Exceed Solar

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'At Exceed Solar we believe that customer service, delivering on our promises and relationships are the pillars of successful business. Each member of our team is committed to working to these standards no matter the requirement or complexity of the job. We strive to make our customers receive to same honest and professional service every time.'

Exceed Solar have been installing solar in South Australian homes since 2014. With over 500 installations under their belt. Exceed Solar is a name you can trust, as they employ their installers they have greater control of quality, warranty issues aren't muddied by the contractor/sub contrator relationship. They have a real passion for energy efficiency and renewables. They do not sell for the sake of selling, they understand customers have budgets, will take that into consideration and get them the best quality system they can afford.

Exceed Solar are also a Tesla Certified Reseller.

Reviewers report paying: $6,600 - $10,000 for depending on hardware choice and installation difficulty ( how is this calculated? )

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Exceed Solar Reviews (62)

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4.9/5

Value for money

4.9/5

Quality of System

5.0/5

Installation

5.0/5

Customer Service

  • 5 star 53
  • 4 star 8
  • 3 star 1
  • 2 star 0
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Small system replacement

My old 2Kw system had reached its end of life, and needed replacing, but a limited roof area, and a local Council that wanted solar panels to be invisible from the road meant i needed a difficult installation on a 2 storey house with limited access. I used this site to get 3 quotes, one didn't call me, another came and looked, but didn't follow up, and Exceed Solar came, checked the old system, spent time looking at the electrical distribution board, and then spent time explaining what could be done. This was followed by a comprehensive quote, for a 4.2 Kw system that met all the needs. Installation of the panels was twice thwarted by weather ( thunderstorms rain and lightning!) but the major wiring was done inside the roof on the wet days. The installation team were the most polite tradesmen I have come across during renovations of several houses, arrived ahead of time, and worked quietly and efficiently, and most of all cleaned up afterwards! The whole process was so well managed with good communication and being able to fit around my availability. The system is functioning well and producing plenty of power for its size. I'd certainly use Exceed again. They have followed up with other helpful information as well.
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Excellent Service

Quick reply, great installation staff, excellent customer service, reception staff excellent
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5

Supplier Reply:

Thank you Ray! We are so pleased you are satisfied with our service.
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Great Company to deal with

Throughout the process, Exceed Solar were easy to deal with, professional in all aspects and provided a great service. They were open in what options would be good for our personal settings, providing several options to match our budget.

On installation day, the crew were polite, clean and very professional in how they acted. They were one of the nicest groups of workers we have dealt with, and their language was clean and positive, which was great for our kids to see and hear.

Even after the installation, Exceed have kept in contact to help connect to the grid, applying for rebates we are eligible for and helping with any questions we have had about the system or connections.

Overall Exceed Solar have been a fantastic company to deal with and have provided a high quality service and product.

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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Great service great price

Guys where on time , polite , friendly and helpful with all questions , all work neat and well finished off , system has been running great since install .

Very happy with purchase , highly reccommend Exceed Solar for all solar, battery and electrical services

Thx Corey and the Gang

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Original Review on 24-01-2023:

Exceed Solar live up to their name and we’ll earned reputation

We required a replacement system to maintain the Govt rebates. Corey from Exceed visited our home within days of requesting a quote unlike others who rang or emailed. He provided very valuable face to face advice, information and options on the best way to proceed including being upfront about not being installed until mid January. The quotes and options arrived later that day enabling us to make an informed decision on how to proceed. The installation team arrived on time, were polite, friendly and professional and tidied up before leaving. There were a couple of minor issues with approvals and paperwork but they were quickly rectified. With system only being in operation for a few days the promised benefits of the system we chose are already very evident. We have no hesitation in highly recommending Exceed Solar and Evans Electrical. Original ratings

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5

Value for money: 4/5
Quality of System: 5/5
Installation: 5/5
Customer Service: 5/5

10 months later we asked Peter: "Are you happy with the performance of your system so far?"

When I wrote the first review it had only been installed for a few days but was performing well. Whilst I was thoroughly impressed with Corey and Exceed Solar I had some slight reservations about whether the REC Alpha Panels were worth the extra $1k. I need not have been as they have met and in fact exceed (no pun intended) the performance Corey predicted when explaining the options to me. I have recently referred a friend to Corey and Exceed Solar who likewise are impressed with the service, quality and performance of the system. Very highly recommended.
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Tesla battery from Exceed Solar

From the beginning to completion of the purchase and installation of our Tesla battery the service provided by Corey and the team at Exceed solar was outstanding. The contact and quoting process was prompt and thorough. The installation was prompt (within 14 days of the quote) efficient and very professionally done. It was our pleasure to deal with a local family company that provided quality service and best pricing for our Tesla battery.
Battery rating: 5/5
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Good People to work with

Process from quote, contract, and instalment went smoothly.
Corey, Ella and the installation crew efficient and knowledgeable firstly of our need and then the installation.
Corey especially passionate that customers get the best out of their systems and return of investment.
Service has been exceptional both pre and post installation.
I investigated the Jinko Panels, Sungrow Inverter and Battery my 11.44Kw system has and believe I have a value for money and quality product.
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Quality installation

The Exceed team arrived on time and completed the installation within 3 hours. I received thorough instructions on use of the inverter's shut down and start up procedure. They arranged grid connection the same day with notifications to my energy company also processed on the same day. A very professional company to deal with
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Very satisfied

All quoting process was very straightforward, multiple questions were answered and explained very professionally in a timely manner, without any pressure.
The new solar system setup came up as it was designed, including full house backup.
All installation process was smooth and spotless, all works were completed on schedule.
System commissioning was very professional, all issues resolved on the spot, everything is running as expected.
Very satisfied with the level of system monitoring and smart home integration capabilities.
Considering this as a off-grid setup with grid connection for FiT and power backup.

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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Fantastic Communication, Great System, Awesome installation!

From Quote to Installation, even post installation the process was nothing but smooth. The amount of communication Exceed uses to organising a quote, then installation dates and following up post installation is amazing. As someone who has had their fair share of 'No Shows' I can't recommend Exceed enough for all your solar needs.
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Beautiful installation.

My wife and I found the quoting process was detailed and easy to understand. The installation went smoothly, the tradies were polite and cleaned up after the job and they were punctual. Customer service is excellent. I would recommend Exceed Solar to anyone.
Reg.

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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What great service I received!

Fantastic service, great people. The whole team were great to deal with and the price was also very reasonable. Will definitely be recommending to others and will be using them again.
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My Need Answered

Cory really heard me and understood what I was trying to achieve.
The Exceed team called me to arrange a convenient time for a personal visit. That initial visit gave me a lot of confidence that they know what they are doing and a follow-up call to answer my questions was just as satisfying. The pricing was competitive. It was easy for me to choose Exceed Solar for this job.

Exceed really backed up that initial impression with good communication in the lead-up to install-day. The install team arrived on time, were friendly and courteous and tidied up after themselves.

I'm really pleased with the result and can't recommend Exceed more highly.

Battery rating: 5/5
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Exceptional professional service and quality product

Seamless process from start to finish, job completed as promised in one day.
Very happy with our system and savings being made.

Inverter rating: 5/5
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2 Storey installation

CEO Corey Evans is a professional in the solar industry and he explained the process in simple language we could comprehend. Exceed’s team of expert installers were punctual, diligent, friendly and cleaned up thoroughly afterwards. Highly commend Exceed Solar's after sales service and monitoring too.
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Great installer and product

The Exceed Solar team made the process simple from the initial quote through to installation.
They explained the process and benefits clearly from the outset.
The installation is quality and provides an aesthetic look.

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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Professional from start to follow up

Sales quote was presented with excellent visuals and graphics in outlining the optimum package for my situation. The industry knowledge of the company was first class. I wanted quality products to maximise efficiency and they were duly explained and provided.
Instillation on a difficult roof was true to promise and completed according to the time quoted. Installers were hard-working, friendly and willing to answer questions as the job rolled out.
Customer service throughout the process was friendly and supportive. I felt valued as a customer and was kept up to date with all aspects of compliance and approval.

Grid connection occurred the next day after the install including a useful session on using the Tesla app. I couldn’t be happier with the outcome and should have made this move years ago. Now I have with a local trustworthy family business that made my goals theirs.

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 4/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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Fantastic installer

Couldn't be happier with how my dealing with exceed went, the workers were polite, very tidy and easy to get along with.
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Everyone's fantastic to deal with! Top quality work! Cannot recommend Exceed Solar enough!

Exceed Solar helped me install a 13kW solar + battery system. Fantastic experience from start to finish, everyone’s so professional, knowledgeable, and accommodating. They were very patient when my build took longer than expected to complete. The installation looks high quality and everything works great! The price was also very competitive! I cannot recommend them enough!
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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Highly recommend Installer

From the start of the quoting process to the finish of the install and ongoing contact (my lack of technology knowledge), Cory and the team from Exceed solar have been very professional and friendly to work with. We are very happy we chose to get our system through them and would highly recommend them to anyone who is looking at getting solar installed. Amazing service.
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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The best of the lot

We got quotes from probably 6 different companies with a mix of national companies and local. Exceed were the only company to send the owner/a worker out to quote so we knew their quote was going to be the most accurate and not have issues later. The other companies did the quote by phone and satellite images or a sales rep on site. This made the choice easy to pick Exceed.

Their work on the day was good, communication was clear as was the follow up. Our installation was installed on different sections (flat rood and half of our pergola) and it all works well and ties in seamlessly. Very happy with their work.

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Outstanding installation and all round service

Corey and the Exceed Solar team’s all-round service and installation was outstanding.
Initial conversations and onsite meets right through to installation and
post install service was exceptional.
Our requirements were bespoke and challenging.
Exceed Solar completed the installation brilliantly with minimum fuss and
fulfilled all our bespoke requirements well above our expectations.
The team was friendly, informative as well as insightful with all queries answered timely and promptly.
A joy to see a great group of technicians and tradies perform an all-round fantastic installation and service.
We can wholeheartedly recommend Exceed Solar.
Michael & Valentina

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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Outstanding service

Exceed Solar were a pleasure to deal with; Corey provided all the information we required to make the right choices for us. From the quote to the installation all aspects were dealt with by Exceed Solar very professionally, the installation team did an outstanding job. Our solar system works perfectly and we could not be happier.
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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A pleasure to deal with!

I have just had a solar system and battery installed at my home through Exceed Solar. I wanted a local SA family-owned business that offered quality products and a proven track record, Exceed Solar ticked all of those boxes. Corey the owner came out and provided quality options without the hard sell. His installation team were staff and not contractors, and they were hard working, polite, professional, and cleaned up at the end of the day. The team arranged everything for me and set me up on my Aps, it was seamless. I could not be happier with the end result and would highly recommend Exceed Solar to anyone who is considering this investment at their home. Thanks to Corey and his team.
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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Original Review on 11-08-2022:

Seamless Process

Professional from start to finish. We’ll organised team and installation crew. Quick responses to all questions and punctual. Customer service during and after the process was great. Original ratings

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5

Value for money: 5/5
Quality of System: 5/5
Installation: 5/5
Customer Service: 5/5

11 months later we asked Alex: "Are you happy with the performance of your system so far?"

The system has performed very well and in line with the predicted outputs as calculated by Exceed Solar Adelaide.
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Excellent solution.

2 quotes were provided. Innovative solutions to make use of existing system. Admin was smooth and efficient.
Install was completed despite continuing rain. Minor hiccup at start but conversation and phone call confirmed retention of existing system.
Connection, STC, approvals all easy.
Cleaned up at end.

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Very happy with Exceed Solar!

Easy quick communication, with a lot of options offered during the quoting process.
in fact I had the quote before he left the house and was called later as they had a cancellation and were able to do the job earlier than planned.
the Tradies were prompt, did the work quickly and removed all rubbish. It was good to listen to their banter as they worked. They seemed to be a great team.
Everything was set up and explained and the Fronius app works well.
it's great to see what the panels are producing and how much energy is used with various appliances.

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Original Review on 30-04-2022:

A very competent installer, pleasant and very easy to deal with.

A very competent installer, easy and pleasant to deal with. Explained everything, arrived and completed the job on time with no fuss. Original ratings

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5

Value for money: 5/5
Quality of System: 4/5
Installation: 5/5
Customer Service: 5/5

10 months later we asked Denis: "Are you happy with the performance of your system so far?"

Yes, it has. Our power bills used to average around $140 per month, but now it's much less. For January, a summer month, we paid $27. It'll be more in cooler months, but we're now budgeting $90 per month for the full year. We've also taken advantage of the cheaper power between 10.00am and 3.00pm, restricting use of the washing machine, clothes dryer and dishwasher to that period. Overall, we're very pleased.
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Very professional Team!

Everything was great from the first call and discussion, the preparation for the installation and the installation with the connection. Even though the weather was not great at that time and the roof on my house was not the best place to work, everyone tried to make the experience great with the constant communication and looking for time to fit the wiring installation, then roof preparation and finally solar panels installation.
Thank you Guys for the work and follow ups!
Kind regards,
Karen
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Great design, great service and great value

Battery installation: I already had solar into a 3 phase system, and wanted more than a single phase AC coupled battery as quoted by most. Corey was the only one who listened to what I had in mind, and came up with a design that was elegant, exceeded expectations and also at a good price. We replaced the existing Fronius inverter with a state of the art Sungrow Hybrid 3 phase inverter, and a modular Sungrow battery which can be expanded later. As a bonus we can now run almost the whole house independently in case of a grid outage. Switchboard needed some redesign too and Corey did a great job. Highly recommended.
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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10kW REC Alpha Panels with 2x Fronius Inverters (Single Phase)

A+ Service. Exceed Solar were fantastic at every stage providing support selecting which system to install for our situation as well as providing prompt and friendly service. Grid connection was sorted for us in the background. Best experience out of any trade while building our house. Would highly recommend.
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Install went ok. They turned up when they said they would.

Quoting went ok. Installation went ok. The system was installed on 11/8. I noticed through the monitoring app that something wasn't working as described. Took a week to get this rectified as there was an incorrect setting in the inverter. Had this rectified and the system worked as it should for 10 days then an inverter fault appeared. Had to have it diagnosed by Alpha only to find out that the inverter is faulty and now it has been shut down for over a week waiting for a new inverter. I have sent a couple of messages for updates and no reply. I paid $11k for this system in full after installation. To say I'm disappointed is an understatement as I did my research and decided to go with one of your "recommended" installers. I even went and spoke to them about this particular unit before proceeding.
Thanks
Brenton

Inverter rating: 2/5
Battery rating: 3/5
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Original Review on 06-12-2021:

Good installation. Happened in one day.

The quoting process was very prompt following the face-to-face meeting. This was the main reason we went with them.
Installation was quicker than I expected and hardly knew they were here.
Still waiting for the retailer to install the smart meter to get the App working properly and push excess power back to the grid.
Original ratings

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5

Value for money: 4/5
Quality of System: 5/5
Installation: 5/5
Customer Service: 4/5

8 months later we asked Steve: "Are you happy with the performance of your system so far?"

I enjoy tracking the generation and household consumption on the app.
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Helpful staff great service

All the process was dealt with efficiently with all staff involved polite and professional and friendly .Every thing was explained simply and thoroughly and completed in good time .The installers were a great group of guys that did a great job .Very happy with the whole experience and would not hesitate recommending them .
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BRILLIANT!!

Just brilliant!! Exceed Solar lived up to other reviews. Corey visited my house, in a very timely manner. He was both pleasant, professional and gave answers to all my questions. This has flowed through to after installation, as well. I made him aware of my budget, and need for the best quality and performance for my dollars. I was given 3 options that fitted my requirements, and the installation was very quick post my decision to go ahead. The workman who came were very efficient, and cleaned up after the installation. Can’t speak highly enough of Exceed Solar, the whole process exceeded my expectations. Well done, Corey and team.
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Original Review on 03-01-2021:

High quality and great service from a local Adelaide based supplier

Came to my house to do the quote, was punctual and very thorough, providing a number of quotes at different price points, for different options on panels and inverters.

Installation was done within a few days of my accepting the quote and was completed in a day.

The grid connection (import-export meter) was organised by the supplier and completed within a couple of weeks. When the import-export meter was installed the inverter lost its connection to my wireless network, but this was sorted out with a phone call and has been rock solid ever since. Great to be able to monitor my system performance on my phone or browser.
Original ratings

Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5

Value for money: 4/5
Quality of System: 5/5
Installation: 5/5
Customer Service: 5/5

8 months later we asked Laszlo: "Are you happy with the performance of your system so far?"

The system is working great, almost a year after purchase. The 5Kw system will have paid for itself in about three years or less. The monitoring capabilities are really good and the ability to monitor my usage through my electricity provider is a good way to understand my usage and how bills are tracking.
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Great value for money/ High quality system/ Quick, neat and tidy installation/ Great customer service

Thank you Corey and the friendly Exceed Solar Team, i got a high quality system at a very competitive price installed just a few days after signing the contract. Very happy with the super neat and tidy work too!
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Highly recommended.

From the get-go, Corey was very patient and informative. Not knowing anything about Solar, he guided and answered a lot of my questions. Calls for follow up were also appropriate and reassuring. After weighing up options from 6-7 different companies, we went with Exceed Solar and they did not disappoint.

Installation team was professional and friendly. Speedy installation (half a day) which was nice as my child was able to take his afternoon nap. Panels were installed well and it looks amazing on the roof.

They are currently in the process of organizing our smart meter. Post installation customer service was again flawless despite the busy period (Christmas).

I would highly recommend Exceed Solar to any solar buyers/upgraders.
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Quality product and friendly service

Very friendly service with an excellent team for installing. Quote was fast and fuss free. Would definitely recommend!
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Awesome Experience with quality installation and service

Got to know about Exceed Solar from positive reviews from Solar Quotes and their sponsorship and Corey's talk in local radio station. From the time I contacted Corey, the experience was great. Corey took time to clarify all questions how silly it may be and gave different options. Corey's Team was excellent in attention to details in every aspect of the system installation, they were friendly and made sure everything is cleanup when they left, including the roof! Even after installation Corey made sure all post installation setup and subscriptions are completed. I would highly recommend them.
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Awesome Tesla system!

Recently had our Tesla Powerwall and Solar installed by Exceed Solar - great job from start to finish ! They got me back a quote quickly, explained the options and booked in an install as soon as i accepted the quote. Installation was done with no fuss, on time and extremely tidy. Corey's after sales service to explain the features, and using the app was great. System is up and running, and very happy indeed!
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
Battery rating: 5/5
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Great Experience

I contacted Exceed Solar and they were at my place within a few days to discuss my options. Gave great information that someone with no experience in solar could easily understand. Once we made our decision, installation was seamless with great communication and was done within a few weeks. I didn't have to do anything, they contacted my energy supplier and it was all very easy. Great Experience and would recommend to give them a go.
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great service installed on time great installation team .Can only say Exercelent in all areas.

good service sat down and went through quote step by step.Instalation went smooth and efficiently They sorted grid Install
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Solar installation

Got my solar intsalled today Corey at Evans electrical made the process easy..dale and the boys installing did an a grade job..very happy
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Excellent customer service

corey was recommended to me after my elderly father was having issues with another solar company, who failed to follow through on the installation. We are glad this happened as Corey was very responsive and the cost was much less than the previous company had quoted. The inatallation was also within a couple weeks. Would highly recommend
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Friendly and responsive

Corey was great- he arranged a meeting with us quickly on hearing that our existing solar system was broken.
He arrived on time and spent time answering our questions and gave us multiple options to choose from.
Corey's communication was clear and timely.
The team were all friendly and quick workers.
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Awesome service and quality

Customer service, quality and care 10/10 also follow up phone call to see if i was happy showed Exceed care!!
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Excellent

Team were on time, polite well mannered, worked efficiently.
Excellent communication at all time through out the process.
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Fast and efficient!!

Fast and efficient! Super neat and tidy. Very happy with the work these guys did at my house.
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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Fantastic

From the day I met Corey he explained everything. He kept in contact with me and reply asap when i needed to ask a question. The day the team came and installed was liking having a happy family group all were friendly cleaned there area up. Explained what was going on. Corey organised all connections I didn't have to do anything but let them work. I would really recommend them. I'm very proud i went with them unbelievable team work. For a women point of view i felt really listened too which was fantastic. Great work great team.
Panel rating: 5/5
Inverter rating: 5/5
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