbing internal parts
  • Plumbing wax seals
  • Pool/spa

American Residential Warranty Reviews

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Rated with 5 stars
Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
Original review: March 6, 2020

My dryer was not getting hot and blowing out cool air. I explained the problem and the person in charge took care of it with their next opening. It was not hard or long to get an appointment. What I really like about the service is they call to confirm if You are pleased with the service. If they felt you were not pleased with the service they will have the service tech return and explain what was done and whats the next step. I'm pretty please with this warranty. I just dont like to feel like I'm paying two bills..When I'm paying for this warranty and giving them an additional $50 before they are scheduled to come out, I just think that's too much.

It just my opinion, and I've always said, we all have a voice and a choice, we just need to learn when to use them. I would recommend this warranty service to many. Thus far I have nothing to complain about. It's a real headache and can be very stressful when and if you have an appliance that just won't work correct and you know you've done what was needed and all options are gone on your end. To have this warranty and this must need plan is great.

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American Residential Warranty response

Hello Emelda,

Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased to hear that you have been satisfied with our services. Please do not hesitate to reach out should any future need arise as we are always happy to assist. We look forward to continuing to provide services for your home warranty needs.

Sincerely,

American Residential Warranty

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Dec. 18, 2019

    In June 2019 my AC went out and I called to get assistance to repair it. It was soon determined that the unit had to be replaced, however ARW would only pay for the parts required to "fix" my AC. The repairman that worked on my unit was on the phone with ARW for quite some time and explained that repairing the unit would not keep it functional for very long and that the unit needed to be replaced. I only received the amount that would have covered the repairs and not a full replacement of the unit as the TV ads state....

    American Residential Warranty response

    Hello Roy,

    Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased to hear that you have been satisfied with our services. Please do not hesitate to reach out should any future need arise as we are always happy to assist. We look forward to continuing to provide services for your home warranty needs.

    Sincerely,

    American Residential Warranty

    9 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Oct. 3, 2019

    I have had a warranty with American Residential going on 2 years and I can't say enough positive things about it. When I first moved into my home I went with a home warranty suggested by my realtor and it was a complete hassle to set up a claim and the contractors were slow to come out and not extremely competent. Also the final price after what the warranty covered was high so it didn't really offer me any peace of mind. I am a single mom of a toddler who works full time and doesn't have any extra time, money, or peace of mind to spare. I researched all the home warranties available and saw the high reviews so I thought I'd try it and see.

    I have had amazing customer service with American Home Warranty. It's easy and fast to make a claim and they are very responsive. The contractors who they send out are professional, competent and fair. If there is an extra charge over the $50 fee for each service call it is totally fair and reasonable. The contractor who have been called out have come quickly and resolved the issue quickly. I am so very happy with this company. Thank you so much for giving this single busy mom some peace of mind. I would highly recommend them.

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    American Residential Warranty response

    Hello Elizabeth,

    Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased to hear that you have been satisfied with our services. Please do not hesitate to reach out should any future need arise as we are always happy to assist. We look forward to continuing to provide services for your home warranty needs.

    Sincerely,

    American Residential Warranty

    3 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 14, 2019

    My wife contacted ARW because the dishwasher would not run and our previous tenant told us it was not draining properly. When we came back to the house, the dishwasher would not run. ARW sent a plumber within 48 hours and he determined that the sump, heater element, and drain pump were all broken and needed to be replaced. We had originally asked that the dishwasher be replaced since so many parts had to be replaced - but ARW said it was more cost effective to replace the parts and see if it worked first. The plumber returned and was fantastic - he had all the parts replaced and the dishwasher is running like new. I wanted to thank the Corporate Office rep (J.R.) who helped us coordinate the Claim since ARW is rarely able to find our account, but corporate office is always able to locate our account.

    American Residential Warranty response

    Hello Anthony,

    Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased to hear that you have been satisfied with our services. Please do not hesitate to reach out should any future need arise as we are always happy to assist. We look forward to continuing to provide services for your home warranty needs.

    Sincerely,

    American Residential Warranty

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: July 22, 2019

    I really would recommend American Residential Warranty Company to anyone I know who is need of this type of service for their home. As a matter of fact, I have recommended them to my family and friends already. I chose them due to the fact that my brother was already a client and was quite happy with them so it was a no-brained for me to give them a try and have been very happy I have done so.

    My last service event was my air conditioner, which was having issues during 90 degree weather, of course, and it was taken care of to my satisfaction all for the cost of my deductible only; because you know these things always happen when you just don’t have the spare money, but the deductible is usually pretty easy to come up with. In short, I definitely recommend American Residential Warranty for their response time, customer service on the phone and if there is any issues that do come up, they are very helpful and friendly in taking care of it.

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    American Residential Warranty response

    Hello Karen,

    Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased to hear that you have been satisfied with our services. Please do not hesitate to reach out should any future need arise as we are always happy to assist. We look forward to continuing to provide services for your home warranty needs.

    Sincerely,

    American Residential Warranty

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: May 26, 2020

    I've had coverage with American Residential for awhile now and I'm satisfy thus far. They had exceeded my exceptions and every time I called every single representative have been nice and well knowledge about the coverage that I currently have.

    American Residential Warranty response

    Hello Rochester,

    Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased to hear that you have been satisfied with our services. Please do not hesitate to reach out should any future need arise as we are always happy to assist. We look forward to continuing to provide services for your home warranty needs.

    Sincerely,

    American Residential Warranty

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: May 21, 2020

    Good company to work with. Very responsive to my needs. They have a few good plan options. I also enjoy the low deductible of just $55. They have changed how you pay the deductible now which is you must pay at the time of your claim.

    American Residential Warranty response

    Hello Frank,

    Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased to hear that you have been satisfied with our services. Please do not hesitate to reach out should any future need arise as we are always happy to assist. We look forward to continuing to provide services for your home warranty needs.

    Sincerely,

    American Residential Warranty

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: May 21, 2020

    Washing machine was leaking from the bottom. A professional came out the next day and fixed it perfectly. There were several small things wrong and he even showed me where the problem was and asked if I had any questions. Washer works like it’s brand new.

    American Residential Warranty response

    Hello Tracie,

    Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased to hear that you have been satisfied with our services. Please do not hesitate to reach out should any future need arise as we are always happy to assist. We look forward to continuing to provide services for your home warranty needs.

    Sincerely,

    American Residential Warranty

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    Original review: May 19, 2020

    The policy that I was supposed to be covered for the heating and air conditioning that I spoke to the agent about is not what was covered. I made a emergency claim due to ac not working. Was declined by the service provider they picked the same day I found this out. Three days later that it was declined, contacted warranty company and they didn’t know anything about it after an hr on the phone with them. The warranty company called me the next day and said that it not blowing cold air isn’t covered by my policy even though that’s is what I was told I had coverage on. Still haven’t received my copy of the policy, they are a scam company. Buyers beware.

    American Residential Warranty response

    Hello John,

    We apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced. We would greatly appreciate the opportunity to turn your experience around and look into this issue. Please send us a direct message with any details from the claim such as claim number, approximate date of claim placed, etc. as we would be more than happy to initiate a full review. We look forward to hearing from you.

    Sincerely,

    American Residential Warranty

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: May 19, 2020

    Our well was not pumping water into the house. We put in a claim and located Lake Charles Well Services in Lake Charles, Louisiana. ARHW agreed to reimburse us if we paid the bill for the repair services received. They kept their word and we received a form for reimbursement and after that was approved and processed, we received a check for the full amount.

    American Residential Warranty response

    Hello Barbara,

    Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased to hear that you have been satisfied with our services. Please do not hesitate to reach out should any future need arise as we are always happy to assist. We look forward to continuing to provide services for your home warranty needs.

    Sincerely,

    American Residential Warranty

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    American Residential Warranty coverage exclusions

    American Residential Warranty does not include coverage for known pre-existing conditions, cosmetic damage or damage due to misuse or abuse of covered items.

    The warranty doesn’t cover costs associated with refinishing walls torn down to obtain access to encased items like ductwork or plumbing, rust and corrosion, or costs to bring items up to code.

    These exclusions are all standard for home warranty contracts. You can find a full list of exclusions for your home state via American Residential Warranty's sample contract.

    American Residential Warranty coverage limits

    American Residential Warranty only specifies coverage limits for their optional (a la carte) items. These maximums range from $500–$2,500 per item.

    ItemAmerican Residential’s coverage limi
    A/C advantage$500
    Advantage plus$1,000
    Deluxe advantage$500–$1,000
    External sewer line system$2,500
    External water line system$2,500
    Food spoilage$250
    Plumbing$500
    Plumbing advantage$500
    Well pump system$1,000

    American Residential Warranty claims

    American Residential Warranty gives customers the option to use an ARW approved technician or pick their own contractors, unlike many other companies that only let customers use affiliated technicians. One benefit of going with an ARW approved provider is they are pre-screened by the company.

    How to request service from American Residential Warranty:

    1. Submit your claim by contacting ARW online or over the phone.
    2. ARW will assign a service provider to your claim and give you their contact information.
    3. You will call the service provider to schedule your service.
    4. A technician will diagnose and make the repair.
    5. You will pay your service call fee ($55).

    Service recall period: ARW guarantees all work for 30 days on labor and 60 days on parts. In the event a repair fails within this period, ARW will send a technician to make additional repairs at no extra cost/service call fee.

    Emergency service: Under normal conditions, ARW will try to get a technician to your home within 48 hours to make any necessary repairs. If your situation is deemed an emergency, they will make every attempt to rush the service to occur within 24 hours.

    American Residential Warranty contractors: American Residential Warranty gives customers the option to use an ARW approved technician or pick their own contractors, unlike many other companies that only let customers use affiliated technicians. One benefit of going with an ARW approved provider is they are pre-screened by the company. 

    American Residential Warranty FAQ

    Can I choose my own service provider for repairs?
    Yes. You’ll need to let the claims representative know in advance, and your selected technician will have to call American Residential Warranty for prior authorization before starting work.
    Can I get an American Residential Warranty without signing a long-term contract?
    Yes. ARW does not require long-term contracts. Monthly, quarterly and annual terms are available.
    Is there a cancellation fee for American Residential Warranty?
    No. There are no cancellation fees for monthly, quarterly or annual term agreements. Cancel within 30 days to receive a full refund. All refunds will be made by ARW within 30 days of cancelling. If the refund takes longer to process than 30 days, ARW will add 10 percent to your refund.

    Is American Residential Warranty worth it?

    American Residential Warranty makes it easy for homeowners by allowing them to bundle protection plans and even choose their own service contractors. There’s a 30-day waiting period after you buy an American Residential Warranty plan, but this is standard to most home warranty service providers. You can choose add-ons across many home-repair categories for a fully customized plan.

    With their flexible plans, including a month-to-month plan, American Residential Warranty may be particularly appealing to those opposed to long-term contracts.

    American Residential Warranty Company Information

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    Company Name:
    American Residential Warranty
    Address:
    901 Yamato Road, Suite 100E
    City:
    Boca Raton
    State/Province:
    FL
    Postal Code:
    33431
    Country:
    United States
    Website:
    www.GetaHomePlan.com