It isn’t hard to see that the solar industry continues to gain popularity. Each year, more business owners and homeowners realize that going solar saves money and benefits the environment. The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions found that solar energy is so popular that it will account for 48% of all renewable energy by 2050.
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Before you can get solar panels installed on your roof, you’ll need to ask yourself a few questions. With that in mind, here are five questions to ask yourself before you get solar panels on your roof.
1. How Old is Your Roof?
The first question might also be the easiest to answer: how old is your roof? Don’t worry if you’re unsure of your roof’s age. This part of the home is often one that’s easy to forget about. If you’ve lived in your home for a while, but don’t know the age of your roof, it might be a good idea to schedule a roof inspection.
You don’t want to have solar panels on top of a damaged or otherwise weak roof. If this