Solar Panel Cleaning
Your solar panels may not be working as effectively or efficiently as they could be; when was the last time you had them cleaned? It is estimated that dirty solar panels can lose nearly 25% of their energy. Solar panels are vulnerable to things like bird poop, dirt, grime, debris, and leaves throughout the year, making them dirty and unattractive. If this goes un-checked and unresolved, it could mean power loss for your home as well as reduced efficiency of your panels to produce electricity.
Curb Appeal Power Clean have the expertise, equipment, and materials to clean your solar panels so that they produce at their maximum efficiency. Plus, Curb Appeal Power Clean offers free estimates for solar cleaning services in Los Angeles. What are you waiting for? If you have solar panels, call us today!
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Why Have Your Solar Panels Cleaned by a Professional?
Don’t make the mistake of risking damage to your solar panels by allowing someone other than a professional to clean them. There are several prudent reasons why you should only allow a professional to clean and maintain your solar panels:
Leaving debris, dirt, and leaves on your panels can create a whole host of problems, including ‘hot-spots.’ Hotspots may nullify any warranty that you have on your solar panel system and you should take care to prevent it from occurring. There are other situations that may affect your solar panel warranty which is why it makes the most sense to only work with professionals that use manufactured approved cleaning agents and equipment.
When it comes to cleaning your solar panels, there are some inherent safety issues. First, you will need to get up on the roof of your home/building; are you comfortable climbing on your roof? Safety staging, harness, and support? Climbing roofs, the risk of falling, and the potential of getting electrocuted are all valid reasons to hire a professional to clean your solar panels. Don’t put yourself in a dangerous situation; call Curb Appeal Power Clean for your free estimate and to learn more today.
Damaging solar panels is easier than you might think; this includes when you are trying to clean or clear them. Professionals like Curb Appeal Power Clean have access to the right tools, equipment, and cleaning agents to clean your panels without damaging or affecting their function. It takes more than average soap and water to clean them, and you could do some irreversible damage without realizing it. Rest assured and hire professionals in the area to clean your solar panels for you.
Homeowners spend $150 and up to have their solar panels cleaned. Depending on factors such as roof slope, how many stories and the size of the array. We charge between $8 and $10 per panel. Sometimes we charge a flat rate within a range of $150-$400 for residential. For Commercial inquiries please get in touch, we are glad to help.
No, it is not necessary to turn the panels off.
Cleaning Frequency all depends on your environment & your preference. We recommend to clean your solar panels semi-annually or at least once a year.
Here in sunny California, where we get sun all year long, we prefer to clean in the morning. As for what seasons, Spring & Fall would be Ideal.
Cleaning your panels will produce you more electricity & save you money. Another great reason to clean is to up keep and inspect for any occurring damage. We are your eyes on the roof and will notify you if we see concerning problems.
At Curb Appeal Power Clean we use professional grade window cleaning solution on your panels to remove any stubborn debris. We rinse your panels with de-ionized water for a spot-free finish.
Deionized water (DI water, DIW or de-ionized water) is water that has had almost all of its mineral ions removed, such as cations like sodium, calcium, iron, and copper, and anions such as chloride and sulfate. Leaving a Spot Free Finish.
In fact, some warranties require the solar panels to be regularly maintained and cleaned.
No. We do not require a contract. If you are interested in creating a schedule, please mention to our staff.
Your panels might look clean from a distance or from a certain angle. If they have not been cleaned recently, they will have pollen spots, bird droppings, dust and other debris on them.
Is it Time to Clean Your Solar Panels? Call Today for a Free Quote.
Curb Appeal Power Clean are professional solar cleaning experts in Los Angeles that can help keep your panels clean and efficient. The technicians only use top-notch equipment and cleaning agents to ensure that your solar panels work at maximum production, without the risk of damaging your system. Call today for a free estimate.