As the nights start to draw in, the use of garden solar lights will only increase for homeowners who enjoy some fresh air in the early evenings.
If you have not checked them in a while and discover that one or more has stopped working, we are going to share some handy tips to get them working again better and for longer.
Firstly, it is important to check all the components of your solar lights to find out what specific part has stopped working. The solar panel on each light probably will need cleaning, as a layer of dirt can prevent sunlight from getting through. It is important to position your lights in the best direction to get the most sunlight, and if your solar lights tilt, try to get them tilting towards the sun.
It is also a good idea to check the battery compartment and keep an eye out for signs of damage including broken wires, rust or water damage. Check your batteries
Solar-powered lights are easily the most cost-effective and energy-efficient way to illuminate your garden in the evening.
As not everyone has a landscape designer to hand, you may be unsure where to position your lighting to get the best out of it; but we are here to help!
In our latest blog, we are going to share some tips on positioning your garden solar lights to achieve the best performance.
When deciding how to light up your garden, you can't go wrong with solar-powered lights. The type of lights you choose often depends on the spaces you want to light up. For example, solar lights on stakes are a great way to light a pathway.
If you are considering updating the look of your garden as spring approaches, it is a great opportunity to use solar light batteries from Vapextech.
For our latest blog we are going to explain more about how solar light batteries work, and their benefits for your garden.
If you already have solar batteries employed in your garden, here are some suggestions of when they will need to be replaced.
One of the most common reasons that garden solar lights stop working, is because their rechargeable batteries have worn out.
Rechargeable batteries for your solar lights draw energy from a solar panel which converts sunlight into power that will charge batteries - which in turn, powers your light.
We would recommend replacing the batteries in your solar lights every 12 months or two years. Almost all garden solar
Solar light batteries and the garden lights they power take on a new importance during the month of December. The 21st being the Winter solstice it is the point of the year when the sun is at its lowest point in the northern hemisphere sky. The days are at their shortest and therefore we rely on artificial lighting to be able to see during the extra hours of darkness.
Traditionally we adorn our homes and gardens with all types of lights to add festive cheer during the run up to Christmas and through to the New Year. While all of this adds excitement, it would be easy to over look more modest but no less important lighting for our pathways, steps, patios and driveways. The advantage of using battery powered lighting is that it doesn’t rely on having any complex outdoor electrical installations. There is no need for outdoor sockets and the light units themselves can be arranged wherever you need them without employing t
Solar light batteries are an essential part of providing illumination for your garden. We often associate our gardens with Spring flowers and Summer barbecues. But now that the clocks have gone back marking the end of British Summer Time, we reckon your solar lights and most importantly the solar light batteries which power them will be more important. It is darker much earlier now that the nights have drawn in, the Autumn has many other events to enjoy, such as Halloween and Bonfire Night. With friends and children calling round to “Trick or Treat”, maybe you’re hosting a gathering to let off fireworks. With Christmas on the horizon people will be going back and forth with busy preparations and decorations. In these dark evenings and early mornings, are your pathways, borders, steps, and areas of decking properly lit? Are there any places which may be a trip hazard after dark?
Solar light batteries from Vapextech come fully charged, put them into garden solar lights and use straight away. We manufacture and distribute high quality batteries so that you get the best possible usage out of them. You can be confident of the performance of our solar light batteries. They have a slower discharge when compared to the equivalent sized regular NiMH batteries.
Vapextech has a range of low self discharge batteries and we offer an LSD model specifically for solar light batteries. Available to buy in packs of ten, you get plenty of battery power for your garden lights. Being rechargeable, you can keep it green and help look after the wider environment, while illuminating yours.
Twas the night before Christmas…and Father Christmas was having trouble seeing where to land his sleigh! The solar light batteries had gone flat in the garden lights at number 49. Despite the GPS power of Rudolph’s red nose, this was going to be a tricky delivery....!
Solar light batteries can help bring some much needed illumination to your garden. It is now the point of midwinter. December is the darkest month of the year. We like to bring lights to our homes at Christmas and Yuletide to help lift the spirits. Alongside any lighting decorations which may adorn the exterior of your home, humble solar light batteries can be the power source to light up pathways and decking areas. Avoid trip hazards between the car and the front door as you arrive back from work or school…and remember it’s not just the pos
Solar light batteries are perfect for powering lighting in your garden. Now that we have passed the Autumn Equinox the nights are drawing in. This month the clocks change and it gets darker in the evening. Garden lights can make pathways, patios and steps around your home visible when you return home from work or school.
Solar light batteries from Vapextech come fully charged and ready to use. Simply take out of the packaging and put them into your solar lights. Place the lighting around your garden or outside space and enjoy!
Autumnal events like Halloween or Bonfire Night bring family and friends together. Perhaps you are going to have a party?
It’s a perfect time of year to set up a spooky trail for children and their friends with garden solar lights to light the way. The whizz, bang and crackle of fireworks o
Get the most out of your garden this summer with solar light batteries for your garden solar lights. Rechargeable batteries from Vapextech will cast a gentle light over your garden so that you can enjoy time outdoors for longer.
The summer is a time for barbecues and relaxing outside in the garden with family and friends. There are many kinds of solar lights for use in the garden available from home improvement stores and to buy online. They can be used to gently illuminate lawn and back yard areas in the evening while you are socialising. They have a practical use for lighting pathways and borders and can brighten patio and garden steps to avoid trip hazards. Operating independently they use solar power to charge their batteries during the daylight so you can use them once the sun has started to set in the evening.
Solar light batteries provide your home with a great way to save money and light up outdoor areas but there are so many other benefits too. At Vapextech, we stock a wide range of solar light batteries that are powered by the sun and have an incredible lifespan. In this blog, we’re going to check out five reasons to go solar today!
Perhaps the biggest advantage of them all is the fact you can save hundreds of pounds in energy bills or expensive replacements. The photovoltaic cell in our solar light batteries are powered naturally during the day via the sun’s rays which provides sufficient electricity to power you garden lights.
Solar light batteries are the safest of them all and also alleviate the need to have electrical wires outdoors whi