A Vermont home warranty can give you peace of mind by simplifying the process of repairing or replacing broken appliances or systems in your home. When an item needs attention, your home warranty provider will send a trusted service technician to your home to assess the broken item.

The This Old House Reviews Team reviewed the best home warranty companies in the nation. We compared providers’ plans, pricing, policy features, and customer reviews before choosing our top picks in Vermont.

Vermont’s Top 3 Home Warranty Companies

The highest-rated Vermont home warranty companies include the following:


 

Liberty Home Guard

Established in 2017, Liberty Home Guard stands out for its accessible customer service via its 24/7 phone line and live chat feature on its website. In addition to its responsive customer service, Liberty Home Guard offers an unmatched suite of add-on options and affordable monthly pricing.

Pros and Cons

✔ Offers over 30 additional coverage options
✔ Prices plans for $60 or less
✔ Provides discounts when you cover more than one property or select a multi-year plan term

✘ Excludes coverage for preexisting conditions
✘ Lacks transparency for service call fee pricing

Plans and Pricing

Liberty Home Guard offers three plans: Appliance Guard, Systems Guard, and Total Home Guard. Appliance Guard covers nine essential appliances, such as your refrigerator and cooktop. Systems Guard covers six built-in systems, including your water heater, ductwork, and electrical systems. Total Home Guard combines both basic plans for a total of 15 covered items.

Liberty Home Guard offers a long list 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, re-key services, reverse osmosis water filter systems, 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, and wine cooler/fridge

Liberty Home Guard plans range from $49–$60 per month, excluding add-on options. It determines your service call fee based on your home’s size, type, your location, and plan selections. This fee will always fall within the range of $65–$125.

To request a personalized quote from Liberty Home Guard, fill out this quick form or call 866-452-9107.

Learn more: Liberty Home Guard Review


 

American Home Shield

American Home Shield (AHS) is a home warranty veteran, providing customers with coverage since 1971. AHS offers three protection plans and the choice of optional add-ons. AHS also provides coverage for items with rust, corrosion, and sediment damage.

Pros and Cons

✔ Provides generous coverage caps on home appliances and systems
✔ Allows you to choose between a $75, $100, $125 service fee
✔ Offers a free HVAC tune-up with the ShieldPlatinum™ plan

✘ Limits the amount of add-on coverage options
✘ Charges high monthly premiums

Plans and Pricing

American Home Shield offers three coverage plans: the ShieldSilver™, ShieldGold™, and the ShieldPlatinum™. The ShieldSilver protects home systems, such as your electrical system. The ShieldGold also protects systems, and it includes coverage for kitchen and laundry appliances. The ShieldPlatinum adds coverage for roof leaks and a free HVAC tune-up. The ShieldPlatinum also increases coverage caps per covered item.

AHS offers these optional add-ons: Electronic extended warranty, pool and spas, well pump, septic pump, guest unites up to 750 square feet

Expect to pay between $20 and $100 per month for an American Home Shield plan. In addition, American Home Shield pairs a $75, $100, or $125 service call fee to your monthly premium. The lower the service fee selected, the higher the monthly premium.

To get a free quote from American Home Shield, fill out this online form or call 844-529-9298.

Learn more: American Home Shield Review


 

Select Home Warranty

Select Home Warranty makes its way onto this list due to its overall value, with affordable plans and roof-leak coverage included with every plan. For those who need comprehensive and affordable HVAC coverage, Select Home Warranty provides a $3,000 coverage cap for air conditioning and heating systems.

Pros and Cons

✔ Offers plans for less than $50 a month
✔ Includes $400 roof-leak coverage in every plan
✔ Allows you to submit a claim within two days of discovering an issue

✘ Limits select system and appliance coverage caps
✘ Doesn’t allow you to choose your own service provider

Plans and Pricing

Select Home Warranty offers three plans. The Bronze Care plan covers your home’s appliances, such as your cooktop and refrigerator. The Gold Care plan covers built-in systems such as your electrical and plumbing systems. Platinum Care combines the coverage of the two basic plans and adds coverage for garage door openers and plumbing stoppages.

Select also offers the following add-on options: Central vacuum, lawn sprinkler system, pool, septic system, spa, stand-alone freezer, sump pump, and well pump

Select’s plans range from $44–$48 a month. Select charges a $75 service call fee each time you file a claim.

To request a free quote from Select Home Warranty, call 888-370-3956 or fill out this quick form.

Learn more: Select Home Warranty Review


 

Our Conclusion

Liberty Home Guard, American Home Shield, and Select Home Warranty are among the best home warranty providers in Vermont. For a long list of add-on options and responsive customer service, turn to Liberty Home Guard. If you’re looking for comprehensive policies for built-in systems, American Home Shield may be the best fit. If you need affordable home protection, Select Home Warranty is our recommended provider.

Before buying a home warranty, we recommend getting quotes from all companies listed to find a plan that best fits your budget and home protection needs.


 

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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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