Installing an electric car charger at your home can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some of the most common questions about electric car charger installation in St. John’s, NL, and their answers. If you’re still unsure about something, don’t hesitate to contact a professional for help.
1. How much does it cost to install an electric car charger?
The cost of installing an electric car charger will vary depending on the type of charger you choose and the electrical work required. Generally speaking, Level 2 chargers are the most expensive, followed by Level 1 chargers. However, installation costs can also be affected by things like the age of your home and whether or not you already have an existing charger.
2. How long does it take to install an electric car charger?
The time it takes to install an electric car charger depends on a few factors, such as the type of charger you choose and the electrical system in your home. Generally, it takes between four and eight hours to install an electric car charger.
3. Do I need a permit to install an electric car charger?
In most cases, you won’t need a permit to install an electric car charger. However, it’s always best to check with your local authorities to be sure.
4. What is the difference between residential and commercial EV car chargers?
The main difference between residential and commercial EV car chargers is the amperage. Residential chargers typically lower amperage (between 8 and 16 amps), while commercial chargers are higher amperage (32 amps or more). This means that commercial chargers can charge an electric car faster than residential chargers. If you are opting for a commercial EV car charger in St. John’s, NL, contact the Shock Free Electrical team for more information.
5. I’ve heard that electric car chargers can be dangerous. Is this true?
Electric car chargers are not dangerous if installed correctly by a certified electrician. Always be sure to hire a qualified professional to install your charger to avoid any safety concerns.
Residential EV car charger installation services in St. John’s, NL are available through our team of certified electricians. Shock Free Electrical is your EV charger and installation expert! We are here to answer any questions you may have about electric car chargers and can help you choose the right charger for your home.
Contact us today at 709-687-5393 to learn more.