How solar panels are installed

installing solar panels

You’ve decided to have solar panels installed. Congratulations! But, what’s the next step? Let us walk you through the process. We’ll also give you some climate information for new solar panel homeowners.   What is the installation process? Engineering visit First, you need to arrange an engineering site visit. The engineer will come to your […]

Solar Panels: How they work

solar panels on roof

Solar panels continue to provide a popular alternative energy option for green-conscious homeowners. Homeowners interested in cost-cutting technologies also choose this option to generate their electrical needs. Even the White House uses solar panel energy. How do solar panels work? Let’s take a look. How are solar panels made? So glad you asked! Solar panels […]

Roof Problems and Pests

roof pests

In this series, we’ve covered how roof rot and roof fungus can affect not only your roof but your health as well. In this article, we will go over some other common roof problems and pests and some ways to remedy them. What are some common roof problems? Leaks Every homeowner knows that the number […]

Roof Fungus: Different Types and How to Deal with Them

roof fungus

One huge factor for prospective homeowners when looking for a house, is the age and condition of the roof. There are a lot of things that affect the lifespan and health of your roof if not maintained properly. In this article we will discuss different types of roof fungus, what causes them to grow, and […]

What Causes Roof Rot?

roof rot

One of the least exciting things that can happen to a homeowner is roof rot. It might not sound like much of an issue, because “out of sight, out of mind” right? When this problem becomes evident by water spots on your ceiling or even plaster falling off, you know its past time to check […]

Roof Color Matters

color roof shingles

As a homeowner, it’s safe to assume you know the color of your roof. But do you know the color of your next-door neighbors’ roof? Or how about three doors down? The color of your roof has more relevance than just aesthetic appeal.  The color of your roof shingles can affect the overall efficiency of […]

Solar Tiles: Here’s the Scoop

solar tiles on roof

Have you ever looked at your neighbors’ roof and wondered why it’s so shiny? Have you driven through a neighborhood with futuristic-looking roofs and wondered what in the world their roof is made of? While it’s possible that what you saw were solar panels, it could also have been a solar tiled roof. In this […]