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June 02, 2010

Summerize Your Home: Appraise the Roof

Installing solar panels It’s hard to believe that summer’s on its way, but the solstice is indeed within mere weeks. To help make sure that the living will be easy – and green – this week’s tips are about how to prepare your home for the hot season.

Tip #2: Overhead Solutions

Summer, of course, is the season of sun. And the sun, of course, is the ultimate source of power. So if there was ever a time to go ahead with installing solar panels on your house, now would be it. It’s a significant upfront investment, but costs can be reduced in a variety of ways. If the price of going solar is still prohibitive, consider painting your roof white instead.

Tell us: How do you harness the sun’s energy during summer?

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