Solar panels

Discussion in 'Solar Panel Cleaning' started by Aqua-pure Portadown, Oct 12, 2014.

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  1. Aqua-pure Portadown

    Aqua-pure Portadown Well-Known Member
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    Hi guys , anyone out there that has experience of cleaning solar panels .
    Ie -pricing (buisness) and any particular brushes to use ??
    Have to price a large factory roof soon and would like some info and advice !

    Thanks in advance :)
     
  2. Natty1972

    Natty1972 Forum Addict
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    I charge £ 1.50
    Per panel I find most who have them want to spend money on getting them on the roof but don't want them cleaned yet !!!!!! I got a couple of custies who want them done now , I clean a hotel that has a water panel set up it was manky hadn't been cleaned for three years ( from new) it was heating the water but only up to 45 degrees , cleaned them with pure , there heat the water up to 60 degrees max before cut out , now saving oil to boost temp ..'now the owner wants them cleaned when I clean the windows Result ... Good selLing point now
     
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  3. WWC

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    Think of a panel as a delicate window. Use a soft - medium brush. If they are bad, you can use boars hair. Don't use hot water on them. And do protect yourself against electrical shock unless you know they are turned off. I also find that you need a good flow rate on your water.
     
  4. Aqua-pure Portadown

    Aqua-pure Portadown Well-Known Member
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    Sounds good to me Natty :)
     
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    Moving to solar panel section.
     
  6. Tuffers

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    Solar Steve will be along soon to share his knowledge :) or maybe not :D
     
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    yep i havent done any yet but...a price guide is a good idea...best be ready...dont forget to tell the custy about the ten percent min increase in output...then their ears will pric k up....:D
     
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    You may find that you'll need 2 bananas stuck together to reach them cnc.
     
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    wow...he does sell more sections...er...dont think i will get any more ..:rolleyes:..slx next....:D
     
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    I did wonder wot those "other thing that looked liked solar panels were"on roofs, my brain did think they were for hot water:whistle:,
     
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