Single Family For Homeowners

The key to a happy home from Day 1
Moving is one of life’s more stressful activities, especially if it’s into a brand new house. Anything you can do to make it easier is a good thing; one thing you can do is make sure your builder is covered by National Home Warranty.

See what's available in your province:

Single Family

New homes built in BC are protected by 2-5-10 home warranty insurance, as set out by the Homeowner Protection Act of BC. Licensed residential builders are regulated by the Homeowner Protection Office. Mandatory warranty insurance includes the following coverages:

2 years' coverage on labour and materials as follows:

  • 12 months’ coverage for defects in material and labour for your unit
  • 24 months' coverage for defects in material and labour for major systems (heating, electrical, plumbing, etc.)

5 years’ coverage on the building envelope, including coverage on unintended water penetration

10 years’ coverage on major structural items

This statutory protection is widely recognized as one of the strongest and most effective home warranty standards in Canada.

To learn more about consumer protection legislation and regulations, visit http://www.hpo.bc.ca/files/download/Bulletins/2-5-10.pdf.

 

Single Family

New homes built in AB are protected by 2-5-10 home warranty insurance, as set out by the New Home Buyer Protection Act of AB. Mandatory warranty insurance includes the following coverages:

2 years' coverage on labour and materials as follows:

  • 12 months’ coverage for defects in material and labour
  • 24 months' coverage for defects in material and labour for delivery and distribution systems (heating, electrical, plumbing, etc.)

5 years’ coverage for defects in the building envelope.

10 years’ coverage for structural defects

This statutory protection is widely recognized as one of the strongest and most effective home warranty standards in Canada.

To learn more about consumer protection legislation and regulations, visit http://homewarranty.alberta.ca.

 

Single Family

Your home warranty is a broad coverage plan passed on to you by your builder. It starts the moment you move in.

What’s covered for the first year?

Limited Construction Warranty
You're covered for defects in materials and labour of your home for the first year.

What’s covered for 5 years?

Structural Defect Warranty
You’re covered for structural defects for up to 5 years, including defects in material and labour. Your warranty also covers structural damage that makes your new home unfit to live in.

Limited Construction Warranty
You’re covered for defects in the load bearing structures for up to 5 years.

Maximum Protection

The combined 1-year and 5-year limited construction warranties provide coverage to a maximum of $50,000.

In Saskatchewan, builders can customize warranties they purchase for their projects. Always refer to your warranty document for actual policy terms and coverages arranged by your builder.

 

Single Family

Your home warranty is a broad coverage plan passed on to you by your builder. It starts the moment you move in.

What’s covered for the first year?

Limited Construction Warranty
You’re covered for defects in materials and labour of your home for the first year.

What’s covered for 5 years?

Structural Defect Warranty
You’re covered for structural defects for up to 5 years, including defects in material and labour. Your warranty also covers structural damage that makes your new home unfit to live in.

Limited Construction Warranty
You’re covered for defects in the load bearing structures for up to 5 years.

Maximum Protection

The combined 1-year and 5-year limited construction warranties provide coverage to a maximum of $50,000.

In Manitoba, builders can customize warranties they purchase for their projects. Always refer to your warranty document for actual policy terms and coverages arranged by your builder.

 

Performance Guidelines

To help you determine if a deficiency may be covered by your warranty, refer to the Performance Guide in your area. 

Performance Guidelines

Protect your investment – refer to the tools available. 
To help you determine if a deficiency may be covered by your warranty, refer to the Performance Guide in your area. One of the most important things you can do to keep your new home in top shape is perform regular maintenance. Refer to the Maintenance Manual regularly to help prevent problems yourself. 

Talking to your Builder

 You play a role in making sure you can communicate freely and with ease with your builder throughout every step of the construction process.