Discover The Benefits of Household Solar Panels

Majority of today’s population are aware of the benefits of creating an energy saving home through solar power systems. A fast growing amount of homes are becoming interested in solar panels and realise that solar power has a positive impact on the environment as well as their monthly bills. There are few investments you can make to your household that in the long term has a financial benefit to you and your family and the world around you.


The greatest benefit to oneself is a large amount of monthly savings on utility bills. Households that cater for large families will see an improvement instantly, as all electrical power appliances can now run off of solar power, where the only cost to the earth is everyday sunlight. Creating an energy efficient home means that you don’t have to worry about the cost of running a household that is reliant on electrical appliances. Using solar power will allow you to do everything within your daily routine and more for a fraction of the cost. The amount of solar power generated by residential solar panels will exceed your monthly needs, eliminating the fear of power cuts and unexpected bills.


The simplicity of installing solar panels and maintenance is by far an added advantage. The solar panels are traditionally placed on your roof which is where the maximum amount of sunlight can be obtained as well as being out of eye view which does not damage the aesthetic appearance of your house. Solar panels are designed to be outside and built to face all types of weather and protected from the worst of storms. If damage does occur it is easy to repair and often you don’t need to do anything at all. Overall simplicity ensures reliability, easy to maintain and the majority of solar panel systems have a long life span as there are no moving parts. Household solar panels can operate for more than 25 years without fail.


Because there is no impact on the environment, creating a green home with solar power means that you are contributing to the planet’s future and health locally and worldwide. Solar panels cause no damage to our landscape and unlike electrical plants which often puff out smoke and are harmful to the surrounding areas; your solar panels will do the complete opposite.


Living in South Africa we have an abundance of sunlight on a regular basis; however when the sun doesn’t shine the solar panels are still capable of absorbing sunlight, although at a lower rate. This should not worry you as when it is sunny your solar energy is stored for days like this. Your household will not have to worry about a lack of power or never having any electricity as solar panels solve majority of problems around an unstable power source with great benefits of saving money for yourself and your family.


One thought on “Discover The Benefits of Household Solar Panels

  1. Shaun Forbes on says:

    Good day,

    Are you able to provide some guidance as to how much a solar power installation with inverter and batteries would cost for an average 3-4 bedroom house and how long the investment would take to pay for itself at current electricity prices in South Africa.


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