DAYTON, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The City of Dayton has partnered with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer homeowners optional residential external water service line warranties. The coverage is voluntary and available at affordable monthly or annual prices. Founded in 2003, SLWA has partnered with over 400 leading cities and municipalities in the U.S. to provide repair service plans that offer peace of mind and convenience.
“Many homeowners are unaware that they are responsible for any repairs to the service lines on their property connecting their home to the city systems,” said Mayor Craig George. “This means that homeowners can be stuck with the hassle and expense of the repair, from identifying a good contractor and scheduling the repair to be done to funding the cost of it. As Dayton homes age along with the infrastructure serving them, SLWA repair plans provide homeowners with an optional solution so they can be better prepared when repairs are needed.”
The SLWA Service Line Warranty Program protects against leaks or blockages to pipes on homeowners’ property. Repairs to these pipes are not covered by basic homeowners insurance or by the City of Dayton. If a customer’s line is in need of repair, a simple call to the SLWA 24-hour hotline will dispatch a local, licensed contractor familiar with local code. There are no service fees or deductibles.
Many factors contribute to the life expectancy of a service line including the age, type of piping material, soil conditions and installation quality –- all factors which are covered through the SLWA protection program. This program is voluntary and is being offered for the benefit of residents. The program is provided at no cost to the City of Dayton, no public funds are used to promote or administer it and the City does not receive any compensation by making the program available to homeowners.
“Our service plans not only cover the cost of the repair, they also provide homeowners with reputable, local contractors who will do the best possible job,” said John Kitzie, CEO of SLWA parent company HomeServe USA. “We’re thrilled to partner with the City of Dayton and look forward to the opportunity to provide Dayton homeowners with the assistance they need when faced with a home repair emergency.”
SLWA has been recognized as the nation's largest and most trusted source of utility line plans endorsed by the National League of Cities. The company is committed to customer service, ethical marketing practices and maintaining an A+ accredited rating with the Better Business Bureau. For questions about this service, or to enroll, please contact SLWA at 866-922-9006 or visit www.slwofa.com.
About Service Line Warranties of America
Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) is part of HomeServe USA Corp (HomeServe), a leading provider of home repair solutions serving over 3.4 million customers across the US and Canada. Founded in 2003, SLWA is the trusted source of utility line protection programs endorsed by the National League of Cities. Together with HomeServe, SLWA is dedicated to supplying best-in-class repair plans and delivering superior customer service to consumers through over 500 leading city, municipal and utility partners.