June 18, 2022 0 Comments

Why Choose Roofing Company to Install Your Solar?

By choosing a certified roofing contractor for your solar panel installations you’ll avoid potential damage to the roof structure. An experienced roofing contractor will also be able to design and install a solar energy system that blends with the aesthetic of your property. At Garrison Roofing Philly we have over 25+ years of experience installingrepairing, and retrofitting roofs for solar energy. Our detailed planning process includes an overview of your current and future energy usage, your customized solar generation needs, an assessment of solar panel placement options on your property, and an itemized estimate for each cost. By working with an experienced solar roofing contractor you will benefit from:

  1. 1. Advanced installation techniques to ensure security and stability for decades
  2. 2. Avoiding damage to roof, chimney, gutters, or skylights
  3. 3. Appropriate roof repairs and updates completed prior to installation
  4. 4. Optimized placement of solar panels on your property’s structure
  5. 5. Access to the latest solar technology
  6. 6. Information on local rebates and tax credits to support your installation
  7. 7. State-approved safe working procedures and policies
  8. 8. A solar panel system that’s easy to access, clean, and maintain

Avoid Damages to Your Roof

Incorrectly installed solar panels can be dangerous for the safety of your roof and surrounding structures. As a fully-licensed roofing contractor, Garrison Roofing takes care to ensure that your roof is adequately prepared before solar panels can be installed. During our on-site roof inspection, we will document needed repairs or structural reinforcements that should be executed prior to solar installation. We will note the condition of your roofing, identify leaks, find structural issues, and check for signs of rodent damage, insects, mold, or infestations before confirming that your property is a good candidate for solar. Our comprehensive roof inspections include a check on the sealing, fastenings, and security of other roof components like seams, gutters, and chimneys. You’ll receive a detailed overview of any required or optional repairs, along with an understanding of how this will impact your timeline and budget.

Customize Your Solar Solution to Your Needs

No two solar panel solutions are exactly the same. Each property and its energy needs present different challenges during the planning and installation phase. Prior to designing your roof-mounted solar panel installation, we will identify your energy generation needs (current and future) to determine the appropriate solar technology for your property. Whether you are installing solar panels on a single-family home or outfitting an entire warehouse with green energy, our team will recommend the right technology for your energy use and budget.

Build a More Efficient Solar Energy System

An experienced roofing company can assess your home’s capacity for generating solar energy using a series of detailed tools. Our analysis begins with a calculation to determine the total sun exposure on your property. We’ll review potential shade sources nearby as well as seasonal weather patterns in your area. We may recommend the removal of trees or other structures prior to installation. To calculate the number of solar panels required to support efficiency we will document your major appliances like air conditioners, generators, and refrigerating systems. After collecting all of these details our roof and solar contractors will draft an installation blueprint for your custom installation. Each solar roof installation is designed to:

  1. 1. Maximize the efficiency of energy generation throughout the day
  2. 2. Take into account your seasonal and annual energy needs
  3. 3. Work with the orientation and design of your property
  4. 4. Blend in with the aesthetics of your property
  5. 5. Work with your current roofing structure or identify areas where retrofitting is required

If you need help deciding where to place your solar energy installation, book a complimentary consultation with our team here. We’ll review all placement options in line with your aesthetics and energy generation needs.

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