Home Emergency Insurance Solutions to Offer New Home Protection Plans to California Homeowners

Updated Plans Offer New Benefits

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NORWALK, Conn.--()--HomeServe USA (HomeServe), a leading provider of home emergency repair service plans, today announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Home Emergency Insurance Solutions (“HEIS”), will be relaunching its optional Water Service Line Insurance plans as home protection plans (Plans) to more than 425,000 households across the state of California. A mailing outlining the new benefits of the Plans is being delivered to homeowners throughout the state this week.

HomeServe is relaunching in California in light of changes approved in a recent filing with the California Department of Insurance that allow HomeServe to offer California homeowners more simplified plans with less exclusions, and also transition from insurance coverage to home protection plans. These Plans will be offered to new customers, and to current insurance holders upon their renewal.

HEIS is already an established insurance provider to more than 213,000 homeowners in California who hold 326,000 insurance plans. Those plans, such as Water Line Service, Sewer Line Service, Interior Plumbing and Drainage, help residents manage expensive repairs that are not typically covered by homeowners insurance. When a repair is needed, HomeServe works with a network of local, licensed and insured California-based technicians to get the job done, and covers the costs under the plans.

“Our mission at HomeServe is to free our customers from the worry and inconvenience of home emergencies, so we are always looking for ways to improve our products and make them easier to understand and use for our customers,” said Tom Rusin, CEO of HomeServe USA . “In California we are doing this by simplifying our Terms & Conditions and eliminating call limits. With our trusted plans in place, our customers can be confident that HomeServe will be there to protect them in the event of a home emergency. On average, a HomeServe California customer receives service under our existing plans about every 30 minutes of every day.”

HomeServe’s new Water Service Line Plan for California homeowners provides guaranteed repairs up to $12,000 in coverage annually for $4.95 per month, and allows for unlimited service calls.

California homeowners can learn more by visiting www.homeserveusa.com or by contacting HomeServe toll-free at 1-888-300-5031.

About HomeServe

HomeServe USA Corp (HomeServe) is an independent provider of Emergency Repair Service Plans. For over a decade, the company has protected homeowners against the expense and inconvenience of water, sewer, electrical, HVAC and other home emergencies by providing affordable coverage and quality service. HomeServe, a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business, serves 1.6 million homeowners in the US and Canada and dedicates itself to being a customer-focused company providing best in class emergency repair plans through utility partners and directly to customers. HomeServe plans are underwritten by Wesco and Technology Insurance Companies, AmTrust Financial Services Companies rated “A” by AM Best. For more information about HomeServe, please go to www.homeserveusa.com, follow us on www.twitter.com/homeserveusa and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/homeserveusa.

Contacts

HomeServe USA
Myles Meehan, 203-356-4259
myles.meehan@homeserveusa.com
or
ICR, Inc. for HomeServe USA
Sari Martin, 646-277-1256
sari.martin@icrinc.com

Release Summary

Home Emergency Insurance Solutions will be relaunching its optional Water Service Line Insurance plans as home protection plans to more than 425,000 households across the state of California.

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Contacts

HomeServe USA
Myles Meehan, 203-356-4259
myles.meehan@homeserveusa.com
or
ICR, Inc. for HomeServe USA
Sari Martin, 646-277-1256
sari.martin@icrinc.com