Solar Panel Pigeon Protection in Essex - 10 Year Guarantee
Essex residents are in a good spot to make the best use out of solar panel installation. The south of England received a good 100 hours or more sunshine a year that the north of the country, and while the cells in solar panels to work to convert the sun’s radiation into electricity to power your home on cloudy days, they work better when it’s sunny.
The area around Gravesend, Grays and Rochester to the south of the River Thames has seen the highest level of take up of solar panels in the county, with a much higher number of householders having solar panel installation in Essex than in Greater London for instance. There have been one some warnings about untrue ‘kill switch’ scams involving solar panel installation in Essex. The story is untrue and indeed Essex Council is right behind the bid to bring down reliance on fossil fuels.
What isn’t untrue is that pigeons love solar panels. The females like to nest underneath them, and the males hand around nearby on the look-out.
This can create a hell of a mess, a health hazard, and a lot of noise, and you may wish to consider solar panel pigeon protection. Pigeon dropping on your panels will affect their efficiency, and the uric acid in it is corrosive and can over time damage the panels, and the fittings underneath. Plus pigeon guano is a carrier of some very unpleasant diseases which can be easily passed to humans and can make you very ill.
The good news is that here at British Bird Control we can help through our Essex solar panel pigeon proofing service. We know just how stop the pigeons getting underneath solar panels, so that they will move on, long term. And we offer a gilt-edged TEN-YEAR GUARANTEE with all our solar panel pigeon protection work in towns all over Essex including Chlemsford, Basildon, Clacton, Harlow and Colchester.
Frequently Asked Questions
At British Bird Control we like to keep things nice and simple when it comes to the cost of solar panel pigeon protection, and we are very competitive indeed on price. Our cost structure is largely based on whether or not our operatives will require scaffolding to carry out the work safely.
We can usually work this out from a telephone consultation and a quick look at your property on Google Earth, and can often provide you with a quotation over the phone. We require a 25% deposit to book in. Call us on 0800 327 7293.
Yes, all our teams carry specialist solar panel and roof tile cleaning kits with all the specialist equipment, cleaning fluids and biocides required to provide the best way to clean solar panels roof tiles, gutters and walls of pigeon guano safely and without any damage.
This not only cleans but is also a powerful biocide agent, which kills the bacteria, viruses and fungi associated with pigeon guano. This is not priced is as part of the solar panel proofing work, but can be quoted once we arrive at the job and evaluate what’s involved.
If you have birds getting under solar panels and believe this could be adversely affecting the performance of the panels and the very reason you got them in the first place, please let us know during the telephone consultation.
We have teams that can evaluate and fix solar panel performance on the spot, but if this is the case we may need to make a separate visit before the solar panel proofing takes place to check whether there is a short circuit, broken solar panel inverter, or other electrical issue which would make it dangerous to be on the roof until fixed. Please also let us know if you think there are dead adult pigeons under solar panels when we talk on the phone – they may have been electrocuted!
Call our Essex Solar Panel Proofing Team on:
0800 327 7293