With spring just around the corner, it’s a great time to take stock of your exterior solar and low voltage lighting. Here are some pointers on taking care of your lighting fixtures, whether they were taken in for storage during the winter or left outside. We hope have a chance to review these tips to protect the investments you’ve made as simple things can easily destroy lights, particularly solar lighting fixtures.
You’ve been good to the environment (and your wallet) by choosing solar. The question: how to stay green when disposing of solar lights and their components? This post outlines proper ways to dispose of solar lighting, as well as batteries and light bulbs used in solar lights, most of which are considered hazardous household waste.
A mistake that many solar lighting users make is thinking that ANY battery will work with their solar light. Sorry, it’s just not the case. Using the wrong battery may work initially, but within a very short time it will destroy the solar lighting fixture.