Solar garden lights are a great way to add atmosphere to your yard with little pollution, and very little drain on your pocketbook. The lights are placed in a location with maximum sunlight and minimum shade. Debris needs to be kept off the solar cells so the solar garden lights can generate enough energy during the day to light a garden all night.
There are many types of solar garden lights and they are all simple and easy to install. Installation involves locating an area with adequate sunlight and inserting the stake into the ground. There are other types of lights such as walkway stones, which easily light the way for late night walks, and solar garden light stones for a pond. There are also more decorative lights such as colored solar lights, hand-blow glass solar garden lights, and decorative flower shape lights.
Solar garden lights don't stop with pure decoration. There are also security lights and flood lights. Flood lights can be used to enhance an area or to cast artistic shadows over a particularly intriguing place. Solar garden lights can be used in any sort of outdoor location, in any situation. If your taste changes, extra decoration is needed, or you just want to change the lighting for a period of time, solar garden lights are easily removed or replaced.
Solar garden lights work with the energy of the sun. It is necessary for the lights to be placed in an area with direct sunlight for the maximum part of the day. While occasional shading is understandable, the solar garden lights will not work if they do not have appropriate time to generate solar power through sunlight.
Solar garden lights must be kept free of debris. They will last for many years given proper treatment. Removing grime, dirt, gravel, and soot on a regular basis is important to keep the solar surface area open to sunlight. Snow must be removed before solar power can begin being collected after a storm. The solar garden lights are made of strong materials. They are easily dimmable and handle well in the weather. With light maintenance they can work for you for years, adding beautiful light and color to an already beautiful location.
It doesn't take a pro to install solar garden lights. A set of lights, some directions, and a good eye for light will do the job.