Boost Your Home’s Value with Solar Panels

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    Maybe you are already interested in using solar energy in your home for the numerous advantages like a clean and renewable source of energy and less reliance on the grid. Being interested in using solar energy and being willing to invest in it may be two different things though. Pickett Solar understands the hesitation and is ready to answer any questions you may have about solar energy, the associated costs, and what it means for your home. Overall, this investment is great to consider for homes across Houston and many will see their home’s value increase.

    Overall Factors

    There are a few overall factors that will impact solar panels having an impact on your home’s value. The first is dependent on location. There are some areas and regions that may see less of an increase simply due to less understanding of solar power and the benefits home or business owners may see. As more information is shared, this factor will be eliminated. In the Houston area, solar energy is not only well known, but is exploding on the real estate market, making it a great feature for your home to have. The second is dependent on the number of solar panels you install. Our Pickett Solar team will work with you to make sure we are only installing the number of panels that are actually usable by your home or business. You may have a smaller number installed than you have roof square footage for, but we won’t recommend an investment that won’t pay off in your electricity bill. If a portion of a solar panel cannot get direct sunlight, then there is no justification for investing in that panel.

    Resale Value

    According to Zillow, homes sold for 4.1% more on average when they had solar energy systems installed in the year 2019. Additionally, their studies show “more than 80% of home buyers say energy-efficient features are important.” With more home buyers looking for features like solar panels, your home is more likely to sell quickly and to sell for more, when you place it on the market. In the meantime, you and your family will be watching your energy costs diminish or disappear, depending on the season. Solar panels are also built to withstand the elements of the great outdoors, despite their glassy and delicate appearance. Due to this durability, your solar panels will have plenty of life for you, or the next homeowner, to enjoy.

    Other Benefits

    While our Pickett Solar team will work with you to calculate your energy needs with what makes the most sense in regards to your footprint to give an estimate on the cost, once your solar panels are installed, you will begin to see benefits immediately. Not only will you rest in knowing you are receiving clean and renewable energy that is otherwise wasted when the sun’s rays hit your home, but you will see cost savings in your energy bill immediately. Once we receive the components, they only take a few days to install and maintenance is almost non-existent. If you do have any repair need, our team can help and members of our VIP Club have no additional cost for holiday, night, or weekend service calls.

    To learn more about Solar Panel installation or to set an appointment with a member of our team, contact us today. We can help walk you through every step of the process and answer any questions you may have to not only start boosting your home’s value, but to utilize this renewable energy well.

    September 30, 2021