Low-sloped roofs are designed to protect your home or commercial building against the weather and other natural elements. But unlike steep-pitched roofs, these systems are more affordable and more suited for homes that have modern and contemporary architecture. They also require proper care and maintenance to stay durable and effective throughout their lifespan, just like any other roofing system. This means they must be inspected and cleaned by a trusted contractor regularly.… Continue Reading
Logically, it’d make sense that the solar home’s value would be significantly higher than the home without solar panels. But the question is by how much more?
According to the Office of Energy and Renewable Energy (EERE), you will be able to significantly increase your home’s value when you install a solar energy system. Research indicates that the more solar panels there are on the roof, the higher the value of the home – with an estimated increase of almost $6,000 per kilowatt of solar energy. This indicates a rise of over $29,000 in the retail value of the home for a 5-kilowatt installation. Several buyers across the country will be willing to pay approximately $15,000 more for a home equipped with an average-sized solar panel.… Continue Reading