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Enjoy Your Yard With Solar Landscape Lights

Many homeowners, when landscaping their exterior living space, use lighting to mark pathways or to illuminate shadows around their home for safety.

By choosing to use solar landscape lighting, they can reduce the installation time while reducing the cost, as well as the dangers, of exterior lights. Most low voltage lights still require an electric line to run from a transformer somewhere in the home to each light, taking time to dig a trench in the yard in which the line is buried. With solar landscape lights there are no wires needed, lessening the time and work needed to install them.

Low To No Maintenance

A garden is more than enough work on its own without having to worry about maintaining exterior landscape lighting. What can you do to ensure that you never have to worry about the lighting once you've installed it? One of the newest developments in landscaping technology is the invention of the solar powered lighting fixture. Once you install this fixture, it draws all the power that it'll ever need to run from the sun, and once the sun goes down, these lights will automatically turn on and run off a battery that has been recharging all day. Not only that, but they are incredibly easy to install. In many cases, all you have to do it plant them in the ground, and they will run automatically with no further activation or installation.

A solar landscape lights saves you money. It doesn't run off the power grid, so you don't pay a dime for the electricity that it uses. It's a great idea for lining pathways and flower beds, and when the power goes out, you don't have to worry about not being able to see your way to or from the car in the driveway. The light bulbs that they use have also been improved, and now they last many years before needing to be replaced.


 

 

Not only that, but solar landscape light are  environmentally friendly. Solar energy is extremely efficient, and it doesn't generate any pollution. If you do choose to go the more traditional route, then you will have to dig up the ground to install wiring, and you'll also have to worry about rodents chewing through the wires.

From a safety standpoint, solar landscape lights have no wires running underground and can save pets and small children from a minor shock if they become too curious about what is in those pole sticking up from the yard. Additionally, the power for charging the batteries comes from the sun and not the electric company, saving money on the electric bill.