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Try these calculators to help you determine what size pump you might need, how much electricity LEDs can save over Halogen pond lighting and other useful info -- especially for water gardens and ponds.
Head Calculator, enter simple dimensions about pumps for waterfalls or that lift water to find out what size pump you need.
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Remember: Contact Us Directly for the Best Prices!
It's great to be use efficient, eco-friendly products. Especially when you get the most for your green dollars. SolarFlairLighting.com always works with our customers to provide the best prices we can, particularly for multiple units or many items.
We'll help you get the most for your money with the perfect solar lights, fountains, or other garden product. We meet or beat competitors' prices when it's possible. For questions or more info, just call (866) 686-6903 or emailinfo@SolarFlairLighting.com.
Tip of The Week: Think Solar Lights for Some of the Many Gift Giving Occasions this Spring!
With so many different types of solar lights available, there's something for everything.
Solar lights offer choices for diverse personalities, ages and tastes! Find great gifts for Father's Day, weddings, anniversaries, graduations, and the many special occasions during late spring and early summer!
Solar lighting, home & garden products with solar lights, and solar water fountains mean choices to get the perfect gift, even for those hard to buy for.
Different lights have different looks, features, options and price tags. We put together this short video to help you understand the different ways spotlights can be used and what you should look for when making your selection.
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These tips can help you protect the investments you've made and avoid simple things can easily destroy lights, particularly solar lighting fixtures.
Display Your Flag Proudly (and Respectfully) at Night with Solar Lighting!
Tradition and protocol (mandated by Federal statutes) say that a US Flag should be lit at all times. Find out more about how to properly light your flag (including special days it should be flown, which days it should be flown at half-mast, and more) as well as howsolar flag lights can let you easily and cost-efficiently honor the US flag with our recent blog post. (off-site link)
Missing Great Solar Items Because You Still Have Winter Weather?
Even though you still may be dealing with the end of the long winter, it's spring in many areas of the country. Last year, many people in northern climates waited until May or June to buy solar products and found that the best had already been sold out. Find out why now is one of the best times to make sure you get what you want to help enjoy your outdoor living, whether it's already started or still at least a few weeks away. (off-site link)
Add Low Cost (and Better) Fertilizer to Your Garden with DIY Compost
Find out about how easy it is to create your own garden nutrients from kitchen and garden waste, and some of the new tools available to make it easier to make sure great kitchen scraps end up in your compost heap or bin instead of the garbage pail or trash disposal! (off-site link)
Most manufacturers require retailers to sign contracts before they listing or selling products. Often, this agreement includes promising NOT to list or advertise products below a certain price.
Find out why MAPs are good for retailers AND consumers (hint: they are meant to encourage sales based on good sites and customer service as opposed to the lowest price around), and why you should be wary of stores that cheat on MAPS.
This post includes screen captures of below MAP price products that aren't what they really seem to be and asks... (off-site link)
Staying Green with Solar Lights After the Glow is Gone
Nothing lasts forever, not even the best quality solar lights. And long before the lights themselves have passed their brightest days, odds are that you'll have changed batteries a couple of times and on some fixtures, even the light bulbs.
You've been good to the environment (and your pocketbook) by choosing solar. The question: how to stay green when disposing of solar lights and their components?
Most all batteries and light bulbs contain small amounts of toxic materials and should be disposed of as "Household Hazardous Waste," the same way you should dispose of pesticides, paint thinners and other electronic devices. Find out how to be earth-friendly (and, in some places, how to avoid fines) by properly disposing of solar lighting fixtures and their components.
Tips to Stay Safer & More Private Online, Particularly When Shopping!
You would be amazed what businesses and search engines can tell about you if you're not careful online. SolarFlairLighting.com does require cookies for our shopping card, but we would only use them in the event we needed to track the IP, or physical address, of a fraudulent or suspected fraudulent transaction.
This post discusses things you absolutely positively minimize spam, lessen how much your online activities are "tracked" (and your personal information shared or sold for marketing purposes) and the importance of not giving out private or sensitive information unless it's absolutely necessary. (For example: income, family size, age, etc.) The article also reviews the importance of keeping security software up to date, cleaning out cookie files, and other good online habits to help keep you safer online. (off-site link)
Ignore That Man Behind the Curtain! Make Sure You Know Who You Buy from Online! More and more, you will find that it is hard to know exactly whom you are shopping with online. And eBay and Amazon only facilitate the purchase process: neither one gets your money or supplies you with a product. With more shopping sites keeping people on their own sites as opposed to sending to individual stores to complete a purchase, we thought it was a good time to review this post. (off-site link)
Solar lights and other solar products also make it easy to change your mind. if you're having a new terrace built in a far part of your yard where powering it by electricity could be a budget buster, solar's the answer.
If you decide after a bluestone or granite walkway or patio has been installed that lights would be great, but you don't want to have any work redone, solar lamps are the solution!)