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Plumbing Essentials

Protection for your home's vital components.

Your home's plumbing system gets a workout every day. Should the unexpected occur, the damage can mount up quickly. But you can be ready. Plumbing Essentials helps your drains, pipes and water lines continue to perform as you need them to.

Plumbing issues can arise at any time. And it's never convenient. That's why, with Plumbing Essentials, you can make a claim any time of the day or night, 365 days a year.

Costs based on Direct Energy's affiliated and independently franchised Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® Straightforward Pricing®. Prices may vary by location.

Needs vary from household to household, so we offer a range of maintenance and repairs plans to best fit those needs.

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We're here to help.

Make sure your plumbing, air conditioning and heating has the coverage it deserves. For custom, quality, transparent home coverage click here for a quote. Or call us at 855-261-9822.

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  • How does a Plumbing Essentials Plan help me?
    As a homeowner, you are responsible for the interior plumbing and drains in your home. Many basic homeowner's insurance policies do not cover repair of interior plumbing and drains. Our plans can help safeguard you against the cost of unexpected repairs.


The Direct Energy Essentials Plans ("Plan") are provided by Home Warranty of America, Inc., a Direct Energy company. Direct Energy's affiliates, franchisees, and/or independent contractors will be performing various services under the Plan. Customers must sign up for 1-year commitment (the "Initial Term").There is a 30-day waiting period before coverage begins under the repair plan. Upon expiration of the Initial Term, the Plan will automatically renew at our then current standard rate and terms unless the customer opts out of the auto-renewal option in writing by mail at P.O. Box 850, Lincolnshire, IL 60069 or by email at cancel@hwahomewarranty.com. Sales tax will be added in select states. To obtain a full copy of the Plan terms and conditions, which includes coverage limitations and exclusions, click here.