Cleaning Solar Panels

Cleaning solar panels is a vital step to keep your solar panels working as efficiently possible. Yet not many people know how to clean solar panels correctly or efficiently. Today we will discuss why keeping solar panels clean is important and how to clean them.


Keeping solar panels clean is an often overlooked yet essential part of solar panel ownership. In fact, dirty solar panels can reduce the panels efficiency by up to 25%. Having dirty solar panels could mean you end up paying more on your electricity bill than you need to.


There are quite a few steps involved in cleaning solar panels. Firstly, you must completely shut down the system and disconnect or block off any rainwater collections or gutters. Ensure you use a cloth of brush that will not scratch the panels with soap and water to clean the panels. You need to be extremely careful and use safety equipment if you’re cleaning on your roof as there is a high risk of slipping and falling whilst cleaning.


Just because you now know how to clean solar panels, doesn’t mean you have the time or right tools to get it done. Leave the job to Kleen Genie. We are experts in cleaning all types and brands of solar panels systems and use the latest in cleaning technology. We only use soft brushes fed with purified and filtered water. The water cleaning units filter and purify the water, removing all minerals in the water down to zero parts per million. This combination enables us to clean the solar panels, leaving a spot free finish and ensure no scratches will happen. Our technicians are professionally trained and have the right safety equipment to do the job safely.

For a free quote on solar panel cleaning, give our friendly team a call today.

By Published On: June 5, 2021Categories: Articles