5 Ways to Protect Your Solar Panels

Going solar is a huge investment as many homeowners are paying tens of thousands of dollars (upfront) for a new system. However, the investment is justified given the carbon offsets and monthly savings that installing photovoltaic (PV) panels can deliver.

But this is only true if your solar PV system consistently holds up throughout its warranty lifetime.

Unfortunately, there’s no guarantee this will happen. 

Any number of problems can arise over the next 25+ years. Many of these issues won’t be covered by warranty protection, meaning you’ll have to pay for repairs and replacements out-of-pocket. Unexpected expenses like these can quickly eat into your solar savings and push back the payback period of your investment.

However, there is a cheaper alternative.

Rather than wait for issues to creep up, you can take proactive steps to protect your PV system and maximize your solar returns.

Below are 5 proven strategies to get you started.

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