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Solargain
4.4 from 569 reviews · View Statistics
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  • Value for Money
    2.3 (28)
  • Product Quality
    2.2 (25)
  • Return Claim MadeYes (1) · No (26)
  • Customer Service
    1.5 (31)
  • Warranty Claim MadeYes (12) · No (18)
  • Purchase Price$6,444.17
  • Timeliness
    1.9 (8)
  • Job Satisfaction
    1.6 (7)
  • Rates and Fees
    2.2 (5)
  • Installation
    2.8 (25)
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Deejinoz
DeejinozGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Took months just to do a PV service...

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Aditya
AdityaSouth East Queensland, QLD

Incorrect estimation of plant output

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Ali Y.
Ali Y.Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like

Process of two parts. Good then bad.

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Hello there. I’ve updated my review. Won’t be recommending Solargain to anyone.

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prsav
prsavPerth, WA
  • 2 reviews
  • 4 likes

Caution is advised!

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Nick
Nick
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

The customer service support is terrible

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That company has the worst customer service support. After 2 weeks of having the rebate and the loan approved. I haven't received any call to arrange the installation and when I call them the excuse is that they are busy because of Covid. If you want solar panels from this company you have to beg them.

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Brad
BradHunter Region, NSW
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like
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Terrible

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Ashik
AshikSydney, NSW
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Poor service before and after sales

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I only went with this company due to IKEA although they are 2K more expensive for similar systems. Overall i am really disappointed with the service provided. Firstly my installation was cancelled without any notification first time and delayed again 2nd time. The installer wired the smart meter incorrectly and its been 3 weeks and more than 10 phone calls with no action taken. Finally i have been sold a 9.9 KW system without advising me regarding the 5 KW export limit. Overall I dont see any value paying extra for this company when they don't have acceptable before and after sales service.

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johno
johnoFar North Queensland, QLD
  • 3 reviews
  • 2 likes
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do not use this supplier

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Danielle
DaniellePerth, WA
  • 2 reviews
  • 5 likes

Don’t use solargain. Buyer beware.

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Absolute rubbish chromagen solar hot water system that solargain sold us just 6 years ago. The main connection into the tank had rusted and we were told we would have to buy a whole new system. Solargain were rude and dismissive about selling such rubbish. Be aware of their salesman crap speech. I will never recommend this disgraceful company to anyone.

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Ssid
SsidSydney, NSW
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Very poor customer service though the price is comparatively very high than competitors

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Its only a few days since Solar gain installed. There are multiple roof leaks. Their price is comparatively very much higher than competitors and they convince to you by saying that their after sales support is very good thats why their price is high. But after the sales, I am now struggling to get support. Its been almost a week since I reported its leaking, No one has come forward to fix. They will send the technician based on the availability. Very bad customer service and rude.

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Sue H
Sue HWheatbelt, WA

Terrible after sales service!

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Having just paid over $12,000 on a brand new product..Q Home from Solargain I am really disappointed with the after sales service...or rather lack of service! Although the installer did a good job, despite having never installed this product before, the technical communications with the inverter continues to be a problem that neither Solargain or QCell want to resolve! Very much over it now! Will never recommend either of these companies and will be heading to consumer protection!

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Robert H
Robert HParkes 2600, ACT
  • 4 reviews
  • 10 likes

Agree with other reviews re poor after sale follow-up

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Be wary of using Solargain in the ACT due to their use of some pretty ordinary sub-contractors to do the installation. Solargain are very professional on the sales side of things...good advice, good price and good organisation of the job. Unfortunately the wheels start to come off after that. Installation was very sloppy, didn't clean up properly, no explanation of how everything worked (I had to ask) and Solargain didn't want to know me when I sent them a detailed email outlining my concerns. My neighour has just used Solarhub for his installation - much more professional in every way and I regret my choice of supplier for solar.

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Hi Robert, We're sorry to hear of your experience. We have sent you a private message for more details so we can investigate this for you. Alternatively, please call us on 1300 73 93 55. Kind regards, Solargain.

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Hi Robert. We have opened a private ticket to assist you with this case. If you could please forward your details to us through that channel it would be highly appreciated as we would like to investigate your case more thoroughly.

elsie
elsieperth
  • 3 reviews
  • 7 likes

Rubblish Aftersales Service

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Rubbish aftersales service.
Solargain are chasing me for $202 for a callout fee despite continuing to tell me the fee would only be $160 and when I booked the callout not being able to tell me the sytem was out of waranty.

After not responding to my emails for a month Solargain finally told me my system is out of waranty.
Their tech told me the inverter on the unit they installed only ever produced 440 units and which Synergy shows only exported power for 6 months so it definitely failed during the warranty period.

In addition to the $202 they want $1000 for a "new" inverter........

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I can't believe the magnitude of issues I have experienced with Solargain - It is just a Nightmare!

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K TranGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
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Do not use! There's some gotcha!

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Questions & Answers

Pat C.
Pat C.asked

How to download the solar gain app

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Hi Pat. We do not have our own app, but the inverters we supply often do. What brand of inverter do you have installed at your home? Kind regards, Solargain

Alan
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Thats what children are for, remotes & Apps

Gary
Garyasked

I have just had a solar system installed and they put the wrong panels on my roof. They gave me 22 stp 300s suntech panels and we should have had 21 315 watt trina split cell panels. My question is should I get them to swap the panels to the correct panels or are the ones I have been given just as good and I leave them on the roof save messing about.

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Hi Gary, was the system installed by Solargain or a different company? We don't stock the products you're referring to (Trina or Suntech). If you would like to discuss this over the phone, please call us on 1300 73 93 55 and ask for our Service Department.

David
Davidasked

Some years ago Solar Gain put us in 6 panels and later a new hot water system. We were impressed with the service but would like some advice/quotes on possibly upgrading the current system we have. We live in Maida Vale

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Hi David, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so happy to hear that you're impressed with Solargain! We've sent you a message regarding the advice/quote. Kind regards, Solargain.

Golly
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David, like you we installed six panels and a 1.2 kW inverter along with a solar hot water system with a gas booster. The solar panels was via solargain and after ten years our inverter failed. Our hot water tank started leaking so we had Solargain install 9 panels, a 2 kW inverter and an i store hot water system. So far we are very happy but it has only been installed for about five weeks. We are producing a lot more energy and lots of hot water.
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Solargain
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Hi Golly, thank you for the advice. iStore is an exciting new & innovative product and we are sure that you will be very happy with it. We look forward to getting your feedback in the future. Kind regards, Solargain.

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