Here are a few tips to make lighting a little bit easier this Christmas:
No more tangles – just a beautifully lit tree
If you wrap the lights round and round, they will tangle and cause problems when taking them off. It is easier to place the lights when they are switched on so that you can see where they are. And of course do the lights before putting the decorations on the tree!
Some lights have a small plastic ring at the base of the bulb, pull the ring away from the bulb and thread over the branch and then tighten, this anchors the light firmly on the branch and gives a “candle effect” – great for fresh trees.
Always test lights first to check all the bulbs are going and that there aren’t any broken ones. For lights that are blown, do not remove until you get a replacement, as otherwise the rest of the lights will also stop going.
Visit one of our stores and we can show you these lighting tricks.