Who is USA+ and how is it related to HomeTec?
HomeTec is a marketing arm for a group association called USA+ or United Service
Association For Health Care. USA+ is a non-profit corporation founded in 1983 and
is a member of the Better Business Bureau since 1991. Through the power of its national
membership, USA+ is able to bring a comprehensive line of benefits to individuals,
families and business owners by leveraging its high-volume buying power.
What is a home warranty?
A home warranty is a service that covers a repair of many of the most frequently
occurring breakdowns in home systems and appliances.
Why should I have a home warranty?
Your home is typically your greatest investment, and unseen repairs or replacements
can easily cause a strain in your budget. The TotalProtect® Home Warranty includes
items that are not covered by your homeowner’s insurance and helps you avoid unexpected
What is covered by my TotalProtect® Home Warranty Program?
Your TotalProtect® Home Warranty covers your air conditioning system, furnace, heat
pumps, ductwork, exhaust fans, oven/stove/range, built-in trash compactors, refrigerator,
dishwasher, clothes washer and dryer, water heater, electrical system, plumbing
system, garbage disposal, ceiling fans and garage door openers.
How does a home warranty work?
Once a covered item breaks down, you will need to call the TotalProtect® Home
Warranty Program anytime, day or night, even on holidays.
How many times can I use my home warranty?
You can use your TotalProtect® Home Warranty coverage as many times as needed, up
to a maximum benefit of $50,000 per year.
The TotalProtect® Home Service Agreement is issued by HomeSure Services, Inc., except
in the following states where it is issued by the identified entity: in AL, FL,
IL, IA, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, OK, SC, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI and WY by HomeSure of American,
Inc.; in CA by HomeSure Protection of California, Inc.: in AZ and MA by HomeSure
of Arizona, Inc.; and in VA and OR by HomeSure of Virginia, Inc. Services are provided
by independent tradespeople/contractors. TotalProtect is a service mark of Cross
Country Home Services, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33355. Please see contract for
actual terms and conditions; benefits may vary by state.
What sets HomeTec aside from other companies that also carry home warranties?
Along with the TotalProtect® Home Warranty, HomeTec offers other valuable benefits
to homeowners, automobile owners, and offers personal protection too.
What benefits are offered through the Homeowner Protection Benefits Program and
how would I file a claim?
* The Homeowner Protection benefits will help to ensure adequate shelter if your
home suffers a loss or a disaster strikes, and you may be forced to live in a hotel
for a few days or an apartment for months. The benefit covers up to $1,000 on each
of the following: Home deductible Reimbursement, Emergency Cash, and Mortgage Reimbursement
(up to $1,000 per month for 6 months) and up to $1,500 for Emergency Cash ($250
per day for up to 6 days). If you have a claim, please call USA+ at 800-872-1187.
How do I file a claim for reimbursement on my auto deductible benefit?
To file a claim call USA+ at 800-872-1187 within 45 days from the date of the accident.
Does the auto deductible cover everyone in my household?
* Yes, everyone with full coverage auto insurance. The auto deductible reimbursement
benefit pays up to $500 of the auto deductible on covered auto insurance claims
if the damage amount exceeds the deductible.
How do I know if my product qualifies for the Extended Service Protection?
* Home appliances that are not built in, including audio equipment, computers, televisions,
power tools and home electric equipment are products that qualify for the Extended
Service Protection. Coverage is limited to the actual repair or replacement cost
or the cost of the item as recorded on the sales receipt up to $1,000 per claim.
How am I protected from identity theft?
You have up to $25,000 expense reimbursement coverage and up to $1 million in unauthorized
electronic fund transfer from your personal deposit or savings accounts.
Identity theft insurance underwritten by subsidiaries or affiliates of Chartis Inc.
The description herein is a summary and intended for informational purposes only
and does not include all terms, conditions and exclusions of the policies described.
Please refer to the actual policies for terms, conditions, and exclusions of coverage.
Coverage may not be available in all jurisdictions.
** Auto Deductible Reimbursement, Home Deductible Reimbursement, Emergency Cash,
Rent or Mortgage Reimbursement, Emergency Lodging and Extended Service Protection
are underwritten by Virginia Surety Company, Inc., 175 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago,
IL 60604, under group insurance policy form numbers GP-MPC-GP (9.08), GP-MPC-GP-FL
(9.08) and ESP-F-C-2X (1-07). This is only a brief description of these coverage
benefits. Complete details of the terms and conditions of coverage including eligibility
requirements, exclusions and limitations can be found in your Membership fulfillment
kit. Auto Deductible Reimbursement and Home Deductible Reimbursement are not available
in New Hampshire, New York and Puerto Rico. Emergency Cash, Emergency Lodging and
Rent/Mortgage Reimbursement are not available in Alaska, Florida, New Hampshire,
New York and Puerto Rico. Extended Service Protection is not available in Maine
or Puerto Rico.