San Antonio is a city steeped in frontier history. But even if your home’s appliances and systems seem older than The Alamo, you can find coverage from a reliable home warranty company. Many providers offer similar coverage plans, however, and it can be hard to figure out which is the best home warranty for your needs.
If you’re looking for a home warranty in San Antonio, we have some recommendations for you. These companies are all trusted nationwide providers with the resources and experience to back up their residential service contracts.
Top 4 Home Warranty Companies in San Antonio
The highest-rated home warranty companies in San Antonio include:
American Home Shield
When it comes to overall value, American Home Shield is our top choice. The company has been in business for nearly 50 years and has distinguished itself by offering comprehensive home warranty coverage to homeowners across the United States.
American Home Shield Plans
American Home Shield offers one plan that covers the most important systems in your home, one that covers the most important appliances and systems, and one that combines the two and adds extra benefits such as coverage boosts.
With any of the above plans, you can also purchase additional coverage for pools, spas, well pumps, septic pumps, and guest units of up to 750 square feet.
American Home Shield Prices
For any home warranty, the premium is the amount you pay every month (or year) for the duration of the contract. You pay this amount whether or not you file any claims. Here are the respective premiums for American Home Shield’s plans.
Additionally, every time you call a technician who visits your home to diagnose or fix a problem, you will pay a service call fee. American Home Shield actually allows you to adjust this fee relative to your premium. The above premiums come with an industry-standard $75 fee. However, you can choose to pay a higher fee of $100 or $125 in exchange for a lower premium.
For specifics on American Home Shield’s pricing, call 844-529-9298 or fill out this easy online form to get a quote.
Liberty Home Guard
Longevity isn’t the only measure of trustworthiness. Although Liberty Home Guard is new to the industry, its A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and its many 5-star customer reviews earn it top marks in our books.
Liberty Home Guard Plans
The three plans offered by Liberty Home Guard do a solid job of covering the basics.
Liberty Home Guard also offers some additional coverage options, including things like gutter cleaning and re-key services, that other companies don’t cover.
- Pool and Spa
- Additional Spa
- Gutter Cleaning
- Floor/Carpet Cleaning
- Sump Pump
- Septic System Pumping
- Limited Roof Leak
- Pest Control
- Central Vacuum
- Stand Alone Freezer
- Second Refrigerator
- Well Pump
Liberty Home Guard Prices
Liberty Home Guard’s service call fee is a bit lower than average at $60, making it an attractive choice if you anticipate needing to use your home warranty frequently.
For a free quote for your home, fill out this easy form or call 866-452-9107.
First American Home Warranty
Finally, First American Home Warranty provides excellent value for the money you’ll spend. Even the Basic Plan, which has the lowest premium on this list, provides outstanding coverage.
First American Home Warranty Plans
In Texas, First American offers two plans, both of which cover a wide variety of systems and appliances. Note that the Eagle Premier Plan includes the company’s First Class Upgrade, which will cover some cases of damage due to improper installation or maintenance.
With either plan, you have the option of purchasing additional coverage for the following.
- Additional Refrigeration (up to 4 units)
- Eco Upgrade
- Pool and/or Spa Equipment
- Pre-Season HVAC Tune-up
- Septic Tank Pumping/System (includes grinder pump)
- Well Pump
First American Home Warranty Prices
For every technician visit, you’ll pay the standard call fee of $75. Note that even the pricier Eagle Premier Plan provides great value when you consider the breadth of coverage you’ll receive.
Fill out this form or call 800-891-9778 to get a personalized quote.
Choice Home Warranty
If customer service is the most important aspect for you when choosing a home warranty provider, Choice Home Warranty is our recommendation. This company offers a workmanship guarantee on all its contractors’ work for a full 90 days.
Choice Home Warranty Plans
Unlike some other home warranty providers, Choice Home Warranty’s Basic Plan actually covers both appliances and systems. However, for coverage of the most frequently repaired appliances—namely your washer, dryer, and refrigerator—you’ll need the Total Plan.
Choice Home Warranty offers add-on coverage for some other items as well, including a few that are often harder to find coverage for, like roof leaks and septic pumping.
- Well/sump pump
- Central vacuum
- Limited roof leaks
- Septic system
- Second refrigerator
- Standalone freezer
- Septic tank pumping
Choice Home Warranty Prices
The service call fee offered by Choice Home Warranty is $85—slightly higher than the industry average—but the company’s premiums are on the lower end of the spectrum.
Each of the home warranty companies in San Antonio that made our list will provide local homeowners with good service and coverage. However, we do have specific recommendations based on the best traits of each company.
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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