SALT LAKE CITY, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HomeServe USA (HomeServe), a leading provider of home emergency repair service plans, announced that almost 9,000 Salt Lake City and County homeowners have chosen a HomeServe repair plan in the first four months since its launch, and the company has already performed close to 200 water or sewer line repairs saving homeowners $233,000 during the period. HomeServe’s partnership with the Salt Lake City Department of Public Utilities, announced in April 2014, offers optional Water Service Line, Sewer Service Line and Interior Plumbing & Drainage repair service plans to more than 72,000 unique households in Salt Lake City and the surrounding Salt Lake County.
According to the most recent US Census data, nearly 60 percent of the homes within the city and almost one in four in Salt Lake County are over 55 years old. Water and sewer line repair plans provides necessary protection from potentially expensive repairs or replacements to this critical home infrastructure. With the repair plans, HomeServe customers have access to a Repair Hotline that is staffed and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to bring local, licensed and insured Salt Lake City area contractors right to customers’ homes for repairs.
“We are extremely happy to have so many homeowners in Salt Lake City and surrounding county recognize the value that our repair plans provide,” said Tom Rusin, CEO of HomeServe USA. “We are glad that we have already been able to help almost 200 local homeowners and save them the hassle and cost of water and sewer line repairs. This rate of repairs is 25 percent higher than we would normally expect on a new program and validates the need for this type of coverage for homeowners in the Salt Lake area.”
Salt Lake City homeowners can learn more about the service plans available by visiting www.YourServicePlans.com or by contacting HomeServe toll-free at 1-855-716-6277.
HomeServe USA Corp (HomeServe) is an independent provider of home 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 over 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 leading utility partners and directly to consumers. For more information about HomeServe, a Connecticut Top Workplace winner for 2014, please go to www.homeserveusa.com, follow us on www.twitter.com/homeserveusa and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/homeserveusa.