Solar panels offer a cleaner, more efficient way to meet energy needs. However, outdoor pests, like pigeons and squirrels, tend to wreak havoc on solar systems, which could wind up costing installers and homeowners more time and money in the future.
Many animals like to use solar panels for shelter, but end up causing irreparable damage. These pigeons, squirrels, and other rooftop animals can easily destroy newly installed solar panel systems within a matter of days.
When we finally decide to go solar and make the investment in a system that produces clean energy for our home or business, we don’t really think about pests. We are thinking about saving money, producing clean renewable energy, and adding to the value of our home or business. After all, the panels are on our roof in most cases. What could possibly harm them up there?
Read more on our blog about potential damage to solar panels by pigeons.