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Inside Utility Line Protection Plan

Inside Utility Line
Only$7.50/mo
Up to $8,000* in coverage

Safeguard your home's repair budget

Most home protection plans only offer an à la carte selection of the lines they cover. On the other hand, with our Inside Utility Line Protection, you get protection for repairs on all four of the main lines in your home. That’s just one low, monthly price to safeguard your home’s budget from the high cost of repairs on your gas, water, sewer, and electric lines.

Inside Gas Lines

COVERAGE UP TO $2,000

If you have natural gas piped into your home, then you have pipes that can rust and leak—potentially causing a dangerous situation. With our Inside Utility Line Protection, we help ease the cost associated with any potential repairs to those pipes. But that’s just where this protection begins. Keep scrolling to see what else our Inside Utility Line Protection handles.

The odor of natural gas is unmistakable—like the smell of rotten eggs—and when you can smell it in your own home, the potential consequences can be upsetting. Most of the gas lines in and around your home are made up of iron pipes and fittings. Between the every-day settling that can occur in a house, moisture in the surrounding atmosphere, and ill-fitting connections, gas lines often develop leaks. A leak in a gas line can be extremely dangerous. If you have a natural gas leak in your home, exit the house immediately, call 911 and then your utility from a safe location AWAY from the house. To learn more about what you should do in the event of a gas leak, remember Smell & Tell, and after you are safe, call us. We can come take care of the covered repairs.

Below are some common examples of inside gas line claims:

  • Leaking gas behind stove
  • Broken shut-off valve
  • Tear in wall of gas pipe

Inside Electric Lines

COVERAGE UP TO $2,000

The copper wires running through the walls of your home can be upset by settling construction, power surges, and repetitive use. And, like your gas lines, failed electric lines could create a dangerous situation. Our protection safeguards your family’s budget for repairing and replacing the covered interior lines that carry electricity through your home. Keep scrolling to see what else this great plan includes.

Most Americans have become so used to the electricity in their homes and offices that they don’t even think about it failing. So when a wall switch stops working, or an outlet sparks, that thinking can change quite significantly. From the circuit breakers and all the wires woven between your walls, to the outlets and switches throughout your home, the electricity in your house may be prone to fail through normal wear and tear. When it does, simply give us a call and, with our Utility Line Protection, you can kick back and let us do the rest.

Here are some common examples of electric line items that need to be repaired:

  • Wall and dimmer switches
  • Outlets
  • Circuit-breaker box
  • Ceiling box (fan or light)

Inside Water Lines

COVERAGE UP TO $2,000

When most people think of their home needing repair, it is because of water lines. Broken or failed water lines are some of the most common home repair calls contractors face. Protect yourself from the potentially high cost of these repairs with our Inside Utility Line Protection. Some home protection plans only offer water lines, but keep scrolling to see what else we protect in this basic protection plan.

A home’s network of water supply lines can get really confusing—weaving here and there to get water to every spot in your house you want. With all those corners, tees, and valves there is a lot of room for issue. The fact that your home is holding water at a high pressure and sometimes at a high temperature, only adds to the potential for wear and tear to take its toll. Thankfully, when you have our Utility Line Protection, those wear and tear issues that often plague home owners can be taken off your to-do list.

Here are some of the most common water line issues that might ruin your weekend:

  • Leaking main shut-off valve
  • Leaking shut off valves (before the appliances or fixtures)
  • Leaking water lines in the basement (hot or cold)
  • Leaking water lines behind walls (hot or cold)

Inside Sewer Lines

COVERAGE UP TO $2,000

Dealing with a sewer-line issue is likely one of the last things any homeowner wants to think about. With our Inside Utility Line Protection you only have to make one call and we take care of getting a trusted local contractor to your door with the expertise to repair your interior drain-line issue. This piece of the package alone is worth our low monthly rate of $7.50, but you get ALL FOUR of your home’s critical lines bundled in our Interior Utility Line Protection.

Running water has to go somewhere, and in your home you want it to go down the drain. Unfortunately, over time, the drains throughout your home—under the floor and behind the walls—are subject to corrosion and wear-and-tear-related damage. A leaking sewer drain can make for a very unpleasant scene, and could even make daily life more difficult. By enrolling in our Utility Line Protection, you will have support when you need it. Not to mention the protection from potentially high repair bills that could come with getting things right again.

Call us for these common sewer line issues:

  • Leaking sewer (soil) stack
  • Leaking drain lines behind walls
  • Leaking drain lines under floors

What's Covered?

The Inside Utility Line Protection plan will lessen the financial burden for repairs to the normal wear and tear leak or failure from where a utility line enters the home to the wall, floor, or ceiling connection point. For example: the wires up to the box where a light fixture is wired, but nothing on the fixture itself.

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Main/Curbline: Where your home's lines meet the utility's main line.
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Weatherhead: Curved metal support for electric lines entering your home.
Inside Gas Lines
Up to $2,000 in coverage
Inside Electric Lines
Up to $2,000 in coverage
Inside Water Lines
Up to $2,000 in coverage
Inside Sewer Lines
Up to $2,000 in coverage

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Additional Notes:

  • Full details of coverage will be included in a service agreement and schedule page after enrollment.
  • Outside gas is a coverage option in those areas where outside gas is not already covered by your utility.
  • Our outside water line protection includes up to $500 for public sidewalk repair.
  • Our outside sewer protection includes up to $4,000 for street cutting.

Dependable service you can trust, local certified technicians, and guaranteed results.

Most of our protection limits reset every 90 days!

We get the technician to your door so you can get back to what’s important!

Work performed by local technicians is guaranteed for 12 months!

Your account can be canceled at any time with no fee!

3 simple steps to making a claim

Buying Guide

There are other home protection programs out there, but with any service you end up using, there are things you’ll want to look for. Use this handy buying guide as a reference as you’re pricing out plans to fit your budget and lifestyle.

What is Home Protection?

A home operates through its pipes, wires, and mechanical components, similar to the way your car or van operates. These hard-working items can be prone to leak or fail through their daily use. Home protection (or in some cases referred to as home warranty) services are plans that help cover the expense of repairs or the replacement to a home’s critical lines and major components. Home protection plans often provide considerable coverage for a nominal, monthly fee.

The Home Protection plans available through IGS Energy Home Services include a wide range of protection options that work with your lifestyle. All our plans include a 12-month guarantee on any covered repair.

The Inside Utility Line protection plan:

  • Can be ideal for small budgets and a high risk tolerance
  • Covers all interior gas, electric, water, and sewer lines
  • Protection for up to $8,000

What is really being protected?

From the front door to the back, wear and tear can impact anything in a home over time. Protection plans may not prevent the lines or systems in your home from failing, but they can help protect your peace of mind and safeguard your budget from the potentially expensive costs associated with most repairs or replacements to those lines and systems.

When it comes to Inside Utility Line here are some common examples of items that need to be repaired:

Gas

  • Leaking gas behind stove
  • Broken shut-off valve
  • Tear in wall of gas pipe

Electric

  • Wall and Dimmer switches
  • Outlets
  • Circuit breaker box
  • Ceiling box

Water

  • Leaking main shut-off valve
  • Leaking shut off valves (before the appliances or fixtures)
  • Leaking water lines in the basement (hot or cold
  • Leaking water lines behind walls (hot or cold)

Sewer

  • Leaking sewer (soil) stack
  • Leaking drain lines behind walls
  • Leaking drain lines under floors

What does “inside” actually mean?

The utility lines inside the walls throughout your home that carry natural gas, water supply and waste water, and electricity work hard day and night to help keep your home running smoothly. When a utility line meets with a valve, socket, or connection on the outside—or room-facing side—of the walls, it is no longer considered a utility line, and, therefore, not typically part of inside line protection plans.

Is this protection really worth it?

This question is best answered by asking yourself: “What am I willing to pay when something breaks in my home?” For example, enrolling in IGS Energy Home Services’ base-level plan is like having $8,000 set aside for a utility line repair. But, your annual out-of-pocket for this plan is less than $100.

Rule of Thumb: According to a study done by Bankrate.com, the majority of Americans do not have enough funds in their savings account to cover even a $500.00 service call.

The utility line failures that home protection plans typically cover are a very real—and potentially devastating— possibility of owning a home. By purchasing any home protection product, you are making an investment in safeguarding your finances.

Does the age of my home matter?

Wear and tear starts happening from the first time a utility line is used, which means you are always at risk for something to fail. But, the truth is that brand new homes and homes older than 20 years are at equal risk for wear and tear related issues. A new home may still be settling and that structural movement can potentially strain a home’s lines. On the other hand, lines with more than 20 years of use have reached the stage of infrastructure lifespan where they are at a greater risk of failure.

All images are for illustration purpose only and do not guarantee protection. Please refer to the corresponding service agreement for scope or contact us for more information.