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Understanding Solar Panels and Roof Warranties

April 26, 2023

Solar panels offer energy savings and environmental benefits, but their installation could impact your roof warranty. Learn what you need to know to protect your investment.

Types of Roofing Warranties

Roof warranties typically cover materials and workmanship. Ensure your solar panel installation aligns with these warranty terms to avoid potential issues.

Solar Panel Warranties

Understand the warranties associated with solar panels, including product, power, and workmanship guarantees, to safeguard your investment in renewable energy.

Potential Voiding Factors

Improper installation of solar panel racking systems or additions like flashing can void your roofing warranty. Consult with your roofing company before installation to mitigate risks.

Dealing with Warranty Voiding

If your roof warranty is voided by solar panel installation, address the issue with the solar installer, who should cover damages under their workmanship guarantee.

Post-Installation Considerations

Regularly check your roof for any issues post-installation and maintain communication with both your roofing company and solar installer to address concerns promptly.

For expert advice on roofing and warranties, contact Roof Maxx at (855) ROOFMAXX.