If you’re wondering how solar spotlights can help you meet your landscape lighting needs, this video has some great tips. Spotlights serve functional needs, like brightening doorways and can also add dimension to your gardens by varied uses of lights. The benefits of flexible spotlights and what to look for when buying are briefly reviewed in this video.
Cities and states throughout the United States also are looking towards solar solar street lights to save energy costs and help meet their environmental sustainability goals. So too are universities, businesses, ports and other entities responsible for providing safe and reliable lighting for streets and roadways, sidewalks, parking lots, jogging or biking paths, and more.
When you plan your lighting and buy the proper solar lights to meet your needs, take care when assembling them, and take a little time for maintenance throughout the year, you’ll get top performance from them year-round.
While many people thing of string lights in terms of ornamental outdoor lighting or fancy accent lights, there’s a lot more options for decorative solar lighting available.
You can purchase complete solar lamp posts that include the lamp and lamp post, as well as solar lamps that fit on any standard 3-inch lamp post. “Fitter lamps” can be mounted on an electrical or gas lamp you already have. Retrofitting existing conventionally powered lamps to solar is a great way to save energy and will let you see a return on your investment every month when you receive your utility bill. Solar lamps can also be mounted on a standard post bought from a home center. Solar lamps also are available as “wall-mounted” fixtures that can be placed on a wall of your home that gets direct sunlight or on virtually any vertical surface that gets at least six hours of sun a day, including walls and fences.