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Solargain
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Reviews

  • Value for Money
    2.3 (4)
  • Product Quality
    1.7 (3)
  • Return Claim MadeYes (0) · No (3)
  • Customer Service
    1.8 (4)
  • Warranty Claim MadeYes (4) · No
  • Purchase Price$7,187.50
  • Timeliness
    1.5 (2)
  • Job Satisfaction
    2.5 (2)
  • Rates and Fees
    2.0 (2)
  • Installation
    4.0 (3)
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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.

Value for Money
Trustworthiness
Customer Service
Timeliness
Job Satisfaction
Rates and Fees
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
System Size9.9 KW
Panel Purchased trina and sungrow
Warranty Claim MadeYes
Purchase Price$6,750.00
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Tim46
Tim46Melbourne
  • 11 reviews
  • 9 likes

2Kw micro inverter array installed but Envoy failed less than 3 years in.

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Was reasonably happy with the install although the sales guy on the phone didnt know much about how solar panels function when the sun was low in the sky. Anyway the install was fine and everything was good until the Enphase Envoy stopped reporting data. Solar gain sent a tech out who concluded their was "noise" in our power cables and that was messing with the Envoy. We tried moving it to other power points, testing where the noise might be coming from but it was all inconclusive. In the end Solar gain just said we'd have to buy an updated version for over $600!!! It was still under warranty but the "noise" issue is apparently our problem even though it worked fine for 2.5 years. Very poor customer service. Would not recommend.

Value for Money
Product Quality
Customer Service
Installation
Incentivised Review No
System Size2 KW
Warranty Claim MadeYes
Purchase Price$4,200.00
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Tim46
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Patto
PattoGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  • 8 reviews
  • 12 likes
  • Verified

Seems a great product but no support

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Value for Money
Product Quality
Customer Service
Installation
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
System Size5 KW
Panel Purchased unsure
Warranty Claim MadeYes
Purchase Price$8,000.00
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hotkiwi
hotkiwiPerth, WA
  • 55 reviews
  • 33 likes

Buying process good, after service most horrible, useless

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Value for Money
Product Quality
Trustworthiness
Customer Service
Timeliness
Job Satisfaction
Rates and Fees
Installation
Incentivised Review No
Return Claim MadeNo
System Size5 KW
Panel Purchased Q cells
Warranty Claim MadeYes
Purchase Price$9,800.00
Solargain
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hotkiwi
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Hi. I have sent you a private message, could you please respond to it with your details so that we can find you in our database and investigate your case properly to see if we can do anything further to help. Kind regards, Solargain.

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Questions & Answers

Pat C.
Pat C.asked

How to download the solar gain app

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Solargain
SolargainSolargain

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
Alan

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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Solargain
SolargainSolargain

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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Solargain
SolargainSolargain

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
Golly

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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Golly

Solargain
SolargainSolargain

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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