Name of business: Super Cleaning Solar Panels Cleaning Service
Type of business: Mobile solar panel cleaner
Location: Turlock and its 40-mile radius
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday, by appointment
Contact information: www.supercleaningsolarpanelscleaningservice.com
History of business: From creating his own board games to inventing handy tools, Turlock resident Juan Pineda Sanchez has always been a self-made entrepreneur. Now, he’s taken that passion for success and started his own solar panel cleaning business servicing his own community and beyond.
Using his own expertise as a solar panel technician, Pineda Sanchez said he was inspired to start Super Cleaning Solar Panels Cleaning Service about six months ago after realizing many weren’t aware of the importance behind clean solar panels. Since then, he’s used his own expertise in the solar field as well as connections he’s made throughout his career in order to provide top-notch service for those looking to get the most out of their eco-friendly energy method.
“I’ve been trying to succeed in life and have gone out of my way to be somebody by bringing products and ideas to the community, and this time I decided to start a business for service,” Pineda Sanchez said. “I wanted to provide my knowledge about solar and help the community know why they’ve got to keep their panels clean.”
He explained that when the glass top of a solar panel becomes dirty, it prevents sunlight from properly filtering through the energy-creating cells beneath. Some clients have gone years without cleaning their panels, he added, and never understood why their energy bills were higher than anticipated.
“You need to have the panels clean in order to produce the most energy,” Pineda Sanchez said.
His prior experience in the solar panel industry also led him to develop a tool he believes cleans glass more efficiently than those used by other businesses. Rather than a brush, Pineda Sanchez utilizes a fabric tool and filtered water to polish panels, avoiding scratches and resulting in a shimmering, energy-efficient finish.
“It’s like when you take a piece of jewelry and polish it — it looks much nicer,” he said. “Once they’re washed, clients usually love the way the panels look on their home.”
Pineda Sanchez services homes within a 40-mile radius of Turlock, he said, and prospective clients can book a cleaning at www.supercleaningsolarpanelscleaningservice.com.
“I feel good about providing a great service and good customer service. I’m trying to do something that's very challenging, because it’s not easy to start a business,” Pineda Sanchez said. “I want to show the community they can do anything if they never quit.”