Getting Rid of Pigeons under Solar Panels in Staffordshire
Solar Panel Protection from Pigeons in Staffordshire
Staffordshire is one of the leading centres of renewable energy, specifically power conversion and wind power, in the UK. In fact, the county council itself has implemented renewable energy practices. Focused on reducing the county’s carbon footprint, the Staffordshire County Council installed solar photovoltaic
panels in its libraries. It is estimated that the library PV panels can stop 60 tonnes of carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere.
However, a solar photovoltaic system is not cheap. That’s why it’s very important that you take care of your solar PV system by having all the necessary protective tools and devices. Aside from normal wear and tear, some of the biggest causes of damage to solar panels are pigeons and other bird pests. Solar panels are especially vulnerable to pigeons because they provide an attractive place for roosting and nesting. As the birds roost along the edges, they foul the surface of the panels with their droppings.
Build up of these faecal matter, aside from obviously being a health hazard, can led to a drastic drop in your solar panel’s energy yield (as much as 30%). Severe cases of debris buildup can ultimately cause your solar panel to malfunction, leading to expensive repair or replacement. Avoid this totally preventable and unnecessary cost by putting in place a pigeon deterrent to keep birds and other pests away from your
Getting rid of Pigeons under Solar Panels with Direct Solar Care
Direct Solar Care, a member of leading property maintenance and pest control company Direct Group, offers a quick and effective long-term solution to pigeon problems in Staffordshire. Our years of experience in dealing with pest control issues have allowed us to identify and offer the best remedy to pigeon infestation on solar panels. Our pigeon deterrent is composed of an easily removable durable galvanized steel mesh that clips on easily to the solar panel without need of drilling, eliminating any chances of unintentional damage to your panels.
We have designed our mesh to have smaller holes (10x15mm) to screen out all sorts of birds and small pests while still allowing enough ventilation to keep your solar panels in excellent working condition. We also offer guttering and solar panel cleaning services if you require it. All these comes with free services including materials and labour for ten years.
The Direct Solar Care Solution to Pigeon Solar Panel Problem - Efficient and Quick Process.
- Assess the situation ensuring all safety precautions are in place before work commences.
- Remove nests, birds and debris
- Fit the Mesh with our specially manufactured clips, exclusive to direct
- Take Photographs
- Email over photographs, invoice and warranty. Follow up call
Sort your Pest Problem today - Contact Direct Solar Care
As you’re reading this right now, pigeons are soiling on your unprotected panels and building nests underneath it, probably causing damage to the wiring. Take action now before they cause irreparable and expensive damage. Call our friendly solar panel pigeon protection specialists at 0800 088 6392 and we’ll dispatch our team to your location in Staffordshire.