Solar Panel Cleaning and Maintenance Sunshine Coast

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Keep your solar panels shining and generating maximum power with professional solar system maintenance and panel cleaning services.

Congratulations if you’ve recently installed solar panels on your home or business on the Sunshine Coast! You’ve taken an important step toward reducing your reliance on fossil fuels and saving money on your energy bills. But now that you’ve got solar panels, keeping them clean and well-maintained is important to get the most out of them. That’s where hiring a professional solar panel cleaning and maintenance service comes in. 

What is Solar Panel Cleaning?

Solar panel cleaning services refer to the practice of cleaning solar panels installed on residential or commercial properties. These services are carried out by trained professionals who use specialised equipment and techniques to remove dirt, dust, bird droppings and other debris that may accumulate on the surface of the panels.

A thorough clean-up of your solar panels can improve efficiency, ensuring they generate more power from sunlight exposure. Studies show that dirty solar panels can lose up to 25% of their energy output compared with regularly cleaned ones.

The Importance of Solar Panel Cleaning

Nowadays, more and more households and businesses rely on solar energy to power their homes and offices. Solar panels installed on rooftops can capture the sun’s energy and convert it into electricity. 

1. Improves Efficiency

Solar panels generate electricity from sunlight. This means the more sunlight they receive, the more power they can produce. The panels become dirty and dusty in areas with dust, pollen, and other debris, blocking the sunlight from reaching the solar cells. This can significantly reduce the panels’ efficiency, decreasing the amount of energy they produce. Therefore, regular cleaning can fix this problem and keep the panels working optimally.

2. Increases Lifespan

Another reason why solar panel cleaning is crucial is that it can extend the panels’ lifespan. When solar panels are neglected, they can be subjected to long-term damage caused by dirt and debris buildup, extreme heat, and weathering. This can cause the panels to malfunction and break down, leading to costly repairs or replacements. Regular cleaning helps prevent this issue and keeps the panels in good condition for many years.

3. Saves Money

One of the advantages of solar energy is that it reduces your electricity bill. However, if your solar panels are dirty and not functioning well, you may end up paying more for your energy usage. So regularly cleaning your solar panels can maximise their efficiency, resulting in lower energy costs. In addition, cleaning your panels is far less expensive than repairing or replacing them due to negligence.

4. Maintains Warranty

Most solar panel manufacturers offer warranties on their products. However, these warranties can only be upheld if the panels are maintained and cared for properly. Failure to do so can result in warranty voidance. Regular cleaning helps you keep your warranty in place and ensures that your panels are continually performing at their best.

5. Eliminates Risks

Cleaning solar panels can be dangerous, especially if you have to climb onto your roof. Dirt and debris on the panels can also cause them to become slippery, increasing the possibility of accidents and injuries. Hiring a professional solar panel cleaning service can eliminate the risks and ensure that your panels are cleaned safely and effectively.

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Solar Panel Cleaner

Here are just some of the top benefits of hiring a professional for your solar panel cleaning and maintenance needs:

  1. They have the right tools and equipment. Professional solar panel cleaners will have all the necessary tools and equipment to clean your panels safely and effectively. This includes ladders, brushes, hoses, and even pressure washers if needed.
  2. They know what they’re doing. Solar panel cleaning is not something you should attempt yourself unless you really know what you’re doing. A professional cleaner will have the experience and knowledge needed to get the job done right without damaging your panels in the process.
  3. They can save you time. Solar panel cleaning can be time-consuming, especially if you have many panels or if they’re located in hard-to-reach areas. Hiring a professional cleaner can save you a lot of time and hassle.
  4. They offer peace of mind. When you hire a professional solar panel cleaner, you can rest assured that your panels are properly cared for.

Solar Panel Cleaning and Maintenance Services on The Sunshine Coast

Cleaning and maintaining your solar panels is an important part of ensuring they work optimally. Hiring a professional can provide many benefits, such as ensuring that the job is done properly and safely. Furthermore, professional services tend to cost less in the long run due to their expertise and knowledge.

If you’re looking for a reliable and professional solar panel cleaning service on the Sunshine Coast, look no further than Tenmen Electrical. We offer quality service at competitive rates, and we have years of experience in the industry.

When it comes to professional solar panel cleaning, Tenmen Electrical proudly service all properties across the Sunshine Coast, including Buderim, Caloundra, Coolum, Kawana, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, Nambour and Noosa.

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  • Why is regular cleaning and maintenance important for solar panels?

    Regular cleaning and maintenance are crucial to ensure the optimal performance of your solar panels. Dust, dirt, and debris can accumulate on the panels, reducing their efficiency. Maintenance helps prevent potential issues and extends the lifespan of your system.

  • How often should I clean my solar panels?

    The frequency of cleaning depends on your local environment. In areas with heavy dust or pollen, more frequent cleaning may be necessary, possibly every 2-4 months. In cleaner environments, a biannual cleaning may suffice.

  • Can I clean my solar panels myself, or should I hire professionals?

    While you can clean your solar panels yourself, it’s often safer and more effective to hire professionals. They have the proper equipment and knowledge to safely clean and maintain the panels without causing damage. DIY cleaning can void warranties or cause harm if not done correctly.

  • What is included in a professional solar panel cleaning and maintenance service?

    A professional service typically includes a thorough inspection, cleaning, and maintenance. Technicians will inspect the panels, wiring, and connections, clean any dirt or debris, and ensure all components are functioning correctly. They may also perform shading analysis and make recommendations for any necessary repairs or upgrades.

  • Will cleaning solar panels improve their efficiency?

    Yes, cleaning your solar panels can significantly improve their efficiency. Dust, dirt, bird droppings, and other debris can block sunlight from reaching the solar cells, reducing energy production. Regular cleaning ensures that your panels can absorb maximum sunlight and generate more energy.

The Solar Experts on The Sunshine Coast


At Tenmen Electrical, we are committed to providing top-notch solar solutions. We are Certified Master Electricians, accredited solar installers by the Clean Energy Council and have been serving the Sunshine Coast community for over a decade.

We are the result of years of dedication to the electrical and solar industry and our mission is to assist every Australian household in achieving energy independence by having a solar system tailored to their needs, operating at peak performance, and giving the best return on their investment.

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Maximise Your Investment With Comprehensive Solar Services

Solar Services

At Tenmen Electrical, we’re committed to helping our clients get the most out of their solar investment. That’s why we offer a comprehensive range of solar services, from sales and installation to servicing and repair.

Our team of highly-trained and experienced solar professionals is dedicated to providing our clients with the best possible service and support.

  1. Transparency and Integrity

    We believe in informed decisions. Our experienced professionals offer in-depth solar consultations, ensuring you understand your options, the benefits of solar, and the financial aspects before you commit. We empower you to make choices that align with your unique needs and goals.

  2. Tailored Solar Solutions

    No two solar projects are the same. We specialise in crafting solar solutions that are tailored to your specific requirements. Whether you're looking to go off-grid or reduce your energy bills, we design systems that maximise efficiency and savings, ensuring you get precisely what you need.

  3. Quality and Competitive Pricing

    We're committed to providing the highest-quality yet affordable solar solutions. We partner with trusted manufacturers to offer cutting-edge, energy-efficient components, guaranteeing the durability and performance of your solar system for years to come.

  4. Ongoing Support and Maintenance

    At Tenmen Electrical, our service goes beyond installation. We provide ongoing support and maintenance to keep your solar system running optimally. Our friendly team is here to assist, ensuring your solar experience is hassle-free and reliable

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"It was very professional from quote to final install."

Tenmen was recommended to me by a friend for my solar supply and install. It was very professional from quote to final install. Although the install was delayed due to multiple episodes of bad weather the communication was clear and prompt. The electricians installed the solar unit so it is practical, looks great and they even cleaned up after themselves. That's a win! I would definitely recommend Tenmen electrical if your interested in this service.

Hassle-Free Solutions For All Your Solar Needs

Our Process

At Tenmen Electrical, we believe that regular servicing is essential to maintaining the performance and longevity of your solar system. That’s why we offer a simple but comprehensive solar servicing process to meet all of your needs.

  • Requet a free on-site consultation

    We will visit your home or business to assess your property and particular requirements. We will also analyse your electrical needs and consumption, taking into account all the necessary details for a successful solar installation, servicing or repair.

  • Get the right solution for your particular needs

    We'll repair your existing solar system or design a custom system to suit your particular situation, and budget. With our solar solutions, you will be able to monitor the energy generated and consumption, giving you absolute control over your solar system.

  • Save money on your power bill

    Our experienced team will get your new solar system up and running in no time. We take care of every detail to guarantee the excellence of our service, and to ensure that you feel confident and satisfied with your new solar system.

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What Our Customers Say

We take immense pride in our commitment to delivering top-notch electrical and solar solutions, and the feedback from our customers truly inspires us to maintain our dedication to providing outstanding services and striving for excellence in every project.

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    Jaime provided our family with SO MUCH information about saving money and electricity in our household FOR FREE! He wasn’t “selling” anything, just genuine assistance for cost saving! We will definitely look at getting solar through them as it is WAY cheaper than what we bought for our last house and much bigger solar unit too with a longer warranty as well!

    Sarah Kantor

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    Nothing was ever to much trouble.

    Jamie and his crew installed solar on our house. They were very professional and kept us informed of when they were coming and also when they were on the job. When I contacted Jamie for some professional advice he was always willing to communicate with me. It's not very often companies keep you updated like Tenmen Electrical did. They were a pleasure to work with an I would highly recommend them.

    Greg Waites

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    It is a pleasure to do business with them as they are on time, courteous and knowledgeable.

    Tenmen and also the efficient and courteous female(s) are a reliable, ethical and efficient electrical, solar and air conditioning firm. It is a pleasure to do business with them as they are on time, courteous and knowledgeable about the products and services they supply. If you need some electrical, solar or air conditioning services I highly recommend them!

    Peter Johnson

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    An absolute stellar team did superb installation job.

    Very happy with my solar installation on my home . After a super efficient review of my home, Jamie from Tenmen Electrical was able to identify a tailored installation to suit my budget, electricity needs and best efficiency for my panel positioning. Competitive pricing but also more importantly an absolute stellar team did superb installation job, completely seemless with nil issues at all.

    Bea Ormond

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    We had nothing but exceptional service.

    Highly recommend. We engaged Tenmen Electrical for our solar panel installation. We can not fault the professionalism and customer service of Tenmen Electrical, from our initial meeting with Jamie who came and explained the process, to the guys who came on the day to install, and over the phone in the office, we had nothing but exceptional service. No over the top sales hype, just the facts.


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