As a business owner in this economy, there’s nothing more upsetting and frustrating than having to say “No” to a good paying opportunity. But all too often that’s what solar installation companies have to do when they’re asked to work on a home with a slate roof.
Why is it so hard to install solar panels on a slate roof? A big part of the answer is the fragile nature of slate roofing tiles. Even though slate tiles are made out of stone and are extremely fire resistant, if you try to drill through them in the wrong place, they have a tendency to split, crack, chip, or even shatter. To avoid this, solar installation crews are forced to work very slowly and carefully – and that makes either makes the job too expensive for the homeowner or not profitable enough for the contractor.
The Solar Slate Plate is a total game changer. It is designed by a solar professional who has a deep first-hand understanding of what it’s really like when you’re up there on the roof with a drill in your hand, trying desperately to do everything perfectly. With the Solar Slate Plate, you don’t have to measure and you don’t have to guess. The perfect place to drill mounting holes is identified instantly, time after time so your crew can get the job done fast.
Even in a crowded marketplace, not every solar installation company is willing and able to install solar panels on slate roofs. For a minimal investment and less than an afternoon of training time, you can prepare your crew to handle these profitable jobs. Marketing your ability to install solar on slate can help your installation business stand out in your community and attract more affluent customers. This is a smart way to build your business without spending a ton of money or going outside your core competencies. If you’re looking for a growth strategy that makes sense – Solar Slate Plate is the answer!