Utilities Kingston announced it has entered into an agreement with Service Line Warranties of Canada (SLWC), a provider of homeowner emergency repair programs, to make optional service plans available to residential property owners in Kingston.
Residential property owners are responsible for the water service and sewer lines on their private property, according to Utilities Kingston which added that SLWC’s optional Exterior Water Service Line Coverage and Exterior Sewer Line Coverage plans can help protect homeowners from “potentially expensive repair costs due to breakdowns of major systems inside and/or outside their homes”.
Kingston residents will receive an introductory mailing about optional plans available through SLWC after April 18, 2019, including Exterior Sewer Line Coverage for $7.80 per month and Exterior Water Service Line Coverage for $5.37 per month, including HST.
Utilities Kingston notes that there will be no door-to-door or telephone calls to market these plans and signing up for them is at the discretion of the homeowner.
Additionally, neither it not the City of Kingston extend any type of warranty with respect to SLWC’s coverage and do not receive a commission or payment when customers sign up. No personal or account information about Utilities Kingston customers were shared with SLWC.
Residential property owners in Kingston can find out more by visiting www.slwofc.ca or by calling SLWC toll-free at 1-866-922-9004.