Solar Bollard Lights

Outdoor solar lights offer a few benefits over other types of outdoor lighting. Because solar lights don’t need to be wired they are easier and less expensive to install; they also don’t cost anything to operate once they are installed. Instead they use energy from the sun that they collect and store during the day.

This also makes solar bollard lights easier to install and they can be installed almost anywhere, because they don’t need to be near a power supply. Even if there is a power outage they will still work so you don’t have to worry about a dark yard or office if you have solar bollard fixtures.

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Choosing The Best Outdoor Lighting

All of the different types of lights have advantages and disadvantages. It is good to weigh both the good and the bad as you are looking for the right fixtures for your project. LED lights are energy efficient and durable, but they are usually more expensive up front. Solar lights are essentially free to use and they will even work when the power is out, but they need regular access to light.

When you are shopping for outdoor lighting there are a number of things to consider. The best lighting will vary depending on your reason for buying these fixtures, the area that needs to be lit and your budget. Consider why you want or need the lights. Sometimes the drawbacks of a certain style won’t be an issue for your use, but it is better to make that call yourself before you buy and install them. Here are a few other things to consider. Continue reading

Bollard Lights

Bollard lights, in simple terms, are short post lights. You’ve likely seen them in commercial areas or public spaces. These commonly waist high lights are very popular for commercial use because they are very durable and practical, but bollard lights are now turning up more in residential use as well with the help of more inviting and creative designs.

Commercial bollard lights provide a couple of functions. They can help section off areas of the property, but they can also illuminate areas for security and safety. Bollard lights for commercial use typically have more of a simply or utilitarian design as they are meant for practical purposes.

Residential versions are becoming more popular as people explore different avenues for their outdoor lighting needs. The expanding range of styles available has also helped make these lights more popular for home use. Continue reading