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Electrical Home Cover

Electrical Installation Home Cover

Maintenance agreement for your Home Electrical Installation

What is included? Repairs to your fixed electrical wiring system, consumer units, light switches, fittings, circuit breakers and wall sockets Unlimited call outs including all parts and labour 24 hour phone helpline Priority attendance by an engineer in case of breakdown
What is not included? Repairing or replacing the mains supply Repairing the power supply between your home and outbuildings on your property Work that is required to bring your system up to current safety regulations, such as rewiring (please see T&C's)

No Call-Out Fee or Excess Charge*

*When you take out our Electrical Installation Care Plan

Our Electrical Installation Home Cover gives you complete peace of mind, that in the event of an electrical fault, a fully trained electrical engineer will be on call to diagnose and fix the problem.

Regardless of the electrical fault, you can rest assured your home and family will be in safe hands. Electrical Installation Home Cover includes priority attendance by engineer in the case of a breakdown, 24 hour phone helpline, as well as electrical repairs and call outs.

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Terms and Conditions

What is included?

  • The fixed electrical wiring system inside your home (as long as it has been correctly installed) and consumer units, light switches, light sockets (not fittings), circuit breakers and transformers, electric doorbells (not including door-entry systems).
  • Labour and parts for repairs.
  • Fitting standard replacement parts, for example, we will replace a brass light switch with a standard equivalent such as a white plastic switch.
  • 10% discount off full cost of any electrical home improvements when you use our Electrical Home Improvement Service.
  • Costs up to £250 (including VAT) to gain access to electrical system to make repairs. Making good damage caused by gaining access means filling or plastering to make level but does not include redecoration.

What is not included?

  • Repairing controls, pumps, detectors, timers and programmers.
  • Repairing or replacing the mains supply.
  • Repairing the power supply between your home and the outbuildings on your property.
  • If your Economy 7 heater is more than 7 years old.
  • Damage caused to wiring by rodents.
  • Accidental damage to the wiring when puncturing it with a nail, screw, or similar fastening.
  • Please also see 'General Exclusions'.

General Exclusions

Our Fords Home Cover agreement plans do not include the following:

Changes or modifications

The contract covers only the original system and boiler inspected when you first become a Home Cover customer. Any changes or modifications to the original system or boiler (including any replacement) not carried out by Fords much be notified in writing to the Fords Heating Department within 10 calender days of any such changes, modification or replacement. A further inspection will then be carried out to determine whether your cover remains valid. Fords reserve the right not to provide cover for any changes made that have not been inspected by us to our satisfaction. Failure to notify us in writing of any changes, modifications or replacement within 10 calendar days of them being carried out will render the contract null and void.

Design or existing faults

The cost of repairs needed because of design faults (unless we are responsible), or faults which existed before you entered into the agreement and which could not be identified on the initial inspection using reasonable care and skill. This would apply to pipes buried under concrete floors that have been installed incorrectly or without wrapping or movement protection. Electrical cover assumes existing circuits equipotential earthing to main gas and water companies is compliant with BS7671. Third Party or accidental damage. The cost of repairs relating to damage caused by you or someone else.

Consequential loss

Unless we are responsible for it, loss or damage to property caused by appliance, boiler or system breaking down (for example, damage caused to furniture by water leaks). Any redecoration that may be needed following our work is your responsibility, unless we have been negligent.

Normal insured risks

The cost of repairing faults or damage caused by freezing weather conditions, subsidence, structural repairs, accident, fire, lightening, explosion, flood or storm. The cost of repairing damage caused by changes to or problems with the gas, electricity or water service. You should check your household insurance to make sure you have enough cover for these risks.