Imagine if you will for a moment, that your driveway is outlined by solar landscape lighting. It’s not only beautiful, but on those nights when you come home in bad weather, those lights will help you see the edges of your driveway. Not to mention when friends come over who are not familiar with your drive.
We got keen after that and added discrete lights that outlined the path to our front door. Much less worry about people tripping and hurting themselves. We were sold on the whole idea of solar lights, particularly as they weren’t costing us anything to run! It costs nothing to gather energy from the sun to power your lights throughout the night. That alone is a great reason for choosing solar for your outdoor lighting.
If you conduct an Internet search for the term, “solar landscape lighting reviews,” you’ll soon learn that there are a staggering number of solar lighting landscape lights to choose from. Everything from the famous Malibu style lights, to some of the Westinghouse high output solar powered landscape lighting offerings.
To help you make a choice about which solar landscape lighting systems would work best for you there are plenty of solar landscape lighting reviews to read.
In addition to reviews, there are websites that offer helpful advice on how to design your use of landscape lights. Reading several of these sites is a good idea, you never know where you are going to find a really useful design plan.
Some Common Types of Solar Landscape Lighting
Solar Path Lights
Solar Flood and Spot Lights
Decorative Solar Garden Lights
Solar String Lights
Solar Driveway Lights
Floating Solar Lights
Solar path lights are, of course meant to light your way as you go down the garden path in the evening. The light from these lights is directed downward. One of the advantages of LED solar path lights is that LEDs are usually highly directional, and there is little light pollution of the area where they are used. This is something your neighbors may greatly appreciate.
Landscape lighting solar flood and spot lights can be used not only to light an area, but as an artistic accent to highlight certain features, or simply to create a colorful play of lights and shadows on an otherwise drab wall.
Solar string lights are great for creating a festive atmosphere. Colorful strings of LED string lights are particularly effective when used this way. The tiny, bright LED bulbs appear as tiny stars. String them over a patio for a party atmosphere.
Solar driveway lights are just what they sound like. They can be useful for illuminating the edges of the driveway for people who are new to your property.
And finally, floating solar lights make an unexpected accent piece when floating in your swimming pool or a garden pond.
All these solar lighting landscape design suggestions and more can be found with a quick internet search. Use solar landscape lighting to improve your homes curb appeal, and also to make it more fun to live in for yourself.
*Please note the link above directs to amazon as I have found they offer great deals on outdoor solar lighting.