For Level 1 and 2 home chargers, the most maintenance you’ll typically need is occasionally checking for any potential damage on your cables and plugs. This can come in the form of scratches, holes, burns, or bite marks.
For people who use their EVs daily, this should come naturally, as you’re bound to notice if there are any bite marks or scratches on your charging cables. Thankfully, there are many things you can do to mouseproof your garage. Under ideal conditions, your home charging stations are designed to last years before they require servicing.
When installing an EV charging system at home, the Electrical Safety Authority recommends hiring only a licensed electrical contractor to avoid any risks to you, your electric vehicle, or your home. Aside from checking the charging system yourself, it may do well to have a professional look at it now and then.
If you used an unlicensed worker to initially install your charging system, you may want to get it inspected by a licensed professional right away. Not only can they spot potential issues beforehand, but they’ll also be able to tell if you have the appropriate electrical panel that handles the load of your EV charging system in your home.