Is it difficult to build your own solar panels for your home?
It is understandable where this skeptic and doubt comes from, especially for everyone who totally unfamiliar or not related to the electronic and engineering field but this does happened. People did build their own solar panels and shared with people about their experience over the Internet. Some of them even write their guide and published it.
Building a solar panel is not difficult but it is not an easy task as well. It is certainly more difficult than fixing your toaster but a lot whole easier than fixing your motorcycle. All you need to do is to build a box, setup the wiring system to your solar cells and put it inside the box and sealed with Plexiglas cover and you are done. Of course, this is easier than said than done since there are few technical parts involved that might make you "huh?" for instance but overall, it isn't that bad as you thought.
As for the parts, you can get most of them at your local hardware with a very affordable price. The only part would cost you a bit more would be the solar cells. If you think that a new solar cell is expensive for you taste and if you don't mind of novelty value, you can always buy the used solar cell from other vendor or on the Internet.
If you have no idea where to start from, getting a manual instruction and read through it is a good start if you are totally a novice in this field. Everything tends to be more relaxing and fun if you have appropriate knowledge on what to do on every respective field. There are plenty of "How to build solar panel" manual that you find easily on the Internet. Most of them come in the downloadable pdf.book file. So it is very convenience for everyone who wants to get it and start as soon as possible
However, because there are so many of them, there is a high chance that you might come across with the bad manual instructions that simply too hard to understand or just plain doesn't work at all. That is why you should be careful and alert when come to this. Reading countless review helps. It is always recommended to find a manual instruction that offer a visual aid like photo illustrations and video tutorials to enhance your learning progress.