With the rise in energy costs, more and more people are looking for alternative energy options which are not just affordable but also environmental friendly. Solar garden lights are an ideal solution for many outdoor illumination needs. Solar lighting enhances your garden by emitting beautiful shadowing around the surrounding area, making it ideal to enjoy your recreational experience.
How solar garden do lights work?
The solar powered lights do not require electricity; they need direct sunlight to charge themselves. Solar lightings consist of solar panels, which are made of solar cells. These solar cells convert sunlight into electricity, which is then used to recharge the built-in batteries each day. The more sunlight received during the day, the longer they will operate during the evening. There are many factors that affect the charging of solar powered lights, such as specific location, season and daily weather conditions. Solar lighting performs better during the summer weather due to longer and sunnier days, which allow better charging during the day. Solar lights can generally run for up to 8 to 10 hours. These garden lights let you enjoy your garden even after dark by adding colour and brightness wherever you want.
What are the benefits of using solar lighting in garden
Solar powered lights are an affordable source of alternative energy. Though the initial cost of designer solar lights is high, but in a long run you will save on energy bills and maintenance costs. The installation cost of the solar lighting garden is less as no digging is required. As they do not require electricity, no wiring is needed in the middle of the garden, which ensures safety for kids and pets. They come in stylish designs to give your garden a spectacular look. Solar lights are a renewable source of energy, which do not burn fuel and therefore are environmental friendly.
What are the varieties of solar lightings for garden?
Solar lights are available in different sizes, shapes and designs, such as ground mounted, wall mounted or hanging. You can choose from a range of beautiful lights to match the decor and transform your outdoor space. Before choosing a solar lighting variety, it is important to assess your needs and goals. For example, what are the areas in your garden you want to highlight? For what function you want the solar lighting? How much to invest? Hence, it is important to match the light to the function you want it to perform. According to the function they perform, solar lights are divided into three main categories- solar accents to highlight specific areas of your garden, path lights to illuminate walkways, driveways or other dark areas of the garden and task lights to focus on entry point or any statuary with their bright light.
Solar lighting come in many styles such as hanging lanterns, designer window lights, party LED lights, colour changing lights and string lights. Designer window solar lights are available in cute designs and can be fixed to any window to provide a gentle glow for any dark area. They are fun, versatile and add great comfort to any child scared of the dark. You can choose a theme for your garden by selecting theme based solar lightings, such as Chinese hanging lanterns.