As many of us know, electric cars have certainly begun to make their presence known in the auto industry. For over a decade now, electric cars- with their ability to reduce our dependency on fossil fuels and reduce the carbon footprint as well, are becoming the favored vehicle of choice by many people who are concerned about an eco-friendlier world. With the evolution of electric cars comes the need for comfortable and convenient electric car charging stations.
There are some charging stations available publicly, and the number is growing each day. However, the most practical, important, and convenient place for electric car owners to ensure a battery is charged and always ready to go, would be in the comfort of your home. With that said, the services of a licensed electrician will be needed. In order to experience appropriate charges in an acceptable amount of time, a special designed electric car charger, with a dedicated 240-volt circuit will be required. That’s where Gervais Electric, Inc. comes in. Our team of highly skilled electricians will ensure your electric car charging installation is performed safely, effectively, and efficiently.
THE ADVANTAGES OF CHARGING YOUR ELECTRIC CAR AT YOUR HOME
There are a number of benefits to charging your electric car at home with one of the most obvious being the simple fact that you can save money. Sure, there is an upfront cost to have your charger installed conveniently in your home. But the amount of money you will save in the long term will, over time, far outweigh the initial installation cost.
Further, when you have to rely upon public electric car charging stations to charge your vehicle, it is every bit dangerous and costs a whole lot more than charging with your own home charger. There is truly no safer or more affordable place to plug your vehicle in than in the comfort and convenience of your own home. When you engage in home charging of your electric vehicle, you simply pull up to your installed charging station, plug your car in, and leave it be until morning. Certainly, the overall process is quite simple and, without a doubt, practical and stress free.
DECIDING WHERE TO PERFORM YOUR CAR CHARGING INSTALLATION
It makes sense to install your electric car charging station where you park your electric car. Some people house their vehicles in their garage, while others park them somewhere outdoors on their property. Whatever the case may be, and whatever the layout of your home and property, if you are able to install the charger in close proximity to where you house your electric car, that would be the ideal option.
- Garage Installation – By far the most convenient option, installing your car charger in your garage, since it is indoors and very close to or attached to your home, is a wise choice. Your charging station, when installed in your garage, is protected from any outdoor elements and is less likely to suffer damage of any kind.
- Installation Outdoors on Your Property – Every home is not equipped or designed with a garage which means that an outdoor installation makes good sense. Electric car charging stations that are built outdoors are designed to withstand the outdoor elements such as rain, snow, and wind. However, it goes without saying that a car charger installed in your garage is more apt to have a greater lifespan than those installed outdoors.
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