We strive to provide a transparent service. Please call or email us, if you have any additional questions, we are happy to help. See below for our frequently asked questions.
Frequently asked questions
Can I clean the panels myself?
Yes, you can, although tap water and chemicals can leave a residue on your panels. The residue inadvertently encourage’s dirt to accumulate. This is one of the reasons that having your panels professionally cleaned is a good idea. Another reason to go professional is the safety aspect. Without the correct protective gear, you could put yourself at risk of injury.
How often should solar panels be cleaned?
We recommend that panels be cleaned at regular intervals, at minimum once every six months. Cleaning regularly, prevents residue build up and therefore keeping your panels operating optimally at all times.
WHY DO SOLAR PANELS NEED CLEANING?
Solar panels can get quite dirty. There are many external influences that can make a panel dirty, including dust and road grime, salt spray, bird/rodent droppings to name a few. Consequently decreasing the efficiency of your panels.
HOW MUCH MORE PRODUCTIVE ARE SOLAR PANELS, ONCE CLEAned?
Having dust, grime and buildup on your panels can reduce your systems energy yields by up to 25% – and associated reductions in energy bill savings.
will scorpion cleaning my solar panels, affect my warranty?
No, and may in fact help preserve your warranty, as reputable solar panel manufacturers now recommend cleaning you solar panels frequently.
does the rain clean the solar panels?
It was once believed rain was enough to clean panels. This has since been proved wrong. Although rain will provide a minimal rinse of any loose dirt or dust, it will not remove the baked in dirt, debris and animal droppings.