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EV Charger Install – Waukee

Seamless Charging Solutions for Your Electric Vehicle at Home

Join the other Waukee homeowners in EV revolution and switch to convenient, eco-friendly EV charging at home

  1. Expertise and Safety: Our certified electricians ensure your EV charger is installed safely and efficiently, meeting all local regulations.

  2. Customized Solutions: We help you choose the perfect Level 2 charger for your specific needs, ensuring fast, reliable charging every time.

  3. Enhanced Home Value: Adding a home EV charging station not only provides convenience but can also increase your property’s value and appeal.

Schedule your install today and let us take care of all your EV needs.

Don't hesitate to contact us for more information.

~ Chris Coffin, 4th Generation Master Electrician &
Owner of Coffin Electric

Frequently Asked EV Questions

You will need an EV charging station (also known as an EVSE or Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment) compatible with your vehicle, as well as a dedicated electrical circuit and outlet installed by a certified electrician.

Home charging stations typically come in two types: Level 1 and Level 2. Level 1 chargers use a standard 120-volt household outlet and provide a slower charge, while Level 2 chargers require a 240-volt outlet and offer faster charging speeds.

Charging time depends on several factors, including the battery size of your vehicle, the charging speed of your EVSE, and how depleted your battery is. Level 1 chargers typically add 2-5 miles of range per hour, while Level 2 chargers can add around 10-60 miles of range per hour.

Yes, you will likely need a dedicated electrical circuit installed by a licensed electrician to support the power requirements of a Level 2 charging station. The installation may involve running new wiring and installing the charging station itself.

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Yes, you can use a standard 120-volt outlet with a Level 1 charging station. However, charging times will be slower compared to using a Level 2 charging station.

Installation costs vary depending on factors such as electrical system upgrades, distance from the electrical panel to the charging location, and the type of charging station chosen. Costs can range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars.

Some local governments and utility companies offer incentives or rebates to encourage the installation of residential EV charging stations. Additionally, there may be federal tax credits available for EVSE installation.

While some Level 1 charging stations may be plug-and-play, it's generally recommended to hire a licensed electrician for the installation of a Level 2 charging station to ensure safety and compliance with local electrical codes.

When installed and used properly, home EV charging stations are safe. It's important to follow manufacturer instructions for installation and operation and have the station installed by a qualified professional.

Most EV charging stations have built-in safety features that prevent overcharging. Leaving your EV plugged in after it's fully charged is generally safe, but it may not be energy-efficient and could slightly reduce battery lifespan over time.