LightingEver’s 16.4ft, 300 LEDs RGB Strip Light Kit Review

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LED lighting comes in so many options nowadays. Strip lighting, which is what this is, is so easy to work with, and affords a variety of ways to play with lighting in your home. It can be used for holiday lighting, daily lighting, decorative lighting, and project lighting. This particular kit from Lighting Ever arrives with a 16.4ft strip of RGB, peel and stick lighting, 1 remote with batteries included, 1 user guide, 1 remote adapter, and 1 AC adapter. These lights are not waterproof. They are best used indoors, or on a covered porch away from moisture, or moisture build up. If you need to cut these to fit where you are using them, let’s say, to make a turn, you can. You will need to order light strip connectors though, so they will still work on one run. It can only be cut at a certain spacing, though, so check before you do. The remote is a 44 Key remote. These lights have so many settings. You can choose the basic white lighting, which is my favorite, or one of 20 different light color choices. You can leave it steady on, or on a fade mode, and adjust the speed to your liking. It can also flash through the regular RGB colors on its’ own. They do get warm to the touch when on, but not hot. So make sure they will have some ventilation, where you mount them. This is normal for LED tape lighting. My husband is a commercial electrician and has used it for years. The remote is very responsive, and the lights are bright and clear.  This strip uses 36 watts of power. It has 300 LEDs on it. So, it uses just a little over have the amount of power, that a regular 60 watt bulb uses. No bad at all, for so much light.

Overall, a well working light strip. The remote is very responsive. The lights are nice and clear. Everything is all set up for immediate use, upon arrival.

 This product is available here for purchase: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M2ZRYW3/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I received these at a discount. All opinions are honest and my own.

 

Solar diamonds for your garden. – SolarDuke’s Solar Diamond Shaped Color Changing Landscape Lighting.

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These lights are so pretty in person. I’m glad I took the chance. You get the four in a set, and I thin it is so unique that you can either use them tabletop or attach the stakes, and use them that way. I place mine in some potted plants on the deck, and they look so pretty in them, both during the day, and at night when the lights come on. Be very, very careful when removing them from the box upon arrival. That is literally my only negative with this product. When I opened them up, the solar panel tops look like their attached to the body of the lights. They are not. I had a couple fall down to the ground, and I am glad they didn’t break. I was on my deck when I opened them up, and my house is on piers, so I was happy they didn’t roll off. You do need to turn each light on upon arrival too. The power switch is clearly labeled, and it is on the underside of this solar panel top. Then, screw the tops on, and either set them out on your table to charge, or attach the stakes to them and set them out. The stakes just push onto the bottom of each light. They hold firmly too. First pull the plastic part of the stake out, and turn it around and reattach it to the pole.

The solar panels are very receptive. I have had no trouble with them charging from my covered deck. They are waterproof, so I do not need to remove them with it’s pouring, or when I water the plants. I live on the coast, and even though it’s a covered deck, water comes in and drenches everything anyhow, lol. The lights have a diamond shape to them, and not only are very pretty to look at, but really throw a really pretty light when they are on. They having been going on at dusk, and have lasted till sun up. My mom gets up early, and when she hits the deck around 6:30 a.m., they are still on, she tells me. I’m not up at that hour, lol. I absolutely love the soft colors these throw off. I normally like lights that stay on solid. These gently roll through different colors. Since they change so slowly, and gently on the eyes, I am really enjoying this set. Even though they are on stakes, they could get lost in your landscaping. I highly recommend them being in a flat border time of situation, or in potted plants, where they can be the star of the show. So far my lights have put up with the wind and weather. They are charging well, and operating like they should. These are really pretty lights.

I really lucked out and bought these lights on a flash sale, with my own money. – SolarDuke’s Solar Diamond Shaped Color Changing Landscape Lighting.

If you would like to purchase these lights, they are available here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LYS46R2/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Sparkles! – Gao Ges’ LED String Lights -100 Leds, 33 feet Copper Wire.

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I absolutely love fairy lights on copper wire. First off, I love, love, love copper. No clue why, but I do. The color is so rich and vibrant. It has always been a favorite of mine. I was thrilled when they first came out with these lights. So, I am not new to them. This set is waterproof, but the waterproofing of the outdoor outlet will be up to you. That part is not waterproof. This particular set from the Gao Ge store on Amazon, is 33 feet long, and has 100 LEDs on it. 100 beautiful, warm white, LEDs. The thin copper wire is surprisingly more durable than you would think, and the LEDs are interwoven into the wire. I think it’s pretty cool how they do this. This particular set is a one mode set. They stay steady on. The cord does separate; in case you have a remote set up. These lights will accept it. Fortunately, the lead line is a good length (18”), which makes setup easier. This wire really stays put too. You can wrap it around almost anything, and it won’t budge. For example, I had a set of solar powered fairy lights, copper ones like these. I wrapped them around the landing banister of the deck. It stayed out for almost a year, before the cord was cut by the edger. We had a hurricane go through, and a ton of storms. They never, ever budged an inch. I just wrapped them around the banister too. I did not use anything at all to keep them in place. I love LEDs, they are so durable, and just keep on going, no matter what. They have a really long life span, thousands of hours. This company did not state the specific amount of hours from what I could find. From my past with this type of light, it’s normally around 50,000 hours.

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These lights do not get hot to the touch at all, so little ones won’t hurt themselves if they accidently touch them. These lights use so little energy as well. They only consume 12W of power. You can do almost anything with these, as long as you have a nearby outlet. They have a regular 2 prong plug on them. You can place them inside a bottle. You can decorate your patio like I did, or your bedroom, wreaths, pictures, behind frames, and more. With the holidays coming up, you can decorate around your decorations with these. Since they are so neutral, and offer a warm white light, they can be used year round as well. There is really nothing I do not like about these lights. I am a big, big fan.

I received these for free, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review. – Gao Ges’ LED String Lights -100 Leds, 33 feet Copper Wire, Warm White Outdoor Decor Lighting, Water-Proof.

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If you would like to purchase this product, it can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KRPUWPU/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Light up your home with Arui’s Solar Lights,Syhonic 2-in-1 Waterproof 4 LED Solar Spotlights.

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We are big fans of solar lights. We use them all of the time. It’s a proven fact that a well-lit home has a lower chance of being robbed that a poorly lit home. And who doesn’t love a lower electricity bill! I know I do. I hate wasting money on an electricity bill. Solar panels, even these little ones, are so much better nowadays too. They really do provide enough power to light these lights. To top it off, these are LED lights. Another thing I love. LEDs are so much more durable and longer lasting, than regular bulbs. Combine these two things together, and really, how can you go wrong. The key to using lights like this, is to make sure you position the panels so they get full sun during the day. They can illuminate the night for up to 8 hours on a full charge on high. Each light has an internal 200mAh battery. They have a high and a low mode. High is 200 lumens, and low is 100 lumens. Both settings are pretty bright. Both the light and the solar panel are adjustable. You actually have to assemble the lights upon arrival. They did it that way to make the box smaller. Normally they aren’t too hard to assemble, but these need a little patience, and steady hands. You have to almost press the nut into the opening with a finger, while screwing in the screw cap with the other. It eventual catches enough to tighten up the light. But, once it’s done, it’s done, lol. No worries about inclement weather bothering these lights. They have an IP65 waterproof rating. They can handle anything but being submerged. These lights are great for illuminating the outside of your home, pathways, and landscaping. They are very easy to operate. Each light has an off/on button on the back of the solar panel. Press it once for the low setting, and twice for the high setting. They can either be staked into the ground, or mounted on a wall, fence or tree. They include mounting hardware and the stakes, too.  The stakes literally just push in, so they are very easy to do. The lights throw a pretty good beam too. It all depends on the angle you set the light. Each light has 4 LEDs in it. These are actually fully on lights, not motion activated lights. They will come on at dusk, and be off by morning. You can set them on low for a longer lasting light time frame, and then put them on high on nights you know you will be coming in late, or having company over. The lights are steady on and won’t flicker on you. Even on days with no sun, you’ll still get some charge; not enough to light up all night, but enough to come on at dusk. I am really happy with this set. I love being able to buy them as a set. One is never enough, or appear balanced, visually. With the two you can light up both sides of your driveway, pathway, or both back corners of your yard. Solar is really a great way to go for outdoor lighting.

I received these for free, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review. – Arui’s Solar Lights,Syhonic 2-in-1 Waterproof 4 LED Solar Spotlight.

If you would like to purchase these lights, they can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Syhonic-Waterproof-Spotlight-Adjustable-Landscape/dp/B01E9PXX8M?ie=UTF8&*Version*=1&*entries*=0

Great side table fan. – Aura Bladeless Fan, Oscillating Fan, With Decorative LED Light & Remote Control (Silver).

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My husband is always hot. I swear he has an internal furnace. I, on the other hand, am always on the colder side. So, a fan is a great option for us. I tend to be a little clutsy, and my younger son is a bull in a china shop. So, I love the bladeless fan option. I like how there are more affordable options than the creator of the bladeless fan. With this fan, I don’t have to worry about anyone hurting themselves, or knocking things into it. It has a high and low setting, and even LED lights, if needed. The icing on the cake with this fan, is the remote control. It works really well. You need to face it to the front of the fan, and it is very responsive. The only action that can be a little temperamental with the remote, is the “sway” option. This is the button you press when you want the fan to slowly turn 180 degrees. It turns left to right, and really spreads the breeze. Sometimes, I have to press it several times for it to pick up this action. It has always eventually picked it up for me, though. The actions that you can choose with both the remote and from the buttons on the front of the fan are: Power, Sway, Low, High, and Lights. The high and low are represented by a + and – signs on the fan itself. The light option on the fan is shown by a lightbulb, and the sway option is shown by a circle with an arrow on the end of it, on the fan. The fan buttons are subtle, but you can tell what they are if you look closely at them. They are very responsive, and work right away for me every time, so far. The white LED lights surround the base of the fan. I really love the lighting. It is subtle, and looks great on. It helps light the area at night, but it is not too bright, and does not keep us up at night. You can run the lights independently from the fan. I like that option a lot. They do not get hot to the touch either. This is not a strong blowing fan. It is a great side table fan. It will not cool down an entire room. It does a great job for close proximity; for example, if you put it by you when you are in bed, or sitting on the couch. The fan is actually a lot quieter than regular fans. Yes, it does make noise. The internal parts blow the air up into the upper archway, and the air blows out of the groove along the archway, into your room. It really is a nice working fan. You do have to snap the top part onto the lower half, upon arrival. It can be really finicky too. I kept feeling like I was going to break it. It took more over 10 tires, but I finally was able to snap it together. Once snapped in, it is seated pretty tight. It doesn’t shake or wobble at all. The power cord is separate, and attaches at the base of the fan. It is a regular 2 prong plug. So far, so good. I am comfortable recommending this product.

If received this product for free, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review. – Aura Bladeless Fan, Oscillating Fan, With Decorative LED Light & Remote Control (Silver).

If you would like to purchase this fan, it can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0128WINHO/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1