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Benefits of Solar Lighting

Solar lighting is a popular choice for those looking to add a little extra something to their space, such as the garden,the porch, or perhaps a windowsill. Solar lights are powered by the energy from the sun. There are several advantages to choosing solar over mains-powered lighting and at The Range, we’re here to talk through some of those benefits.


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When you buy solar lighting, the energy is generated by the sun, meaning it makes no addition to your energy bill. Therefore, you only have to pay the upfront cost of the lighting, making this an affordable way to light up your space.


Easy Installation and Maintenance

One of the most notable benefits of having solar lighting is that it’s super easy to install due to the lack of mains wiring. Not having to worry about where to plug them in also greatly increases the number of places you can put them. So long as the solar panel is in a spot that receives a lot of sun, you can put the lights anywhere you like.

Due to the naturally rechargeable aspect of these lights, you can simply set them and forget them. These lights are incredibly low maintenance without the need for plugging them in or turning them on.

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Increased Security

Visibility is the worst nightmare for those who are up to no good. Light means more likelihood of detection. Ensuring your outside space is well lit is a good deterrent against thieves or vandals.

Aesthetically pleasing

An additional advantage of having solar lighting is the ambience it gives your garden. Lights can be the perfect finishing touch to make your space look beautiful and they allow you to enjoy your garden more pleasantly in the evenings. You can also use them inside your home for decoration, like this Crackle Fairy Light.


In terms of appearances, there is a multitude of styles to choose from. If you’d like something sweet, and perhaps more delicate, then string lights are perfect. For something modern to light your path, there are a number of stake lights to choose from. If you’re seeking something more decorative or fun, then lights such as this Solar Floral Ball Stake Light or a solar garden ornament would be perfect for you!


We hope that we’ve given you plenty of reasons to opt for solar lighting in your outdoor space. Now we’ve given you a few ideas, why not take a look at the best ways to make the most of your solar lighting?

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