Solar panel mounting is applicable on firm and stable surfaces with the most exposure to direct sunlight. Nowadays, technicians can mount solar collecting devices on almost any surface, including walls and windows and come in a variety of different shapes, sizes, and colors.
The roof needs to be in sound condition concerning structure, material, age, and wear. If needed, this would be the best time to repair or replace the roof since the cost may be eligible for the Federal Tax Incentive program.
Although there are different roof designs, construction, and covering methods, our licensed technicians will securely fasten the solar panel mounts into the rafter through the underlayment and the sheathing.
Roofs are covered using various materials: asphalt shingles, metal, wood shake, concrete tiles, and other materials.
Solar panel roof mounts are available for each roof covering type to enable a secure mounting to the underlying rafters. This variation also prevents voiding roofing warranties and minimizes the material impact on the roof and its aesthetics.
THE IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF CHOOSING THE RIGHT SOLAR PANEL ROOF MOUNTING SYSTEM ARE:
- Attachment type (post or cantilever design)
- Material (high-quality aluminum)
- Lag screw type (non-rusting, of the required length and width)
- Waterproofing method (sealant and flashing – single or double),
- Quantity of lag screws per mount (two recommended)
- Design (fewest joints, raised insertion point of a lag screw into the mount)
The installation of solar panels requires time from designing your system size to submission of documents to get PTO. Make sure to pass this journey with a qualified solar partner.
We are CSLB licensed in solar, electrical, and roofing. You can rest assured that we can handle any issues related to the solar installation’s major components.
Don’t hesitate to contact us via phone, email, or by completing the contact form. One of our consultants will work with you to create the best solution that fits your needs.