Types of Bulbs – LED Christmas Lights

New technology is constantly having an impact on our Christmas Light installation business and it is great to be a part of an industry that is constantly adapting to what is best for the environment.

Clients often ask us “do you have those LEAD lights?”  We always get a chuckle from that and to ease the confusion the lights are L-E-D and that stands for Light Emitting Diode.  An LED light bulb is a solid-state lamp that uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as the source of light.  LEDs do not emit light in all directions, and their directional characteristics affect the design of lamps. The efficiency of conversion from electric power to light is generally higher than for incandescent lamps. Since the light output of many types of light-emitting diodes is small compared to incandescent and compact fluorescent lamps, in most applications multiple diodes are assembled.

LED light bulbs are more energy efficient than incandescent lights and this helps bring the annual operating costs of Christmas Lights down.  The initial cost for LEDs are more than for incandescent but this higher initial cost is recouped through the annual costs, less breakage, and longer warranty periods.

Incandescent Christmas Lights have been around for a long time and we understand for many people change is difficult however we are encouraging people to adapt to LEDs.  The biggest issues we have with incandescent bulbs are: breakage, flickering, bulbs burning out in one season, and energy use.  In our effort to improve the environmental impact our business has on the community we no longer supply or install incandescent lights.  Let us show you the amazing colours, brightness, and durability our LED Christmas Lights have.

If you are looking for a professional, environmentally friendly, and community driven company to install your Christmas Lights in Vancouver contact us today!

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How To Install Christmas Lights

We often have clients ask “How Do You Attach Those Darn Things?”  So here we go:


Holiday Christmas lights are installed by a variety of methods, most commonly with gutter clips and staples. We use professional grade clips to ensure a clean and proper fit that keeps lights straight and held in place through changing weather. Our clips are designed and installed with care to protect your home from unnecessary damage.

When installing lights on trees, our first priority is care and longevity of those trees. The nice thing about most of their branch structures is they are very welcoming to supporting light strands as is, whether installed horizontally or vertically. Between branch structure and light strand installation methods, we typically will not have to use secondary attachments. The exception would be when installing light balls that hang from strong limbs by their respective power cord and/or clear line.


Custom Sizing and Design

Light Knights know that every home and install is different, and we’re prepared for that. We offer customized lengths of lights and extension cords to fit your home perfectly with no bulky leftovers.

Do you have your own design ideas that you would like us to implement into your home’s installation? We love sitting down with our clients to work together and achieve that creative desired outcome. Picture your family’s name written with lights on your hedge! Whether it be random or specific light patterns, the Light Knights team can deliver results.

Contact us today to ensure your lights are installed when you want this year and if you’re looking for more information head on over to our Resources Page.


Vancouver Christmas Light Installation

With only a week or so to go before the last lights are up we want to send a big thank you to all of our clients.

It has been a great season and we have grown even more than anticipated. Thank you!!

If you are still thinking about having your lights put up we do have spots available. Call today!

Thanks again and Merry Christmas.