How Long Solar Installation Takes

You may have considered having solar panels installed on your house, having heard that they help you save money on electric bills. During the process of consideration, it might have occurred to you to wonder how long having solar installed costs. Aikyum Solar is much faster as compared to other companies; it takes about 4-6 weeks to install solar for your house if you have a Homeowner’s Association (HOA). If you don’t have a HOA, it will be even faster and will take 3-4 weeks.

solar process

The image above shows the layout of installing solar. First you’ll sign a contract. After, Aikyum Solar’s engineers will design the permit plans and the structural calculations (these decide if solar panels are too heavy for your roof or not).

The permit plans will be sent to your HOA once they’re ready. Simultaneously, they’ll be submitted to the city office to receive a permit. This stage takes about 2-3 weeks as you receive approval from the HOA and a permit from your city.

After those two objectives are met, Aikyum Solar schedules an installation date about 1-2 weeks in the future.

Installation itself is extremely fast. It only takes one day if you have less than 20 solar panels! If you have more, it will take only a few days longer.

We set up the monitoring of how much power has been produced daily once the installation is finished. Also, Aikyum Solar prepares for the inspection by your city. The city inspector comes the next day and will sign off the installation as meeting the correct codes and standards. The job card when signed by them will be sent by AIkyum Solar to your utility company to receive Permission to Operate (PTO). Southern California Edison (SEC) usually approves within a day, but other utilities such as SDG&E, LADWP can take up to a weak.

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Testimonials from a few of our customers:

“The team at Aikyum is highly professional. They completed the jobs (installing solar panels at 3 different locations) in a timely fashion with the greatest satisfaction.”Orange County Solar Panel Installation | Aikyum Solar
– Vraj L.

“I have been very happy with the whole experience and Aikyum will get my unbridled recommendation in the future.”
– Arun Jain

“I reached out looking for someone to repair my system after a roof install and was incredibly impressed by how attentive Harina and her service tech Joey were in not only getting my system back in order but going above and beyond by contacting the manufacturer after the two inverters failed to operate.  I would absolutely use them again in a heart beat, for any future solar needs.  Thanks again Aikyum Solar.”
– Celso G.

“Harina patiently met with us several times to help me understand the details of solar and to suggest approaches that no other bidder had proposed.  Her installation team was punctual, courteous and efficient.”
– Carol R.

“Working with Aikyum was extremely easy and streamlined. Harina and her team took care of everything from permitting, to HOA approvals, to final notices to the city and HOA.”
– Apur L.