Grinder Pump Warranty Coverage

Grinder Pump Warranty Coverage

Liberty Home Guard supports homeowners across the United States by providing comprehensive plumbing system protection. Our System Guard and Total Home Guard plans cover leaks, stoppages, waste lines, toilets, tubs, and more. For homeowners with less common plumbing system components, we provide additional coverage options. These options include grinder pump coverage and home septic pump warranty coverage.

Understanding Home Warranties

Home warranties are service contracts designed to cover the repair or replacement of major home systems and appliances due to normal wear and tear. These systems and appliances typically include heating and cooling systems, electrical systems, plumbing, kitchen appliances, and more. Homeowners pay a monthly or annual fee for coverage, and when a covered item breaks down, they can request service from the warranty provider, who will send out a contractor to assess and repair the issue.

What Is a Grinder Pump

A grinder pump is similar to a sewer ejector pump. Wastewater from toilets, drains, washing machines, and other plumbing system components flows from the home into the grinder pump’s tank. When the water reaches a certain level, the pump engages. This grinds the contents of the pump so no solids remain. This liquid waste is then channeled to the main sewer or septic tank.

Grinder pumps are often necessary when a home is at a lower level then the municipal sewer line or septic tank. Gravity is usually the agent by which wastewater travels out of a home. If the topography of a home’s location makes this an impossibility, a grinder pump is required to prevent sewage and wastewater from backing up.

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Grinder Pump Repair

Grinder pumps don’t require constant maintenance, provided homeowners aren’t taxing the pump by flushing kitty litter, paper towels, diapers, hygiene products, oils, and other objects that should never enter a private or municipal plumbing system.

Grinder pumps can malfunction just like any other piece of equipment, however, repair doesn’t always come cheap. Grinder pump repair can cost several hundred dollars because of their specialized nature and sometimes hard-to-reach placement. The expense of a full-on replacement is likely in the thousands.

Grinder Pump Coverage

Grinder pump coverage is a specific type of home warranty coverage that addresses issues related to grinder pumps installed on residential properties. Since grinder pumps play a crucial role in the sewage disposal process, their malfunction can lead to significant inconveniences and expenses for homeowners.

When purchasing a home warranty plan that includes grinder pump coverage, homeowners should carefully review the terms and conditions outlined in the contract.

How to Get Comprehensive Coverage for Your Grinder Pump 

Fortunately, there’s a way to protect yourself financially in the event of a grinder pump failure. Liberty Home Guard’s warranty coverage can cover some or all of the expense of repairing or replacing your grinder pump if it fails due to normal wear and tear.

Our plans will cover all of the grinder pump’s mechanical components that are necessary for the unit’s continued functionality. We can also help you build a more comprehensive plan that includes septic tank pumping, plumbing fixture coverage, sump pump coverage, and more.

Whether you’re a current homeowner or a prospective buyer, reach out to our team at (866)-613-5329 to learn more about the right plan for you. You can also use our website for a free quote.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • What is a home warranty?

    A home warranty is a service contract that covers the cost of repairs and replacements for your home’s systems and appliances when they break down over time from normal wear and tear.

  • How does a home warranty work?

    It’s simple, you can select the coverage plan of your choice that is the best fit for your home and budget.

    When you request service for a covered item, you will be charged a pre-set fee in order to initiate the service request.

    With an LHG home warranty, when a covered item needs repair, simply follow these steps:

    • File a claim online or call.
    • After paying your set fee, we’ll put you in contact with a local contractor to schedule your appointment.
    • After officially diagnosing the problem, the contractor will contact us to make sure the issue is covered by your plan.
    • If everything checks out, the contractor will then repair or replace the item in question.
    • Afterwards, we’ll check in with you by email or phone to make sure you’re happy with the job.
  • What does a home warranty cover?

    Liberty Home Guard offers 3 different plans depending on the coverage your home needs. The Total Home Guard is a combination of both our Appliance Guard and Systems Guard plan. It is our most comprehensive and most economical.

    We offer add-ons to each plan. Check HERE for our Home Warranty Plans & Policies page to learn more about everything we cover.

  • How is a home warranty different from homeowner’s insurance?

    A home warranty covers the costs of repairs and replacements of major home appliances and systems. Home systems, for example, include plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.

    Homeowners insurance provides coverage if theft or natural disaster hits.

  • How is a home warranty different from a manufacturer’s warranty?

    The main difference is that a manufacturer’s warranty generally covers the failed part of a single appliance, but usually doesn’t include the cost of labor or repair. With a home warranty, one plan covers a variety of systems and appliances, making it a more cost-effective way to safeguard your home.

  • Why is buying a home warranty a good decision for homeowners?

    A home warranty protects the homeowner’s budget by removing the risk of fluctuating expenses when big ticket items break down. With a Liberty Home Guard home warranty, the homeowner will pay for a monthly plan, along with a flat rate service call fee associated with any repairs, rather than the full retail cost of replacing or repairing any of their home appliances or systems.

  • Do I have to get a home inspection before getting a Liberty Home Guard home warranty?

    No. Liberty Home Guard doesn’t require a home inspection or any maintenance records to purchase a home warranty plan.

  • How long does it take to fulfill a service request?

    Liberty Home Guard will dispatch a licensed technician to your home within 24 - 48 (business) hours of your request. Extenuating circumstances do apply.

  • Can I choose my own service contractor?

    Yes, you absolutely can. We only ask that you reach out to us first so that we can authorize the contractor you'd like to work with. This helps ensure that the highest standards are applied and that you and your family are kept safe. In our experience, you will usually save the most money and get the best work done using an LHG Certified Professional. All of our contractors are licensed professionals, and their work comes with a 60-day workmanship guarantee.

  • What happens if I sell my home?

    You can take your warranty with you to your new home, or cancel your warranty plan.

    To cancel your policy with Liberty Home Guard, please log in to your online customer portal and select the ‘Policy Details’ tab. There you will find a link titled ‘Cancel Coverage’. Alternatively, you can also call us at (866) 465-2403 or email us [email protected].

  • How long does my contract last?

    LHG seeks to empower its customers, enabiling you to find the contract term that is right for you. You can purchase a policy that is month-to-month, annual, or multi-year. Our multi-year plans provide the most value, call us toll free at (866) 396-5837 to find out more.

  • How do I make sure my coverage continues?

    If you have set up automatic payments with us, we will send your new contract 30 days before the old one expires. If you are not on an automatic payment system, you can continue coverage by logging into your account or calling us toll-free at  (866) 396-5837.

  • Can I cancel at any time?

    Yes, you can cancel at any time. If your cancellation occurs within the first 30 days of your coverage, we’ll refund your contract fees minus the cost of claims paid, and we will charge a small administrative overhead fee. If you cancel after the 30th day, you’ll receive a prorated refund of your contract fees for the rest of the contract term minus the cost of claims paid, and we will charge a small administrative overhead fee.

    To cancel your policy with Liberty Home Guard, please log in to your online customer portal and select the ‘Policy Details’ tab. There you will find a link titled ‘Cancel Coverage’. Alternatively, you can also call us at (866) 465-2403 or email us [email protected].

  • Is there a limit to the number of repairs I get during my contract term?

    No, we do not have a limit, although some coverage limitations, such as cost caps, may apply.

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