Frequently Asked Solar Questions

At Preman Roofing-Solar, we aim to make solar roofing easy for our customers. Below are the most frequently asked questions we receive about our solar roofing service.

Updated January 7th, 2019

What are the advantages of solar roofing?

Solar roofing can:

How does the solar roofing system work?

Sunlight is harvested through the panels to produce electricity. Panels take the energy gathered and send it to the high quality micro-inverter system to convert to electricity. Energy will be stored as it is converted.

Is solar roofing just for residential properties?

In addition to residential solar roofing, we proudly install solar roofing on all commercial, office, retail and industrial buildings.

How long can a solar roof last?

Solar panels can last anywhere from 25-40 years with regularly scheduled maintenance from our solar roofing technicians.

How will I know if my solar roofing is working?

Our microinverters provide solar roof owners with a built-in monitoring system to display all productivity.

What if I don’t use all the energy converted?

Excess energy will be put back on the grid and turned into credits customers can redeem at another time. Customers may also choose to install a battery backup system to store unused energy.

Is my roof suitable for solar?

Solar roofing can be attainable for most roofs. Our roofing technicians will visit your property to assess the eligibility of your roof. Some repairs or services may be required before installation to prepare for the solar panels.

Are the panels fragile?

We use solar panels that can withstand all climates of the San Diego area.

How do I choose the best roofing company for solar roofing?

Your roofing company should be knowledgeable on all facets of solar roofing. At Preman Roofing-Solar, we thoroughly train our team to be experts on our solar roofing products, installation, and customized design so they can be an outstanding resource for our customers. We perform all elements of the solar roofing process in-house to remain efficient and avoid any missteps or miscommunications with outside companies.

What is the process of installing a solar roof?

We have formulated a concise solar roofing installation process at Preman Roofing-Solar. First, we send our roofing technicians out to your property, whether it be residential or commercial, to perform a roof evaluation. With a roof evaluation, we can assess the current state of the roof and start the initial drafting of the solar panel design. Our team will then get straight to the installation process once the customized plan has been finalized. We stick to a strict price and timeline guarantee to avoid further disruption for our customers.

Do you offer financing for solar roofing?

Yes, at Preman Roofing-Solar we offer various financing options. Please contact our friendly staff today for a customized solution.