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Top 10 solar panel cleaning services near you

Homeowners agree: these solar panel cleaners are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Bram Electric Service

Bram Electric Service

New on HomeGuide
Electricity has alway been a passion of mine ever since I was a kid. As I gotten older I went to college and studied Electrical technology. Its been over 25yrs in the industry and theirs nothing like the look on my many customers faces after a job well done. Call us today if you like to experience first-hand.


8 hires on HomeGuide
8+ years in business
Claude B. says, "Jose is outstanding. A highly skilled and professional electrician. He is dependable with an outstanding work ethic. He has done multiple jobs inside and outside following behind previous good and bad work. I have recommended him to family and friends. He can use me as a reference anytime." Read more


New on HomeGuide
2022+ years in business
Hello my Name Is; Jose Monterrosa, I would like to have the opportunity to work with you. cell phone: 443-580-9235 Email: [email protected] 1. I offer you the solution of the two light units, the individual switches worth $ 175.0, this price includes the single switch, plate, and includes the receptacle if needed. Does not include change of wiring or demolition and holes in walls or ceilings 2.Also mention that you would like to change the wiring of the electrical plugs, the value of each outlet unit is $ 325.0, include cable, outlet, plate. Does not include wall, ceiling or demolition repair. 3. I offer the solution for light units havin...
Aleman’s Electrical Co.

Aleman’s Electrical Co.

New on HomeGuide
24+ years in business
Hello, my name is Luis and I have been in the Electrical business for 26 years, and remodeling for 17 years. It is my priority to ensure that my customers are fully satisfied with every job. I am always prompt, offer reasonable rates, and am easy to work with. I take pleasure in being present for every job because I enjoy working with my hands and taking pride in the final project. I find it fulfilling to help people out of their Electrical predicaments, which can be a stressful time.
EDGE Energy

EDGE Energy

New on HomeGuide
18+ years in business
Founded in 2006, EDGE Energy operates in Beltsville, MD, McLean, VA, and surrounding areas. As a licensed, insured, and bonded contractor, EDGE Energy is dedicated to incorporating green building standards in energy-saving installations for both residential and commercial properties. The company specializes in designing and executing projects that significantly reduce utility bills and energy consumption—sometimes by over 100%. Additionally, EDGE Energy assists homeowners with their tax credits, rebates, and grant paperwork, making the transition to sustainable living easy and convenient.
Bsquare Electricm

Bsquare Electricm

New on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
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Your Solar Panel Cleaning questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does solar panel cleaning cost?

Solar panel cleaning costs $10 to $20 per panel or $150 to $500 total on average for most average residential solar systems. Some companies include an inspection in this price, while others charge a separate inspection fee. If problems surface during the cleaning or inspection, you may be looking at additional repair costs ranging anywhere from $20 to $3,000+, depending on the issue.

How long does solar panel cleaning take?

Solar panel cleaning takes 1 to 3 hours on average for a typical residential solar system. Cleaning a larger-scale solar panel system, one with panels that are difficult to access, or one with extensive debris accumulation may take longer.

Do solar panels need to be cleaned?

Most solar panels need cleaning. Accumulated debris on the panels can reduce their energy output by 7% to 30%+ over time. However, whether and how often you should clean your solar panels depends greatly on your geographic location and the local weather conditions. If you live in an area that experiences frequent rain, your solar panels may not require cleaning as often as those in drier climates.

Does solar panel cleaning make a difference?

Solar panel cleaning usually makes a difference, especially if you live in a dry or dusty area, or an area where other environmental conditions cause your panels to accumulate dust and debris quickly. Keeping your solar panels clean makes a difference by extending their lifespan, preventing stains, and ensuring they perform at their optimal efficiency.

How are solar panels cleaned?

There are several different cleaning methods when it comes to solar panels:

  • Manual – Manual cleaning is the most common method for residential solar panel systems. Pros typically use a water-fed, non-abrasive brush with deionized water, which soaks up the dirt and prevents streaks on the panels. For tougher residue, professionals may also use a scraping tool designed for safely removing residue from solar panels.
  • Automation and robotics – Cleaning solar panels using automated or semi-automated robots is a popular method for cleaning large-scale solar systems. These devices often use microfiber cloths and controlled airflow to remove dirt. Some models use water-fed brushes, and some come with both wet and dry cleaning options.
  • Waterless vibration – Vibration technology for solar panel cleaning is a relatively new trend. This method is great for areas with limited access to water. The process involves using electrostatic repulsion to causes dirt and debris to shed off the panel without needing water or soap.

Solar panel manufacturers typically include detailed cleaning instructions, some going as far as to specify the proper hardness level of the water. Always confirm your solar panel cleaning professional is aware of and follows the manufacturer guidelines to ensure your warranty remains valid.

Can you use glass cleaner on solar panels?

No. You should not use glass cleaner on solar panels. Most solar panels contain at least one protective coating. Glass cleaners, window cleaners, Rain-X, and comparable products may degrade these coatings, which can result in lower efficiency and a shorter lifespan.

How often should solar panels be cleaned?

Most professionals recommend scheduling a solar panel inspection and cleaning at least once or twice a year. Your solar panels may need more frequent cleaning if you live in an area with a lot of trees or one with excessive dust, extreme weather, or a lot of pollution.

Scheduling an inspection and cleaning after a major weather event will ensure your solar system is free of debris and working as efficiently as possible.

How do I choose a solar panel cleaning professional near me?

Solar panel systems are not cheap. To protect your investment and ensure you're choosing the best solar panel cleaning service near you, be sure to:

What questions should I ask when getting estimates for solar panel cleaning?

Asking the right questions will help you choose a qualified solar panel cleaning professional whose cleaning method aligns with your panels' manufacturer warranty terms:

  • How long have you been cleaning solar panels?
  • What solar panel or related training, certifications, or licensing do you have?
  • Do you have a list of references from past customers or a website with testimonials?
  • Does the estimate include both an inspection and cleaning?
  • What cleaning method do you use?
  • Will your cleaning process void my panels' warranty?
  • What extra costs might surface when you're cleaning the panels?
  • How long will the inspection and cleaning process take, and should I be home for it?

Reviews for Ashburn solar panel cleaning services

Recent success stories from people in the Ashburn area.
Willem V.
Very professional and went the extra mile to fix my problem very good I hire him again!!
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