With long-term use of home appliances and systems in West Palm Beach, Florida, homes can be at risk for normal wear and tear causing unexpected mechanical breakdowns. For this reason, it is recommended that all homeowners sign up for home service agreements in West Palm Beach. The city has a tropical rainforest climate and hot climate with very wet and dry seasons.

In West Palm Beach, the mean temperature in each month is above 64°F. The wet season, May-October, is hot, humid, and wet. Annual average precipitation is 63 inches, making West Palm Beach the fourth wettest city in the country. The dry season, November-April, is warm and mostly dry, with mostly 80°F+ temperatures. The hurricane season is officially from June 1-November 30.

Temperature changes with the change in seasons and high humidity means extended use of home systems like the central A/C unit, electrical system, and central heating system. If one of these systems experience a mechanical failure due to normal wear and tear, having protection from an expensive repair or replacement is essential because a delay can make living conditions in the home very uncomfortable for everyone, and even unsafe.

One of the best ways to protect home appliances and systems is to have a Home Service Agreement, available to West Palm Beach residents, from a trusted home service agreement provider such as American Residential Warranty. A home service agreement provides protection against unexpected repair costs for your covered appliances and systems that would NOT normally be covered under homeowner's insurance. Homeowner's insurance usually just protects you against losses due to natural disasters, theft or vandalism, but would NOT normally cover costs to repair appliances or systems when they break down due to normal wear and tear.

Customers with American Residential Warranty Home Service Agreements in West Palm Beach receive excellent customer service, available 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. We also provide immediate service for emergency issues and we will respond to a request for service within 24-48 hours. American Residential Warranty customers can select their own service providers or use a technician from ARW’s larger network of licensed, pre-screened and pre-qualified service professionals. By having such a home service agreement, it will ensure that when a problem arises due to normal wear and tear on a covered system or appliance, it can be properly and quickly resolved without causing financial distress.

Home & Lifestyle in West Palm Beach

Although West Palm Beach is located approximately 68 miles north of Downtown Miami, it is still considered a principal city within the Miami metropolitan area. In 2015, the estimated population of Metropolitan Miami, which includes all of Palm Beach County, was 6 million. West Palm Beach had an estimated population of about 109,000 in 2016.

West Palm Beach is a resort and tourist-oriented city with a developing technology industry. Companies based in West Palm Beach include Florida Public Utilities, ION Media Networks, Ocwen, and The Palm Beach Post. Other major employers are Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Sikorsky Aircraft, General Dynamics, Cemex, and CSC.

West Palm Beach is home to palm-lined streets, entertainment districts, beautiful waterfront, and attractive neighborhoods that offer many activities and attractions. West Palm Beach has several world class shopping and entertainment districts including CityPlace, Clematis Street, Antique Row, Northwood Village and more. Downtown’s Clematis Street and CityPlace districts are filled with restaurants, shops, bars and clubs. Antique Row is one of the east coast's premier antique districts.

West Palm Beach offers world class art and culture. Points of interest include: The Norton Museum of Art, the 4-theater Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, and the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Festivals and shows hosted by West Palm Beach include: the Palm Beach International Film Festival, the Palm Beach Boat Show, the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, and the National Horse show. The city's waterfront offers walkways and scenic views. On the city's western edge, people can hike, bike, and get a view of the Florida Everglades up close at Grassy Waters Everglades Preserve. The Ballpark of The Palm Beaches accommodates both the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros for spring training.

West Palm Beach is served by Palm Beach International Airport, located in Palm Beach County. The Port of Palm Beach is located on the northern edge of the city limits. It’s the fourth busiest container port in Florida and the 18th busiest in the continental United States.

Florida was second only to Texas in 2015 for net electricity generation, and third in the nation in electricity consumption. Renewable energy accounted for 2.3% of Florida’s total net electricity generation. Nearly nine-tenths of that renewable power came from biomass. Five-sixths of the natural gas consumed in Florida is used to generate electricity and natural gas fuels nearly two-thirds of Florida's net electricity generation.

You could be losing thousands on home repairs without a home warranty plan. Customize your plan with ARW today.