Frequently Asked Questions
Victory Solar understands that before you install a solar system, you will have a lot of questions. Here is a list of our most frequently asked questions to help you learn more. If you don’t see your question here, feel free to contact us anytime and we’ll provide the answers you need.
How much can I save using solar?
How much you save depends entirely on the size of your property, your energy usage, and which system that you choose. On average, Houston, TX homeowners save around $13,720 on energy bills alone over twenty years. You will also save money through tax credits, increasing energy efficiency, and improving the value of your home.
Can I put solar panels on my tool shed / guesthouse instead?
We design customized solutions that work with your property. Solar panels can be installed almost anywhere, though we recommend an expert inspection of your property to find the most ideal placement. Keep in mind, with so many new options on the market, solar panels are more attractive and discrete than ever.
Do I need building permits or HOA considerations?
Every Houston, TX neighborhood is unique and has different sets of rules and restrictions. Before installing solar panels it is important you review local laws and HOA guidelines. Our experts can help you with this process to ensure that you are able to install a solar system on your property.
Will I need to update my homeowners’ insurance?
Yes. Although, solar panel installations are typically covered as part of a standard homeowners’ policy, it is always a good idea to review with your home insurance provider to ensure that your new system is also covered by your insurance.
Can I store the energy I create?
When you install a solar battery as part of your solar system, you can store the energy you create instead of sending it back to the grid. Solar batteries also have the benefit of providing off the grid energy, even at night and on cloudy days when sunlight is less available.
Do I need any permits?
In Houston, TX, permits are needed for all new residential building including solar. However, the local government has incentivized the installation of solar panels through specific policies. Victory Solar’s systems are completely compliant with local laws in Houston, TX and can help you navigate the permit process.
Can I finance my solar panels?
Solar panel systems are now more affordable for homeowners than ever before. However, some homeowners will still want to finance the installation and equipment. There are a range of financial support options including monthly payments and our customer service team will help you determine what plan is right for your needs and budget.
If I need support, who do I speak to?
Need some support? We’re happy to help! Give us a call at 832 251-4270.
What kind of maintenance do solar panels require?
Solar panels are extremely durable and should last around 25 years with little maintenance. It is recommended that you wash them every season to keep them working at optimal capacity, but once they are installed, you are good to go for decades.
What are the maintenance costs for solar panels?
Since solar panels require little to no maintenance, the costs are very inexpensive. We do offer affordable maintenance packages to ensure they are running at optimal efficiency. Our highly knowledgeable technicians are also always available for support should anything go wrong.