Columbus, OH Electric Vehicle Charger Installation & Repair Services

If you are considering going green and purchasing an electric or hybrid vehicle, you need a way to charge it up. At Five Star Columbus Electrical, our team can install an electric vehicle charging station in your home for your convenience when you need to recharge your ride.

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Electric Vehicle Charger Installation Process in Columbus, OH

  • Safety Inspection: When one of our electricians comes to install your electric vehicle charger, they will do a full inspection to make sure everything is in working order and a full inspection of the site where the electric vehicle charger is to be installed. This is to be sure that the manufacturer’s specifications are followed precisely, both for your safety and to maintain any warranty that may be in place.
  • Electrical Panel Upgrades: Our technician will upgrade your electrical system, installing a new dedicated circuit for the charger.
  • Run Tests: Once the electric vehicle charger is installed, we will then perform a test run to make sure all the equipment is operating correctly.
  • Provide Tutorial: Finally, our technician will provide you with a tutorial on how to operate the electric vehicle charger and will inform you of any warranties that apply to the equipment.
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  • Electrical Diagnostics in Columbus, OH

    A lot of problems ensue by not having a professional electrician work on your electrical system. So in many cases, if you notice anything strange, or are just purchasing a new home, or even if you’re getting ready to sell, be sure to have home electrical diagnostic and troubleshooting performed by an electrician such as the team from Five Star Columbus Electrical to determine what your system needs.

    4 Reasons to Install a Home EV Charger


    Keeping your EV at home is safer for both you and your car. Charging your EV in a public space can take a while. In addition, while your EV is topping up at a public location such as a parking lot, your vehicle is exposed to risks including theft, vandalization, and natural elements such as hailstorms. Topping up your electric car in the comfort of your own home helps avoid all these potential dangers.


    Topping up your electric vehicle at home is a stress-free perk of EV ownership. By installing a home EV charger, you can control when you can charge your car and for how long. Gone are the days of having to leave early for work to fuel up. Or you have to use your Satnav to find the closest petrol station. Now, you can charge your car outside your front door.

    Boost Property Value

    With over 200,000 electric car owners in the US, having an EV Charger installed can be an attractive addition for any potential home buyers.

    Hassle Free

    The process of installing a home charging point is totally easy. Installing a charging point on your driveway is permitted development and does not require planning permission in most cases. Finding an EV installer is simple too! For example Five Star techs are OLEV approved installers, trained to install several of the leading brand’s EV Chargers.

    Are you a Columbus area homeowner searching for EV charger services? Call Five Star at (614) 398-2988 today!

    EV Charger FAQ

    What is EVSE?

    EVSE stands for Electric Vehicle Service Equipment, also informally called a charging station. They use a 240-volt outlet. All come with the same “J connector” that allow almost all plug-in vehicles to connect to any charging station.

    What are the 3 EV charging levels?

    Level 1 – Basic, “slow,” “trickle” charging – Residential – 120 volts AC (alternating current) – Typically will take 3-7 Hours for PHEVs and 9-20 Hours for BEVs. Vehicles plug directly into a typical 120‐volt outlet. Electrician will evaluate the circuit to determine if upgrades or modifications to the property’s main electric panel or circuits are required, and it should be a dedicated circuit (no other appliances should use the same circuit.)
    Level 2 – Fast, or “quick” charging – Residential and commercial – 240 volts AC – Typically will take 1-3 Hours for PHEVs and 4-8 Hours for BEVs. Requires a charging station. Electrician will determine if upgrades or modifications to the property’s main electric panel or circuits are required.
    Level 3 DC – Very fast charging – Commercial – 480 volts DC (Converts 3-phase AC to DC) or higher –Typically will take 5-20 minutes (80% charge) for PHEVs and 10-30 minutes (80% charge) for BEVs. Requires more complex installation and electrical infrastructure upgrades.

    What are the benefits of electric vehicles?

    There are numerous advantages, from helping to make the environment better to saving you money and the actual ride in an electric car is thrilling, acceleration is awesome, there are usually many high-tech gadgets and connectivity, it’s just a great experience.

    Schedule Electric Vehicle Charging Services Today!

    Over 95% of electric car charging is performed at home. Thus our mission is to make the entire process of purchasing, installing, and servicing your new home charging station as seamless and effortless as possible. There are over 82 different Level 2 home charging stations designed by more than 15 other manufacturers built to fit more than 33 different types of electric car models. We provide only the safest and most reliable electric car charging stations. Contact Five Star Columbus Electrical to find the best fit for you.