Alaska experiences harsh winters, with temperatures dipping down to negative degrees. An Alaska home warranty will protect your home’s heating system, along with other major systems and appliances if they break down due to normal wear and tear.
The This Old House Reviews Team has compared the best home warranty companies in the nation to help make your home warranty search easier. In this article, we lay out the best providers in Alaska so you don’t spend hours researching yourself.
Alaska’s Top 3 Home Warranty Companies
The highest-rated Alaska home warranty companies include the following:
- Liberty Home Guard: Best Customer Ratings
- Select Home Warranty: Best Value
- The Home Service Club: Quickest Coverage
Our team conducted reviews of Alaska’s home warranty providers, looking at factors like pricing, protection plan options, customer reviews, and claims processes. Here are our top three picks.
Liberty Home Guard
Liberty Home Guard (LHG) is an excellent choice for Alaska homeowners who want a responsive customer service team. While it’s typical for companies to offer an online portal and a phone support service, LHG has a competitive edge by offering a live-chat customer support system. Customers can chat customer service directly on its website instead of dealing with phone calls and wait times. Additionally, LHG provides an extensive suite of add-on coverage options, for those who need customizable coverage.
Pros and Cons
✔ Offers up to 38 additional coverage options
✔ Provides a 60-day workmanship guarantee
✔ Allows customers to reach support through a live-chat feature
✘ Doesn’t show the service call fee during the quote process
✘ Requires you to submit a claim as soon as you discover an issue
Plans and Pricing
Liberty Home Guard offers three plan options: Appliance Guard, Systems Guard, and Total Home Guard. The Appliance Guard covers essential appliances, such as your dishwasher, laundry machines, and oven. The Systems Guard covers home systems, such as your heating, cooling, and ductwork systems. The Total Home Guard covers all the items in the Appliance Guard and Systems Guard.
LHG offers an impressive selection of add-on options: Additional spa, carpet cleaning, casita guest unit, central vacuum, ejector pump, electronics protection, freestanding ice maker, generator, grinder pump, gutter cleaning, in-fridge ice maker, instant hot water dispenser, lawn sprinkler system, lighting fixtures, limited roof-leak, pest control, plumbing fixtures, pool and spa, pro-series clothes dryer, pro-series dishwasher, pro-series microwave, pro-series range/oven/cooktop, pro-series refrigerator, pro-series washing machines, rekey services, reverse osmosis water filter system, saltwater pool, second refrigerator, septic system pumping, stand-alone freezer, sump pump, swamp cooler, trash compactor, water dispenser water line, water softener, well pump, window washing/cleaning, wine cooler, and fridge.
You can expect to pay between $49 and $60 per month for Liberty Home Guard coverage. The company assigns a service call fee between $65 and $125 to your account based on your plan, location, and add-ons.
Learn more: Liberty Home Guard Review
Select Home Warranty
Select Home Warranty is another affordable option for Alaska residents. Select offers budget-friendly plan prices for less than $50 per month. It also includes the rare benefit of including roof-leak coverage with all plan tiers.
Pros and Cons
✔ Provides roof coverage with each of its plans
✔ Offers discounts to customers who sign up for multi-year plans
✔ Covers rental properties, mobile homes, manufactured home, single-family homes, and condos
✘ Pairs low coverage caps for select systems and all appliances
✘ Provides plumbing stoppage coverage only in the Platinum Care plan
Plans and Pricing
Select Home Warranty offers three plans: Bronze Care for appliances, Gold Care for systems, and Platinum Care for both. Select includes limited roof leak coverage for all plans. Additionally, Select pairs a low $75 service call fee with each plan, making it solid provider for homeowners on a budget.
You can expect to pay between $44–$48 per month for a Select Home Warranty plan.
Learn more: Select Home Warranty Review
The Home Service Club
The Home Service Club (HSC) is our final recommendation due to its easily accessible customer service reps and quick waiting period. HSC grants coverage within 10 days of purchasing coverage. Most providers grant coverage after 30 days. In addition, HSC provides a generous parts guarantee for all completed repairs.
Pros and Cons
✔ Doesn’t require a home inspection for coverage to kick in
✔ Has a 30-day labor guarantee and 90-day parts guarantee
✔ Covers repairs and replacements of covered items regardless of the age, make, or model
✘ Charges expensive contract transfer fee
✘ Pairs a $95 service call fee per claim
Plans and Pricing
HSC offers two plan options:Standard Coverage and Comprehensive Coverage. Each plan covers essential systems and appliances such as your air conditioning, heating, water heater, plumbing, refrigerators, dishwashers, and more.
Expect to pay $51–$63 per month for a HSC plan alongside a $95 service call fee whenever you make a service request. Our team discovered HSC offers a $75 service call fee if you sign up over the phone.
Learn more: The Home Service Club Review
Home warranty coverage will give your systems and appliances extra protection and provide peace of mind if an item were to unexpectedly break down. Before buying a home warranty, consider getting quotes from all three Alaska home warranty companies listed in this article. This way, you’ll be able to compare coverage and potentially price match with your preferred choice.
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Our Rating Methodology
The This Old House Reviews Team backs up our home warranty ratings and recommendations with a detailed rating methodology to objectively score each provider. We conduct research by speaking with company representatives, requesting quotes, analyzing sample contracts from each company, and conducting focus groups and consumer surveys. We then score each provider against our review standards for coverage, value, trustworthiness and transparency, availability, and customer service to arrive at a final score out of 100.
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