“Want To Buy A Solar System….?”
Looking to buy a solar system? Not sure where to go?
We have installed over 1000 solar systems, and repaired or fixed a further 2000 solar installations, so we know what we’re doing.
As we spend a lot of time repairing solar systems installed by other companies, we know where they go wrong.
The most important thing you can do is buy quality components. It is all very well being given a long warranty, but if the company you buy from is no longer in business, you can’t go back to them.
If the retailer you buy from is no longer around, you can generally go back to the manufacturer for help, but again, only if they are still in business in Australia. We talk to people every day who are left with no warranty at all, from anyone.
Don’t Buy Cheap
As with most things in life, you get what you pay for. If you buy a cheap solar system you will have problems down the track, unless you are very lucky indeed. Not only will cheap components be used, but the installers will not be paid well, so they have to work fast. Not a great combination, and one we see all the time.
As the saying goes ‘poor man pays twice’
How Do You Know Who To Buy From?
This can be tricky, as salesmen can do a great job of convincing you they have the best, and you don’t need to pay more.
These are my rules for choosing:
- Get 3 quotes
- Never sign on the day (the deals will always be there)
- ask friends for recommendations
- google the company and inverter/panel brands
- Search on whirlpool (https://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum/143?g=371)
- Never sign without details of the panel/inverter being supplied
- Get the company out to your house so they can design the system that fits on your roof and will give you the best results, for you.
Remember, if it seems too good to be true, it probably is.
Watch this video from Matthew at Greenlife for some great advice on choosing a system (Disclosure – we install for Greenlife, as well as others)
If you are in Adelaide and want to know more about getting a solar system, go to our sister company PJ Electrical Solar www.pjelectrical.net.au