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Solar Patio Umbrella String Lights

There are many different options when it comes to outdoor lighting for the yard. Today, there are many solar powered options that allow individuals to decorate and light their yards and gardens without the cost of lighting with traditional lights.

They are also environmentally friendly, which is better for everyone. Just because the lights are solar powered does not mean that there are limited options available or that the lights will be bulky and awkward to use.

On the contrary, the glowing solar powered string lights and other versions are easier to use since they do not have to be plugged into a power source. Instead, they rely on the sun's energy throughout the day to charge the cells of their batteries to allow them to run throughout the night without a hitch. Most of the lights will run on full power for eight hours before diminishing in their efficiency.

Umbrella String Lights For Patios

Often, on a patio or deck, there is a table with an umbrella over it to help ward off the sunlight. It is often difficult to light these areas because the umbrella tends to block the light that comes from the porch light or torch situation. A solution to this problem is the solar patio umbrella string lights.

The solar umbrella string lights for the porch will hang neatly under the umbrella to give light to the people sitting or eating underneath. They come in a variety of different styles so that they can match the d├ęcor of the porch or deck and the umbrella.

The cost of the solar patio umbrella string lights is around sixty to seventy dollars, depending on the type and the features that are offered. Most of these lights are long enough to string through the arms of the umbrella so that the light bulbs hang gently down in several areas. Usually there are eight bulbs on the solar patio umbrella string lights so that there is plenty of soft light for the people beneath.

Many of these bulbs are hand blown and decorative so that they look good in the daytime as well as at night when they are lit. The solar panel that is used to collect the sunlight for these solar patio umbrella string lights usually sits on top of the umbrella so that it is out of the way, yet has the ability to collect a lot of sunlight each day. Many of these solar patio umbrella string lights will have a sensor that allows the lights to come on each day when the sun goes down and will also turn them off when the sun rises again, thus saving on the bulbs' lives.