EV charging stations offer convenient, fast and eco-friendly power for electric vehicle drivers. Installing a home charger is an investment that will pay off in savings on fuel and the peace of mind that comes with knowing your car is always charged and ready for your next trip.
Finding reliable EV charger installers is crucial to the success of your installation project. A bad installation can waste money and put your safety at risk. It’s important to do your research, get recommendations and ask for bids from multiple installers before making a decision.
A reliable electric vehicle charger installers will be licensed and insured to work on your home’s electrical system and charging equipment. They’ll also be knowledgeable about local EV charging station installation codes and requirements to ensure your project is completed correctly. Additionally, they should have experience installing the type of EV charger you’re looking for and be willing to answer any questions you may have about the equipment or installation process.
EV chargers are designed to meet specific standards for safe and efficient transfer of electricity from the grid to your vehicle. As such, they must be properly installed and maintained by certified and trained electricians to ensure optimal charging and the safety of your family, friends, pets and property. In addition, it’s essential to understand the signs of a malfunctioning charger so you can seek professional repair services.
One of the most common problems with EV chargers is overheating, which can occur as a result of faulty components or improper maintenance. Overheating can cause damage to your EV charger, leading to expensive repairs or even the need for replacement. It’s important to check for overheating or strange noises from your EV charger regularly and have it serviced by a qualified electrician as soon as possible if you notice any issues.
An EV charger will need to be hardwired into your home’s electrical system. To do so, a licensed electrician must access your breaker box and electrical panel to make the necessary changes. This can be a complicated process that requires special tools and knowledge of electrical systems. Choosing a reputable electrician to do the work will save you time, hassle and money in the long run.
Level 2 EV charging is the most common method for at-home EV charging. It uses a standard 120-volt household outlet and takes about four to eight hours to charge the average EV battery. Level 3 EV charging is more advanced and can be used for public parking lots, garages, workplaces and other locations. It can reduce charging times to as little as 30 minutes, which is useful for people who use their EVs frequently for commutes or trips.
Having an at-home EV charger is the best way to ensure that your EV is always charged and ready to go. Contact the team at Lippolis Electric to learn more about our EV charging station installation and the types of EV chargers we can provide you with.