Outdoor Lighting Ideas for the Backyard
I am going to give you three Solar light kit options for Outdoor Lighting Ideas for the Backyard. These three Solar light kits will come ready to illuminate your outdoor patio or deck after a day of sunshine. No wires to run or transformer to mount. The styles of these kits are very different looking, just have the same basic working guts.
Now, let us look at each of these sets highlights.
Duracell 7LM Solar Pathway Light, 4pk, Black
This four-piece set has a textured black metal pole and top, with a glass dome facing towards the ground. The reflector will spread the brilliant blue-white 5000K LED light along your pathway.
Has Sensor to turn on automatically at night. A switch under the head will let you choose 6 or 10 hours of run time. Each fixture is 5.5 inches across and 11.5 inches tall without a ground stake.
The solar panel on top of the head will charge the 250 mAh 3.2-volt rechargeable batteries during the day. Replaceable batteries are available when the first set fails, do not throw the fixture away when the battery fails to light the fixture.
Duracell 7LM Solar Pathway Light, 4pk, Stainless Steel
Very similar in internal design to the above fixture this set is stainless steel and with a glass lens. The glass lens will not yellow over time like some of the plastic ones. This has a more modern design and will look very upscale in your outdoor space.
The 7.5 lumens bright white 6000k LED light will run up to 8 hours on a full charge on the 250mAh 3.2 volt rechargeable batteries.
The fixture is 4 inches across with the head unit 6.25 inches tall and a total above-ground height of 14.25. It will have a 6.25-inch ground stake.
Notes on the Duracell kits from customers
Some customers have complained about the battery life on the Duracell kits when first setting up their lights. If this is the case after you have purchased your set, call customer service at 1-855-826-7488. Duracell being a battery company does not want this to be a problem with their light kits.
Better Homes and Gardens Avington 8-Piece Solar-Powered Landscape Lighting Set
This eight-piece set has a bronze steel pole and plastic top. The lens is plastic with a 10 lumens light output.
The Crystalline solar panel on the top will charge the 900mAh AA Rechargeable Battery for up to 8 hours of illumination each night.
The top is 4 inches across and 10.5 inches tall without the 4.25-inch ground stake.
When looking for Outdoor Lighting Ideas for the Backyard, one of these solar light sets could make your pathway, driveway or deck a safer place to hang out after dark. Having the ability to move these fixtures without needing to run wire will be a great advantage over the low voltage sets.
Look at my post on replacing Rechargeable batteries and what to look for in replacements for more information before tossing your fixtures out when they stop working.
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