240 Volt Outlet Installation Cleveland
What is a 240-Volt Outlet?We're all familiar with the common 120-volt outlet that are found in every room of our home and have a stand three-prong outlet (or two-prong if it's an older home). While 120 volts is the standard that powers most of the electrical devices in our home, from TVs to phone chargers and light fixtures, there are some electrical appliances that required more power to operate.
Appliances That Use 240-Volt OutletsLarge, motor-driven appliances typically require more power and therefore run off a 240-volt power supply. It's common to need a 240-volt outlet installed if you purchase one of the following items:
- Large kitchen appliances like an oven or range
- Clothes dryer
- Water heater
- Central air conditioner
- Level 2 charger for electric cars
- Hot tub
If yu have older, ungrounded 220-volt outlets, Clover Electric can rewire your appliances with four-wire plugs and install four-prong 240-volt outlets to ensure they are safe and compatible with newer appliance plugs.