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How To Know What Solar Lights You Need?

How To Know What Solar Lights You Need?

How To Know What Solar Lights You Need?

6 Different Types of Solar Lights and their Applications

 If you are looking for ways to save money, cut excessive lighting electric bills and at the same time help the environment, the use of solar lights is the solution for you! Solar power is considered one of the cheapest forms of renewable energy generation in the world. One way you can take advantage of this amazing resource is by using solar lights.

Solar lights are powered by the sun and don't require any laborious electrical wiring installation. Which makes them a great option for people who want to save money and cut increasing electrical power costs.

There are many different types of solar lights available on the market, and each one has its own benefits. In this blog post, we will discuss 5 most popular types of solar lights that have been proven to help save money and energy.


1. Solar Path Lights

The first on our list is the Solar Path Lights. They are a great way to add or provide illumination into your walkway or garden without having to worry about wirings. They come in a variety of shapes, designs and sizes which can also accentuate your aesthetic pleasure.

Some popular places to use Solar Path Lights include:

  • along your walkway or driveway
  •  in your garden
  • around your pool
  • on your deck or patio


2. Solar Street Lights

Solar Street Lights are often called Security Lights since they can be used to deter burglars and add extra security to your home. People who frequently slip and stumble over unsafe and unseen obstacles at night can benefit from a Solar Street Light. With their high illumination and motion-sensing technology, these fixtures can help create a safe environment.

Some popular places to use Solar Street Lights include:

  • outside your doors and windows
  • outside your home/ on the streets
  • in your driveway or on your property line
  • in your garage or shed


3. Solar String Lights

Solar String Lights are a group of small LED lights connected in series like Christmas lights but powered by solar energy. It is a good way to add illumination to your patio or deck, however not as bright as Solar Street Lights. You can readily wrap them around trees, decorate bushes and shrubs, furniture, and signage for your house and office.

Most of these Solar String Lights are purely ornamental and may also be hung in any pattern from one end of the backyard to the other, making them ideal for special occasions and parties.

Some popular places to use solar string lights include:

  •  around your deck or patio
  •  in your garden
  • on your porch or balcony
  • around your trees or bushes


4. Solar Floodlights

Solar Floodlights is often linked with Solar Street Lights because they both can provide powerful illumination to your home or business space. However, one advantage of a floodlight is that it can be installed indoor. These are perfect for lighting large areas like a driveway or garden. Many places can benefit from the illumination of a floodlight due to its versatility in usage. Manufacturers are also working to develop LED solar floodlights suitable for a variety of settings and environments.

Some popular places to use solar floodlights include:

  •  around your home or business property
  •  in your driveway or on your property line
  • in your garage or shed
  • on your deck or patio
  • inside the gymnasium or any establishments


5. Solar Lanterns


Solar-powered Lanterns are one of the most common types of solar lights, though there are several distinct sub-categories of this sort, such as solar garden lantern and hanging solar lights.

These solar garden lanterns are small and portable, making them ideal for use in the backyard. They come in various designs and can add beauty to your patio or balcony.

  Some popular places to use solar-powered lanterns include:

  • at your campsite
  • on your deck or patio
  • business property
  • in your garden


6. Solar Emergency Lights


Solar Emergency Lights serve as a backup source of illumination. These can be of huge advantage during power outages. They're bright, portable, long-lasting and some may include a built-in power bank that can charge your electronics. This makes them a secondary source of electricity and allows them to be used outside.

Some popular places to use solar emergency lights include:

  • in the campsite
  • outdoor spaces
  •  in your garden
  • on your porch or balcony

There are many different types of solar lights available in the market, so be sure to find the ones that best fit your needs. Knowing the basics of their applications can mean the difference between buying products and not making the most out of it, and buying them and utilizing them for their specific purpose. 

We at Takiyo Japan Solar Lights offer the best in the market when it comes to solar lighting. We can guide you through these stages of picking the right ones for you. We have earned the trust of industry experts for our high-quality product, design and workmanship. This is our own simple way of contributing to the environment while utilizing the state-of-the-art technology that we have.