LED Solar Lights

Using solar LED lights offers a perfect way to enhance your outdoor area. They are easy to install and relatively inexpensive compared to other forms of outdoor lighting. Since solar lights are increasing in popularity there are plenty of styles to choose from so it is easy to find a style that will fit your home or one that will add a little more life to your outdoor décor.

LEDs are the perfect choice for solar powered light fixtures because they use less energy and require less power in general to operate. They also last a long time so they are easy to maintain which makes them perfect for illuminating pathways or stairways. Keep in mind they won’t work perfectly everywhere, so there are some things you need to consider. Continue reading

LED Rope Lights

Good use of LED rope lights can add a fun decorative touch to any environment while also creating a useful source of light. Rope lights can be hung or mounted almost anywhere without any structural modifications to a home or place of business. They provide a practical and stylish way to brighten any space, either indoors or outdoors.

LED Rope lighting can be used to provide subtle accent lighting, for example they can be hung under cabinets or other overhanging places. Or colored rope lighting can be used more visibly for a bold look. Outdoors they can be used as step, deck or landscape lights. Continue reading

Are All LED Lights The Same?

If you’re looking to upgrade some of the lights in your home or if you’re considering adding something new but you want to go with something energy-efficient LEDs are a great choice, but it is important to know not all LED lights are the same.

These lights have a lot of advantages over traditional bulbs. They are incredibly efficient, durable and versatile, but they are also more expensive to purchase initially. While this upfront expense will pay off multiple times over with the regular energy savings you’ll experience, you want to make sure you are choosing a quality bulb that will last like it is supposed to.

There is one easy way to make sure you are buying a quality LED light. Look for the Energy Star label to ensure the light has been tested for quality and longevity. To receive this label the light has to go through and pass these tests. Continue reading

LED Garden Lights

Shopping for LED garden lights or accent lights can almost be as fun as planning the garden itself. There are just a few things you need to consider before you make your final decision, things like the size and design of the garden. You don’t want anything too bright and you want to find a look that compliments the garden and provides an overall nice look to the yard. Also consider different types of lights like LED step lights and path lights if you have stepping stones running through your garden or landscaped areas.

Using LED garden lights comes with a number of advantages over many other types of outdoor lighting. They use minimal electricity, they are long-lasting and very durable. Continue reading

LED Deck Lights

If you have a nice deck you’ll want to use it in the evening or on those nice summer nights, not just in the daylight hours. Adding attractive lighting here, like LED rope lights or post cap lights, will enhance this space and make it safe to use at night.

Lighting technology is changing all the time, but LED technology may be one of the fastest evolving efficient lighting technologies out there. As the demand for outdoor lighting has increased this technology has improved to help fit the demand. Now you can find a wide range of outdoor LED lights including a range of styles that can be used for the deck.

There are a lot of benefits of using LEDs instead of more traditional styles of lights on the deck. They are more durable and energy-efficient than most other types of lights, and they can handle the elements all while outlasting other options. Continue reading

LED String Lights

String lights have had a certain appeal since they were introduced on the market, but add LED to the mix and you get the same great look and feel but with greater energy efficiency. The LED technology has been a perfect fit for string and rope lights and has not only made using them more affordable, but also more environmental. Not only do these lights use less energy, but because they last so long one string will last for several years, even if you use them regularly.

These light strings are incredibly versatile. If you don’t want to cut into your walls or stairs they can be used as step lights. They can be used to add a festive touch to a certain area of your home, like a bar. They can be used anywhere outside from the garden to the patio or deck. Not only are they long lasting and efficient, they are also more durable and they don’t get hot so they are safer for use outdoors.

Here are just a few ways you can use LED string lights to brighten up your home without spending much money to do it. Continue reading

LED Accent Lights

If you want to highlight specific areas of your home consider using LED accent lights. These lights are primarily used to highlight a specific item like a picture or a structure in your yard, but they can also be used as a source of light that enhances the appearance of a room or an outdoor area. LED step lights are one good example of this.

There are a few different ways to use these accent lights both inside and outdoors. What will work best for you will depend on the layout and style of your home, as well as the look and function you want from them. Using LEDs as accents offers a few advantages over more traditional styles of lights. One of the big advantages is the money you will save on your electric bill, but the fact that they don’t produce heat makes them perfect for highlighting pictures and artwork. Continue reading