How NOT to Install Solar Animal Guard

So you’re a solar installer or homeowner who’s decided to add animal guard (AKA critter guard) to your PV array. Nice move! You’ve taken the first step to prevent costly pest damage to your PV system. 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:

  1. Good quality materials
  2. The right tools for the job
  3. Excellent installer training and technique

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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