There are many people today are becoming more and more interested in purchasing electric vehicles. With this interest comes the need for electric car charger installations at many homes. The sale of electric cars has certainly increased in the country which means that people need to have some understanding of chargers, how they are installed, how much they cost and are they worth it?
It would make perfect sense to have a charger installed in your home in order to ensure that your vehicle is adequately charged at all times, especially in advance of long trips you may have to make. It can take a good deal of time to charge a vehicle which is an important factor individuals must keep in mind. So, if you own an electric car or are thinking of buying one, it may be time to think about whether or not you should be installing a charger in your home as well.
A Couple of Important Factors to Consider When Making Decisions About a Car Charger
There are a couple of obvious factors you should consider when trying to decide on whether or not you should be installing an electric car charger, including:
- Adequate electrical infrastructure – One of the first and most important factors to take into consideration is that of the electrical infrastructure in your home. Call in one of our certified electricians to perform an inspection of your home’s electrical infrastructure. Proper wiring, outlets and voltage are necessary when using an electric car charger whether in your garage, on your driveway or in any area of your home. Our electricians will be able to tell you whether or not you have an adequate electrical system up to standards to handle the installation of a charger and can perform the installation required.
- How much driving do you do? – Though your work may have a charger, or the local mall, a parking station or even an actual specific charging station, depending upon the amount of driving you do, a home installation may be the best option for you. If you simply drive to and from work with your electric vehicle, then any of the resources above will do. However, if you travel a lot and are uncertain of charging station locations, then surely you don’t want to find yourself stranded somewhere with no power to run your car. Charging your electric car at home takes time and uses electricity, but, in most cases, serves to be the best solution to avoiding a potential no power issue or finding yourself stranded.
The Actual Installation
After you have determined whether or not a charger is right for you and have chosen the charger you want to purchase you will need to find a highly reputable and trusted electrician to perform the installation for you. That’s where Gervais Electric, Inc. comes in. Our team of licensed, certified and insured electricians is on hand to help you ensure that you have an adequate electrical infrastructure for starters. We are on hand to answer all your questions and discuss any concerns you may have. Our professionals are equipped to perform inspections and installations of all types of chargers and stand ready to meet your individual needs.
If you are looking to install an electric car charger in your home, then look no further than the team of professionals Gervais Electric, Inc. has to offer. Simply give a shout out to one of our team members and schedule your free consultation today. Summer is here and surely you will be doing a whole lot of summer driving. Let our team help make your summer more secure, safe and enjoyable with the installation of an electric car charger today. Don’t delay. Contact our team today!