How to plan for your Christmas Lights

Baby’s First Christmas Wreath

  • November 8, 2016

A Baby's First Christmas Wreath can be used in several different locations.Hospital Door Nursery Door Front Entry Door Over the Crib, or elsewhere in the nursery These wreaths are lovely gifts and can be adorned with many useful presents, making it a gift that is both beautiful and practical. Here are a few steps on how to create yours.    Make it as easy as possible for new parents.Choose colors that are in keeping with the nursery theme, so that it may be used again. If it's for an outside door, match the existing decorations. Add 1 or 2 command hooks for easy installing. New parents...

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Christmas Lights on a Budget

  • October 20, 2014

  You know the season is here when you start to see Christmas light installations around town, especially at the local shopping centers. Like many of you I love the look of huge trees, lit from their base to the end of their branch tips. This type of Christmas light installation takes a ton of lights and a lot labor. It also often calls for special equipment to be brought in to safely install the lights over the canopy. Unfortunately, it's not in everyone’s budget to have this done to their trees. That is, until now. Here's how you can do your Christmas Lights on a Budget We are offering...

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DWF Christmas Lights on How to Light a Christmas Tree: Part 2 techniques

  • October 12, 2011

by Maria Bargellini  If  you read part one of this post you should have a good idea of any considerations that have to be made prior to picking a technique. If you haven't read part one of "How to light a Christmas tree" click here.  The Scallop Wrap This is the most common or "old fashion" way of stringing lights on a Christmas tree. The lights are scalloped on the tree in the same way most people put garland on. Part your tree in 3-4 evenly spaced sections, ie every 2 feet on a 6 foot tree. Use the branches to hang lights and let them hang in between. Make sure that your wraps are not too tight...

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Dallas Christmas Lights: Tips–GFCI

  • November 15, 2010

By Maria Bargellini, of DFW Christmas Lights I have been an electrician for over a dozen years and the thing most home owners have issues with are their outdoor GFCI outlets. GFCI stands for ground fault circuit interrupter, in the business we say GFI for short. Those fancy letters are just a way of saying cut off device. If you overload your circuit, get a surge or short from weather, the ground fault in the device will trip, much like a breaker, and shut off the power to your device. It does so as to not  allow the surge to return to your breaker. It's meant to protect the breaker and or electrical...

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Musical Holiday Lighting Display

  • October 14, 2010

The ITree by Music in Motion By Maria Bargellini of DFW Christmas Lights Wants something new this holiday season? Love those crazy Holiday videos where someone else's home is dancing to tunes in a spectacular Holiday Lighting display? Well people--I want to introduce you to a fantastic new product that will give you a similar display without the cost or hassle of a high tech computerized show. It's called the ITree, by Music in Motion. There's two products in this family, an indoor tree that looks like your traditional Holiday tree and an outdoor version, which is a cone shaped tree made with...

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Christmas Lighting ideas: Virtual Estimates

  • October 13, 2010

By Maria Bargellini of DFW Christmas Lights. You know you what to do Holiday Lighting but you aren't sure what to do--No Worries. Our Holiday Lighting Designers can put your mind at ease by working with you to create the perfect design. Our Virtual Designs help you visualize what your home will look like at it's seasonal best. Below is a sample of a virtual design and an actual installation. Virtual Design Actual Installation Virtual Estimates: We offer FREE estimates for both “Virtual” and “In Person” clients. These virtual designs allows us to provide our services for busy...

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Christmas Lighting Ideas: Videos

  • October 6, 2010

Christmas Lighting Display set to Carol of the Bells, which is a fantastic song to use for this purpose. It's a great display--worth the time to watch. Song is called Carol of the Bells--read the lyrics here. DFW Christmas Lights is owned and operated by Dallas Curb Appeal, A full service Landscape Contractor helping you Love Where You Live.

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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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