How to repurpose Solar lights?

I have solar lights in my yard, some are still lighting up after several years. Is there something I can do with the ones that have quit lighting up?
  8 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 18, 2017
    Change the batteries

  • Check the batteries, most can be replaced or recharged.

  • Danielle Gleason Illich Danielle Gleason Illich on Jun 18, 2017
    Sometimes mine get dirty around the solar panel and need a good cleaning. Others I've just replaced as they are inexpensive. But for more expensive ones I wonder if they just need new bulbs? I'll have to look into that!

  • D D on Jun 18, 2017
    check the battery, if not working still clean the solar panel on top. if all else fails then will obviously have to get new ones.

  • Sga16178604 Sga16178604 on Jun 18, 2017
    I agree with cleaning off and replacing battery if possible.

  • William William on Jun 18, 2017
    Replace the batteries and they will work. The solar cell recharges the batteries. Cleaning the solar cell will help if its dirty.

  • Norris720 Norris720 on Jun 18, 2017
    Dot Cain-Gelwick - Once clean and new batteries you can accent your yard by attaching them to you fence of to brighten up a yard sign, place them in the trees. On Pinterest they have added them to Mason jars for porch accent.

  • C. D. Scallan C. D. Scallan on Jun 18, 2017
    Dot, I have cleaned mine with just dish soap (always Dawn ) and water . The top just comes off, clean well , dry, replace . The batteries may need replacing though and you can get rechargeable batteries at Walmart .