A house warmly lit with Christmas lights

Holiday Light Installation Inspiration

Our favorite time of year is here! The holiday season is in full-swing and we’re gradually seeing our neighbourhood light up with Christmas lighting around homes and yards. With so many lighting and decoration options for the outside of your home or commercial property, it can sometimes be overwhelming to choose the right lighting.  We […]

Taking Down Holiday Lighting

Taking Down Holiday Lighting When you feel the time is right, Light Knights will be there to take down and store your holiday lights. Just the same as the installation process, great care is taken to protect your property, home, trees and plants while making sure it is kept looking top notch! Our goal is […]

Maintaining Your Outdoor Lighting

Maintaining Your Outdoor Lighting As mentioned in a previous blog, proper storage is at the top of the list when it comes to keeping your lights in working order. Minimal maintenance is required here. However, if the unthinkable should happen and a bulb or strand stops working, or gets knocked down by weather or visitors, […]

Incandescent Lights vs. LEDs

Incandescent Lights vs. LEDs Find out if incandescent or LED lights are best for your holiday light display. Incandescent holiday lights Incandescent light bulbs have been the most commonly used holiday lights until recently. These lights produce a broad-spectrum white light, and are colored by coating the glass envelope with a translucent paint which acts […]

Customized Outdoor Lighting Installation

Customized Outdoor Lighting Installation Light Knights knows that every Christmas Light installation 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. How do we do this?  We bring in spools of light strand that hold 1000’.  Prior to arriving […]

Indoor Christmas Lights Safety

Indoor Christmas Lights Safety It’s that time of year again when people are putting up Christmas lights both indoors and outdoors. The lights may not look that powerful, but when you add them up, you may be putting undue stress on the electrical system in your home.  Fire departments and power companies are constantly warning […]

Go Green This Christmas

Go Green This Christmas While Christmas enthusiasts still long for a white Christmas, there is another Yuletide shade that is gaining in popularity……! Environmental consciousness is becoming a topic of keen interest to people around the globe. More people than ever before are acknowledging that this planet is the only place we have to live, […]

Attachment Accessories For Your Christmas Lights

Christmas Light Attachment Accessories There are several different types of clips and attachment accessories for the installation of Christmas lights.  Following are some of the different types of surfaces involved in installation and the best solution for attaching your lights. Wood & Asphalt Shingles – The “All In One Clip” is the most commonly used […]

The History of Christmas Lights

The History of Christmas Lights The history of Christmas lights dates back centuries, first being introduced in the 18th century where candles were glued (by wax) or pinned to trees. This of course was a safety hazard and many fires ensued. In 1882, the first known Christmas tree decorated with bulbs was displayed by Edward […]

9 Best Christmas Activities in Vancouver for 2015

Best Christmas Activities in Vancouver Every year Vancouver celebrates the holiday season with Christmas light displays, parades, and shows. If you’re staying in Vancouver this Christmas season, here is a list of activities to check out in and around the city during the most wonderful time of the year. The Peak of Christmas Grouse Mountain […]