Utility Line Protection Program Now Available to Residents

by | Mar 1, 2012 | By State, HomeServe in the News, Texas, Water Solutions

Utility Line Protection Program Now Available to Residents

The City of Plano is introducing a new, optional program available to homeowners, provided through the National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program
administered by Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA). The Service Line Warranty program provides low cost, worry-free warranty protection for sewer and water lines.

“Many citizens are unaware that they are responsible for the sewer and water lines located between their houses and the point of utility maintenance. If these lines break or leak, repairs can be very expensive,” said Bruce D. Glasscock, City Manager. The Service Line Warranty program offers citizens an affordable way to avoid the
unexpected and often large expense involved with a sewer or water line break. When a line breaks, the cost to repair it can often cause hardship on a family’s budget. This new program will offer warranty protection to help cover the costs of a break.

City of Plano residents will see offers for the sewer line warranty from SLWA in their mail boxes soon. Offers from SLWA for the water line warranty will be coming in the fall. The cost for citizens who choose to purchase the sewer warranty protection this spring is $5.95 per month, and will cover sewer line repairs up to $4,000 plus an additional allowance of $4,000 for public street cutting, if needed. The program is offered at no cost to the City of Plano, and no public funds are used to promote the
program.

“We are pleased to work with the City of Plano to offer homeowners an affordable Service Line Warranty program,” said Brad Carmichael, Vice President of Business Development for Service Line Warranties of America. “We think Plano residents will be pleased with our features and benefits, including a 24-hour repair hotline and the use of local, certified technicians. This keeps dollars in the local economy, an important benefit in these tough financial times.”

SLWA is proud to have been selected by the NLC as an Enterprise Programs Partner. The National League of Cities, representing over 218 million Americans, is the nation’s
oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. After a decade in business, SLWA has accreditation with the Better Business Bureau. For more information on this program or to enroll, please visit SLWA’s web site at www.SLWofA.com.

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