Home, Décor: Four Things to Consider When Installing Solar Panels

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Homeowners are installing solar panels to receive the financial and clean-power benefits they provide. If you're thinking about taking this next step, here are four things to consider when installing solar panels on a home.

Location of the Home

A big question to ask is if the home is in the right position for maximum sun exposure. North-facing roofs won't receive as much sunlight compared to south-facing ones. The house's location within the world can also be a factor in how much sunlight it sees. Before installing solar panels, ensure that the home receives enough sunlight to allow the solar panels to function properly.


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Roof Features and Conditions

All homes have different features, and this includes different styles of roofing and the quality of the roof itself. Solar panels need a lot of space and stability to function correctly. An expert will inspect the roof first before installation begins. The goal is to properly install and seal the solar panels and mounts so that they'll last for as long as possible.


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The Types of Solar Panels

Also, decide what type of solar panels you want or need for the home. There are three different types of panels to choose from: monocrystalline, polycrystalline, and thin-film solar panels. Monocrystalline panels are the most common choice for home installations, but weighing all options is a great idea!


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Installation Costs

Money is always an important consideration when making such a big change to a home. Ask the solar panel installer how much the installation will cost and compare that to the money saved on electric bills in the future. Solar panels are an investment and can make a big difference to the home.


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Solar panels are energy-efficient, a great asset to homes, and can bring significant savings to the electricity bill each year. After taking into account these four things to consider before installing solar panels, you'll be on the right path to understanding if this is the ideal next step.

Solar panels are energy efficient and can be a great asset to your home.

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