According to FIXR, “the average cost removing solar panels to replace roof is around $2,000 to $3,000” in the US for 2020. This is the estimated cost of removing 14 – 16 solar panels on a 1,500 sq. ft. roofing system.
How Much Does Solar Panel Removal Cost?
Solar panel removal costs about $500 to have the solar panels removed and disconnected from the power grid. It costs another $200 to ship the equipment off-site and up to $600 to remove the mounting hardware. The total cost for solar panel removal is about $1,300 with prices ranging from $1,100 to $1,500 according to HomeAdvisor.
How Much Does Solar Panel Replacement Cost?
Putting the solar panels back on the roof after your roof repairs or replacement is done will cost you about $1,300 with prices ranging from $1,100 to $1,500 in the US for 2020.
How Much Does It Cost to Remove and Reinstall Solar Panels?
The average cost to remove and reinstall solar panels is about $3,750. Solar R&R costs range from $1,500 to $6,000 in the US for 2020. According to EnergySage, “On average, residential installations tend to cost somewhere between $1,500 to $6,000 to remove and reinstall. This is not inclusive of the cost required to replace your actual roof.“ Read more about solar panel removal and reinstall costs.
Does Insurance Cover Solar Panel Removal & Reinstall?
Did you know you can get free solar panel removal and reinstall by using your insurance to cover roof repairs and roof replacement? Yes, some insurance companies will cover the prices of your solar panel removal and reinstall project as part of your roofing insurance claim. If you live anywhere in Arizona, we can help with solar panel removal and reinstall services. We’ve helped tons of homeowners get their solar panels removed and replaced for free.
How Much Does Solar Panel Removal and Reinstall Cost in Phoenix, Arizona?
Alternative Energy, LLC charges anywhere from $150 to $250 per panel for solar panel removal and reinstall services. One of our recent projects was a single level home with an asphalt shingle roof with a 4/12 pitch for a total cost of $150 per panel. Another recent project we did was a 2-story home with a Spanish tile roof with a 8/12 pitch for a total cost of $250 per panel.
Free Solar Panel Removal and Reinstall
Both of these homeowners in the above examples were able to get their solar panels removed and reinstalled for free by using their homeowner’s insurance.