If you’re looking for a home warranty in Cleveland, you might not be sure where to start. All home warranties offer basic coverage for your home’s major appliances and systems. If a covered item breaks down due to natural wear-and-tear damage over time, a home warranty will pay for a contractor to repair the problem. If repair isn’t possible, this service contract will cover the cost of a replacement.

However, with so many home warranty companies out there, keeping track of who offers what at the best price can be time-consuming. To that end, we’ve prepared a list of the top three home warranty companies in Cleveland, Ohio to make your search easier. We’re confident you can find the right warranty for your home from a provider on our list.

Top 3 Home Warranty Companies in Cleveland

The highest-rated home warranty companies in Cleveland include:

American Home Shield

Someone has to come in at number one, and for us, that’s American Home Shield. A broad range of coverage, customer satisfaction, and a long track record in the industry make this company our overall pick for best home warranty provider in Cleveland.

American Home Shield Plans

American Home Shield offers three plans. Below, we list the covered items under the company’s plans: ShieldSilver™, ShieldGold™, and ShieldPlatinum™.

Systems and AppliancesShieldSilver™ShieldGold™ShieldPlatinum™
Air Conditioning
Heating System
Smoke Detectors
Ceiling Fans
Plumbing and Stoppages
Water Heaters
Water Dispensers
Central Vacuums
Ranges, Ovens, and Cooktops
Clothes Washer
Clothes Dryers
Built-In Microwave
Trash Compactors
Freestanding Ice Maker
Garage Door Opener
Built-In Food Centers
Coverage Boost
Roof Leak Coverage

With any of these plans, American Home Shield also lets you select additional coverage for the following.

  • Pools/spas
  • Well pumps
  • Septic pumps
  • Guest units (up to 750 sq. ft.)

American Home Shield Prices

For any home warranty, you’ll pay a monthly or yearly premium for the length of the contract. This price doesn’t change no matter how many technician visits you need. Here are American Home Shield’s premiums.

PlansMonthly PremiumYearly Premium

However, you’ll also pay a service call fee or deductible every time you need to file a claim. The industry average for this fee is $75, which is what American Home Shield offers with the premium prices above. However, the company also provides the option of paying a higher service call fee—$100 or $150—in exchange for a lower premium.

To find out how much an American Home Shield warranty will cost, fill out this online form to get a personalized quote.

Liberty Home Guard

If customer reviews and Better Business Bureau ratings count the most in your search for a home warranty company, Liberty Home Guard is your best bet. We find it to be a thoroughly trustworthy provider.

Liberty Home Guard Plans

Liberty Home Guard also offers the standard three plans: one for systems, one for appliances, and one for both.

PlansSystem GuardAppliance GuardTotal Guard
Air Conditioning
Water Heaters
Clothes Washer
Clothes Dryer
Kitchen Refrigerator
Built-In Microwave
Garbage Disposal
Ceiling and Exhaust Fans
Garage Door Opener

Liberty Home Guard’s list of extra coverage options is fairly comprehensive, including a few items not covered by most other home warranty providers.

  • Pool and spa
  • Additional spa
  • Gutter cleaning
  • Floor/carpet cleaning
  • Sump pump
  • Septic system pumping
  • Limited roof leak
  • Pest control
  • Central vacuum
  • Standalone freezer
  • Re-key
  • Second refrigerator
  • Well pump

Liberty Home Guard Prices

With a deductible of $60, Liberty Home Guard is a good choice for people who anticipate getting a lot of use out of their home warranty. As a trade-off, the premium prices are a little higher than average.

PlansMonthly PremiumYearly Premium
System Guard$49.99$599.88
Appliance Guard$39.99$479.88
Total Guard$59.99$719.88

For a personalized quote from Liberty Home Guard, fill out this quick form.

First American Home Warranty

Finally, First American Home Warranty gets our vote for best value for the money. It offers a First Class Upgrade option that covers expenses from necessary permits, refrigerant recapture and disposal, and even some code upgrades.

First American Home Warranty Plans

In Ohio, First American offers the following three plans. The aforementioned First Class Upgrade comes standard with the Eagle Premier Plan, but it can be added to the other two plans for an additional fee.

PlansBasic PlanValue Plus PlanEagle Premier Plan
Central Air Conditioning
Electrical System
Garage Door Openers
Attic, Ceiling, and Exhaust Fans
Central Vacuum System
Plumbing System and Stoppages
Toilet Tanks and Bowls
Water Heater
Circulating Pump
Sump Pump
Pressure Regulators
Built-In Microwave
Garbage Disposal
Instant Hot Water Dispenser
Trash Compactor
Kitchen Refrigerator
Clothes Washer and Dryer
First Class Upgrade

Here are First American’s offerings for extra coverage.

  • Additional refrigerators (up to 4)
  • Pool and/or spa equipment
  • Limited roof leak
  • Septic tank pumping/system
  • Well pump

First American Home Warranty Prices

First American’s $75 service call fee is accompanied by these premium prices.

PlansMonthly PremiumYearly Premium
Basic Plan$31.67$380.00
Value Plan$40.83$490.00
Eagle Premier Plan$46.25$555.00

For more information on pricing, fill out this form to contact First American Home Warranty.

Our Conclusion

The best home warranty company for you may be different from the best one for your neighbor. Here are our superlatives for these top three companies.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cleveland Home Warranties

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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