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Solar Panel Cleaning
Do You Need To Clean Your Solar Panels?
Our solar panel cleaning process, ensuring a crystal clear result every time without the worry of any damage to your panels. There are different factors which may affect how efficient your solar panels are. Keeping them clean is one which we can help you remedy. Solar panel experts such as the National Renewable Energy Laboratory agree that dirty solar panels do not produce as much power as clean panels and the loss may range as high as 25% in some areas.
Solar panels are not self-cleaning, even though they are sold like this. The wind and rain cause them to become dirty and continually deposit dirt, dust and soot. It stands to reason that the dirtier the panels are the lower the amount of power the solar panels will produce. Maintaining the cleanliness of your solar panels will ensure maximum efficiency on your investment.
How Often Should You Have Your Solar Panels Cleaned?
Solar panel installation companies recommend you have your panels professionally cleaned every 6 -12 months, however, this may depend on where you live. If you live in a coastal area, due to the natural salts and minerals in the air, you may need your panels cleaned more regularly than someone living in a moorland area, for instance.
By investing in solar panels, you have guaranteed yourself reduced utility bills for years to come. Hopefully, an added income from the surplus power your panels are producing. It makes sense to maintain the lifespan of your solar panels, because, maximising on your investment.
Best Way To Clean Solar Panels – Deionised Water
Using chemicals and detergents on your solar panels can shorten the life of glass and rubber seals. Pure Water is your solar panel’s best cleaning agent, ensuring that the delicate seals are maintained for as long as possible out in the elements. Research has shown that ordinary tap water and rainwater will not clean the solar panels sufficiently. Using detergents on the panels can leave a sticky microscopic film, which attracts grime, therefore stopping the energy from the solar rays from being harnessed. Pure Water is environmentally friendly, not only will it not do any damage to the solar panels, frames, or roofing materials. It is safe to the environment, animals and children.
How We Clean Solar Panels
For solar panel cleaning we only use a deionised water fed pole system. We can reach the majority of roofs from the ground, because cleaning your solar panels with a soft head brush attachment that will not damage your solar panels. Dirty panels mean energy output loss, and this costs you money. By keeping your panels clean, the cleaning service pays for its self and puts the money back where it belongs in your pocket.