Solar installation should be an exciting process. After all, you are taking a huge step to energy independence. Never again will you have to worry about utility rate hikes or power outages. After installation, your solar panel system will last a lifetime. Since there are no moveable parts, virtually no maintenance is required and no additional expenses are necessary.
Solar panels are usually installed on rooftops or stand-alone facilities. It is crucial to install your solar panel system where it will get the most direct sun exposure, ideally facing South. Before solar installation, make sure shade won’t fall on the panels during daylight hours. To ensure your solar panels get the most direct sun exposure as possible, there are numerous internet resources to help you set up and install your solar panels. A qualified solar installer would know where to place the panels to ensure they get as much sunlight as possible.
Solar installation can be done for as little as a few thousand dollars, but sometimes it requires a substantial upfront investment, so it’s essential to find a qualified solar installer. Obtain a home solar evaluation from a few different solar installation companies in your area. Do not hesitate to for work samples and customer references. Any qualified solar installer should be happy to present a list of happy customers who will validate their work. Perform your own research on a solar installation company’s reputation. You can review more than one thousand solar installers here, conduct a Google search, check with the Better Business Bureau or contact your local city office for more information.
Solar installation companies should provide a written guarantee with their proposal that states precisely how much power the solar panel system will generate.
Solar installers are well versed in all solar panel rebates and incentives. They can walk you through the steps, from financing to tax credits, to help you maximize your savings on solar installation. Most solar installers will even fill out the paperwork for you to obtain all possible solar rebates.
Our solar specialists are available to answer any questions. Free Clean Solar can help determine if clean solar energy is right for your home or business. We have been helping homeowners since 2007 get matched with top-notch, local solar installers. We work with the top rated solar panel manufacturers and solar installers throughout the country.
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