Solar water heaters usually need minimal maintenance. However, it’s really important to check your solar water heater at least once a year to ensure all components are in top condition and to keep the system working effortlessly.
Some of the components in a solar water heating system that should be checked include:
Solar collectors –
The solar collectors should remain unshaded. It’s quite common for solar panels that were present under the full sunlight when they were installed in order to receive shading because of the tree growth. You may trim or remove vegetation, if needed.
Dust and dirt particles can impact on the collector performance. During dry and dusty weather, the panel may require cleaning periodically. However, snow and ice melt of...