Maintain Your Home

Home Warranty

If you are a Habitat homeowner and have been in your house for less than a year, you may qualify for help on your home repair needs from Wichita Habitat for Humanity.

  • There is a one-year warranty on all new construction done by Habitat. This warranty excludes damage resulting from wear and tear.
  • There is also a one-year warranty on all subcontracted work such as plumbing, electrical, and heating and cooling.

WARRANTY REQUEST PROCESS:

  1. If a problem arises within the one-year warranty period involving work done by Habitat, the homeowner must submit a Warranty Request Form to the General Contractor. File a warranty request online or call the Program office at 316-269-0755.
  2. The issue must be addressed by the General Contractor within seven days and will be followed by a written agreement detailing the solution and date by which the problem will be fixed.
  3. If the General Contractor does not address a warranty issue within the allotted amount of time, the homeowner should contact the Program Director. The Program Director will review the actions taken by the General Contractor and a response will be issued to the homeowner.

Remember, in order for the problem to be properly addressed, you must submit a Warranty Request Form. If there is a problem with subcontracted work, the subcontractor is to be contacted directly by the homeowner. Check your Homeowner User Guides and Warranty Notebook and walk through documentation for subcontractor information specific to your home.

    Homeowner Solutions

    If you are a Wichita Habitat for Humanity homeowner and are having troubles making your monthly mortgage payments call us right away! Communication is an important aspect to partnership and only through partnership can we work with you to keep you in your home. Contact Gail at 316-269-0755 and let us know that you want support to stay in your home.

    Insurance Referrals

    To protect yourself from extensive costs following damages to your home and property you will want to have replacement homeowner’s insurance coverage. Insurance can protect your belongings inside the home, the home itself and may even cover the costs of hotel bills if you are ever displaced from your home. You have the control over which insurance company you use and some control over how much it will cost you. Good credit will pay off when you are looking for new insurance premiums so make sure you stay on top of your finances. *An insurance broker will negotiate with the various insurance companies to get you the best deal.

    If you have questions about your insurance or are looking to find new insurance the following agents and agencies are being offered as suggestions and are not supported or preferred by Wichita Habitat for Humanity, Inc. or Habitat for Humanity, International.

    Travelers (broker)
    William D Jones Agency
    Agent: Dickie Grier
    316-943-3222
    dickie@thetravelers.net

    Farmers Insurance Group
    Joshua Franklin
    316-201-6633
    JFranklin2@farmersagent.com

    American Family
    Liliana Gonzalez
    316-558-8787
    Lgonzal5@amfam.com

    John Rouse
    316-722-5011
    Jrous2@amfam.com

    Progressive
    1-800-PROGRESSIVE

    Geico
    1-800-841-2964

    Shelter Insurance
    1-800-SHELTER

    USAA (for military veterans only
    (877) 984-2393

    Allstate
    Kevin Hutchins
    316-682-0202

    Marquez Insurance Agency (broker)
    Deb Marquez
    316-721-4324
    deb@marquezinsuranceagency.com

    M & M Insurance (broker)
    Iva Williams
    316-264-9317 work
    316-390-0299 cell
    iva@m-minsurance.com

    State Farm-Paul H Brucks Agency
    Jose Cruz Sosa
    316-721-8181
    jose.c.sosa.pk67@statefarm.com