Solar Panel Cleaning Equipment

Solar power has many advantages and to keep your solar array running at peak performance you do need to clean your PV panels periodically. Whether you have a few panels or you are cleaning commercially we can help with our range of Solar cleaning tools. Our tools are designed for years of hard labour, designed to enable you to reach those hard to reach areas and cut down on cleaning time and increase efficiency.

Waterfed Pole Solar Panel Cleaning Brushes

6 Metre Aluminum Waterfed Pole

Closes to 2 metres and opens to 6 metres

Alumium Pole. Pole comes with the following.

  • Pole 3 sections of 2 metres long
  • Brush with jets
  • 20 metres of hose
  • Angle adaptor for awkward angles
  • Comes with Gardiner fitting or fitting for waterfed pole mobile pump that we supply.

R4500.00


Shop Now


6 Metre Fibreglass Waterfed Pole

Closes to 2 metres and opens to 6 metres

Fibreglass Pole. Pole comes with the following.

  • Pole 3 sections of 2 metres long
  • Brush with jets
  • 20 metres of hose
  • Angle adaptor for awkward angles
  • Comes with Gardiner fitting or fitting for waterfed pole mobile pump that we supply.

R6190.00


Shop Now


9 Metre Fibreglass Waterfed Pole

Closes to 2 metres and opens to 9 metres

Fibreglass Pole. Pole comes with the following.

  • Pole 5 sections of 1.8 metres long
  • Brush with jets
  • 20 metres of hose
  • Angle adaptor for awkward angles
  • Comes with Gardiner fitting or fitting for waterfed pole mobile pump that we supply.

R7290.00


Shop Now

In this video we take a look at what you would get with your window and solar panel cleaning pole.


solar Panel cleaning equipment


Window Cleaning Water Filtration Systems

198 Litres a Day Reverse Osmosis System

Reverse osmosis system complete with filters and pump. can produce 198 Litres of pure “Reverse Osmosis” water per 24 hour day. Designed to be stationary and connect to a 220 volt power source. See

R3000.00

Shop Now

Click image above to be taken to product video.


Shop Now


Battery Powered Mobile Pole Waterfed Pump

This waterfed pump runs on a battery and is light enough to be carried along as you clean. Designed to be topped up from an external source. Battery lasts for 7 hours on a full charge. With 15 litres of water this pump will use up all the water within 30 minutes.

R3600.00

Shop Now

Click image above to be taken to product video.

Shop Now



Mobile Resin Water Filter

This Mobile resin filter will allow you to plug into your nearest municipal water source and start making pure water right away.

In this kit we supply your

  • 20 inch Big Blue Housing complete with Gardiner hose fittings to suit.
  • Mixed bed de-ionizing resin
  • 20 inch Big Blue Refillable Housing

R3500.00


Shop Now


6 Metre Waterfed Pole Kit

6 Metre Waterfed Pole Kit

This 6 metre watefed pole kit contains all the elements you need to clean windows up to 6 metres using reverse osmosis water. In this kit we supply your,

  • 6 Metre Fibreglass Waterfed Pole complete with Brush
  • Waterfed Pole Pump Complete With Charger
  • 198 Litre Per Day Reverse Osmosis Plant Complete With Filters.

With this kit you will be able to setup and start running within a few hours. Perfect for cleaning solar panels.

R11 895.00


Shop Now


9 Metre Waterfed Pole Kit

9 Metre Waterfed Pole Kit

This 9 metre watefed pole kit contains all the elements you need to clean windows up to 9 metres using reverse osmosis water. In this kit we supply your,

  • 9 Metre Fibreglass Waterfed Pole complete with Brush
  • Waterfed Pole Pump Complete With Charger
  • 198 Litre Per Day Reverse Osmosis Plant Complete With Filters.

With this kit you will be able to setup and start running within a few hours. Perfect for cleaning solar panels.

R12 890.00


Shop Now

 

Rotating Solar Panel Cleaning Brush

Window Washing supplies a high quality solar panel cleaning rotating brush that allows your solar panels to be cleaned in record time. With the capability to clean 0.8 – 1.0 MW per day. This cleaner runs on a either a lithium iron battery with around 3.5 hours of life and then can plug into municipal or portable generator power to run indefinitely. Pole reaches 7.5 metres, we stock all components available here in South Africa and can them couriered to your jobsite or address overnight if need be. Enquire for more information.

click on image above to open video

R29304.00

This item is an order item only, please inquire as to whether we have stock or not.

Solar panel cleaning can be a complex process, however it is important to take the time and attention necessary to ensure that your panels are cleaned safely and correctly. There are several common mistakes to avoid in order to properly clean solar panels:
• Not using filtered water – Hard or unfiltered water contains minerals which can leave deposits on the surface of the panel when dried.
• Excessive scrubbing – Be gentle with your solar panel! The top layer of glass is delicate, so use only soft cloths and brushes for cleaning.
• Incorrect pressure levels – Too much pressure from high-powered hoses or sprays can damage sensitive components like wiring insulation and junction boxes.
• Ignoring safety precautions – Safety should always come first when dealing with ladders or other equipment at height. Follow safety guidelines carefully.

Regular maintenance of solar panels is essential to ensure optimal performance. It is recommended that they be cleaned at least twice a year with additional cleanings during winter months, when the accumulation of dirt and debris can reduce efficiency by as much as 25%. Cleaning should include both dry and wet methods; wiping down the surface with soft cloths or rags for dust, bird droppings and other small particles, followed by using a low-pressure water hose for larger pieces of debris such as leaves or branches.
In order to avoid damage to the delicate photovoltaic cells, it is important not to use abrasive materials like steel wool or brushes on the panel surfaces. Additionally, harsh chemicals and solvents should also not be used due to their potential corrosive effects on the components over time. Therefore, mild soap mixed in warm water will suffice for most cleaning needs. When finished, it is advisable to check that all connections are secure so there won't be any unexpected loss of power output from loose fittings.

When cleaning solar panels, it is important to understand the potential effects of using normal tap water. Tap water can contain minerals, chemicals and other impurities that can cause damage over time. The main issue with using tap water for solar panel cleaning is that it can leave behind a residue or film on the surface of the panel which could lead to reduced efficiency and output. This is because the films left by normal tap water can act as an insulator, blocking sunlight from reaching the cells and reducing their effectiveness.
The use of deionized (or distilled) water in solar panel cleaning is recommended due to its ability to reduce mineral deposits and other impurities which are found in tap water. These impurities can cause streaks, spots, and other blemishes on the surface of your solar panels which will reduce their performance over time. Deionized water also reduces corrosion, oxidation and other environmental factors which could damage your panels if not properly cleaned regularly.
It is therefore advised that when cleaning solar panels with a Waterfed Pole System, only deionized (distilled) water should be used. This will help ensure that your panels remain in top condition with no residue or film remaining after each clean. Additionally, regular maintenance should be undertaken to ensure that the surface remains free from dirt or debris build-up which could impede the performance of your solar panels over time.

The use of chemicals to clean a solar panel is not recommended, as it can be damaging to the photovoltaic material. This is due to the fact that many chemicals contain alkalis, acids and other substances which can damage the surface of the solar panels, leading to corrosion and other problems which reduce the efficiency of the solar panel. It is therefore important to avoid using any kind of chemical agent when cleaning a solar panel.
In addition, some types of chemicals used for cleaning can leave behind a residue on the surface of the solar panel. This residue acts like an insulator, reducing its ability to absorb light and thus reducing its efficiency. Furthermore, this residue can also form deposits which are difficult to remove, further affecting the performance of the solar panel.
Using waterfed poles with purified water is an effective way to clean a solar panel without risking any damage or leaving behind any residue. Waterfed pole systems use filtered water under pressure which helps remove dirt and grime quickly and efficiently while avoiding any potential harm being done to your solar panels. Furthermore, this method does not require additional tools or personnel since one person can easily handle a waterfed pole system alone.

Customer Reviews

Window Washing Tools

Customer Reviews

Keshni Govender 02/04/2024

Testimonial
I recently purchased the Window Washing Telepole, and I must say, it's a game-changer! As someone who's always struggled with cleaning high windows, this product has made the task effortless. The delivery was prompt, and the quality of the telepole exceeded my expectations. Now, I can maintain sparkling clean windows without any hassle. Highly recommended!

Brandon October 26/12/2023

Testimonial
Exceptional service from Window Washing! Not only did they deliver promptly, but they also went above and beyond to replace a faulty bucket without any hassle. Highly impressed with their commitment to customer satisfaction.

Maretjie Straus 26/03/2024

Testimonial
Window Washing's kit has transformed my window cleaning routine. It's efficient, easy to use, and delivers exceptional results. I couldn't be happier with my purchase!

Ayanda Ntuli 26/01/2024

Testimonial
Highly satisfied with my Window Washing purchase! The equipment is top-notch, and the delivery was speedy. Now, I can keep my windows sparkling clean with ease. Would definitely purchase from them again!

Bulelani Dlamini 21/02/2024

Facebook
I'm thrilled with my purchase from Window Washing! The delivery was quick, and I was able to start cleaning my windows right away. Now, reaching all my double-storey windows is a breeze. Highly satisfied!

Thulisile Zulu 07/03/2024

Testimonial
Window Washing has been a game-changer for our cleaning business. The basic window cleaning kits we ordered are of top-notch quality, and our team now has the tools they need to deliver exceptional results. Highly recommended for businesses!

Thabo Moloi 03/04/2024

Facebook
Just received my Window Washing Telepole and it's fantastic! Cleaning high windows is now a breeze without the need for a ladder. The delivery was prompt, and the telepole feels sturdy and well-made. Definitely worth every cent!

Siyabonga Mokoena 11/07/2022

My window cleaning chores have been made so much easier since I got my Window Cleaning Telepole in my kit. I can now clean those hard-to-reach high windows without needing a ladder. Delivery was smooth and within the time promised. Also, the telepole is sturdy and well made, worth every rand. Excellent product from Window Washing.

Lungile Khumalo 15/01/2023

Absolutely a game changer! The traditional window cleaning kit from Window Washing has made my cleaning days a breeze. I'm particularly impressed with the quality of the squeegee and the washer. They work wonders on my large windows. The delivery was also quick, got my kit within 3 days of ordering. Great product, I highly recommend.

Bongani Mkhize 26/05/2023

I recently bought the Fibreglass Pole from Window Washing and I'm very impressed. It's light and easy to handle, plus the de-ionizing resin works great. The service was prompt, I received my pole within 4 working days. Highly recommended.
Read more...