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Is Solar a Good Investment?
Discover why solar energy is not just an eco-friendly choice but also a smart financial investment that can outperform the stock market, offering savings on electricity bills, increased property values, and stable returns.
April 3, 2024
Exploring Home Renewable Energy Options: A Comprehensive Guide
Explore the top renewable energy options for your home, including solar, wind, hydroelectric, and geothermal power, with our comprehensive guide. Learn about the pros and cons of each system to make an informed decision for a sustainable future.
February 27, 2024
5 Things to Know Before Installing Your Own Solar
Learn key insights on home solar installation, including energy assessment and cost analysis. A must-read for anyone considering a sustainable solar switch!
January 15, 2024
Navigating High Interest Rates: Why Solar Investment Remains a Great Idea
Discover why solar investments remain wise amidst high interest rates. Learn about the savings and benefits of solar panels under $2.00 per watt. Read now for key insights!
January 11, 2024
Should I Buy Solar in the Winter? Pros and Cons
Going solar in the winter comes with its own set of benefits and drawbacks. Read this article to know what you should be considering for your winter solar install!
November 7, 2023
Solar Panel Aesthetics: The Intersection of Design and Sustainability in 2023
We get it, you want to reduce your power bill and have your home look good! Luckily, there are plenty of options to choose from to make your solar system look sleek.
November 1, 2023
Black vs Blue Solar Panels: Differences, Pros and Cons
Deciding between black and blue panels is more important than you might think! Both for efficiency and aesthetic concerns, learn what you need to know!
November 1, 2023
11 Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying Solar
Solar is a big decision and requires proper research before diving in. You must ask these 11 questions before you buy!
October 24, 2023
Going Off-Grid with Solar in the City: What You Need to Know
Going off-grid in the city seems great, but the reality of the situation is a bit more complex than you might think. Learn what to look out for when going off-grid and what alternatives to consider!
October 24, 2023
The Pros and Cons of Going Solar for Homeowners
Solar has plenty of benefits, but it isn't all sunshine and rainbows. Learn what you need to consider when going solar!
October 20, 2023
Do Solar Warranties Still Apply with DIY Installation?
Solar warranties provide you with assurance that your investment will pay dividends for years to come, and luckily they still apply with self-install... in most cases.
October 18, 2023
Should I get batteries with solar?
Energy independence with a solar battery system sounds enticing, but it isn't always worth it. Learn what you should consider when deciding to get a solar battery!
October 18, 2023
Solar Energy Designs Customized to Your Home
Every home is unique so every solar system is unique. Learn why and what you need to do to get a customized system!
October 10, 2023
Will solar make my roof leak?
Solar is great, but no one wants a leaky roof! Learn what you need to look out for to prevent leaks from happening.
October 10, 2023
A Handy Guide to Racking and Mounting for DIY Residential Solar
Choosing the right racking system for your DIY solar project is a critical decision to get the most out of the system. Learn what options you have and how to choose the right one!
October 10, 2023
Understanding Kilowatts (kW) in the Context of Solar Power
Kilowatts (kW) can be confusing when seeing them for the first time. Learn more about kW when measuring power in the context of solar energy!
October 3, 2023
Solar Plan Sets: The What, The Why, The How
Solar plan sets are a crucial part of every solar installation! This guide takes you through the what, the why, and the how of solar plan sets to get you started on the right path.
September 28, 2023
Solar Energy 101: A Beginner’s Guide
Explore the essentials of solar energy with our beginner-friendly guide!
September 27, 2023
DIY Solar Kits: Unlock Affordable Energy
Discover the empowerment of DIY solar kits! Dive into our comprehensive guide to understand the excessive costs of traditional solar installations and learn how going the DIY route can offer significant savings!
September 26, 2023
Dealer Fees: Unveiling the Truth About Solar Loans
Discover the hidden costs of solar loans with our comprehensive guide on dealer fees. Learn what they are, why they matter, and how to avoid them!
September 19, 2023
Will Solar Panels Eliminate Your Electricity Bill? The Real Story
Explore the factors that determine whether solar panels can truly eliminate your electricity bill. From solar system size and panel efficiency to net metering policies, get the real story on what it takes to say goodbye to monthly energy costs.
September 14, 2023
Should I Buy Solar in a Bad Economy? Here's Why It Might Be the Best Time
Should you invest in solar energy during a bad economy? Discover why it might actually be the best time to go solar, offering long-term cost savings, protection against inflation, and energy independence.
September 14, 2023
The Ultimate Guide to the Best Solar Inverters of 2023
With many solar inverter options, it's hard to know what path to go! Read this guide to find out all you need to know.
September 5, 2023
Understanding Solar Panel Warranties: A Comprehensive Guide
Solar warranties are a very important aspect of a solar purchase! Read this comprehensive guide to learn more.
September 5, 2023
Can Reroofing or Roof Repairs Qualify for the Solar Tax Credit?
The answer to whether reroofing or roof repairs can get rolled into your solar tax credit is a bit tricky. Educate yourself first!
August 31, 2023
Is Solar a Scam? Yes, If...
Solar can definitely feel like a scam! Know what to look out for and how to choose the right solar company.
August 29, 2023
No One Likes Talking to Sales Bros: Why Text-Based Solar Quotes are the Future
The age of the internet and independent research makes the idea of talking to a sales bro repulsive! Text us to get a solar quote.
August 29, 2023
A Guide to Calculate the Payback Period of Solar
Let's be honest, people buy solar for financial benefits. Learn how to calculate the payback period of your solar!
August 29, 2023
Solar Incentives in California 2023
California has many incentives for those looking to go green!
August 29, 2023
Solar Incentives in Texas 2023
With Texas being the fourth sunniest state in the nation, no wonder people are installing solar!
August 29, 2023
Solar Incentives in Florida 2023
The Sunshine State is full of incentives that make solar more affordable.
August 29, 2023
Solar Incentives in New York 2023
There is no better state to get solar than New York!
August 29, 2023
Off-grid vs. Grid-tied Solar: Pros and Cons
Choosing whether to be tied to the grid when installing solar is a big question. We make it easy.
August 29, 2023
What is net metering? How it works, pros and cons
Net metering is a great incentive to get solar, but it comes with pros and cons.
August 29, 2023
Introducing our Dealer Program
Start offering a DIY option to customers to convert people who otherwise wouldn't buy.
August 29, 2023
DIY Solar: An Affordable Home Energy Project
Installing your own solar is becoming an increasingly popular option to go green for less!
August 29, 2023
5 Tips for Saving Money on Your Electricity Bill in Hot Climates
Summer months mean high electricity bills for many. Use these five tips to start saving today!
August 25, 2023
Solar Panels vs. Solar Tiles: Pros and Cons
Understand the differences between solar panels and solar tiles so you make the right decision!
August 22, 2023
Free Solar Panels: Unraveling the Truth Behind the Marketing Hype
"Free" solar seems enticing, but then reality slaps you in the face.
August 22, 2023
Microinverters vs String Inverters
Inverters play a crucial role in the performance and cost of your solar system.
August 18, 2023
How Much Does Solar Cost in 2023: A Comprehensive Guide
Don't trust the solar quote you got! Know how much solar should cost you in 2023.
July 29, 2023
Building a Solar Company for the Modern World
DIY Solar was built for the modern age of the internet. No more door-to-door solar sales bros.
July 29, 2023
Introducing Our New Full Install Option: Affordable and Hassle-Free
Full install option is now available in select states! Still more affordable than traditional solar companies.
July 29, 2023
Are Solar Panels Actually "Green"?
Like everything in life, solar has its pros and cons...
July 29, 2023
Solar: Energy Independence for the Untied States
Solar is the best path for America to gain independence from foreign powers.
July 29, 2023
Solar Is for Everyone, Red or Blue
In a world with so much division, there is one thing we should be able to agree upon: solar!
July 29, 2023
8 Benefits of Solar Energy
The benefits of solar will make you cry tears of joy. Read all about it and see how DIY Solar can help you on your solar journey!
July 29, 2023
Why YOU Should Install Solar Yourself in 2023
Installing your own solar comes with many hidden benefits that the world of "BIG solar" wants to keep hidden.
July 29, 2023
The ROI on (Some) Solar is Better Than the Stock Market
It's true! Solar can be a better investment than the stock market. You just need to get solar from the right place...
July 29, 2023
Inflation Sucks! Solar Locks in Your Energy Prices
Inflation can't touch you when you lock in your energy prices with solar. We will explain how!
July 29, 2023
Solar from Full-Service Company, from Scratch, or from a Kit
You have options when it comes to installing solar. We walk you through full-service offerings, building your own system from scratch, and installing from a kit.
July 29, 2023
Government Incentives for Solar in 2023
Your guide to saving money on solar through government incentives!
July 29, 2023
Traditional Solar is Full of Extra Costs
We are going “open kimono” on the solar industry, giving you a view into the extra costs that go into your solar quote.
July 29, 2023
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