Solar Pool Heating Repair Service and Maintenance: When To Do It and What We Can Fix


Solar Pool Heater Repair Service Near Me - BrisbaneDoes your solar-heated pool need repairs or maintenance? Eco Solar Pool Heating can fix a variety of issues and make sure your heated pool is fully functional when you need it most.

We’ve been servicing South East QLD and Northern NSW for many years, and are known for our expertise in solar pool heating repair service and maintenance. During our time we’ve repaired hundreds of systems for pools as well as spas, and can fix your system quickly and affordably.

Below we discuss when you should schedule repair and maintenance work on your pool heater, common problems we encounter, equipment we can fix and replace, as well as a list of areas we regularly service.

When should I service my solar pool heater?

The best time to schedule repairs and maintenance on your solar pool heater is winter. Of course, most of the time you can’t control when you need repairs. But by scheduling a service for winter, you can avoid things breaking down in the busy summer months.

So, assuming your pool heater is working well during the year and showing no signs of problems, its best to have it looked at during the cooler winter months.

Why do repairs and maintenance during winter?

A solar pool heater can make your pool warmer all year round. But, generally speaking, pools see a lot less activity during the cooler months. Some people even switch off their pool heaters during winter as they know they aren’t likely to use the pool very often.

There are a number of good reasons to do repairs and maintenance on your solar pool heater in winter. For example:

  • You want to make sure your pool heater works for the busy summer months, including school holidays and Christmas period.
  • Issues tend to arise when your pool heater is not being used, as is often the case during winter. Many people find that their solar pool heater has problems when they turn it on again leading up to summer.
  • It’s harder to schedule maintenance works during summer months as repair technicians are in high demand leading up to Christmas.
  • Summer in QLD and NSW is known for its ferocious storms and damaging winds. Often technicians are busy doing emergency repair works for insurance claims during this time.

Common solar pool heater problems we encounter

Over the years we’ve seen just about every possible issue with solar pool heaters. And while they are generally reliable and durable, like most things, they can encounter problems. Here are the most common solar pool heater issues.


Often leaks aren’t noticed until the system is turned back on after being dormant for a period over winter. Leaking parts can usually be fixed, but are more difficult and costly if they have been there for a long time.

Solar Pool Heater Repair Service Near Me - BrisbaneMatting is lifting

Wild weather and big winds can cause the matting of your solar pool heater to lift from its secured position on your roof. If left for a long period of time, debris can accumulate under the matting leading to further problems. We can usually fix lifted matting pretty easily by re-gluing it.

Storm-damaged systems

In the event of a major storm you should seek our services immediately. We can assess your system and provide quotes for insurance purposes if needed.

Keep in mind, though, that even minor storms can cause damage. So it’s a good idea to get it looked at. Often damage is only discovered once your solar pool heater has been inspected.

What heating parts can we repair and service?

If you’ve got a problem with any part of your solar pool heating system, chances are Eco Solar Pool Heating can repair it for you. We’re highly experienced professionals and can quickly identify the source of a problem.

We regularly repair and service parts of pools and spas including:

  • electric heat pumps
  • gas heaters
  • pipes and valves
  • joints that are leaking.

What pool equipment can we repair and replace?

Solar Pool Heater Repair Service Near Me - BrisbaneWe can also repair and replace all kinds of pool equipment quickly and easily. That’s because we do countless installations every year and know how to look at your system as a whole. So we’ll identify any issues and let you know if we can repair them or whether they’ll need to be replaced.

We regularly repair and replace pool equipment including:

  • pool filters
  • pool pumps
  • saltwater chlorinators
  • pool lighting.

What areas do we regularly service?

We service many areas of South East Queensland and Northern NSW, including:

  • Brisbane
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Gold Coast
  • Ballina
  • Tweed Heads
  • Toowoomba
  • Grafton
  • Warwick.

So, if you live in one of these areas, give us a call on (07) 3829 3324 to arrange a time for us to repair you solar pool heating system.

Alternatively, if your area isn’t listed here, contact us to find out if we are able to visit you to repair your solar heating system.

Schedule repairs and maintenance for your solar pool heater

When you need solar pool heating repairs in Brisbane, South East QLD, or Northern NSW, do yourself a favour and come straight to the professionals at Eco Solar Pool Heating. We repair all kinds of pool heaters as well as spas. We’ll look after you with first-rate customer service, industry expertise, and affordable prices.

So contact us now to book in for solar pool heating repairs and maintenance.

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