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 […]
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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 […]
How does the temperature affect solar roofing? You may be surprised at the answer! Learn the difference between heat and energy & the role of absorption!
Skylights are a great addition to a home’s roof. They let natural light in to brighten areas of your home that would otherwise lack direct sunlight. But they are the roof feature that is most likely to develop leaks as time goes by. In our long experience maintaining and repairing Bay Area roofs, we know […]
Have you been putting off roof repair? Will you be trying to squeeze one more winter season out of your current roof? There are seven key warning signs that will tell you it is probably time to call in Century Roof and Solar for an inspection to ensure you are set for “one more year!” […]
By converting the sun’s rays into electricity, solar panels provide a wonderful renewable source of energy for homes and businesses. Although these units are manufactured to withstand the impact of mother nature, they still get damaged. Broken glass (from rocks, hail, a failing panel mount, and sometimes even bullets) is the most widespread problem. The […]
Century Roof and Solar is Celebrating 24 Years in Business! First and foremost, our hearts go out to all those who have already been affected by COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The health and safety of our customers and employees is our top priority. We feel it is very important to communicate that […]
While having natural, renewable energy sounds like a good deal, you’ll have to check if your home has the right conditions for the best solar solutions. Here are 7 things you should know about before having solar installed in your home.