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Roof Storm Damage Signs & What You Can Do About It

Identifying storm damage to your roof is crucial for homeowners, especially in Texas where extreme weather conditions like tornadoes, high winds, lightning, hail, and heavy rain are common. Here are eight signs of storm damage to your roof, along with descriptions of what the damage might look like: 1. Missing or Broken Shingles After a… 

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

Determining how many solar panels you need involves assessing your energy usage, local sunlight availability, panel efficiency, and roof space. This blog post will guide you through these factors, helping you make an informed decision tailored to your home or business’s specific requirements. Factors Influencing the Number of Solar Panels Needed When deciding how many… 

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Is the Tesla Powerwall 3 Worth it in Texas?

Yes, the Tesla Powerwall 3 is worth it in Texas. With its low-cost high performance design, seamless integration, reliability, whole home backup, and enhanced power capabilities it offers efficient backup power and energy savings for Texans. In the vast landscape of energy solutions, the Tesla Powerwall 3 emerges as a compelling contender, promising to revolutionize… 

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

Wondering about solar panel longevity? Typically, they last 25-30 years, but with care and advancements, even longer. This post explores how to maximize their lifespan. Average Lifespan of Solar Panels When thinking about solar panels, one of the first questions many people ask is, “How long will they last?” The good news is that solar… 

Backup Power Solutions: Generators vs Solar Batteries

While both home batteries and generators serve the purpose of keeping the lights on when the grid goes down, there are significant differences to consider in terms of functionality, convenience, and long-term benefits when considering backup power solutions for your home. Generators have long been the traditional choice for home backup power. They are known… 

Solar Scams: Truths and Pitfalls of Solar Energy

Are Solar Panels Worth It? Is Solar A Scam? Over the last decade, the U.S. residential solar market has seen explosive growth, largely due to the declining costs of solar modules, government tax credits, and more accessible financial options that helped the public adopt solar energy.  As with all booming industries, good and bad players… 

Solar Inverters: Choosing Between String & Micro for Your Solar System

Let’s dive deep into the heart of your solar system – inverters. There are two primary types you’ll encounter on your solar journey: string inverters and microinverters. We’ll be breaking down the key differences to help you make an informed decision for your solar energy system. The Role of Inverters Before we jump into the… 

Solar Incentives Guide: Navigating Federal Tax Credits

Solar energy is a wise investment for homeowners. Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act of 2023, solar tax credits encourage the switch to solar power, delivering quicker savings. The act extended solar tax credits for residential properties to encourage homeowners to switch to solar power. With these solar incentives, a new solar energy system will…