Solar home and garden lighting
Use of solar lights in the garden are a thumbs up for the environment! The solar lights are not only cost effective, but are quite functional as increasing the security of your home. Solar lights consume nothing except sun power, which is a renewable energy and do not use wires.
The solar lights are incorporated to illuminate the path, garden, backyard, driveway or add seasonal lighting. The lights automatically go on and off without a switch or timer with the amount of daylight. The savings continue by reducing the need to replace the batteries for a few years. The lights will work even if there is a power outage.
When installing solar lights, make sure you place them in locations that get plenty of sunlight. Without sufficient sunlight, the batteries will not fully charge. Clean solar lights with a cloth dampened with hot water and never use chemicals to clean the sun charging panel area. Check batteries for oxidation build up and clean as needed.
Decorative solar accent lights are available as stones, figurines, lanterns, gazing balls, water fountains, planters, solar ivy on your home, spotlights, solar house numbers, pool lights, house lights, rain gauges and etc. Some solar lights have features that let you keep them on as white light or switch to display with changing colors (good for holidays or special occasions). Solar light decorating strands for special holidays are an energy savings.
Spotlight solar lighting are adjustable to focus on the sides of your home for security. Also, spotlights can be used to accent shrubs, rocks or trees on your landscape. For added safety, the lights provide lighting for steps and sidewalks for home and yard.
Decks, patios and wall lights are able to be flush with the providing night light year around without expensive installation. At night, lights turn on automatically and at dawn turn off.
Have a need for a solar lamp post, solar bird bath or water pump and fountain? They are available in many attractive styles and no wiring or electrical grids to tap into as well. Simply install per manufacturer’s instructions and enjoy!
Solar lights are safe around children and pets as there are no wires to trip on or have low voltage.
Solar lighting is becoming a great resource for home and gardens. The lights are not over bright but add a soft lighting to your home and garden. The level of energy savings and safety that solar lighting provide outweigh the initial investment. Tax rebates are offered by many power companies for those who switch to solar LED lighting.
There are sites that will recycle your solar lights when it has reached its life span. Check into these sites locally or on the web.