Are Home Warranties Worth It?

What are the pros and cons of owning a home warranty? Our review team discusses whether or not home warranties are worth it | Photo Credit: Shutterstock © Ewelina Wachala

With the high cost of home repairs, many homeowners want to know whether a home warranty is worth it or not. Before making a decision, it is important for homeowners to examine this question carefully, considering both the advantages and the disadvantages of a home warranty.

In this article, our review team helps you make a decision on a home warranty by discussing factors to consider such as the cost of home repairs, the pros and cons of a home warranty and the cost of a home warranty. We will also provide our own take on this question.

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Today’s Homeowner works with an independent reviews team to create evidence-based research that helps our readers make informed decisions. The reviews are always independent. For transparency, we may be compensated if you purchase through a link.


What Is a Home Warranty?

In order to maintain a home, a number of complex, expensive systems and appliances have to function smoothly. A home warranty is a service contract designed to protect

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Allied Home Warranty Review (2020)

 Allied Home Warranty was a Texas-based company established in 2004 but is now owned by OneGuard Home Warranties. Learn more about your coverage options.| Photo Credit: Shutterstock © romakoma

Based in Texas, Allied Home Warranty opened in 2004 but was sold to OneGuard Home Warranties in August 2018. Below, we’ll explain what coverage is available and what other provider you should look into when shopping for the best home warranty.

In our research, we found American Home Shield to be the best overall home warranty provider for its nationwide availability and comprehensive plans. 

Call 844-529-9298 or enter your ZIP code to get a quote from American Home Shield, then compare it to what’s available from OneGuard Home Warranties.

In This Article:

Today’s Homeowner works with an independent reviews team to create evidence-based research that helps our readers make informed decisions. The reviews are always independent. For transparency, we may be compensated if you purchase through a link.


OneGuard Home Warranties Overview

OneGuard Home Warranties was founded by property managers in 1990 and has grown into a one-stop-shop for home care and maintenance. The company offers a unique combination of home warranty plans and home maintenance services, such as pest control

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