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Protecting Your Roof with Unirac Equipment

How can Unirac protect your roof-and your investment?

Solar panels will only cause roof leaks and damages if the panel mounting hardware is installed incorrectly. Kasselman Solar has teamed with Unirac for the highest-quality mounting supplies, as Unirac is North America’s leading manufacturer of solar mounting equipment.

What does Unirac do?

Unirac provides the mounting supplies that hold the solar panels securely on the roof without poking holes in the roof that create leaks. Their equipment is industry-leading, as it makes up 30% of the market share in North America’s solar racking market.

How does the equipment prevent roof leaks?

Unirac uses FlashLoc technology to attach the mounting equipment to the roof. FlashLoc uses rubber gaskets that seal to the roof and once they are bolted to the roof, they are filled with a sealant that simultaneously attaches the racking equipment to the roof, while also ensuring nothing (rain, hail, sleet, snow, etc) can get through.

What are the benefits Unirac’s equipment provide?
  1. Prevent leaks: Unirac’s technology minimize damage to the roof and reduce the chances of leaks with advanced FlashLoc technology.
  2. Protection from critters and the elements: integrated wire management keeps the solar array wires protected from the rain, wind, sun, and hungry critters. This reduces the need for future service calls.
  3. Protect your investment: because the chance of roof leaks becomes extremely slim, you can rest assured that your investment in solar will not be harmed by damage to your roof or your home itself.

By using Unirac’s new flash loc and duo attachment equipment, there’s much less disruption of existing roof surface because there’s no flashing that requires popping of shingles. They are lagged in to the rafters or screwed to plywood decking, and then sealed directly to the top of the shingle. Once the solar is placed over your shingles, it will increase the roof’s longevity by blocking the Sun’s UV rays from degrading the roof, especially on the most southern roof planes.