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South Carolina Home Warranty

If you're looking for a South Carolina home warranty, you are on the right track with the comprehensive plans offered by First American.

While homeowners insurance is important, it doesn't provide coverage for everything in your home. So having the home warranty South Carolina residents trust ensures that when your air conditioner, refrigerator, dishwasher, or other systems and appliances break down, our company will help you receive timely help from a qualified contractor.

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How South Carolina Home Warranties Work

One of the best things about taking out a home warranty plan is how simple the process can be, especially if you work with the home warranty company in South Carolina that has the experience and track record of providing excellent service.

When you work with First American, the process takes a few quick steps.

choose home warranty

You check out our Basic and Premier plans and choose one that fits your needs. Our Basic plan covers many of the typical appliances you use at home, while our Premier plan offers additional coverage for many other important systems and appliances you may want to protect as well.

contact us

We’ll collect some information about your home and provide you with the payment plan options that are available. If helpful to you, one of our representatives can also walk you through the options so that you understand exactly what you're getting and can rest assured that you have the right coverage for your needs.

warranty coverage

Once payment is received, your South Carolina home warranty coverage will become active. Then when a covered item fails, you can call or go online 24/7 to request service. We’ll assign a contractor to diagnose the issue and repair or replace the item.

Why worry about home appliance failures? First American has got your back!

Won't it be nice to sit back and enjoy the budget protection and peace of mind that a First American home warranty can offer? 

Homeowner?

If you're a homeowner, working with home warranty companies in SC is a great way to provide yourself and your family additional peace of mind from any unexpected repairs. No matter how well you maintain your appliances, they will start breaking down eventually. So, when that happens, you want to know that help will always be just a phone call away.

When working with First American, you can call or go online 24/7 and we'll assign a qualified contractor near you. Your contractor will make an appointment with you, then diagnose the problem, and either fix or replace the covered appliance or home system.

Having a home warranty in South Carolina can help you avoid having to pay thousands of dollars for appliance and home system repairs and protect your finances from huge unexpected expenses. At First American, the age of your appliances isn’t a factor and we don't require home inspections, so you can get your plan set up quickly and without hassle.

Homebuyer or Seller?

We offer special home warranty plans just for real estate transactions in South Carolina. Ask your real estate agent to help you choose the best coverage for your needs.

Buyer

Buying a home can be one of the most stressful times in your life. For most people, their home is the single most substantial investment they'll make, which means that the risk is high as well. Therefore, as a homebuyer, you want to take every measure possible to manage that risk and provide yourself and your family with an additional layer of security from unexpected issues.

Seller

Home sellers can also benefit from a home warranty in Columbia and other cities across the state. Coverage provides a solution for dealing with appliance breakdowns in the middle of the sales process. It can also give prospective buyers added confidence, as they know the property’s appliances and systems are protected when the sale closes.

With the help of a South Carolina home warranty plan, you can be confident that even if something goes wrong with a covered appliance or system in your home, you’ll always be just a phone call away from receiving help, and you don’t have to deal with the hassle of unexpected breakdowns on your own.

Real estate plans are not available online. Learn more about ordering coverage for buyers and sellers.

Home warranty FAQs

Here are some answers to your questions about First American home warranties.

What does a home warranty cover?

First American Home Warranty has plans and options to choose from to best suit your home's specific requirements. Plans can include coverage for kitchen appliances, water heaters, plumbing, plumbing stoppages, electrical, heating system, and more. Optional covered items can include pool and spa equipment, a well pump, and more. Get a quick quote and see what's covered.

What is a service call fee?

This is the fee paid to First American Home Warranty when you request service. The service call fee is similar to the deductible you pay when you make a claim on your homeowners insurance.

Who do I contact at First American Home Warranty when a covered item breaks?

When a covered item fails, sign in at fahw.com or call First American at 800.992.3400 to request service. It is important to contact us first, as we do not reimburse for services performed without approval.

How quickly are home warranty claims handled?

After we confirm coverage here at First American Home Warranty, the repair technician typically receives the claim dispatch within four hours, during regular business hours. Normally, the technician will initiate service within 48 hours. Simple repairs are usually made on the first visit. If parts must be ordered, however, an additional visit(s) may be needed to complete the repair or replacement.

Who will you send out to my home to service my system or appliance?

We will send a technician from our network of thousands of independent service providers who are pre-screened, and monitored for performance through customer satisfaction surveys.

Trust First American

When choosing a South Carolina home warranty provider, you should not only look at the plans and pricing options but at the reputation of the company you are considering.

After all, you're looking for a company that will provide you with peace of mind and security, which is why you want the company to be reliable, professional, and established, so that you know you will get competent help.

Our vast network of contractors across the state ensures that when there's a problem with your covered appliances and systems, we will find a qualified contractor to help you.

Over the 35 years, we’ve been in business, First American has established itself as an honest company that always strives to meet and exceed customer expectations. That's another reason why we’re considered a home warranty South Carolina residents trust.

If you want to learn more about how you can apply for a home warranty plan or have questions, we are here to help. Get a quote today and our representative will be in touch with you to guide you through the entire process.

First American Reviews

The primary reason we believe First American is among the best home warranty options in South Carolina is the happy customers that continually trust us to protect their homes.

Here are just a few First American reviews from South Carolina residents that show how seriously we take providing excellent service to our customers.

Replaced water heater. During this difficult time of the coronavirus, I had a very quick response from customer service, and a representative came out and assessed the situation in a timely manner. My work was completed, and I am extremely satisfied with First American. The company was very easy to work with, and my experience with them has been very positive

Mary of Greenville, SC

They are helpful, responsive and they have reliable contractors. They have provided us with outstanding results for 10 years. First American follows the guidelines within the contract and if the item must be replaced, they replace it with the same item or a similar item.

Curtiss of Goose Creek, SC

The service was excellent. The installation was quick and I was kept informed along the way what they were doing. Friendly staff, on time, and efficient. I thought the cost was reasonable, and the entire process took less than a day. Thanks again.

Deidre of Greenville, SC

You can read more testimonials from our customers on our reviews page.