Professional Quality Solar Christmas Lighting
Some Christmas traditions are not to be toyed with. Sugar cookies on the table for Santa, caroling on Christmas Eve, and a yard full of twinkling lights are just a few of the things families look forward to year after year. However, if your budget (or your conscience) calls for reducing your electric bill, you may have retired that glittering light display long ago. Today, improved technology makes it possible to enjoy this Christmas custom without the guilt – or the headaches – of traditional lights.
Perhaps the biggest advantage of decorating with solar-powered lights is the reduced impact on your wallet. While powering traditional Christmas lights can cost anywhere from a few dollars per month to hundreds, depending on the size of your display, solar lights rely only on the energy of the sun to make your yard glow. Plus, you get all of the glitz and glamour of standard lights without concern over the use of fossil fuels. With lower operation and environmental costs, it's easy to see why solar Christmas lights are fast becoming the preferred option for outdoor decorating.
If you've always wanted lights in the distant corners of your yard but lacked an extension cord that was up to the task, solar Christmas lights offer a convenient solution. Since there's no need to plug into an outlet, these lights are incredibly versatile, and safer than their electric cousins. Use them to trim tall trees, brighten water features, or decorate your boat or hay wagon for a beautiful mobile display. You'll no longer have to drag a bulky orange cord around, try to conceal it so it doesn't spoil the effect, or remember where it is so you don't trip over it every time you go outside. Best of all, your family will be safe from the fire hazard that comes with using extension cords outdoors, regardless of how heavy-duty they are.
Here's another thing you don't have to worry about with solar lights: remembering to turn them on and off. With built-in light sensors, solar Christmas lights come on at dusk and turn themselves off when the sun comes up. You don't have to set a timer or even flip a switch – these lights do all the work for you.
Just like their traditional counterparts, solar lights come in a variety of styles to meet all your Christmas decorating needs. Whether you prefer the classic, sophisticated look of tiny white lights on a string, contemporary-style rope lighting, or old-fashioned multi-colored lights, you'll find solar-powered lights to match. In addition, they're available in specialty designs to make decorating for the holidays a snap. Choose a lighted wreath to hang on your door or net lighting to cover your shrubs quickly.
Love the sparkle of Christmas lights but concerned about the cost and hassle? Solar Christmas lights just might be the answer. Convenient, cost-effective, and self-activating, solar lights are a great way to make your home more festive this holiday season.
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