Category: August

All posts created in August.

Many Shades of White: Warm vs Cool LED Christmas Lights

March 2, 2021

You remember learning about the color spectrum years ago in Physical Science 101? Do you also have a dim memory of some guy named “Kelvin”? Before you purchase or add to your Christmas light collection this season, you may want to refresh what you learned about color spectrum, Kelvin, and temperature. If you don’t, you […]

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Promoting Your Event with LED Lights

May 2, 2019

LED lights are an eye-catching and innovative way to draw attention to local events. This year, take your events beyond decorating the façade of your business or wrapping the landscaping in rope lights. Those time-honored decorative techniques will still add excitement to your event, but to really make some heads turn-get creative!

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How Bright Are LED lights? The Facts About Lumens

August 18, 2016

Are you are considering LEDs, but afraid they won’t match or look as bright as your incandescent lights? Well, let’s talk about lumens, and how LED lights can look just as bright while using a tenth of the energy of incandescent lights.

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Dorm Room Decorating: 6 Things You’ve Got to Pack

August 11, 2016

You’ve just arrived and are figuring out how to decorate an 8 x 5 foot space with cinderblock walls so it doesn’t look dull. There are many dorm room decorating products in stores, and numerous ideas on the internet. Here are a few of our favorites because they won’t break the bank and they won’t […]

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Football Parties – Raising The Bar

August 4, 2016

Football season is upon us and if there’s anything better than watching your favorite team or watching your fantasy team win on a site like FanDuel, it’s watching your team or watching your fantasy team win surrounded by your friends! Great football parties take work, combining a fantastic party with the king of all spectator […]

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What Drives People to Buy LEDs? Mood vs. Money

August 23, 2012

We ran across an interesting new report detailed in Forbes magazine, predicting that LED lighting will eventually dominate the market. But contrary to what you might think, the report’s authors argue that savings from energy efficiency, won’t be the major driver convincing people to make the switch.

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Where Does the Abbreviation Xmas Come From?

August 21, 2008

Since we began this business, we have learned a lot about the tradition of Christmas, and more than most people want to know about Christmas lights. For some reason I always assumed that the “x” in Xmas, was an abbreviation for or represented the cross. I’m not sure what prompted me to investigate the matter […]

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Hanging Christmas lights with the pros

August 18, 2008

I had a good friend growing up, whose father always decorated his entryway, and some of the trees and bushes on the front of the house. He did this every year while we were growing up. It always looked ok, but he seemed to struggle with the installation each year. This went on for several […]

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A New Solution to an Unpopular Holiday Task: LED Lighting

August 26, 2007

Stringing up Christmas lights has traditionally been an unpopular holiday task. Untangling wires, balancing on a ladder so you can attach them to the house, are all chores associated with this endeavor – But the biggest problem for many people, is finding that mysterious broken bulb. Hours are lost and tempers flare–most of us remember […]

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