FAQ’s About Christmas Lights

Christmas Light FAQs

Q: How do you hang Christmas Lights?

A: We have many tips and tricks to professionally hanging lights, leaving them straight and

   uniform. The most commonly used methods are clips, ties, clear line and staples.

Q: How much energy do my lights use?

A: This varies per job and amount of lights used. Light Knights are proud to be environmentally

 friendly and use almost strictly LEDs which use 80% less energy than incandescent bulbs.

Q: What is the difference between C6, C7, and C9 bulbs?

A: C6’s are versatile all purpose bulbs for indoor and outdoor decorating projects, measuring

   slightly smaller than the C7’s and are a fixed base bulb. C7’s can be removed from the base

   and changed out for custom color variations. C9’s are the biggest bulb measuring just under

   3” and are also interchangeable. They are great for gutter and roof lines, being highly visible

   from further distances.

Q: What’s the difference between LED and incandescent bulbs?

A: This topic gets quite extensive and is explained in further detail on our website. The quick

   answer is, LEDs are much more energy efficient using up to 80% less energy than

   incandescents. LEDs last longer as there is no filament to burn out and are more


Q: Will the string still work if one bulb burns out?

A: Yes, but there are exceptions. If the shunt (base) is still intact and the series hasn’t been

   compromised, the string will still work. If the shunt has been broken and power flow has been

   interrupted, that string will not work.

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