Sewer Line Protection Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions for Sewer Line Protection Plan

Sewer Line Protection Plan

Terms and Conditions

What is Covered:  The Sewer Line Protection Plan will include all required parts, labor, and material to repair or replace your blocked, clogged, collapsed or broken external sewer service line that your local sewer department has identified as your responsibility.  You’re Covered, LLC (“YC”) or its assigned contractor will determine whether to repair or replace your external sewer service line at that time. The Sewer Line Protection Plan covers your external sewer service line from inside your foundation at the main sewer clean-out located in your basement to where your responsibility ends at the sewer main in the street.  The Sewer Line Protection Plan provides up to $6,500 per contract year for the repair or replacement of your blocked, clogged, collapsed or broken external sewer service line.  The area of sewer line repair or replacement will include driveway patching due to excavation and reseeding of lawn in direct area of repair.  YC is not responsible for watering lawn areas.

What is Not Covered:  This Plan does not include: (a) Repairs to your external sewer service line damaged by you or a third party; (b) installing a clean-out if there is no clean-out; (c) environmental cleanup due to sewage backup, heavy rains, flooding, or municipal sewer system back up into basement; (d) sewer lines shared, branched off of or connected with other property or on a private sewer main; (e) any sewer backups or blockages inside the house beyond the basement foundation; (f) repairs or replacement to blocked, clogged, leaking or broken booster pumps, grinder pumps, components, or other equipment; (g) the removal and replacement of sod, decorative landscaping, trees, decks, decorative yard ornaments, bricks, paving stones, stonewalls, patios, retaining walls, fences, or other structures or improvements; (h) repairs or replacement of any sewer service line located under a body of water, including lake, wetlands, stream, river, pond, pool; (i) any sewer service lines under a patio, floor, concrete slab, block or concrete driveway; (j) the thawing of a frozen sewer line; (k) upgrading sewer line to comply with any utility, local or state regulations; (l) secondary internal sewer lines, including lines from sinks, gutters, washing machines, and any other source of gray water; (m) sewer odors emitting from sewer line or drains; (n) sewage spills, mold, mildew, or other environmental hazards; (o) repairing a cracked or broken sewer pipe if no clog or blockage exists; (p) any repair of replacement costs that exceed your protection limit; (q) any other service, equipment, or parts not specifically listed for this Plan; (r) any unusual circumstances including hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, aftershocks, tornadoes, civil disobedience, or war; (s) any personal property; (t) any hazardous waste testing, mitigation and/or removal; (u) any environmental issues.

This Plan is secondary to any claims covered by any other insurance policy such as a homeowner’s insurance policy or a Master Insurance Policy in the case of a Common Interest Community.

Plan Eligibility:  Your Sewer Line Protection Plan is available to customers in YC service territories located in CT, MA, and RI. with a sewer service line diameter of 6 inches or less and a sewer service line length not to exceed 300 feet in length.  Your Sewer service line must be owned by you and on your property and/or the owner has a legal right of access to the sewer service line on property or any other property.  Eligible properties include: Residential dwellings, apartment buildings, cooperatives, condominiums, duplexes, townhouses and commercial properties.  The Plan covers only one (1) sewer service line on the property and the sewer service line must have a diameter of 6 inches or less and a length of not more than 300 feet. A separate Plan is required for each additional sewer service line located on your property.  Restaurants, food service establishments, seasonal properties, vacant properties, fuel, gas, and oil establishments do not qualify.

Your Responsibility to Report a Sewer Service Line Emergency:  You as the owner are responsible for reporting a sewer service line emergency to 1-888-425-4505. If in the sole discretion of YC or any of its employees, or agents a sewer service line blockage, clog or break is causing any type of hazardous or dangerous condition, the owner is responsible for securing and making the area safe until repairs can be made.

Termination:  YC reserves the right to terminate the Plan to your premise if there are unsafe or unsanitary conditions that you refuse to address and remedy in a timely manner, if the property otherwise does not qualify, or if access to property is denied to YC or its contractors.  If Plan is terminated for any of the above reasons, YC will provide a refund for the month in which the Plan is terminated.  If the Plan is terminated due to non-payment, no refund shall be provided.

Response Time: YC or its contractor will respond promptly by phone to coordinate and set up a repair schedule.  Most work will be completed within 24 to 72 hours depending upon municipal permit requirements, utility mark-outs, workload, severity of problem, and weather conditions.  All repair work under the Plan must be performed by YC or its authorized contractor to make repairs covered under the Plan.  YC will not pay for any third-party contractor you hire or authorize to make repairs.  All material and work are guaranteed for one year from date of repair.

DAMAGES:  YOU’RE COVERED, LLC AND ITS AGENTS WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED TO YOUR PERSON, PERSONAL PROPERTY, OR REAL PROPERTY UNLESS SUCH DAMAGE IS DIRECTLY AND SOLELY CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OF YOU’RE COVERED, LLC OR ITS AGENTS.  IN NO EVENT WILL YOU’RE COVERED, LLC BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY WATER DAMAGE, RAW SEWAGE, OR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES TO THE INSIDE OR OUTSIDE OF YOUR PREMISES OR ANY OTHER PROPERTY DUE TO YOUR BLOCKED, COLLAPSED OR BROKEN SEWER SERVICE LINE. 

Enrollment: Your Sewer Line Protection Plan enrollment will start 30 days after your payment is received.  Your $6,500 Plan limit year start date will commence upon the receipt of first notice of your initial and first claim and will expire 12 months from that original claim date.  Whereupon, a new $6,500 Plan limit year start date will commence.  The payment method is monthly, and your monthly billing for each month will be an electronic payment and will be withdrawn from your account and payment method you initially selected and will be withdrawn between the 1st and 15th of each month and payment will be for the next month of protection.  YC reserves the right to make an on-site inspection of your sewer service line before accepting any responsibility under the Plan. We will not make any type of repairs or a replacement to any pre-existing sewer service line blockages, collapsed pipe or breaks identified prior to Plan start date. Within 30 days of receiving your first payment, if a pre-existing sewer service line break, blockage or collapse is identified, a full refund will be sent to you.

Renewals:  Per your approval and agreement, your Sewer Line Protection Plan renewal will be automatically and electronically renewed every month unless you notify us to discontinue your Plan,  you fail to make your monthly payment, or YC notifies you that it has terminated your Plan. To discontinue your Plan, notify YC by email at:  info@yourecovered.com or in writing to: You’re Covered, LLC at P.O. Box 259, Watertown CT, 06795

Cancellations: 

Cancellation by Customer:   You may cancel your Sewer Line Protection Plan new enrollment within 30 days of your original enrollment date for a full refund by email at: info@yourecovered.com or in writing to: You’re Covered, LLC at P.O. Box 259, Watertown CT, 06795.  Once services are rendered, we will warrant Plan for 12 months and extend your Plan for 12 months.  If you terminate this Plan or fail to pay your monthly fee your warranty shall terminate immediately.  If YC terminates your Plan for any reason other than non-payment, your warranty shall remain in effect.

Cancellations by You’re Covered LLC:  Your Sewer Line Protection Plan will be cancelled if you fail to make your scheduled monthly renewal payment prior to your next payment date. If you move, your Plan will be cancelled.  The Plan is not transferable to new owners, third parties or to another premise.  YC reserves the right to cancel or change Plan requirements or pricing at its sole discretion. This is a monthly Plan and you may cancel at any time.

revised: 8/1/19