Solar-Powered Products to Increase the Resale Value of Your Home

With the rise in gasoline and oil, many people are seriously searching for alternative energy that will help ease the pains brought about by the historic increase in prices. Not only that, as people try to adjust their life style along energy efficiency, many search for solar-powered products that will not only ease the pain at the pump, but also increase their home resale value. Below are some of the products you may consider buying to enhance the appearance of your house while increasing its resale value and saving money. Oh, and yes, you will be contributing to the preservation of our natural system. Talk about killing several birds with one stone!

Rechargeable Solar Light: solar-powered light will brighten your home late at night and makes for a beautiful garden as well. Sunlight is converted into electricity in the day and automatically comes up for use as night comes. The regular price of this item is $47.50 but it is on sale now for $39.50. It recharges itself with about 6 hours of exposure from to the sun. It comes easy to install, needing no maintenance, and can withstand all weather. The beauty of your home at night will indeed make it more attractive and competitive for resale.

Rechargeable Solar Fluorescent Light: Increase the potentials for your home value with solar fluorescent lights. This product has detachable solar panel that gives it versatility for usage either outdoor or indoor. It is easy and faster to charge due to its low level of voltage emission. Of course since it is powered by the sun, it come on automatically as soon as it gets dark and turns itself off in the light of dawn. This product retails for $59.95 but is currently on sale for $47.50. Buyers of a new home will love this if already installed in your home because it will cut down in their electricity bill. The fact that they can detach it for inside or outside use is also a plus.

Solar Powered Outdoor Security Light: There is no need to wire in security light since this product does not need wiring. It has a detection system that allows it to detect activity that is 75 feet away. You will increase your buyer’s peace of mind with this security light that can also be used as lighting for the garage, carport, and garden or wherever you feel that security or lighting is needed at night. You can buy this product for a mere $145.50 or two units for $105.50 each. It is way better than having to pay for a security guard, and it will make your home more attractive for potential home buyers who cherish aspire to have secured environment.

Solar rechargeable landscape light: Landscape Lights are yet another great way up the resale value of your home. The Sierra tier-style solar outdoor light turns the sun’s energy into electricity that charges the built in battery that is then filled with energy for use at night. This product can be mounted on the wall or installed on the ground without the need for wires. It retails for $27.50 or $46.50 for a pair. It needs only 4 to 8 hours of sun energy to fully recharge and be ready to light up your house.

Solar Powered Rodent Repeller: Rodent is a big problem in a lot of lawns in the woodland areas and valleys. If you want to maintain the beauty of your lawn, which increases your home value, getting a Solar Powered Rodent Repeller will do the trick. Rodents such as gophers, groundhogs, squirrels, and underground moles wreak havoc on lawn or garden and dig holes that disrupt the beauty of the lawn and eat up your fruits or vegetables. This solar repeller is easily stuck on the ground where it emits super sonic vibrations that bother the rodents. The waves cause the rodents to depart from your garden or lawn. Beautiful garden and lawn enhance the look and value of your home.

Solar Powered House Number Light: Have people often come to your house hours or minutes after you were expecting them because they had a hard time finding the house number? This solar product will eliminate that problem. Even in emergency situation when firefighters or ambulance need to get to your house, it is important that the house address be visible without much ado. The Solar Powered House Number Light will make you home easy to find and buyers will definitely remember where your house is located when making their decision to buy. The numbers can be seen from 500 feet away with only an hour an a half of sun exposure needed for charging the battery. It is flexible, as it can be attached to your mailbox, stand on itself, or attached to the outdoor wall. No matter where you place the numbers, friends and potential home buyers will not soon forget how to find your house number. This product is on sale for $59.95.

Solar Water Heaters: With the rise in home heating and cooling due to energy price increase, a new home buyer will appreciate a home with solar water heaters. Regular water heaters consume a lot of natural gas due to its use of fuel. Solar heaters use no fuel, can be used in any weather or climate, and they are the effective way to decrease the need for natural gas supply and thus prices. The heaters help to ease the stress put on the environment by burning of gases and fossil fuels. The new home buyer will love that his or her heating bill will be less, and the value of the sale will also be factored in.

10″ Natural Light Tubular Skylight Kit: Your home’s resale value will definitely go up with Skylights. This product will brighten your rooms in the day. The tubular skylight uses less space than regular skylights so the effect on your roof is less.

Solar Grid-Tie Systems: The Tie-Grid systems allow your home to get the most out of the sun’s energy. The complete system turns your home into an energy efficient home with little utility bill annually. It may cost quite a bit to install the system, but once done, you have a dramatic decrease in bills and energy consumption. It can supplement what you already have at home and decrease your bills. The new home buyer will take not of this and will factor that into the equation when making decision to buy.

Solar Roof Tile: Solar Roof Tile will increase your home resale value because the buyer will know that he or she will be getting a home with virtually no electric bill. This product can spin your meter backward and help you return your electric bill to the utility company, generating money for you. This is a great investment that will save you a lot of money and give you peace of mind.

All in all, solar powered products are excellent way to increase the value and beauty of your house as well as help the environment. You also get tax rebate on a lot of the energy efficient products. Check with your local tax board to see how you can save money while beautifying your home and helping Mother Nature.

Sources:
http://www.premierpower.com
http://www.global-merchants.com/home/solars.htm
http://www.solarhome.org/solarwaterheatingcenter.html

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