Why You Should Get a Plan
It costs $1,658 to replace the weatherhead, service cable from weatherhead to meter box and the service entrance conductor.*
Problems with your exterior electrical wiring system can cause: a power outage, exposed electrical wires, and flickering lights.
If your exterior electrical wiring breaks down, you need a qualified electrician to reconnect overhead lines, replace underground service, repair a loose meter or replace faulty wiring. In addition to the hazards and inconvenience these failures can cause, the repairs can be expensive. Stay grounded with reliable coverage from HomeServe and get access to our 24/7 hotline where you can schedule a repair for your home's exterior electrical wiring system.
*Costs shown are estimates only. Actual repair costs could be more or less than stated cost. National average repair costs as of March 2018. No charge for covered repairs up to your annual benefit amount.
- Meter base
- Service entrance conductor
- Repair or replacement of permanent wiring to detached garages
- Permanent wiring to fixtures such as light posts and pool heaters, that have failed due to normal wear and tear
- $5,000 annual benefit amount
- Multiple service calls up to annual benefit
- 30-day wait period with a money-back guarantee
- One-year guarantee on all covered repairs
It can be expensive to repair or replace your home's exterior electrical components. The weatherhead, insulator, riser, meter base and service entrance conductor are not cheap to fix. Help get protection from the high cost of repairs with a home service repair plan from HomeServe.
Exterior electrical component failures can be caused by aging of the power line, tripped breakers, ground settling, weather head corrosion, a loose entrance cable, a broken meter socket, or a loose breaker. Help safeguard your finances against the costs of emergency repairs with a home service repair plan from HomeServe.
Important coverage information
Benefit Details: Coverage provides, up to the benefit amount, for the covered cost to repair or replace the following components of an overhead or underground exterior electrical line, for which you have sole responsibility, from your utility's responsibility to the external wall of your home, that are damaged due to normal wear and tear, not accident or negligence: weather head, insulator, riser, meter base, service entrance conductor, and permanent wiring to detached garages and to fixtures such as light posts and pool heaters. Coverage also provides up to $100 reimbursement for fixture installation if required in conjunction with a covered repair.
Not covered: Repairs to damage arising from the disconnection or interruption to the main electrical supply; transformers; repair of low voltage wiring; generators; non-utility supplied power and/or lines; and damage from accidents, negligence or otherwise caused by you, others or unusual circumstances. The meter that measures the amount of electricity used, and any underground service entrance conductor are not covered under this plan. Additional exclusions apply.
Making a Service Call: Your plan starts the day your enrollment is processed. There is an initial 30-day waiting period before you can make a service call, providing 11 months of coverage during the first year. Upon renewal/reactivation (if applicable), there is no waiting period.
Cancellation: You may cancel within 30 days of your start date for a full refund (or less any claims paid if cancelled at any time after renewal/reactivation, where applicable). Cancellations after the first 30 days will be effective at the end of the then-current billing month and you will be entitled to a pro rata refund less any claims paid (where applicable). You may also contact HomeServe to cancel if you find your utility or local municipality provides similar protection to you at no charge, and you will receive a refund less any claims paid (where applicable).
Renewal: Your coverage is based on an annual contract and is billed on a monthly basis through your utility bill. Your service agreement will be automatically renewed annually at the then-current renewal price.
Frequently asked questions
HomeServe USA Repair Management (Florida) Corp. (“HomeServe”), Florida License #W220985, with corporate offices located at 601 Merritt 7, 6th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851, is an independent company separate from Florida City Gas and offers this optional service plan as an authorized representative of the service contract provider, ServicePlan of Florida, Inc., Florida License #70033, 175 West Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604. Your choice of whether to participate in this service plan will not affect the price, availability or terms of service from Florida City Gas.
Exterior Electrical Line Plus Coverage for only $5.99/mo.