How it works

Unplanned electrical repairs can be costly. HomePower's got you covered.

Enrollment is quick and easy. Please read our Customer Service Agreement and complete our online enrollment form.

Once you're enrolled in HomePower for six weeks, you can request electrical repairs for covered services.

A SMUD electrical contractor will evaluate your request to determine if it's a covered service. Submit a new request.

$7.50

A low monthly fee of $7.50, added to your bill,
covers you for up to $500 in electrical repairs per calendar year.

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What's covered

HomePower will repair or replace common electrical components in your home when they fail due to normal wear and tear.

Description Covered Not Covered
Circuit breakers in panels or subpanels*    
Fuses in panels or subpanels  
Wall switches**, including incandescent dimmer switches  
Wall outlets**, including Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) outlets (square D type only)  
Faulty electrical wiring* (external)  
Electrical permits*  
Service and parts warranty  
Home and garage  
Pre-existing electrical issues*    
Obsolete, unavailable or non-standard materials    
Upgrades or additions to existing electrical system components or 3-phase service    
Discounts for non-covered work    

 

* Restrictions apply. Please review our Customer Service Agreement for more details.

** Including interior cover plates in white or ivory only.


Protect your wallet—and your home—from unexpected electrical repairs with warrantied service from our pre-screened contractors.

 

Testimonials

“Home Power is a fantastic service.  I've had it for many years and have always been very pleased with the service.”

– Bev A.

“Very professional.”

– Mark M.

“This is a convenient, inexpensive and worthwhile program... Very satisfied.”

– Cindy L.

Frequently asked questions

How long will it take for a technician to be assigned?
A SMUD contractor will contact you within 2 business days.
 
Is there a limit to how many requests I can submit or how many repairs are covered?
Only one service request may be open at a time, per location, but HomePower includes up to $500 in covered electrical repairs per calendar year.
 
What if I need a service that isn't covered by HomePower?
For non-covered work, please contact your HomePower contractor directly. With HomePower, you'll get 15% off the regular rate. For service panel repair or replacement, you'll get 20% off the regular rate.
 
Is there a required enrollment period?
The initial subscription is for 12 months, then it’s month to month after that. If you've fulfilled your 12-month subscription but no longer want the service, please email customer service to end your enrollment.
 
What if my repair or replacement requires a permit?
If any permits are required, your HomePower contractor will take care of it. Permit and inspection fees are covered by HomePower and will be deducted from your $500 annual limit.
 
Can I sign up my rental properties?
HomePower is available to owner-occupants and landlord owners of single-family detached dwellings, duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes, condominiums and town homes with up to 4 units per structure.

Get started today

Get covered for only $7.50 a month.

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You can request service six weeks after enrollment.


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Schedule a repair request

So convenient! You can request your repair 24/7 in My Account.


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* Restrictions apply. Please review the Customer Service Agreement.