Frequently Questioned Answers
Q. How much maintenance do solar panels require?
Ans. There are a number of reasons you could need solar panel servicing. Though solar panels are extremely durable, weather conditions, electrical, structural and even everyday wildlife can be factors affecting efficient operation. Solar panels need to be cleaned every few years, roofing issues under the panels should be assessed by a solar professional, and ensuring your system is working efficiently in producing the energy you need is all a part of solar panel maintenance and repair.
Q. What is the life expectancy of a solar panel?
Ans. With proper maintenance, solar panels work for about 25-30 years. They can continue to produce energy after that, however, energy production is typically decreased.
Q. Do solar panels need servicing?
Ans. Solar panels generally have a lifespan of 25-30 years, but to keep them running efficiently it’s important to have professionals inspect and maintain them every few years. When there is too much dirt, dust, smog, bird droppings, and grime on your solar panels, it will reduce energy production and increase your electric bill. Other maintenance issues include broken panels or inverters, leaks in your roof due to installation, and animals like birds and squirrels nesting or biting the wiring.