A lot of homes these days are opting to use solar panels. Solar is certainly a technology that soon will be even more widespread than it is now.
If you’re thinking about replacing or repairing your damaged roof, you might be concerned about your solar panels and how they’ll be affected.
Here’s everything you need to know about solar panels and roof repairs and replacements.
If your roof needs to be replaced and your solar panels are already installed, the old roof will need to be removed and replaced as part of the process of the existing solar panels on your roof.
Depending on the repairs and your goals, we may need to raise or lower certain parts of the roof to ensure that the panels get optimal sunlight exposure.
This kind of work can take some time, but don’t fret! We often don’t need to make these kinds of changes to the roof structure during repairs or replacements. Solar panels are a great way to save on energy costs, so it’s vital to ensure that they’re installed in the best possible location. A roofing company may not seem like a solar panel resource, but we can help you ensure that your solar panels are in the right place and getting the most sunlight possible.
If your roof only needs to be repaired, but the solar panels are already in place, we will do everything we can to work around them and we might need to remove the panels to make the necessary repairs.
We have a ton of experience with roofing and solar panel repairs, so you can rest assured that your roof will be in good hands. We understand that many homeowners are hesitant to remove their solar panels, but we reinstall them as soon as the roof repair is complete so that you don’t miss out on hardly any solar energy savings at all with our proven process.
Removing solar panels can be a complicated process, so choosing a roofing company with experience with roofing and solar panel is crucial. Our team is well-equipped to handle both tasks, so you can be sure that your roof and solar panels will be in good hands throughout the entire process—including how we store your panels for safekeeping and protection.
If you’re considering a roof replacement, it’s a good idea to factor in the cost of removing and reinstalling your solar panels. Our team can help you estimate the cost of the roof repair and solar panel installation so that you can make an informed decision. If this is happening as part of the Insurance process of roof replacement, make sure that your solar panels are covered on your policy. We want to make sure that your roof is in good condition, both inside and out, so you can enjoy years of reliable service.
We’ll ensure you have new mounting hardware when your solar panels are reinstalled.
After your roof is repaired, we’ll reinstall your solar panels. We always use new mounting hardware to ensure that they are mounted securely and optimally. This is especially important after a roof replacement, as the roof may be different in size or shape than your original roof. We want to make sure that your solar panels are working at their best, so we take the time to mount them properly.
If you have any questions about roofing repair and solar panels, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Your roof is one of the most essential features of your home. It protects your family and your belongings from the elements, but it also helps keep your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter. That’s why it’s so important to keep your roof in good condition by hiring a roofing company to repair any damage, especially after a storm.
If your roof needs to be replaced, consider installing solar panels simultaneously. A roofing company can help you determine if installing solar panels is a good idea as part of your roof replacement project. If you have an OLD roof, it will be a lot more cost effective to replace the roof BEFORE adding Solar.
Solar panels can add value to your home and may even help you qualify for a tax credit.
If you need a roof repair or roof replacement, contact us today for a free inspection and estimate!