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Garden Lights: Why Solar-Powered is the Way to Go

Garden Lights: Why Solar-Powered is the Way to Go

Solar garden lights are an ideal solution for many outdoor illumination needs. The solar panels charge the lights during the day, allowing them to run all night without being plugged in. They have become the first choice of many landscape designers. The more sunlight that hits the panels during the day, the longer they will operate during the evening. For ideal results, northern sunlight exposure is recommended. Southern exposure will severely diminish the duration of the lighting once the sun goes down. However, even in a worst case scenario, most of today’s solar garden lights are designed for eight or more hours of lighting. Why Choose Solar to Power your Garden Lights? The primary reason is the cost. Energy from the sun is free ; energy from the power company is not. There is also no wiring to install or maintain, which will lessen your overall cost. Installation is ac...

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