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Christmas Lights Dallas: DIY Lighting–Part II

  • September 16, 2010

By Maria Bargellini or DFW Chritmas Lights.com Continuation of another article: Christmas Lights Dallas: DIY Lighting--Part I 4. Should I start with the lights on or off? There's nothing worst then hitting the switch on the tree just to see that the hardest lights to get to don't work. Plug in light strings before putting them on the tree. Plugging in lights allows you to find missing or burned out bulbs before you decorate your tree and helps you to evenly distribute the lights throughout the tree. 5. Do I need a Surge protector? Yes, we recommend the use of surge protectors. Plug light...

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Christmas Lights Dallas: DIY Lighting–Part I

  • September 11, 2010

By Maria Bargellini, president of DFW Christmas Lights Want to do your own lights? Great--here are some thing to consider and tips to help you get started. 1. Which lights can you connect together? This is by far the biggest mistake people make. Here are some rules to live by. Do not connect mini lights of different numbers together-never connect a 100 light set to a 50 light set. If you do, the 50 light set will burn out prematurely. The same goes for any other combination. Do not connect different bulb types together. LED strands and mini lights burn at different voltages and will burn...

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LED Christmas Lights

  • August 20, 2010

Oklahoma, a great place to visit this holiday season By Maria Bargellini of DFW Christmas Lights This season why not travel to Oklahoma to see fantastic holiday lighting displays and have a good time. If you want to take a trip to this Holiday season to see holiday lights--look no further than to your neighbors in Oklahoma. Their annual fest is known as DownTown in December, or D in D. There's tons of stuff for a couple or family to do. Below are just a few of the many places to go and experience the joy of the season, some are even free. If you scroll below there are some helpful travel links...

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Christmas Lights Dallas, Plano, Frisco, SouthLake, McKinney:

  • August 13, 2010

Small, Medium, and Large Christmas Lighting Displays By Maria Bargelini of DFW Christmas Lights .Com. Your source for Christmas lighting in Dallas Not sure what you want or what you can afford? Below are some general descriptions of small, medium and large jobs. Prices vary depending on the size of the home. Things like the height of the roof, width of trees, length of paths, the addition of greenery, and difficulty of installation will determine final cost. Small Jobs (less than $500): Most companies won't even quote a job this small.  At DFW Christmas Lights we have a separate crew dedicated...

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Christmas Lighting Ideas: LED Lights

  • August 13, 2010

By Maria Bargellini of DFW Christmas Lights The hottest trend in Christmas Lighting is still LED's, or Light emitting diodes for you techies. The manufacturers continually surprise us with new shapes and sizes and even colors. Below are the Pro's and Con's of these energy saving lights. Pros The LED's don't get hot--although they will be warm LED's use up to 90% times less energy than their incandescent counterparts. Exact percentages vary by manufacture. You can connect 50 LED light strands compared to 6 incandescent strands end to end. LED's can last up to 100,000 hours Beautiful vibrant...

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Book Your Holiday Lighting Display Now

  • July 16, 2010

Christmas in July Sale By Maria Bargelini of DFW Christmas Lights .Com. Your source for Christmas lighting in Dallas Tis the season to book early- fa la la la la ...la la la la... It's almost that time of year again folks..OK  OK OK it's not almost that time of year for you guys-but it is for me. In July I put the Christmas carols on and start preparing for the season so that we can bring you a Holiday without the hassle. Book Early and Save! Why you should book now Guarantee: By booking early you are guaranteed to be installed by Thanksgiving and lit by Black Friday, or whenever...

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Christmas Lighting Ideas: Outlining Your Home

  • July 13, 2010

By Maria Bargellini of DFW Christmas Lights With Christmas Lights there's always that eternal question. What to do ..what to do? The fantastic thing about Christmas lights is that you are not married to your display. You can change the colors, the bulb types, the layout. You can add, take away, and change. This short article is about outlining your home. This doesn't necessarily mean that you have to do the entire thing. You can do as little or as much as you like--you can even add additional lights over time. Click here to go to see Outlined House samples. Things to Consider when Outlining Height:...

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How to budget for your Christmas Lights

  • July 13, 2010

Have a Hassle Free and Stress Free Holiday BY Maria Bargellini Holiday Lighting Designer and President of DFW Christmas Lights. With Christmas Light Design as well as Landscape design it's best to get an overall picture of what you want your display to look like in the years to come. For instance, let say the design you want cost $2000, but you don't have that much money to spend right now--no problem. Design the Christmas Lighting display you want now and spend what you can when you can with the overall end result in mind. The likes are cut and spliced according to the lines of your house, making...

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Christmas Lights

  • December 12, 2009

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