So you’re a solar installer or homeowner who’s decided to add animal gaurd (AKA critter guard) to your PV array. Nice move! You’ve taken the first step to prevent costly animal damage. If you’re a professional installer, you’re on your way to building a reputation for premium quality work. But before you pat yourself on the back, consider the three crucial elements to a successful animal guard install:
Get all three right, and you (or your customers) will be as happy on year 25 as you were on day 1. Skimp on any element, and you risk doing more harm than good. In this series of blog posts, we’ll explain the most common mistakes made during animal guard installation.
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Posts in This Series
Learn why animal guard often fails at the corners of a PV array, and what to do about it!
Getting a tight, critter-proof seal around your PV array is easier said than done! See photos of common mistakes and learn how to handle tricky racking and roof types (did someone say tiles?)