Solar panels can charge electric vehicles if set up properly. Solar power and electric vehicles make a great combo to reduce your carbon footprint. Get your energy needs from a renewable source and lower energy costs.
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We expect more rain before May, read on for five of the most common problems that end up requiring roof leak repair in the East Bay Area.
A roof is 25-40% of your home appearance. So, roof shingle color plays a significant role in your home’s look. Take seven steps to get that color choice right!
Your choice of roofing materials is important. It is a decision you will live with for at least two decades! Roof material choices involve both esthetic and practical concerns. First, having a strong and healthy roof protects a homeowner’s investment in the home. It seals the house against the elements, while also saving energy costs […]
Whether to clean solar panels is a great question we get with every solar power installation we do. Our answer is simple: Century Roof and Solar does not actually recommend cleaning solar panels more than once annually. And in the Bay Area, one good winter rain will do the job for you! Homeowners and commercial […]
Solar power is simply harnessing the sun’s radiant energy and turning it into power. It is a critical form of alternative energy as we move away from our over-reliance on fossil fuels. At the homeowners’ level, though, the growing interest in solar power is driven by eliminating home energy bills. Rapid growth has also been […]
Residential solar panels have been around for a long time. Today more than 2 million homes have solar panels according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), and they project installations to double by 2023. Solar panels can save money on homeowners’ energy bills and they contribute to a healthier environment as a source of […]
Solar panel systems are both popular with Northern Californians, and mandated by the state for new home construction. So solar system installations are happening all over the Bay Area! Do Solar Panels Make Sense for Your Home? What are the benefits of installing a solar energy system on your roof or on your property? There […]
Most people probably take their roofs for granted, until they leak. People often wait too long before having their roof inspected, which leads to more costly repairs or even replacement. So, it is important not to wait until a problem is as evident as a leak. The roof is one of the most expensive and […]
It is hard to remember in the heat and smoke of August and September that the rainy season will arrive (we hope) in about two months. And once it rains, all kinds of roofing problems are going to announce their presence. This includes issues with your gutters, which could be clogged or damaged, or simply […]