With climate change high on the agenda, and a change in public opinions, electric vehicles are rising in popularity. But the need to charge EV’s is still the number one barrier for potential new owners. So how easy is it to charge from home? And why should you install an EV charger at home? Well, here at Walker Electrical, we are Preston’s leading electrical experts. From office lighting to industrial security, and student accommodation electrics, we offer a range of high quality, professional, electrical solutions. This includes installing EV chargers in the workplace, and at home. As a result, we have produced this guide to everything you should know about EV chargers at home.
Installing an EV charger at home
So, how easy is to have an EV charger installed at home? Well, its fairly simple actually. All you need to do is get in touch with an installation specialist, like us here at Walker Electrical. We will test the sockets and electrical current in your property, and make all the necessary installation decisions to ensure you get the best possible end result. In most cases, your new EV charger will be installed and ready to use in around 2 hours.
Why should you install an EV charger at home?
So, what are the advantages of installing a charger at home? Well, there are several, including:
- Guaranteed full charge when you need it- if you need power to get your to work in the morning, you dont have to worry about finding a public charging point at short notice. You can be sure your car will be ready to go, whenever you need it.
- Cheaper than public charging- the price you pay for charging your car at home, through your electricity bill, will be cheaper than any public charging point that you need to pay to use. So you could save money in the long term.
- Protect the environment- by using an EV you can rest assured that you are doing all you can for the environment. And by charging at home, you have full control over who you choose to supply the electricity. So you could choose a company providing electricity from 100% reusable energy sources.
For more information or advice, get in touch with the professionals today, here at Walker Electrical.