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ROOFING FOR THE SOL

Benefits of Roof + Solar:

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MONEY

Compare Cash and Finance Options

When you know the facts, the decision is easy

Payback Schedule Roof + Solar

Cash and Financed

Roof, Cash

Roof + Solar, cash

Roof + Solar, financed

Roof, financed

Petaluma Roofing, Rohnert Park Solar Roof -$40,000 -$20,000 0 $20,000 $40,000
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Pay Cash

Asphalt Shingle Roof

Cash

Buying a roof is an expense. You spend an estimated $21k and it turns into a roof. Totally worth it for a warm and dry house if that's your only option. You can see above, on day 1 you are net negative an estimated $21k.

FINANCE A ROOF WITH CASH:

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Asphalt Shingle Roof

Finance

Financing a roof is an expense that keeps on taking. With a 10-year, 5% loan on $21k, you will end up paying an extra $10k+ in loan fees, but your house will be warm and dry. Totally worth it if that's your only option. You can see above at the end of your roof you are net negative $32,409.

FINANCE A ROOF:

Get a Loan

Petaluma Roofing, Rohnert Park Solar Roof 5 -$40,000 -$50,000 -$30,000 -$20,000 -$10,000 0 10 15 20 25
Petaluma Roofing, Rohnert Park Solar Roof 5 -$40,000 -$50,000 -$30,000 -$20,000 -$10,000 0 10 15 20 25
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Pay Cash

BUY A ROOF + SOLAR WITH CASH: 

Asphalt Shingle Roof + Solar

Cash

Buying a roof with solar is an investment. It pays you back for what you spend on it and then keeps paying you once it has paid itself off.
And your house is warm and dry. You can see above that in the life of your roof you are net positive over $32,000.

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Asphalt Shingle Roof + Solar

Finance

Financing a roof with solar is also an investment. In this option, when you consider the monthly energy earnings, you will pay less for a roof + solar than you will for a roof alone. You can see above at the end of your roof life, you are net positive about $18,867.

FINANCE A ROOF + SOLAR:

Get a Loan

solar with cash, Petaluma Roofing, Rohnert Park Solar Roof -$40,000 -$20,000 0 $20,000 $40,000
Finance a roof, Petaluma Roofing, Rohnert Park Solar Roof 5 -$20,000 -$30,000 -$10,000 0 $10,000 $20,000 10 15 20 25

Payback Schedule Roof + Solar

Cash and Financed

Roof, Cash

Roof + Solar, cash

Payback schedule roof financed,Petaluma Roofing, Rohnert Park Solar Roof 5 -$25,000 -$50,000 $0 $25,000 $50,000 $75,000 10 15 20 25

This is the difference of $ in your pocket after 25 years when you buy a roof vs when you buy a roof with solar. It's about $53,000.

You could buy a Tesla model 3 with that money and breathe easier knowing you'll save another $1,000/ year on gas and maintenance.

Payback Schedule Roof + Solar

Roof + Solar, financed

Cash and Financed

Roof, financed

cash and finance Petaluma Roofing, Rohnert Park Solar Roof -$40,000 -$20,000 $0 $20,000 5 10 15 20 25

This is the difference of $ in your pocket after 25 years when you finance a roof vs when you finance a roof with solar. It's about $49,000.

With that money you could put a down payment on your vacation home!

When you know the facts, the decision is easy.