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Frequently asked questions about solar panel installation and maintenance. Would you rather talk to someone? Call us 321-351-4760


Can I install solar panels myself or should I hire a professional?


Installing solar panels can be a complex process that involves electrical work, structural considerations, and adherence to local regulations. It is highly recommended to hire a professional solar panel installer who has the expertise and experience to ensure a safe and efficient installation. They can also guide you through the necessary paperwork and permits required for the installation.


How often should I clean my solar panels?


The frequency of cleaning your solar panels will depend on various factors such as the climate, location, and surrounding environment. Generally, it is advised to clean them every 6-12 months to remove dirt, dust, debris, and any other obstructions that can hinder their performance. However, if you live in an area with heavy pollution, dust storms, or bird droppings, more regular cleaning may be required.


What should I do if my solar panels are not producing enough energy?

If you notice a significant decrease in energy production from your solar panels, it is recommended to first check the monitoring system (if installed) to identify any potential issues. This could include shading from nearby structures or trees, damaged wiring, or malfunctioning components. If you are unable to troubleshoot the problem yourself, contact your solar panel installer or a qualified technician to assess and rectify the issue.

What warranties should I consider when purchasing solar panels?

When purchasing solar panels, it is important to consider both the performance warranty and the product warranty. The performance warranty guarantees a certain level of energy production over a specified period. The product warranty covers defects and malfunctions in the solar panel itself. Look for reputable manufacturers that offer competitive warranties, typically ranging from 10 to 25 years, to ensure peace of mind and protection for your investment.