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How to Waterproof Your Solar Light

It will be dark soon, and you want to keep your outdoor lights on. Solar-powered lights are fantastic because they can work for a long time without any additional power, but what about those unforeseen weather conditions?

The best way to waterproof solar-powered lights is by placing an empty plastic soda bottle over each morning. This will help ensure that nothing gets in the form of a bright night! This article will provide step-by-step instructions on how to waterproof your solar lights with soda bottles.

 

Easy Ways to Waterproof Your Lights

It's dark outside, and your solar lights are still on. They're perfect for providing a little extra light to the backyard, but what if it rains? An excellent way to waterproof solar-powered lights is by placing an empty plastic soda bottle over each morning. This will help ensure that nothing gets in the form of a bright night!

You will need:

  • One or two large plastic soda bottles Cut the tops off of your empty soda bottles.
  • A pair of scissors
  • Exacto-knife or even a serrated knife if you have one.

 

How to Waterproof Your Solar Lights

Cut the tops off of your empty plastic soda bottles and set them aside. Next, take one or two solar lights and carefully place them into your plastic bottle.

Now that they are nicely tucked away, you can place the bottle top back on if you wish to block out any excess light.

You can also use duct tape to seal the tops off to ensure that no water gets in.

Note: 

Make sure that you place your solar lights as far down into the plastic bottle as possible so they are not visible outside the bottle. If someone were to look at them at night, it would ruin the "spookiness" of seeing the lights in the dark.

If you have many solar lights to waterproof, place your bottles into a larger bin or container and fill them with water, submerging them completely. This will help ensure that they are 100% waterproof and ready for use outside! You can also add some chlorine bleach if you'd like!

Whether you're planning a surprise pool party or want to give your little ones something to giggle about, make sure that you have fully waterproofed your solar lights!

 

Start Your Waterproofing Project Now!

The solar lights are a great addition to any outdoor area. They can brighten up the patio at night while you have a barbecue, or they can be placed around your pool so when you get in for a swim, it feels like nighttime underwater! But, of course, no matter what you put them outside for, there will come the rain. But don't worry, you can waterproof your solar lights with a simple plastic soda bottle!

Once you have gathered and prepared the supplies needed for this project, it will be straightforward to do! First, you need to place the empty plastic soda bottle over each light on your patio or by your pool.

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