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Goliath Electrical Reviews

Based on 83 reviews

  • 5 star 33
  • 4 star 48
  • 3 star 2
  • 2 star 0
  • 1 star 0

Average Customer Review

  • Value
    4.46
  • System Quality
    4.48
  • Customer Service
    4.73
  • Installation
    4.74

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About Goliath Electrical, Solar Installers

With over 10 years experience in Solar Power installations and Electrical Contractor work, feel sure you can deal with a company you can trust. Established in 2012 by David who to this day still installs every solar panel system. Having installed over 1,000 solar panel systems in SA feel at peace with the fact the owner of the company is also the installer of your solar panel system and electrical work. Of course there's also Tom your first point of call there to guide you through your solar system options honestly and professionally.

Goliath Electrical Solar Reviews

We follow up with all reviewers after 12 months to see how their system is going since it was installed. These are all the reviewers who have responded to our 1 year follow up:
Tom from Goliath was very helpful leading up to and since installation--nothing was too much trouble and he always returned phone calls and emails promptly.

As far as installation goes, David and his team were on time and completed the job in the timeframe originally discussed.

The system is working well and it is good to be able to monitor input and other data on our desktop computer.
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I spoke with a few companies both via this website and not, as soon as I spoke with Tom at Goliath you knew he is a genuine guy. That along with their best pricing up front for a quality system I knew I would go with Goliath. There was no "tell me what price you got and I'll beat it" speech, Goliath gave the best price up front!
Tom was extremely easy and pleasant to deal with, with constant updates along the way. Dave ( the owner ) came out to fit the system with his guys, all extremely friendly and did a fantastic job and left with no mess for me to clean up, and great to have the owner hands on fitting the system. We ran into one little hick up with the meter change over but Tom was allover this like a rash, within the week he had sorted the issue and had the meter changed and system up and running. His follow up was nothing but fantastic and apologetic for the small delay.
I would 110% recommend Goliath to supply your PV system, the friendly service, quality work, great communication and great price for quality gear make it too easy to do so.
Thanks go to the team at Goliath Electrical.
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Solar Quotes made shopping around for quotes very easy. Goliath Electrical were very easy to deal with, from receiving the quote to installation, nothing was too hard. I was very impressed when I returned home after work and there was no mess left at my house. Everything was neat and tidy. I would highly recommend Goliath Electrical to install a solar system. Show additional information
Sales and installation service were unmatched by any purchasing, I have ever experienced in my 64 years of life.
They are a fantastic team , I highly recommend Goliath Electrical , you won't regret using this company.
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What can I say, Goliath Electrical were fantastic. Very prompt, honest and great at explaining solar power in full detail to someone who had a very little knowledge on solar energy. I contacted Tom over the weekend expecting a response back on the Monday but Tom came back almost straight away and answered all my new questions that I had. The installation was done with absolutely no fuss and I look forward to receiving my first power bill (a weird concept, I know right?). You won't be disappointed with Goliath Electrical, they will look after you the whole way. Show additional information
From start to finish the Goliath team were excellent. From the initial appointment to the day of system installation they were always on time. Dave and his boys installing the system were very friendly and had the install done in no time, in a really efficient manner. Tom kept us informed along the way and followed up with an evening call on the day of installation to check we were happy with everything. I could not fault the whole experience and would not hesitate to recommend Goliath Electrical to family and friends if they were looking to install a solar system. Show additional information
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Dealing with both Tom and David was pleasant experience. Tom presented few options and help us to choose the best one for us. We were kept inform regarding all progress.
The installation was done on time, David listened to our concerns and addressed them to our satisfaction. The whole job was done very professionally, they even replaced some cracked roof tiles so we will have no problem in future.
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They we great from the start answering questions back and forth to find the best system for my needs. They followed through with all the papper work from changeing the meter to getting the rebate in quick time. They even cleaned up after the install and called to check that the system was working as expected. Good company to deal with. Show additional information
They were on time professional and ensured I was happy.

I would recommend them in a heart beat.

Regards

Scott
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Tom was great at providing all the information up front on our first conversation and providing all the key details almost immediately. He came out to do a measure up to confirm the number of panels they could fit on my roof, he kept me up to date with progress and was very approachable. David and his team arrived on time and had the system installed and up and running very quickly. They helped me understand how the inverter works and set up the app so I can monitor it from my tablet. Tom also rang later in the afternoon to check if I needed any further assistance and how the system was running. I would definitely recommend anyone in SA looking to get solar to go through Goliath Electrical. Show additional information
The system is not installed yet and I would be happy to repeat this survey once it is in and operating. I found the service provided by solarquotes fantastic. Show additional information
Goliath Electrical have been excellent to deal with throughout the entire process. They are very cabable and professional, and kept me informed about all aspects from start to finish. My Fronius system including smart meter has an the intuitive app and web interface and has all the information I want to see about my system's performance. This was all set up for me by Goliath Electrical. So far, the system has only been in place for a few days, and it is performing exactly as expected.

Supplier Reply

Hi Doug,

Great to hear we have delivered a system up to your expectations. Really appreciate your business and your understanding with allowing David to start the install at the crack of dawn to beat the heat!

Thanks again from the Goliath Electrical team and enjoy the savings!
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Our system is 9.8 kW of Jinko panels with Maxim optimisers integrated, and an 8.2 kW Fronius Primo inverter. Also Fronius smart meter.

We were very happy with Goliath Electrical. Tom contacted us within 24 hours of our requesting quotes and was enthusiastic and interested. He was willing to take a lot of time investigating various options for us, and indeed, after we had accepted our quote and paid the deposit, came back with some new options at a significantly cheaper price. (A full $2000 cheaper overall.) Definitely interested in doing the right thing by us!

David, the owner, does all the installs himself so has an obvious interest in doing them correctly. Both he and Tom were pleasant to talk to and happy to discuss all the possibilities.

Overall we think we have a great system, well installed and at a great price! System is already generating 8KW, despite it being 37 degrees outside. Looking forward to getting a battery from Goliath Electrical in a year or so.

Supplier Reply

Hi Chris,

Thanks again for the kind words, we pride ourselves on our unique business model of customising every install for our clients needs and not being generic with our product offering. Really enjoying the remote monitoring of your system and the set up to export your excess pv to your hot water service saving you even more!

Thanks again from the Goliath Electrical Team
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Absolutely recommend Goliath Electrical . We are really pleased with our solar system, great team of guys a job well done.. We are now looking forward to cheaper electricity. Show additional information
Goliath were brilliant to work with from start to finish, from planning the system and quoting to installation during difficult weather conditions. Being a small business, planning, quoting and installation are all done by the same small team, not a random contractor. Despite being a small company, they proved very capable of installing a large system. The only minor blemish was a miscommunication that has delayed the installation of a smart meter.

Supplier Reply

Hi Dan,

Again thanks for the kind words, was a pleasure to work and design a system for your situation. Trust you're happy now with the smart meter after the small hiccup and ability to monitor the consumption and production.

Thanks again from the Goliath Electrical Team

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Both Goliath and Solar wholesalers stood out as good options with similar pricing for quality systems. The installation has been delayed due to christmas/new year slowdowns with SA power networks. Great communication from Tom at Goliath who was very happy to share his knowledge and help me come up with the best option for me with no obvious hard sell. In contrast to the hard sell from some other companies (who were not referred by Solar Quotes). Installation due in a month....hopefully it will all continue to go well.

Supplier Reply

Hi Andy,

Again thanks for choosing goliath electrical and we appreciate the kind words. Great to hear from you since install and that your system is "humming", look forward to many years of savings!

Cheers again from the Goliath Electrical Team

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Tom and David did a first class job with the install. Prompt and responsive service leading up to the install. Issues with SAPN aside, we're very happy with the result. Show additional information
A great all round experience. Quoted for a premium system that was expertly installed with clear explanations of how to best utilise the system. Show additional information
How easy was that! These guys are Amazing! Can’t praise them enough!
Tom Morgan did the quote without any hassles of any kind – straight forward.
Explained it concisely and gave a quote on the phone– really knew his stuff. Then
Came out, got up on the roof, quoted the same price for an even better configuration.
He then juggled the job-diary to suit our prefered date (before we went on holidays) and it was all done efficently as promised. David (the owner of Goliath) does the job himself with the help of a very competant offsider. They even grind a groove under the roof tiles so the brackets go through without pushing the tiles up. Tom even wants to give advice after we get our first electricity bill re the types of supplier-contracts to suit our useage.
Highly recommended!

Supplier Reply

Hi Michael,

Appreciate the kind words, sorry for delayed response as only just figured out we can reply to our reviews! Great to hear you're happy especially with the first solar bill coming back at $85.

Thanks again,

Goliath Electrical
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We had our Solar system installed during November. We chose Goliath Electrical to be the supplier / installer, as they were extremely helpful in supplying any information we requested. They were very prompt with their site inspection and quotation. Installation was completed on the set date. All completed in the one day. Everything is working well and achieving the results we were expecting. Found Tom and David to be very nice guys and easy to deal with. Left the site spotless. We highly recommend Goliath Electrical. Show additional information
It all went very smoothly. Only the connection to the grid by the authorities is outstanding and that waiting time downgraded the experience. Show additional information
Great to deal with, very organized. Installation was done before lunch, followed up in a couple of days after installation. Can't speak highly enough of the team. Show additional information
We were very impressed with Goliath. Tom the salesman was extremely helpful, listening carefully to our situation and suggesting possible solutions. After we had chosen one with his help, he kept us updated on the installation plan. Installation was performed quickly and courteously on the planned day, and in the couple of weeks since we have had no problems with the system. Show additional information
The guys at Goliath elec both Tom & Dave were excellent from start to finish. Show additional information
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Great guys to deal with did a good job happy with system good communication would deal with again . Show additional information
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Goliath were first to contact me and gave me great assistance as we progressed. All the quotes and systems offered were very close but their reps just seemed to go that extra step and made me feel comfortable about their offers and workmanship. I have been reserved in my ratings about value and quality only because I don't know enough about the industry. Show additional information
We have not had the system installed as yet, we have paid the deposit and are still waiting for them to measure up. Not good service so far, was very friendly and couldn't do enough for us until we signed on the dotted line and paid money, since then the communication has pretty much ceased.
Hopefully their installation service will be better??
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The service given by Goliath Electrical was efficient and quick. The solar system was installed and up and running within a month from the quote. The installation team were excellent taking only half a day to install the system. We were very happy with the system and service. Show additional information
Very friendly, low pressure sales pitch. Willing to answer questions in a friendly manner and cater for my opinions and requests. 3 month on, system of Canadian Solar panels and Fronius inverter functioning well, routinely attaining 3kW production. Inverter installed neatly. Had other electrical work done on the day, also to a high standard. Show additional information
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Goliath Electrical did a great job. Both Tom and Dave were great to deal with. The price of the system was great value too. I am really happy that I went with Goliath Electrical. Show additional information
I had my system installed yesterday and thanks to Solar Quotes for the best information source on solar on the net, I found this website very informative and easy to read and understand. I had 3 quotes done, all recommendations from Solar Quotes and found a very large difference in these quotes even though they were all supplying very similar systems both in quality and performance. The company I chose was very informative and the product information was outstanding AND not pushing to get a sale. They gave me the cheapest quote by far for a quality system, which rates high on the Solar Quotes website. (Fronius Inverter and Canadian Solar Panels) The installation was performed with no fuss, no mess and no inconvenience to myself or my family and I found the installers to be very polite and knowledgeable on both product and installation procedures. Thanks again to Finn and his website, great job. Show additional information
Great service and top notch installation. Very easy to talk to, and accomodating with the many questions I had regarding the system.

Will use them again.
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The Installers Polite and Friendly. Brilliant quote.... I am very happy with the outcome... Show additional information
The whole installation was very smooth, Tom and David had organised everything, our 3 phase power service point had to be relocated which they arranged. That work along with the new import/export power meter was also carried out on the same day as the panel and inverter install. All up, a very good job and I am very happy. Show additional information
Extremely friendly and professional service. Will definitely use them again for a planned future expansion. Show additional information
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Tom was an excellent communicator & made sure I was kept in the loop through all the stages. The install quality was excellent and very happy with the after sales support from Dave the installer (& owner).

Highly recommended!
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Small company that provided very contact and quotes in first instance & then did a great job at installation. No fuss at all. Helped out with SA Power Networks booking which came together well. Show additional information
Great communication throughout the process and a fantastic system installed.

Dave, the owner & installer even came out at 9pm to get our hot water working because one of the wires in the meter box didn't connect properly when SAPN installed the new feed-in meter.
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I recently had Solar Panels installed and would like to thank the guys for their professional attitude towards their work and their very friendly nature. They informed me of what they were doing every step of the way. The guys got to my Unit ahead of time which freed me up for the day which I really appreciated. I highly recommend the lads at Goliath and it was an absolute pleasure dealing with them. Show additional information
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