Best Solar Christmas Lights Buying Guide

solar christmas lghts

Solar Christmas lights are an idea that might seem funny at first glance, but they are an excellent way to show off during the holiday season without running the electric bill up to ridiculous rates. There are some outstanding choices when it comes to solar-powered Christmas lights that are bright, multi-colored, and stand up to …

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How to Use a Solar Pool Cover

solar pool cover on water

Solar pool covers are useful tools that can help keep a pool warm. This has the dual benefit of making sure you don’t cannonball into an ice cold swimming pool in the morning Place the solar pool cover of your choice on your pool at night. Pool covers don’t heat the pool, but keep heat …

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Does Solar Powered Gear Power Inside a Tent?

solar laptop charging while camping

Camping is of my favorite outdoor experiences, right up there with backpacking to somewhere out of the way. When these your two favorite outdoor activities, it’s easy to see why portable solar powered gear would be attractive. When you’re dozens or even a hundred miles from the nearest plug-in, having the ability to charge the …

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Are Solar Backpacks Dangerous?

solar pack catching fire

Solar backpacks have become an incredibly popular piece of gear. Whether students on a university campus, an entrepreneur constantly on the move, or someone who has to work (or chooses to play) in some remote areas far away from any wall charger, solar backpacks have been a popular solution But are solar backpacks safe? Are …

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Can Solar Backpacks Catch Fire?

solar backpack catching fire cartoon

Solar backpacks are an excellent product that have made life easier for many people whether students, travel bloggers, freelancers, digital nomads, and others. The ability to charge a phone, an MP3 player, or even a laptop while away from an outlet is definitely convenient. If not outright necessary for some. But is it safe? Every …

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Do Solar Panels Need Sun or Just Light?

small cabin with solar panel on a foggy morning

Solar energy has come a long way over the years. Almost everyone has a basic understanding of how they’re mean to work. The panels are out, they collect sunlight, and convert that into electricity. Wonderful cheap green energy. However, some people are curious if sunlight is the only light that converts into energy. Solar panels …

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How Bright Are Solar Lanterns?

Two vont lanterns lighting up blacked out room

The concern for power and brightness seems to be something that comes up with all solar gear. This is understandable considering how solar was still in the early stages of development a couple decades ago, but things have definitely changed! Bright solar lanterns aren’t an anomaly – they’re the norm! Solar lanterns designed for camping …

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Best Solar Stone Speakers Reviewed

solar stone speaker

Solar stone speakers, some people call them solar rock speakers but I think the first one sounds better, are a really cool accessory that fit in with a custom backyard, landscaping, or other outdoor setup for get-togethers. They look like solid little stone decorations that fit in well with a garden or backyard settings but …

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Are Solar Lanterns Waterproof?

solar lantern on grass

The idea of solar lanterns is popular for obvious reasons. Who doesn’t love the idea of a great looking home decoration to add perfect ambient lighting in the evening? If those lanterns aren’t a drain on your power bill and don’t require unsightly wires, then all the better, right? But are solar lanterns purely decorative …

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