We just fielded this question from Ron: Hello - I'm looking to purchase chrismas led lights for my yard and trees. . . The lights for the yard would be on the border of my grass and outline the … [Read more...] about What should I use to outline the border of my yard and trees?
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Kristin recently asked the following question and since we hear it quite often, we thought we'd share our answer here: I'm trying to decide between smooth or faceted C9 LED bulbs for the outside of … [Read more...] about What is the difference between faceted and smooth bulbs
We exchanged emails with a customer who installed our 12-volt lights in his car for the Christmas season. The discussion touched on quite a few questions that we hear so we thought sharing the email … [Read more...] about Installing 12 volt Christmas Lights in You Car
This is a question from a customer who wants to mix strings of LED - both steady and flashing from multiple vendors including Christmas Light Source together on the same tree. (I realized this … [Read more...] about Can I mix up LED light strings?
Making last-minute decisions about your Christmas lights? If one person writes to us with a question, we figure more people are probably wondering about the answer as well. These are all real … [Read more...] about Last-minute Christmas Lights Q&A
Every day we field calls from customers asking about light: questions regarding hanging them, how many can be run in series, what clips to use, etc. Here are a few of our most popular topics and … [Read more...] about Tips for Hanging Outdoor Christmas Lights
Today's Question: How do I run LED lights along a 1400 foot fence? I've heard that I can just run separate bulbs and 18 AWG spools of cords the full distance since they are so low current? The … [Read more...] about Can I run these spools 1400 feet and add bulbs? (NO!)
This is the time of year when you may be looking out your front window or thinking about the perfect Christmas tree and are asking yourself...... How Many Lights Should I Put on My Tree? Every … [Read more...] about How Many Lights Should I put on my tree?
Question Will this 50-foot C7 cord hold the vintage GE lighted ice bulbs? The lights say C7, but I want to confirm since they're vintage. Answer: I can't guarantee it completely but … [Read more...] about Will your cords work with my vintage bulbs?
What is the best cord for LED C9 bulbs? Short Answer: C9 cords with 6 -inch spacing are tailored to work with LED bulbs along rooflines and walkways resulting in maximum impact and … [Read more...] about What is the best cord for C9 LED bulbs?
Where did I store those Christmas Lights? It's only the middle of September but now is the time to start planning for Fall, Halloween and Christmas lighting. Dust off your Christmas storage boxes … [Read more...] about Christmas Lights Troubleshooting Checklist
If you’ve been opening our newsletters over the last couple of weeks, you tracked down your lights and recorded them in your inventory spreadsheet and you’ve plugged your lights in to see what works … [Read more...] about What is the difference between LED and incandescent lights, really?
I received this question today about LED twinkle bulbs and thought I'd share it since you might have the question as well! I've grown up decorating my Christmas tree with C7 twinkle lights. This … [Read more...] about Do LED Twinkle Bulbs Really Twinkle?
Are you asking yourself the question, "How do I install Christmas lights along the edge of my tile roof?" One of customers in California sent up some great photos of how he installed C9 light … [Read more...] about Our lights in action: Tile Clips in California
Here is a question we just received via email: I am hosting a lighted wine bottle party. We are looking for battery operated mini lights white and have looked on your site at battery operated and … [Read more...] about Lighted bottle parties: What lights do I use?
Shellie What is the lumens output of the C7 LED lights? I need to know how many I need to switch from incandescent and maintain similar amount of light output. Watts or amps doesn't tell me the … [Read more...] about Customer Question: What are the lumens of your light strings?
Here is today's customer question: I am looking for red LED lights that I can use in my chicken house, they need to run off a battery, any suggestions? Thank you Adding red light to a chicken coop … [Read more...] about Customer Question: Do you have red lights for my chicken coop?
Do you have a fun string of lights that has fantastic little Santas, pumpkins, Winnebagos or flowers installed over the bulbs? After a few seasons, you'll more than likely start losing bulbs on the … [Read more...] about Can I fix these fun lights with covers?
We receive questions about the pro and cons of pre-wired LED light strings and individually purchased LED bulbs and cords on a fairly regular basis. This video will help you as you make this decision … [Read more...] about Choosing between LED Christmas light strings and LED Bulbs and Cords
My conversation with Melissa started with this question: Hey Shellie, we love our 12 volt lights and are interested in more. It looked like the product we wanted is out of stock. Do you know when … [Read more...] about Lighting a solar powered house – 12 Volt lights