Do you have to clean or maintain the solar panels? Madeline September 09, 2020 15:52 No. However if for some reason they are dirty, they can be cleaned just with water or a non-abrasive cleaner. Related articles How long does it need to be plugged into the wall to charge? How long does that charge last? Can the Skimdevil scoop up small particles? What if it rains and my Skimdevil is out. Will it be ok? How long does the solar charge for my Skimdevil last? How long does it have to be in direct sun in order to charge? What if I have a pool that is in the shade? Do you repair old Skimdevil units? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.