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Christmas Light Storage
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it comes time to fish out the Christmas decorations each new season,
it can be frustrating to remember what’s what and what’s
where! Especially if you have a growing supply, the scattered boxes
in the garage will be hard to sort through if they weren’t
organized and labeled last year.
Christmas lights are the most difficult to pick through after a
year’s worth of storage. Save yourself the hassle by taking
time to wrap the Christmas lights in an efficient manner now, before
boxing everything back up! Keep in mind that Christmas lights, especially
the less durable indoor ones, are really only meant for 90 days
of usage. Try to replace your Christmas lights at least every third
season. The most inexpensive way to do this is to buy a set or two
of Christmas lights at each post-season sale
There are a few techniques for successful Christmas light storage.
One idea is to purchase boxes specifically manufactured for Christmas
light storage. These generally look like file boxes that come with
many flat surfaced pieces to wrap each string around. Perfect for
avoiding tangled messes, and you can organize the way you put the
strings in each slot, whether by color or size or indoor/outdoor
But then again, if you want to be creative and economical, you
can use items already in your household for Christmas light storage.
If you have plastic bags, cardboard boxes, or empty wrapping paper
tubes, then go ahead and make use of them to carefully store your
Here are some suggestions that have proved most useful
for Christmas light storage:
- Wrap each string of lights individually, and
fasten in several places with bread strings. You can store each
string in its own plastic bag, and keep them all together in a
cardboard box. Label the box “Christmas lights” and
if you end up filling more than one box, write “1 of 2”
or however many there are. This is a huge help, especially if
you have a lot of outdoor Christmas lights!
- Another idea is to use empty wrapping paper
tubes. Cut a small slit in each end of the tube, then thread one
end of a set of lights through a slit. Wrap the lights along the
tube until you reach the end, and thread that end through the
other slit. This is a very safe and convenient way to keep the
string from tangling.
- You can use this same concept with a
square of cardboard. This may be a shape easier for you to store,
also. Just make sure both ends of the string are secure in the
two slits, so your Christmas lights don’t end up unraveling
and getting tangled anyway!
Operated Outdoor Christmas Lights
When it comes to decking the halls with boughs of holly, Americans
have extended traditional decoration to the outside of homes, business
buildings and storefronts.
Outdoor Christmas Lights
Choosing the best outdoor Christmas lights for your home has a lot
to do with the shape and appearance of the lot itself.
Putting up the Christmas lights doesn’t have to be such a
frustrating task when you know what to do.