Commonly asked FAQ about Solar Panel Cleaning & Maintenance
MY INSTALLERS SAID MY SYSTEM WOULD BE MAINTENANCE FREE
Yes the system is, but the panels on the roof will get accumulate dirt, grime and pollution over time. This will significantly lower the ability of the panels to capture sunlight which will decrease the amount of electricity generated.
WILL CLEANING AFFECT MY RAINWATER TANKS?
No, our unique cleaning system uses purified de ionised water which is 100% safe for your water supply.
CAN'T I JUST CLEAN THEM MYSELF?
Getting up on the roof can be a daunting task, besides dragging a hose up and standing on a wet roof can be very dangerous! Using tap water will leave streaks and residue on the glass as well as the possibility of damaging your panels using cold water on hot glass.
WILL CLEANING MY PANELS VOID MY WARRANTY?
Regular maintenance and inspections of your panels will protect your warranty and is recommended by the manufacturers.
WON'T RAINWATER CLEAN MY PANELS?
Rainwater will wash some of the loose matter and dust off. Other debris such as bird and animal droppings, salt crystallization, dirt and mineral residue will all require cleaning to be removed.
WHAT IS NANO COATING?
Nano coating is our protectant which we use on our panels so the water beads and runs off rather than evaporating and leaving dirt and grime on your panels which blocks power generation. Nano lasts up to a year depending on your environmental conditions. If it beads, it is clean. Read more…