I have had numerous issued with American Home Shield repair companies. They jack up the bill with claims of "needing to bring the item up to code". I live in the country we don't have a code.
One company said we needed a new drip pan line and we had to remind the company that they had just replaced it 6 month earlier and unless the codes had changed in the last 6 months it was not needed.
Currently to replace my water heater which IS completely covered they want to add 6 ft to my pressure relief line at the cost of $399.00 for 6 ft of PVC oh and for the $25 drip pan it will be an additional $199.00. So all together for my covered water heater I need to pay them an additional 799.00. That's not happening.
User's recommendation: Just bank money for your home repairs.
Preferred solution: I just want my items repaired not all the upgrades proposed by repair man.