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  • 12/24/2018 8:32 AM

Light up your home using solar power

Choosing to add energy-efficient items to your home is essential when wanting to cut costs and support the environment. Many homeowners are choosing to switch to solar lighting options.

Solar lighting options come in a wide range of styles and designs, making it easier than you think to find an eco-friendly lighting fixture for your home.

Make sure that your entryways are well lit by using solar-powered lighting helps to protect both guests and residents. Choosing solar-powered porch lights will help cut energy costs. These lights are easy to install without the hassle of electrical configuration.

Porch lights should have access to direct sunlight to be most efficient. If a porch or partial roof cover your main entryway, consider using other forms of solar lighting like hanging lanterns placed near steps and access points that can be installed in the ground or off other parts of your home.

Floodlights are an indispensable tool when trying to guard certain areas of your home at night. They are not only providing abundant light to your yard but can also deter intruders from coming near your home.

Consider choosing a solar flood light with a motion sensor that will turn on only when motions is detected. Doing so will help conserve the energy and alert you to movement outdoors well past sunset. Solar-powered flood lights also help to discourage neighborhood pests that like to approach your yard at night.

Solar powered string lights are becoming so incredibly popular, you may have seen them all over your neighborhood.

Commonly used along patios, porches and outdoor dining areas, string lights add to the ambience. However, traditional string lights always need to have access to an outlet. Solar powered string lights can be hung anywhere without the need for an electricity source.

Considering hanging solar powered string lights around your outdoor living space as well as on individual plants or decorations within the garden to draw interest to all areas of the space. You can choose from a wide variety of lighting that will not only add beauty to your home but will also help cut energy costs.

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