The Key to Successful Outdoor Christmas Lighting Depends on These Three Factors
Your outdoor Christmas light display can be a delight that puts a smile on many faces in your community. Make yours a successful one this year when you address these three outdoor lighting aspects that will make all the difference in your display.
Strings of lights can be arranged in many ways, along the eaves of your home, down the sides, around the windows and more. No matter how you design your lighting, you will need something to attach your light strings. That is where good lighting clips are invaluable.
Choose your lighting clips based on the size of your holiday light bulbs and the particular placement of the lights. Speciality clips can accommodate lights around windows or doorways, for example. Others are made just to grab on to brick surfaces.
The Rules of Light Strings
Strings of outdoor lights come in lengths of anywhere from 25 bulbs to 200 or so. Measure the distance you will need carefully, to ensure that you buy enough lights for your display. Keep the following rules of holiday lighting in mind:
Know Your Bulbs
While mini or twinkle lights continue to be the most popular type of Christmas lights, larger old fashioned bulbs and bulbs of different shapes are also available and becoming of more interest each year.
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