Solar Panels

By on 2-07-2018 in Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement

solar panelsSolar is a renewable form of energy which is becoming very popular in residential areas for better results. Solar panels are an important part and play a very important role in converting sunlight into solar power. The sun is a strong, renewable, and green energy source, and we can harness it by solar panel installation. Solar panels are installed in an open area and absorb sunlight to convert them into electricity.

Solar panels generally start paying you back in approx. 5 – 6 years in the form of savings on your monthly home electricity bills. Conventional energy bills will keep on rising but solar energy is free for eternity! Solar panel’s maintenance cost is much lower than the traditional electric bills. We have also started seeing the installation cost of solar energy is coming down over the time, therefore, it has become the best option to complete your home energy needs. Proper installation of solar panels whether on a home or a business will always be a sound investment that will no doubt provide a return on that investment.

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Pros and Cons of Quartz Kitchen Countertops

By on 10-29-2018 in Home Improvement

Quartz Kitchen CountertopsWhen building a new home or remodeling your kitchen, it is important to find the best material to use for countertops. You can’t simply settle for anything that looks beautiful without looking into its features, pros, and cons. Homeowners today are looking into stone materials instead of just the usual kitchen tiles. Aside from its elegant look, stone is known to be a durable choice. Some of the best choices you can consider are quartz kitchen countertops.

Just like other stone materials, quartz countertops for your kitchen come with advantages and disadvantages. It is now up to you to decide whether those pros outweigh the cons. Of course, quartz is undeniably beautiful so it would be challenging to look past this when you’re making a decision. However, it is best to be aware of everything quartz can offer, both good and bad, so you know you’re making the right choice.

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Solar Panel Replacement

By on 7-03-2018 in Energy Efficiency

Solar Panel ReplacementWhen a solar panel in your property gets damaged or is already due for replacement, the first and foremost thing you have to do is call your solar contractor. However, some owners choose to DIY replacement thinking that they might be able to save more. It’s understandable. All of us want to find ways to save. But when it comes to solar panel replacement, it is truly most ideal to call a licensed solar contractor for assistance.

Solar panels are ideally very durable. High-quality ones last for a couple of decades or more. But there are some instances when solar panels need to be replaced such as when they get old and inefficient. Some get damaged when exposed to varying weather conditions or when foreign objects fall on it and break it. (more…)

Cleaning Solar Panels

By on 2-14-2018 in Cleaning Tips and Tools, Energy Efficiency

Solar panels with dust or dirt on it can become inefficient and will reduce power output by blocking sunlight to the panel glass. A dirty air with dust or ash particles can fallout on your solar panels installed on a rooftop. To help your solar panel work efficient on regular basis, it is very important to keep on cleaning them regularly.

Cleaning your solar panel is not a difficult task and they can be cleaned by using basic materials, like, a soft brush, extended pole, a long hose which can reach to your panel safely, mild soap, and a bucket of water.  You can use these tools to mildly cleaning your solar panel by rubbing and wiping water on it.

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Solar Lantern

By on 2-09-2018 in Energy Efficiency

Most of the people like doing adventurous holidays and doing camping.  They go to an area like forests or hilltops and set up their small camp to enjoy time away from city noise. In such adventurous trips, light equipment is very important.  Most of such travelers prefer to take the solar lantern to light up during the dark night.

Solar lantern gets energy from sunlight. They have an inbuilt solar charger and a power storage battery which can get recharged by using sunlight.  You can easily recharge your solar lantern during the daytime and can use it in the night to kill the darkness.

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Solar Attic Fans

By on 1-24-2018 in Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement

Solar energy has become very famous nowadays and many homeowners are adopting this energy to complete their home energy needs.  There are many solar products in the market which can be used by your homes to make it energy efficient, like solar lights, solar attic fans, solar water heaters, etc.

Solar attic fans are a type of rooftop ventilation device which can be powered by using solar energy. They keep your attic cool in summer and save you in winter as well.  Solar attic fans work much faster and efficient than a conventional energy fans. They are very effective at pulling out the warm air that gets trapped in your attic in the summertime, which makes your house very hot and forces your AC to work double time.

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Residential Solar Energy

By on 1-17-2018 in Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement

Solar energy has become the most widely used renewable green form of energy. Sunlight is widely available in all parts of the world and can be utilized as the best source of natural power. Sun heat is the basic foundation for entire solar electricity theory.  People have become more aware towards using a green energy as an alternative and have started using residential solar panels to fulfill their home’s energy need.

Solar energy is a cost-effective form of energy which has just installation cost and a small maintenance cost, but in long run, it gives you higher returns on investment. The use of solar power has redefined solar energy and people have started making a variety of solar appliances to be used by residents and families.  Many companies have added solar products as main content for their product line.

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