Have Your Solar Panel Heaters Been Damaged in a Storm? Get Fast & Effective Repairs with Solartech!

Anyone who has lived in Sydney has likely experienced one of our recent ‘super-storm’ events with high winds and giant hailstones the size of tennis balls. As a result, Sydneysiders are well aware of how detrimental a storm can be to their property.

Such severe thunderstorms can inflict extensive damage to vehicles, roofs, decks, carports, etc. In addition, your pool heating components are like any other piece of outdoor equipment and require immediate professional repairs after hailstorm damage.

But don’t panic if your solar pool heating has been damaged by the wind or hail in Sydney’s recent storms!

Residents of storm-affected areas may rely on Solartech to assist them in repairing solar panel heater systems following adverse weather. We’ve assisted several households throughout Sydney with clean up after super-storms that destroyed their roofs and swimming pools with enormous hail and severe winds.

What are the Most Common Panel Heater Repair Services?

While solar water heaters for pool systems are incredibly dependable and trouble-free for most of their lifetimes, with millions of gallons of water passing through them over the course of a lifetime, repairs and maintenance are unavoidable. Here are some of the solar pool heating panel repair services we provide:

  • Fix leaks in PVC plumbing joints.
  • Plumbing Replacement — Replace warped, swollen, discoloured, and other PVC pipe issues on the roof, along the wall, and at the pool equipment.
  • Replace Valves — Replace or service broken and stuck valves with high quality serviceable and permanently lubricated valves.
  • Replace Vacuum Relief Valves — Leaking VRVs are common after years of service. We use a top-quality ball and spring valve.
  • System Removal and Re-installation when roof service or replacement is required.
  • Solar Automation Repairs — Service ad replacement for faulty, mis-programmed, or damaged pool automation equipment, including sensors and motorized valve actuators.
  • System Tune-Ups — Tightening of brackets, clamps, and system checks at the start of the pool season or when you return to town.
  • Seasonal Turn-on / Turn-off — If you’re a seasonal resident, we’ll make sure your system is appropriately bypassed or reopened after extended absences.

Solartech also provides maintenance education for new owners — Have you recently purchased a property with solar pool heating panels? We’ll examine the situation and explain how it works. We provide this service as an informal or formal system check before buying a property with a solar water heater for pool.

If your pool heating or filtration equipment is destroyed due to a thunderstorm incident, don’t hesitate to contact us! We have all the knowledge and expertise necessary to help you get back on your feet and get your heated pool back up and running!

Solartech can service your solar pool heating equipment and your pool covers. Our prompt service will get your solar water heater for pool back in tip-top shape. We can also give estimates for replacing the solar pool heating systems that have been severely damaged by storms and cannot be restored.

Insurance Evaluations and Reports for Storm Damage

Do you need to file an insurance claim for your solar pool heating system damaged by wind or hail? Solartech can handle all insurance assessments and reports and provide any necessary documents, images, and reports.

Storm Damage Prevention for the Future!

Solar pool heating that is storm resistant is the greatest approach to avoid future storm damage. With the capacity to resist the strength of a 241 km/h cyclone, our Solartech solar panel heaters are the most durable panels available. Our storm-resistant solar pool heating is freeze and hail resistant and comes with a lifetime product guarantee, so you’ll have one less thing to worry about when the next storm hits.

How Often Should Your Solar Panel Heater Be Serviced?

Even though practically all solar pool heaters are built to provide consistent and energy-efficient service, they are not impervious to normal wear and tear. However, because solar water heaters for pools are used daily and all year, it’s likely that the user will begin to wear down the dependable equipment with time!

As a result, it’s critical to regularly maintain your solar pool heater. If you use your pool regularly, you should keep your solar pool heater at least once a year, as a general rule. Solar water heater for pool maintenance is a proactive measure that extends the life of the equipment while also ensuring its quality and functioning.

Servicing ensures that the equipment performs as it should according to the manufacturer’s instructions. This translates to more consistent energy efficiency and lower operating expenses.

Spending a little money on frequent maintenance to extend the life of your pool heater is far more cost-effective than paying a lot of money to completely restore its performance or purchasing a new solar pool heater.

If you keep up with routine maintenance, you’ll never be surprised by a cold pool, giving you the peace of mind that your heating will work beautifully when you’re ready to swim.

When is the Best Time to Service Your Solar Panel Heater?

When your solar water heater for pool isn’t being used as much, it’s the greatest time to get it serviced. When we want the water to warm up during the winter, your solar pool heating equipment will see the most use of the year.

On the other side, the off-season is in the middle of summer for most Australian homes. However, the pool heaters are frequently turned off because our summer weather is already so hot.

Servicing your solar panel heater over the summer can reduce the likelihood of small difficulties becoming severe problems later when you use the device more frequently. This level of solar heating maintenance guarantees that the unit is kept in top working order, conserving energy and increasing the machine’s life.

Are You in Need of Solar Panel Heater Repair Services? Give SolarTech a Call!

If your solar pool heating panels or system need service, we will deliver reasonable, honest, and skilled repairs to keep your system running.

We recommend contacting the installer of your panels if your system is under warranty. Still, we may be able to provide more economical service for both warranty and non-warranty repairs in many circumstances.

Solar is the most popular heating system for pools in Australia, as the technology works best in a warm and sunny climate. As solar panel heaters, solar pool pumps and solar blankets for pools are more consistent throughout the year, as the power collected on hot summer days can be used in the depths of cold winters. Plus, solar is also the most environmentally friendly method of heating a pool as it uses energy from the sun and is the most cost-effective pool heating option.

If you and your family are itching to get back in the pool, then reach out to the Solartech team today for a FREE Solar Pool Heating Assessment. You can enjoy the many benefits of solar pool heating for the summer swimming season and beyond!

At Solartech Pool Heating, we have sold and serviced professional pool heating systems in Sydney for over 20 years. We supply and install Solar Pool Heating systems for customers nationwide. If you are looking for a Solar Pool Heating Solution or want to learn more about extending your swimming season, then get in contact with our friendly team for a FREE Quote on (02) 9674 1900 or via email at sales@solartech.net.au

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