Towson Roofing Pros' Insight on the Pros and Cons of Solar Roof Tiles

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Towson Roofing Pros, a premier roofing company serving Towson and surrounding areas, recently shared their professional perspective on the key advantages and potential drawbacks of solar roof tiles. As solar technology continues advancing in the roofing industry, the company aims to educate homeowners on how solar roof tiles compare to traditional roofing materials.

According to Towson Roofing Pros, one of the biggest benefits provided by solar roof tiles is their aesthetic appeal. The tiles are designed to seamlessly integrate into the roofline with sleek, low-profile styling. For homeowners looking to add curb appeal and enhance their home’s architecture, solar tiles can provide visual interest and elegance over standard shingles or panels. The technology allows homeowners to utilize solar energy without compromising the look of their roof.

In addition to aesthetics, solar roof tiles offer sustainability and potential cost savings on energy bills. By directly harnessing sunlight, the tiles generate renewable electricity to power the home. This offsets grid energy usage, lowering utility bills and environmental impact. Solar roof tiles also serve as durable, weatherproof roofing material, providing defense against rain, snow and other elements while generating power.

However, Towson Roofing Pros cautions that solar roof tiles come at a notably higher upfront cost compared to traditional materials like asphalt shingles. Factoring in solar technology drives up both material and installation costs. Homeowners may recoup the added expense over time through energy savings, but should budget accordingly.

The effectiveness of solar tiles is also dependent on roof positioning and local climate. Homes not ideally angled toward the sun or located in regions with limited sunlight may not generate significant savings from solar tile installation. Additionally, maintenance is required to keep the tiles cleared of debris for maximum solar absorption.

“Solar roof tiles offer an opportunity to embrace renewable energy while enhancing your home’s aesthetics, but they represent a sizable investment,” explained a spokesperson for Towson Roofing Pros. “We recommend consulting with one of our solar roofing experts to fully understand the costs and benefits for your specific property.”

Towson Roofing Pros provides complete solar roofing solutions, combining visually striking tiles with maximum energy efficiency. Their team handles design, permitting, installation and maintenance to bring homeowners seamlessly into the solar roofing future. All work is backed by best-in-class warranties.

Towson Roofing Pros has earned a reputation, evident in their exceptional customer reviews on Google. Glen Miles, a satisfied customer, shared his experience, stating, "I am thoroughly impressed with the work that Towson Roofing Pros did on my home's roof. They replaced the entire thing in one day and did an excellent job. I would recommend this company to anyone looking for prompt, courteous service and professional roofers."

In addition to solar roof tiles, Towson Roofing Pros offers a wide variety of roofing options, including asphalt shingle roofs, metal roofs, tile roofs, cedar shake roofs, and low slope standing seam metal roofs. The company's commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability is reflected in their provision of solar roofs for those looking to maximize their energy savings.

To learn more about solar roof tiles or discuss integrating solar technology at your home, call Towson Roofing Pros at (410) 489-1503. Their office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Visit their website for additional information on their full range of roofing capabilities.


Towson Roofing Pros
703 Kenilworth Dr, Towson, MD 21204
(410) 489-1503
C96J+6F Towson, Maryland



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Comments (1)

Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

I kind of who is look at roofing for decor purposes in my own practice, and I really like this article for that reason

Sep 28, 2023 11:10 PM