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Tips When It Comes to Holiday Lighting Installation in your Home

Because Christmas is so close, now is the time to start planning how you’ll deck the halls of your house for the holiday! If you’re looking for tips on the holiday lighting installation in your home, you’ve come to the right place. The holidays are a time to spend with family and friends, celebrate, and have fun. It is also the time of year when you can demonstrate your enthusiasm for the Christmas season by decking your house in various lights to celebrate the season. 

Follow these guidelines for a secure and effective installation of Christmas lights on your property if you want to add some additional glitz and glamor to your home or business this year. In this article, we will give you some helpful advice on setting up your Christmas lights in a hurry so that you can start enjoying them immediately.

Check the Lights Before Doing the Holiday Lighting Installation

Checking the lights before hanging them is the single most critical thing to remember while stringing lights. Before you turn your lights outdoors, you must thoroughly inspect the wires to look for any indications of damage. Damaged or missing insulation might allow moisture to get into the wires, which can cause a short circuit or even a fire. Remember that you should constantly look for frayed or damaged cables; this is another essential thing to keep in mind. It is crucial to ensure the cord is not damaged on the inside, even if it seems to be in excellent condition from the exterior. If the cord is injured on the inside, there is no way of knowing whether or not it may experience a short circuit at some time in the future.

You’ll Need to Make Sure You Have Enough Light Bulbs On Hand before You Start Hanging Your Lights

You probably can’t wait to make your Christmas decorations since it’s the most delightful time of the year. It’s lovely to be excited about holiday decorating, but there are a few things to keep in mind before you get in. For example, stock up on light bulbs so you can easily swap out any that burn out. It’s not pleasant to run out of lights in the middle of an installation, so you should also ensure you have enough to cover the area where you want to place them. 

Whether using traditional incandescent bulbs or energy-efficient LEDs, it’s essential to use suitable holiday lighting installation materials and hardware while putting up your lights. Holiday light clips and hooks come in various styles and sizes to accommodate a wide variety of surfaces; thus, knowing which materials will be most appropriate for your specific use is applicable.

Determine Where You Want to Hang Your Lights and Gather the Necessary Tools

The other step that must be taken to install Christmas light displays in your house correctly can be finished far before actually putting the lights up. This stage involves selecting where to hang your lights and obtaining the appropriate materials. It is possible to turn Christmas lights outside in various ways, but inside light displays also come in multiple forms and may be done in a few different ways. Keeping all of these considerations in mind, you will need to decide whether you will utilize an extension cable or invest in wireless Christmas lights. However, extension cables may often involve complicated installation methods. At the same time, wireless lights are excellent if you do not want obtrusive wires running across the floor of your driveway or sidewalk outside of your home. Both options have their expenses, as well as their advantages and downsides.

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Hang the Lights Over Windows Without Damaging Them by Using Nails and Hooks 

Nails are an excellent method of holiday lighting installation when used in conjunction with window ledges. In an emergency, they can be quickly mounted or removed, and if you don’t have enough nails on hand, you can always pick up a pack from the shop. Make sure you’re hammering them in so they won’t be seen while the lights are on, and don’t leave any sharp edges sticking out that might cause an injury. Affixing them towards the top of the window frame is ideal, but mounting them around the frame’s borders is a good alternative. Hooks are preferable to nails when working with delicate home components like door frames. You may hang them from the ceiling or the door frame and route your wiring down their bottom to illuminate the area.

Elevated Seasons is a Los Angeles holiday lighting installation company that has completed numerous holiday decorating projects throughout Southern California. With years of experience installing holiday lighting at homes, businesses, and estates in Los Angeles, we have the knowledge and skill to meet your needs. Contact Elevated Seasons at (818) 698-2514 for more information!

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The finished project was far beyond expectations, and was completed in record time. Nathan’s attention to detail was superb….I would highly recommend Nathan Murrell for any of your lighting needs. In fact, I would emphatically say, “you will not be disappointed!”​

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Nathan and the guys did a fantastic job with our house. It looked amazing; everything was easy; they were always punctual, and they solved some last minute problems for us with creativity and good cheer. Couldn’t recommend more highly!

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Beyond happy with the lighting installed by Elevated Seasons. They installed permanent landscape lighting (fountain & driveway) as well as Christmas lights (wreath, tree wraps and house trim). Turned out beautiful! The crew was very respectful of the property, installed everything in a timely manner and cleaned up after they left.

Nathan was very professional, helpful and easy to work with. He provided a line-by-line estimate breakdown for every aspect of the project and was completely transparent about cost of materials and labor. I will definitely hire Elevated Seasons for future projects.

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