These days, solar panels can come with warranties for at least twenty years.

Is my roof strong enough for solar panels? Will installing them cause my roof to leak or break? These are legitimate concerns!

Solar panels can be installed to any roof; it is the condition of the roof that determines its suitability.

If your roof is over 10 years old you will want to check the condition of it to make sure it is suitable for solar panels to be installed.

Signs you may need a roof restoration:

  • Leaks or stains on your walls
  • Rising energy costs in recent years
  • Mould, mildew or dirty areas on the roof
  • Missing or cracked tiles

Solar panels are expected to last up to twenty-five years and are likely to keep working for even longer.

It is important to check that your roof isn’t going to require restoring in the not so distant future, other wise you’ll have to pay extra to disconnect your panels during the roof restoration and then put them back on.

If your roof needs some maintenance it is important to get that done prior to having solar installed.

A rule of thumb is to ensure your roof has at least 10 – 15 years of life left in it, otherwise restore the roof before installing the panels.

Some of these signs you may be able to spot yourself but either way you should engage a professional roofing contractor to determine your roofs suitability.

A roofing contractor will inspect your roof and let you know if there are any minor or major issues that need addressing to prepare your roof for the panels.

They will be able to spot any potential red flags, which could save you time and money down the track.

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