Solar panels are renowned for their easy maintenance and incredible power output. As a result, they have grown in popularity with many homeowners now opting to both save money and make money with solar panels. While this is great news for the environment, as well as homeowners, what happens if something goes wrong? Well, here at the ECO Renewables Group, we are solar panel experts. As a result, we have produced this guide to solar panel durability and repairs.

Durability of solar panels

With the British weather not being exactly gentle, the majority of solar panels are built to endure our often harsh, and extremely unpredictable, British weather. This includes hail, snow, frost, winds and gales, and most commonly, rain. As a result, solar panels are generally incredibly durable and hard wearing. However, there may be companies out there attempting to scam individuals. You can avoid this by making sure:

  • your solar panels have a warranty for around 25 years as standard
  • the installation company can cover their work with a guarantee or a warranty

Solar panel repairs

In the unlikely event that your solar panels do crack, or there becomes an imperfection in the surface, you should in the first instance contact the installer. Otherwise you will need a professional maintenance team to take a look. Never try to fix a problem yourself.

Solar power system repairs

On the other hand, your solar power inverter, which works hard 24/7 converting solar energy into usable AC current, is much more likely to need repairing at some point in its life cycle. If you notice any issues with the inverter, or any cables, you need to contact a qualified and professional electrician to tackle the issue.
For more information or advice about solar power, get in touch with the experts today, here at the ECO Renewables Group.