What to Expect During Solar Panel Installation at Your Gold Coast Home
Solar energy is an efficient, renewable alternative to electricity, natural gas and coal that will save you money in utility bills over time.
Solar-generated power not only cools your home during the hot Gold Coast summers and warms it in winter, but also offers the same energy freedom as traditional sources to heat your water and power your personal electronics, appliances, tools and even security and backup fire alarms.
Many people though are still unfamiliar with the technology and a percentage of that number are also so uncertain about the installation and set up of solar panels that they believe incorrectly that it is an overly complicated, expensive process that takes weeks to complete.
This idea is far removed from the truth.
Depending on the size of your house, the solar panel installation on the Gold Coast typically only takes somewhere between two and five days.
Before the work begins, your Gold Coast solar power company will ask you to help make the installation more organised and as safe as possible by performing certain pre-installation tasks. For example, you will likely be asked to check that paths to the house are not blocked; clean up outdoor ground-level areas where the crew will work; remove personal property from under roof eaves to protect it in the event tools or materials slide or fall off the roof; and remove objects like boxes, clothing, linens and supplies blocking attic and roof access.
Once the installers arrive, they will turn off your electricity and ask you to stay away from where they are working. Keep in mind that installing solar panels is a construction job. It is typically loud and disruptive. It can also pose dangers to you and your family when you do not follow the rules. If you have pets or small children, or work from home, consider going elsewhere each day - perhaps to one of the Gold Coast theme parks.
Like any construction job, the work hours are preset on a schedule. When the day ends, the installers will give you an update and restore power. You will likely be told to continue to stay away from certain work areas.
Other than the interruptions to your daily routine, installation of solar panels is really a simple job for experienced technicians.
There is nothing to be afraid of and everything to gain by switching your source of power. Contact your local Gold Coast solar panel installation company today and step on the path to making this clean, natural resource a bigger part of your life.