Solar Panel Removal: Uninstall & Reinstall
What is the Process?
The Sun Service Team will remove your system from the roof in one day.
With your solar system removed, any roof maintenance or repairs can be done.
Solar System reinstall occurs approximately 2 weeks after roof repair completion.
SOLAR PANEL REMOVAL & REINSTALLATION
You may be wondering why a solar servicing company would be willing to talk about solar panel removal, but the reality is that there are many situations that could arise in which you need to uninstall (then reinstall) your solar panels. There are so many parts that make up a home, and occasionally they need to be serviced, cleaned, replaced, refurbished, etc., and your roof is no exception. Just as you may eventually need to remove your kitchen cabinets, you may need to remove your solar panel system. We’re here to help!
POSSIBLE SOLAR PANEL REMOVAL SITUATIONS
There are several reasons you may need a solar panel removal and reinstallation service. Let’s talk about a few of them:
Your Roof Needs to be Replaced
Unfortunately, there’s no getting around this – if your roof needs to be replaced, your solar panels need to come off of it. Because roofers are not trained in solar panel removal, this is where a professional solar service provider like Sun Service Specialists comes in handy! Our team of experienced solar technicians can efficiently complete both the solar panel removal and the reinstallation once your roof is finished.
Your Solar Panels Need to be Serviced
Though solar panels are extremely sturdy pieces of equipment, there’s always the possibility that they need to be serviced in some way. Solar panel removal is an important part of the servicing process, as you want to make sure you are properly handling the equipment to ensure its safety. If you’re discovering that your solar system hasn’t been operating at peak efficiency and have tried troubleshooting, it may be time to call a professional to service the panels. External factors like wildlife and weathering can cause damage to panels over time, so you want to make sure they remain working properly!
HOW LONG DOES THE SOLAR PANEL REMOVAL PROCESS TAKE?
In most cases, the team at Sun Service Specialists is able to remove the existing solar panel system in one day with the reinstall slated to occur approximately 2 weeks after roof repairs have been completed. Because not having panels on the roof means you aren’t able to produce electricity, it’s our priority to complete the removal and reinstallation process as quickly as possible, but we want to be sure to do so without damaging your new roof!
WILL YOU BE ABLE TO REUSE THE EXISTING EQUIPMENT?
The system components like panels, optimizers, microinverters, wiring, etc. will be reused, but to maintain the integrity of the new roof’s warranty, we will use new racking components which come with a manufacturer’s warranty. The cost of new racking is roughly the same, as it can take a lot of time to try and salvage existing racking components. We treat each removal and reinstallation with the utmost care and attention to detail to ensure no further damage comes to the equipment and you can rest assured that your system will be back on your roof and harnessing energy in no time!
IS IT POSSIBLE TO DIY SOLAR PANEL REMOVAL?
Long story short – yes, it is possible to complete the solar panel removal process by yourself. However, we do not recommend this. On top of potentially damaging your roof and/or panels, you void your warranty by trying to service or remove your panels yourself. If you’re willing to take on this daunting task, that’s up to you, but we recommend hiring professionals for this process.
SOLAR PANEL REMOVAL AND REINSTALLATION WITH SUN SERVICE SPECIALISTS
Serving the Carolinas since 2020, Sun Service Specialists sought to fill a gap in the solar market. Providing a variety of services to maintain and care for existing solar systems, our dedicated team of professionals is dedicated to ensuring that solar panel systems remain operating at peak efficiency so you can make the most of your solar savings. Contact us today for more information or to schedule a service appointment!
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Our Service Teams have been exceeding our Customers’ and Partners’ expectations for over 10 years.
Six months after our solar panel installation, a pack of young squirrels decided to set up home under them. Quick response by Joel Robinson (Service Manager) and Lauren Padilla (Service Advisor). They generated an on-site inspection and installation of “Solatrim” critter guards before any damage occurred. Great installation team, who showed up early and did a neat, clean and very effective job. No more potential squirrel problem – ever!
Lauren and the guys were amazingly professional and true experts in providing superb electrical work. They came, planned the work, sent me a reasonable and detailed estimate, and arrived on time and did a phenomenal job of wiring my garage for the Tesla Wall Connector. This was not a job I would have done by just anyone! Thanks for a great job!
A few months ago I had a EV charger installation done by a Sun Service tech (Renu at the time). Overall it was a very good experience. The technician was polite, seemed very competent, and answered all my questions. The charger is working flawlessly. He also tidied up the work site afterwards and left it cleaner than it was when he got there. Highly recommend!
Rock Hill, SC
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License #: L.34519
801 Pressley Rd. Suite 100- C
Charlotte, NC 28217
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Monday thru Friday 8 am - 5 pm