Considerations for EV home charging points

electric car charging

Over the course of the past few years, an increasing number of hybrid and electric cars have been produce from leading manufactures.  And sales are shooting up to match. On top of this, electric cars are now outperforming petrol and diesel powered cars. And hybrid cars provide the best of both worlds. So could an electric car work for you? And if it does, how do you charge it? Well, the easiest way is by installing an EV home charging point in your garage. And here at Walker Electrical, we are more than happy to take care of this for you. 

What are the important considerations for EV home charging points?

Home charging points are perfect for charging your vehicle overnight while you sleep. So you’ll always have the right amount of power to get you to work the next morning. And although your electric car could be plugged directly into the system, there are some issues to consider first. These include:

  • how much power your sockets can provide- will it be enough to charge the car?
  • if you plug in the car, will you cause a power shortage throughout the rest of your home, or even your street
  • will plugging in the car cause lasting damage to your circuits or sockets?

Choose Walker Electrical for your home EV charging point installation

With so may factors to consider it is clear that you should always speak to an electrical expert with experience with electric vehicles and charging. Like us, here at Walker Electrical. And if your home doesn’t meet the requirements, we can easily install a specific charger so that you never have to worry about running out of power.

When you choose us, you can be sure of high quality products and services, and professional support. For more information, or advice, get in touch with the experts today, here at Walker Electrical.