There are several advantages to solar lighting. There is no expensive installation required. You can easily install motion sensor lights without hiring an electrician. Batteries do not have to be replaced frequently because they are recharged by the sun each and every day.
Since there is no electricity needed to power the lights, you will never see an increase in your electric bill. The solar panel that supplies the energy to the lights is easy to install and should be placed in full sun for the best functionality.
Kits are available that contain all of the necessary tools to install your solar outdoor security lighting. While most people believe you need steady sunlight every day to have your solar lighting panel work, that is not true. A solar panel can hold adequate power to function for approximately two weeks. The security of motion sensitive lighting can give the homeowner peace of mind.
The fact that a perpetrator triggers the light with the slightest movement in the vicinity of the lights, will startle them and often prevent further invasion of your property. Solar lighting can be spotlights, flood lights or LED lights. The choices for security lighting should be either flood or spot lights. They will ensure safety more effectively.
Also available is solar outdoor security lighting that turns on at dusk and turn off at dawn. This type of light is excellent for walkways, alleyways and other out of the way areas on your property. They will provide lighting throughout the evening. The built-in photocell detects light and dark. The bulb is saved by not burning during daylight hours. You will also have the ability to adjust the settings to better suit your needs if necessary.
While effective, there are those who prefer to use the floodlight as a secondary light in areas that have no electricity. They may not be as intense as electric lighting but will provide enough to have a protective effect.
If you consider the fact that the only cost is for the kit itself, it makes sense to double up in some of the darker, more remote areas of your property. In that instance the lighting would be comparable to electric lighting.
Ease of installation, inexpensive installation and minimal upkeep are three of the reasons to have solar outdoor security lighting on your property. You can use it to emphasize areas of your garden as well. There is a perfect spot that you may want to emphasize in your landscape, and solar lighting is a great way to show those areas off to your guests and for your own pleasure.
Consider all of the reasons to secure your property. Then look at the different ways to get that property secured. The cost of the system, the ease of installation and the lack of added expense should be all of the reasons that you need.