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Between seemingly endless inflation, wildly fluctuating energy costs, and a continued need for more sustainable energy production, solar panels provide the solution to many pressing problems.
There are many solar installers to choose from here in San Antonio, TX. At Dolan Roofing, we vet our solar partners based on several factors to ensure our customers get the best solar roofing solutions. When evaluating partner installers, we examine the quality of their work, how quickly they get solar systems up and running, and the value they provide. We partner exclusively with installers focused on providing an excellent product, installed efficiently and expertly, all at a great value to their customers.
What’s more, our solar arrays are backed by one of the industry’s most powerful warranties—covering each and every component of the solar array for 30 years through SolarInsure. SolarInsure makes it their mission to help homeowners protect their investment and get the most out of their solar array throughout its entire service life. Our ability to work with reliable contractors whose work was backed by the best solar warranty in the industry gave us the confidence we needed to partner for solar installations.
Your roof has an important job to do in protecting your home. In performing its job, it needs to be impermeable to moisture and well supported from the top down. Adding roof-mounted solar panels to the equation can compromise your roof’s ability to perform at its best—unless you have a roofing partner on your side throughout the solar installation process!
By partnering with leading solar manufacturers and installers, Dolan Roofing is able to make sure the solar installation process goes as smoothly as possible. Our team will inspect your roof both before and after installing your array to ensure the roof is in good condition and can support your new solar system throughout its entire lifecycle.
And we don’t stop there! If your roof or solar panels become damaged, we’ll do the work of coordinating necessary repairs with your solar team to minimize disruptions to your life—and your power generation. Together, we make solar energy even better!
Check out these frequently asked questions. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you can’t find answers.
The lifespan of a solar roof can be up to 25-30 years or more. It’s important to note that while the efficiency of the solar panels may decrease slightly over time, they should continue to produce significant amounts of electricity for many years.
The amount you can save by installing a solar roof will depend on several factors, including the size of your solar system, the amount of sunlight your home gets, and the current costs of electricity. In general, many homeowners find that they can save hundreds of dollars per year.
The installation process usually takes a few days once the planning and permitting process is complete. The exact time can vary based on the size and complexity of the system.
San Antonio gets an average of about 220 sunny days per year, making it a great location for solar power.
There are various federal, state, and local incentives that can help offset the cost of solar installations. One major incentive is the federal solar tax credit, which allows you to deduct a significant portion of your solar installation costs from your federal taxes. Additionally, San Antonio’s CPS Energy offers a rebate for solar panel installations.
The cost of solar roof installation can vary widely based on the size of your roof, the type of solar panels you choose, and any additional upgrades or modifications required. However, it’s important to remember that while the upfront cost can be substantial, solar panels can significantly reduce your energy bills and may even allow you to sell excess power back to the grid.