Quantity Vs Quality: When Cheaper Solar Lights May Be Your Best Choice

Sometimes you do want quantity not quality

Should You Buy 8 Lights or 1 Light for $89.99? Depends on Your Goals!

With solar lighting, you usually get what you pay for.

We say this often and while this is generally true, it’s also a fact that there are many times when you really don’t need the highest quality solar lights to get the effect you want.

When it comes to buying lights that impact people’s safety (and your liability), you want to buy the best solar lights that you can afford.

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Why to Buy Solar Lights from Solar Specialists

I was in the hardware store today and saw a huge sale sign: “Super Sale: Solar Lights!”

The solar accent lights, originally selling at $3.99 were on sale for $2.99 each.  I bought one to compare them to the ones we use for our own own home.  At checkout, the clerk told me “people haven’t been that happy with those.”

I figured as much.  Right now, I’m letting the discount light’s battery get a good strong 2-day solar before posting a detailed comparison between a discount light and quality solar light.

But, I did decide it was time to write this post, which I’ve been putting off for a while: There are significant advantages to buying solar lights made and sold by solar lighting specialists. Continue reading

Solar Lighting: The Real Deal

Solar LightSome people swear by solar lighting.  Others won’t  go near it.

While the naysayers cite “good reasons,” their dissatisfaction is not warranted in 2012.

Solar lighting continues to gain in popularity, largely due to the “Go Green” movement and rising utility costs.  Installing lights without electricians or disrupting your garden beds, lawn, landscape or paved or stoned areas certainly doesn’t hurt either.

More and more, solar lighting is highlighted on popular television channels such as HGTV, the DIY Network and the Fine Living Network.

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Don’t Commit Assault With Your Batteries!

Solar can be used for boats, piers and docksSolar Boatlights

This is the time of year when a lot of people pull out solar-powered features that have been stored away for the winter.

It also is the time of the year when outdoor soldont do itar lighting fixtures are found to not be working properly. Whenever a solar light or solar product doesn’t work, the usual fix is a new battery.
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