Have you ever considered installing solar panels on your roof? Many homeowners are wary of doing so because of the upfront costs associated with this energy-efficient home improvement project. But the upfront costs will soon be covered because of the money you save with solar panels. You can reduce your electric bills dramatically, to the point where it’s not a significant player in your monthly budget anymore. Some fortunate homeowners can even eliminate their electric bills completely.
Using solar panels instead of relying on a utility company can help you cut your electric bill by a staggering 90% per month. When your home has solar panels, energy from the sun will be used to power your electricity, but remember, using power from the sun is free—so you will just have to pay for the electricity you use when the sun’s not out.
How many times have you had issues with your utility company and you had to pay for costly repairs or maintenance issues? With solar panels, you don’t have to worry about these expenses. Once installed, solar panels rarely have any issues that require maintenance or repairs, so think of it as a one-time fee for years and years of power. In fact, most solar panel companies have warranties or service contracts with homeowners that state they will come out and fix any issues that do arise at no cost to the homeowner. How many electric companies do you know of that offer these promises?
Utility companies rely on coal, oil and natural gas to power homes across the country. The cost of fuels & gases is vulnerable to fluctuating markets, so homeowners may notice rising electricity costs as the years go by. But when you install solar panels, you free yourself from having to worry about how much your electric company will charge you on a monthly basis. With solar panels, you are protecting yourself from having to deal with the rising electricity costs that will inevitably happen within the next few years.
So, are you ready for this home upgrade that will pay for itself in no time?