How to install a solar sensor light

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How to install a solar sensor light

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Solar sensor lights are a great idea for deterring intruders and lighting up your entertaining area. We’ll show you how to install the light and the solar panel in just a few steps.
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Step by Step Instructions

1 Position the light
2 Remove the mounting bracket
3 Mark and pre-drill the holes
4 Screw on the bracket
5 Attach the sensor light
6 Mark and pre-drill holes
7 Screw on the panel
8 Plug in the power cable
  • Step 1. Position the light

    First, figure out the best position for your light and solar panel. 

  • Step 2. Remove the mounting bracket

    Take the mounting bracket off the light before you put it up. 

  • Step 3. Mark and pre-drill the holes

    Position the bracket where you want your light to go and mark your holes. Then predrill them. 

  • Step 4. Screw on the bracket

    Reposition the bracket and screw it in place. 

  • Step 5. Attach the sensor light

    Attach the sensor light to the bracket and angle it in the right position.

  • Step 6. Mark and pre-drill holes

    Find a sunny spot for the panel. Mark the position of the holes and then pre drill them. 

  • Step 7. Screw on the panel

    Now screw the panel into place by hand. Then angle it up towards the sun.

  • Step 8. Plug in the power cable

    Run the power cable over to the sensor light and plug it in. Then wait for the sun to charge the batteries. 
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