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$0 cost backyard lighting

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$0 cost backyard lighting

..well more like $28.99 X 2. I'll explain.

 

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After some researching and a bit of  trial and error, I found these solar flood lights which I recently installed onto my screen with some handy DIY creativity.

 

Ongoing cost = $0.00. 

Ambience in backyard = $28.99* !

 

Created a small platform attached to a screening panel.

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Full brightness on when the sensor is activated. (drops down to low lever light thereafter)

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Placed the other light on the window screen. Very Impressed with the brightness.

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*Product : Arlec 5W integrated solar powered sensor LED floodlight 

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Re: $0 Cost - Backyard Lighting

Good stuff @Chaks_DIY.

This area is looking so good. 

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Experienced Contributor

Re: $0 Cost - Backyard Lighting

Thanks again @rattle 😁

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Re: $0 cost backyard lighting

Fantastic effort @Chaks_DIY.

 

That's exactly what I was thinking of and you couldn't have pulled it off better.

 

Great work.

 

Mitchell

 

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Re: $0 cost backyard lighting

Was it October 2020 when you did this? i have not been impressed with garden solar lights in the past only lasted a couple of years. Will be interested how long this lasts and how long it works in winter.

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Re: $0 cost backyard lighting

"I have not been impressed with garden solar lights in the past"

 

Similar experience, but it was quite some time ago - I suspect technology has improved?

The photos above look great!

 

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Experienced Contributor

Re: $0 cost backyard lighting

@gnicholson and @Noyade 

Thanks guys !

I've had some dodgy solar lights before too but these are a stand out for all the good reasons. Solid build and they appear to be a world ahead in quality.

No issues so far, even on cloudy days. Admittedly, my backyard orientation is quite favourable too. But time will tell 🙂

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