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Comprehensive Guide to the Parts of a Patio Cover

Comprehensive Guide to the Parts of a Patio Cover

Are you ready to transform your outdoor space into a luxurious retreat with a stylish patio cover? At SHS Pros, your trusted exterior remodeling company in Charlotte, NC, we understand the importance of every component in creating the perfect patio cover. Join us as...

Benefits of an Outdoor Patio Cover

Benefits of an Outdoor Patio Cover

If you already have a beautiful patio space, but want to find more ways to use it, one of the easiest changes you can make is installing an outdoor patio cover. A high-quality Renaissance patio cover can instantly make your outdoor living area more functional. Below,...

Patio Cover Cost in Charlotte, NC

Patio Cover Cost in Charlotte, NC

Adding a cover to your patio can instantly make your backyard more usable throughout the year. If you’re ready to give your outdoor living space an upgrade, one of the first things you’ll need to do is to set a budget you’re comfortable spending. But, before you can...

Paws and Purpose: Union County Humane Society Sponsorship

Paws and Purpose: Union County Humane Society Sponsorship

At Southern Home Services, we believe in giving back to our community and supporting causes that make a positive impact. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce our partnership with the Union County Humane Society for the upcoming Whiskers & Wags event on September...

Why Your Home Needs a Patio Cover Installation

Why Your Home Needs a Patio Cover Installation

Do you want to find a way to get more enjoyment out of your outdoor space this year? Consider adding a patio cover to your space with the help of SHS Pros.  If you’re still not sure whether a patio cover installation is the right choice for your outdoor space, we’re...

Patio Cover Ideas for Your Home in 2023

Patio Cover Ideas for Your Home in 2023

Adding a patio to your North Carolina backyard can give you the perfect space to enjoy all the beautiful weather we get here in the Tarheel State. However, if you want to get the most use out of your space nearly year-round, we recommend adding a patio cover to the...

SHS Pros Named a 2023 Nextdoor Neighborhood Fave

SHS Pros Named a 2023 Nextdoor Neighborhood Fave

The SHS Pros team has received a 2023 Nextdoor Neighborhood Fave award, as voted on by local homeowners. Each year, homeowners submit votes for their favorite businesses in different industries to help raise awareness about trusted and vetted companies. Want to find...

How Do Solar Panels Work in Charlotte, NC?

How Do Solar Panels Work in Charlotte, NC?

With summer on the horizon, many local homeowners are wondering how to combat rising electricity costs while keeping their homes at a comfortable temperature. One popular option is installing a solar panel system to power your home with sunlight. But, how do solar...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Going Solar in Charlotte, NC

Advantages and Disadvantages of Going Solar in Charlotte, NC

Solar power is more popular with homeowners than ever before, with installations on the rise especially here in North Carolina. If you’ve been wondering if it’s time to take the plunge for yourself, our team is here to help guide you through the decision. The first...

Solar Video Resources

Wondering about Enphase’s “Sunlight Backup” option available with the IQ8 microinverters?  Watch this video from YouTuber MySolarHome USA, which gives a thorough description of the product:

Questions about the equipment required to run “Sunlight Backup” with the Enphase IQ8 microinverters.  Here YouTuber Texas Solar walks through the equipment required:

Many DIY solar homeowners end up regretting some of their decisions with installation.  That’s why you should go with professionals like SHS. Check out the regrets of YouTuber Justin’s Projects:

Having a hard time understanding “net metering”?  Net metering is a complicated subject, and different for every power company.  Watch is video from Edison Electric explaining their form of net metering:  

As well as this video from Con Edison:  

Are backup batteries worth it when you install solar?  Here is a professional take on the issue from Pacific SunTech:

In solar, the issue of shading losses gets complicated, fast.  Here is a good video from YouTuber Gary Does Solar which separates myth from fact regarding shading: