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Many of you know about or participated in our Christmas light recycling program last year. Last year's program was a great success and we recycled over 3000 pounds of Christmas lights. As we did last year we are offering participants a coupon for participation. This year's coupon will be 15% off anything in our catalog.

Its not quite Halloween but soon enough all of the retail stores will start putting out their Christmas lights, decorations and other holiday products. This year LED Christmas lights will most likely be even more prominent on retail shelves than they were last year. If you are shopping for LED Christmas lights this year there are a few things you should consider.

Look for Flicker-Free or Full Wave LED Christmas Lights

September 2, 2008

The energy savings, costs savings and safety of LED Christmas lights are wonderful, but one of the coolest things about Christmas LED lights is that they can do so much more than traditional Christmas lights. One of my favorite new products is the morphing LED light set. This light set is a set of wide angle LEDs with warm white bulbs that are mixed in with morphing bulbs that change from red, to blue, to green, to yellow, to pink.

August 21, 2008

Since we began this business we have learned a lot about the tradition of Christmas and more than most people want to know about Christmas lights. For some reason I always assumed that the "x" in Xmas was an abbreviation for or represented the cross. I'm not sure what prompted me to investigate the matter further today but I decided I needed confirm my suspicions.

August 20, 2008

People have been using candles as a light source, for ceremonial decoration, and other purposes since around 3000 B.C. All candles consisted of some sort of solid fuel source and a simple wick. Although the materials used for the fuel source or candle itself have changed, the basic technology is the same as it was in 3000 B.C. The candle has stood the test of time and the is no reason to expect that it will be replaced by any new technologies any time soon. However, there are some advantages...

August 18, 2008

I had a good friend growing up whose father always decorated his entryway and some of the trees and greenery around the entryway.  He did this every year while we were growing up.  It always looked ok, but he seemed to struggle with the installation each year.  This went on for several years until we were high school age which was the last year he hung Christmas lights.  His final installation consisted of him opening the front door, plugging in the lights, and tossing the lights over the closest bush.  He shut the door, returned to the couch to...

If you are like me, selecting the best Christmas lights for your tree is the least of your concerns. I am generally more concerned with making sure the tree doesn't fall out of the stand and is reasonably straight. However, there are a lot of choices in the market now for Christmas tree lights and there are a few things you should consider when making your selection.

LED Christmas Lights v Incandescent Christmas Lights

Often times the nature of and location of a holiday display makes powering your Christmas lights with standard AC power difficult. In situations where it is not possible or desirable to power your xmas lights using standard power cords try using battery operated LED Christmas lights

August 2, 2008

There are a variety of different styles of Christmas lights. One of the most common specialized sets of Christmas string lights is the icicle light. The icicle light is a great decorating tool and can be utilized to provide great affects to a number of different holiday displays.

July 31, 2008

A new service industry has arisen to offer Christmas light installation services. Undoubtedly, this is a service that has been available for some time but has recently become more mainstream. We frequently provide Christmas lights to professional installers but I've never really taken the time to understand the business. We will be launching a Christmas light installers directory and felt that it was only appropriate to learn a bit more about these services and share that...