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Maintenance and Care of Solar Panels

As a homeowner, you are probably always looking for ways to save money and become more environmentally friendly. Installing solar panels on your roof is a great way to achieve both of these goals! However, it's important to remember that solar panels require regular maintenance and care in order to function properly and produce energy. In this blog post, we'll provide you with 5 tips on cleaning your solar panels.

#1 Hire a Qualified Solar Provider Near You

Who says you need to risk your safety when cleaning solar panels? Professional installers will come take care of the job for an affordable price.

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#2 Hose Your Panels Down

One of the most cost-effective ways to improve your solar energy performance is by using a hose. This will not only get rid of any light dirt or dust from between panels, but also prevent it from getting worse with time as well!

#3 Read The Solar Panel Manufacturer Guide

The instructions that come with your solar panels can be really helpful for determining when and how you should clean them. Shut down the system if it's not already turned off, then follow these specific guidelines to make sure everything stays healthy.

#4 Clean Solar Panels in the Morning or on an Overcast Day

Solar panels become very hot in direct sunlight. To avoid watermarking or soap smudging when cleaning your solar system, be sure to do so at night on an overcast day.

#5 Be Gentle

Remember that solar panels are made of a durable material, but if you use metal objects or pressure washers to clean them they may be damaged. We recommend using dish soap and an old Sponge/ squeegee instead!

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