Outlining your home with Christmas Lights

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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Another 12 Days of Christmas Spoof

  • November 16, 2011

Twelve Days of Christmas  (ITALIANO VARIATION) On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, A bowl full of parmesean cheese. On the 2nd day of Christmas my true love gave to me, Two garlic cloves, and a bowl full of parmesean cheese On the 3rd day of Christmas my true love gave to me, three Pizza Pies, two garlic cloves, and a bowl full of parmesean cheese. On the 4th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, Four meatballs, three Pizza Pies, Two garlic cloves, and a bowl full of parmesean cheese. On the 5th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, Five pasta fazool !!!! Four...

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LED Christmas Lights Dallas

  • December 6, 2010

This home has all 4 sides decorated with warm white LED C9 bulbs. It also has red berry, "Razzleberry" LED mini lights on the shrubs and "Ice Drop"  tube lights on the tree, entry way and breezeway. It's on the Highland Park carriage trail and it is a must see this holiday season. DFW Christmas Lights and The Outdoor Lighting Expert are owned and operated by Dallas Curb Appeal Inc.

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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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How to maintenance your Christmas lights Part I

  • October 16, 2010

Maintenance To date there aren't any Christmas lights that are manufactured here in the US, but we use millions of lights. Manufacturing so many lights for consumption with only months to prepare has led to holiday decorations notoriously being poorly manufactured and unreliable. Our Christmas lights are commercial grade, with greater durability and quality than our competitors. The following guide offesr advice and solutions to the most common Christmas light problems whether you're using our lights or your own. WHEN LIGHTS FAIL Check that all circuits are on and that all plugs are plugged...

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Where to see Lights in Dallas / Texas

  • October 13, 2010

BY Maria Bargellini, of DFW Christmas Lights, Dallas Christmas Light installers Looking for somewhere to go to see a lights this holiday? Try Whistlestop, in Cleburne, Texas. Their Christmas wonderland lighting display has over 3 ½ million lights decorating Hulen Park in Cleburne, Texas. There's live entertainment like a community choir, representing area churches, singing Christmas music, a parade and pictures with Santa.  Adding to the fun will be food and gift vendors, and kids of all ages will be able to blow the whistle on the historic 3417 Steam Engine. View historic Cleburne at the Candle...

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Christmas Around the World

  • October 12, 2010

Ever wonder what the Christmas holiday is like in other parts of the world? Below is an excerpt of an article on what Christmas, or rather the holidays are like around the world. Christmas In Argentina People go to the church with family, then come back to a family gathering. At midnight after eating they toast, then the adults' dance while younger people go out to see the fireworks. After this they go to sleep, but not before they open the presents under the Christmas tree. That day is very special for because they are Christian and celebrate Jesus' birth on the 24th of December. The dinner...

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Where to see Christmas Lights in Dallas, Texas

  • October 5, 2010

By Maria Bargellini of DFW Christmas Lights, Holiday Lighting Installers, Dallas. I'm no youngster but I love Christmas Lighting Displays and so will you and your family. There's just something magical about dancing lights in the darkness. Think Reindeer jumping over your car as you drive along. How fantastic is that!  Your visit to Grand Prairie will be worth the travel time. And once you see the 4 million lights on display for 2 miles--The worlds longest light tunnel. You and your family will be glad you came to visit. But wait --there's more--- They also have a Holiday Magic light show....

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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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