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January 22, 2018 at 3:37 pm  •  Posted in News by  •  0 Comments

Service Line Protection Available for Homeowners

Release Date: January 22nd

Did you know that necessary repairs to the sewer line that runs between your home and the public utility connection are the responsibility of the homeowner? These lines are subjected to the same elements that can cause our public service lines to decay – age, ground shifting, root invasion, fluctuating temperatures and more.

While efforts are underway in many communities to improve public water and sewer systems, these fixes don’t usually address the sewer line located on your property. Homeowners can spend from hundreds of dollars up to $3,900 to repair or replace a broken, clogged or leaking sewer line on their property – and that can be hard on a household budget.

Residents will be receiving a letter in the mail from the Town of Arnprior and Service Line Warranties of Canada (SLWC) offering protection options for homeowners for external sewer lines. Service Line Warranties of Canada, an independent company separate from the Town of Arnprior, is the program administrator and offers this optional service plan. SLWA is a BBB Accredited Business with an A+ rating and has helped more than 140,000 homeowners across North America save over $90 million in water and sewer service line repair costs.

The SLWC Service Line Warranty Program protects against leaks and breaks due to normal wear and tear, age, ground shifting and tree root intrusion. If a customer’s line is in need of repair, a simple call to the SLWC 24-hour hotline will dispatch a local, licensed contractor familiar with local code. The program provides up to $5,000 per incident for external sewer line repairs. There are no annual or lifetime limits, service fees or deductibles – just protection.

For questions about this service, or to enroll, please contact SLWC at 866-922-9004 or visit www.slwofc.ca. Homeowners can also follow SLWC online for company news and homeowner tips at: www.slwcblog.com and www.twitter.com/SLWCNews. About Service Line Warranties of Canada Service Line Warranties of Canada (SLWC) is part of HomeServe USA Corp (HomeServe), a leading provider of home repair solutions serving over 2.7 million customers across the US and Canada. Together with HomeServe, SLWC is dedicated to supplying best-in-class repair plans and delivering superior customer service to consumers directly and through over 400 leading municipal, utility and association partners. SLWC is endorsed by the Local Authority Services of Ontario as a preferred services partner. About LAS Local Authority Services (LAS) is part of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) family, and is a preferred provider of competitively-priced and sustainable co-operative business services for Ontario municipalities and the broader public sector. LAS helps its customers “save money, make money, and build capacity.” For more information on the partnership with Service Line Warranties of Canada, visit http://www.las.on.ca/Services/Sewer-and-Water-Line-Warranty.

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Media Contact
Jennifer Morawiec
General Manager, Client Services/Treasurer
Town of Arnprior
Phone: 613-623-4231 ext. 1820
jmorawiec@arnprior.ca
Myles Meehan
HomeServe USA
Phone: 203-356-4259
Email: Myles.Meehan@homeserveusa.com
Merrie Leininger Hill+Knowlton Strategies for HomeServe USA Phone: 775-846-0664 Email: homeserve@hkstrategies.com

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