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Artificial Christmas Trees
our selection of Artificial Christmas Trees.
time to deck the halls, both interior and exterior! And because
the holidays are fast approaching, people are traversing creaky
steps up to their attics or down to their basements to haul out
the cardboard boxes labeled “X-mas.”
There are several choices to be made with each coming year, one
including which type of Christmas tree to put up. If you have been
purchasing a real tree each season, you may be considering the financial
conveniences related to artificial Christmas trees.
People have been enjoying the benefits of artificial Christmas
trees throughout this past century, but never more than today. The
new standard is to come with hinged branches and built in lights,
extremely simple to assemble and put away after the holidays are
In the beginning of the 19th century, the first artificial Christmas
trees were manufactured in Germany. Companies that specialized in
brushes found it easy to create artificial Christmas trees with
green dyed goose feathers, animal hair, plastic bristles, and wires
branching off of large sticks.
Then in the 1950s and 60s, you could find models of artificial
Christmas trees made of metals. The only problem is that the aluminum
coated paper made these a dangerous fire hazard. In 2000, a flood
of outdoor artificial Christmas trees hit the market, equipped with
enameled steel wires and miniature lights.
Advantages are easy to note when you consider owning artificial
Christmas trees as opposed to finding new ones each year. While
you won’t have that fresh, piney scent, you will have a needle-free
carpet and house. That vacuum will have a lot less work to do! And
financially speaking, the purchase will only have to be made once,
and will last you many years to come.
A smart shopper’s tip is to purchase artificial Christmas
trees after the season has passed. You will find great deals and
reduced prices, even up to half off, and you will all be set for
Many people like the idea of silver tinsel branches or illuminated
needles. You can find artificial Christmas trees to match your retro-modern
décor, in bright pink or blue, and many other colors! Some
will automatically come with blinking red, blue, yellow green or
white lights. Then again, if you enjoy the traditional cedar or
pine look, there are plenty artificial Christmas trees that will
fool the naked eye, appearing just like the real thing!
Artificial Christmas trees are greatly beloved by many families,
so why not give it a try? The worst thing that can happen is that
you decide real ones are better. In that case, artificial Christmas
trees make excellent gifts to people who live in apartments or who
have a tight budget and aren’t planning on buying a tree at
all. Either way, artificial Christmas trees will bring joy to your
family or someone else’s! Which is what the season is all