Solar power is a fairly young industry and, like most newcomers in the energy business, any startup solar panel company is faced with a plethora of myths and misconceptions. While not completely pervasive, the wrong information surrounding solar power only serve to withhold the advantages of this sustainable and renewable source of clean energy from the people who will benefit most from it— you, the homeowner.
When asking for a roof repair or replacement estimate from a contractor, some homeowners think the figure represents a set price they have to pay once the job is done. However, this isn’t actually the case as an estimate is only a rough calculation and not the exact price. Depending on the choices you make for your roof, there are actually other factors that can add to your roof replacement’s… Continue Reading
Summer days can be unbearably hot at times; cranking up your air conditioner to the highest level a tempting prospect. Unfortunately, keeping your AC at max almost everyday can lead to a spike on your monthly bills for the season. That doesn’t mean you have to suffer through it, however, as there are numerous ways for you to lower your energy bills this summer without sacrificing comfort in your home.
In the last few years, homeowners have been considering solar panels despite the expensive initial costs. With the capacity of solar panels to convert heat to usable energy, the benefits are truly hard to pass up.
A roof is one of the best locations for solar panel installation for obvious reasons. Some people think, however, that solar panels are damaging to roofing materials. There is a belief that going solar can heat up a roof, accelerating its deterioration.