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Glass Armour

Solar Panel Cleaners Sydney

Top Quality Solar Panel Cleaning Sydney

Welcome to Glass Armour, where we understand the significance of maintaining peak performance for your solar panels. Our meticulous installation process reflects our commitment to excellence, which includes positioning your solar panels at an optimal tilt angle. This strategic arrangement allows your panels to benefit from the natural cleaning effect of rainwater flowing across their surface. By harnessing the power of nature, we help keep your panels clean and efficient. However, it's important to acknowledge the challenges posed by Australia's periodic extended drought periods, which can make it difficult to keep your solar panels debris-free.

During these dry spells, various elements, such as dust, bird droppings, and air pollution particles, gradually accumulate on the surface of your solar panels. These build-ups obstruct the panels' view of the sun, directly impacting their efficiency. Additionally, deciduous trees are located near your solar panels. In that case, they may shed leaves and attract birds, contributing to debris accumulation.

Regular cleaning is crucial to ensure your solar panels operate at their full potential. Build-ups of dirt, debris, and contaminants hinder the panels' ability to harness solar energy effectively. By proactively addressing this issue, you can maximise your solar power generation and fully enjoy the benefits of your investment.

In the challenging Australian climate, we generally recommend cleaning your solar panels at least every six months. However, it's important to consider the prevailing weather conditions in your area. If you are experiencing prolonged extreme weather events such as fires, dust storms, or heavy rainstorms, more frequent cleaning is necessary. These exceptional circumstances increase debris accumulation, demanding extra attention to maintain optimal performance.

Certain locations may require more frequent solar panel cleaning in Sydney due to specific environmental factors. Excess airborne debris becomes a concern if your home is situated near a highway or construction site. Consequently, you may need to clean your panels more often to prevent debris build-up. Similarly, marine layer residue can form an obstructive film on the panels for homes in coastal areas like the beautiful suburbs. More frequent cleaning becomes essential in such cases to ensure unhindered solar energy absorption.

To preserve the integrity of your solar panels during cleaning, it's crucial to understand what practices to avoid:

  1. Avoid using harsh soaps or detergents that contain chemicals. These corrosive substances can damage the surface of the solar panel unit over time. Stick to gentle, non-abrasive cleaning solutions specifically designed for solar panels.

  2. Refrain from using rough cleaning instruments such as abrasive cloths, sponges, or heavily toothed brooms. These can scratch the surface of your panels, compromising their efficiency and longevity. Instead, use soft, non-abrasive cleaning tools like microfiber cloths or soft-bristle brushes.

  3. Never attempt to stand or walk on your solar panels. The weight exerted can lead to cracking or irreparable damage. Remember that solar panels are delicate and require careful handling. If you need to access your panels, it’s advisable to consult a professional for guidance.

In addition to proper cleaning practices, regular inspections are vital to ensure the optimal performance of your solar panels. Make it a habit to inspect your panels at regular intervals. During these inspections, check for any signs of damage, such as cracks or breaks, which could impair their efficiency. It's also important to be vigilant for nests built by birds and rodents, as they can obstruct sunlight absorption.

Regularly inspecting your panels and ensuring they are in good condition can maximise their energy absorption and minimise your electricity bills. Taking these preventive measures will help preserve the longevity and effectiveness of your solar power system. At Glass Armour, we recommend establishing a regular maintenance and cleaning routine to keep your solar panels in peak condition. Our team of solar panel cleaners Sydney can guide you on.

Solar Panel Cleaning

We use non-abrasive equipment that is environmentally friendly to ensure a stain-free and scratch-free finish for maximum sunlight absorption.

Solar Panel Coating

We use durable and highly repellent coating to shield the PV modules from water, soil and mineral deposit build up and make cleaning easier. A single application can last for a long time of up to 10 years.

Glass Protection Matters!

​Glass Armour is a fully insured provider with a team of industry professionals who are site safety and trades qualified.

Save Time

​Enjoy 90% less cleaning time after our glass restoration and glass protection coating application.

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Save Money

There's no need to replace. We can make it look new. Glass restoration is a great investment with just a fraction of the cost of replacing your glass.

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10-Year Warranty Guarantee

We back our products and work 100%. We confidently protect you with a 10-year warranty for our restoration work.

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