If you have invested in solar panels to supply some or all of the power needs for your home or business, the first things to be said are congratulations and thank you for being a part of protecting the environment. The next thing is for you to enjoy the best efficiency from your solar panels, and to do that, you need to know about why solar panel washing is so important and how to do it correctly.
For solar panels to function at full efficiency, they need to have unrestricted access to sunlight. If there is a buildup of dust, pollen, bird droppings, or other contaminants on them, they won’t function as well. While it isn’t feasible to clean them every day, you should examine them often to see if they could benefit from solar panel washing. Depending on where you live and other factors, you may need to clean them weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly.
Another thing to know about solar panel washing is that you have to be careful to use the right process. Using a harsh chemical or high water pressure or working during the hottest part of the day can all spell disaster for your solar panels or at least cause severe scratching that renders them less efficient. That is why many people opt to hire a softwashing company to take care of the solar panel washing for them.
At Safari Softwash, we offer a variety of exterior softwash cleaning services, including solar panel washing, roof cleaning, and deck cleaning. We can help you generate the most power possible from your solar panels by setting up a schedule that fits your needs. Reach out today to learn more about our services for residential and commercial properties in the Williamsburg, Virginia area.