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Man looking at a broken light on an Artificial Christmas Tree.

Pre-lit Christmas Tree Lights Not WorkingYou plug the tree in but not all the lights are shining. This can be a frustrating situation, especially if the tree is only 2-3 years old. Often, a Christmas light tester is the easiest way to locate the problem area. This page is about pre-lit Christmas tree lights not working.

 

Lighted Outdoor Christmas Wreath

Repairing a Lighted Outdoor Christmas...This is a page about repairing a lighted outdoor Christmas decoration. Sometimes lighted outdoor Christmas decorations can be repaired rather than having to be replaced.

 

A man repairing Christmas tree lights.

Christmas Lights Not WorkingThis page is about Christmas lights not working. Determining why you have strands of unlit lights can be challenging.

 

Using a stick to hang Christmas lights on the house.

Hanging Christmas Lights Without A LadderIf you are lucky enough to have Christmas light hooks installed by the previous owner, you too can improvise in the absence of an extension ladder. Follow the tip on this page to make a quick pole that will reach the existing hooks and aid in inexpensively hanging lights on your home.

 

A Christmas tree with dim lights.

Pre-lit Christmas Tree Lights Very Dim?Pre-lit Christmas trees are a great way to not have the frustrating task of adding lights to your tree. But if the lights become dim over time you may need to do some troubleshooting. The main culprits are the transformer and/or the fuses.

 

Artificial Christmas Tree with lights

Pre-lit Tree Lights Keep Blinking?Troubleshooting issues with pre-lit trees can be tricky. Even if you can find the problem the next step is to determine if it is repairable. This is a page about pre-lit tree lights keep blinking.

 

New Pre-lit Tree Keeps Blowing Fuses - tree lit up

New Pre-lit Tree Keeps Blowing Fuses?I bought a 9ft Winter Wonderland tree a week ago. Initially it worked perfectly, so we went all out and decorated. The next day it blew its fuse. We replaced them and 2 days later it happened again. Again we replaced the fuses. This morning it's out again.

 

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Pre-lit Tree Keeps Blowing Fuse?I have a pre-lit Christmas tree and the top of the tree keeps blowing the fuse. The tree has three parts. The bottom and the middle are both working. I have changed the fuse four times now and the minute I plug it in the fuse blows instantly.

 

A christmas display with ornaments, cranberries and tinsel.

Christmas Light Display IdeasThis page is about Christmas light display ideas. Creating a beautiful display can be a fun expression of your holiday spirit.

 

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Finding Replacement Bulbs for Christmas...This is a page about finding replacement bulbs for Christmas lights. Sometimes finding replacement bulbs for your Christmas lights can be a frustrating process.

 

A tangled strand of Christmas lights.

Storing Christmas LightsThis is a page about storing Christmas lights. Those long strands of lights for your tree or home are easy to deal with right out of the packaging but can become tangled and a mess unless stored properly.

 

Family Working on Hanging Outdoor Christmas Lights

Hanging Outdoor Christmas LightsHanging Christmas lights on the outside of your house can be quite a chore, especially if your home has more than one story. However, making your house look great for the holiday season is always worth the work.

 

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Saving Money on Christmas LightsThis is a page about saving money on Christmas lights. Decorating the house and tree with lights is a beautiful way to spread Christmas cheer. However, putting a strand of lights everywhere you like can really get expensive.

 

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Attaching Lights to a Wreath?How do you put lights 200 lights on a 32 in. wreath?

 

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Place Window Candles on Tuna Can "Risers"I have found that the Christmas candles for the windows are too low with the new energysaving windowsills. I put a can of tuna fish under the candle to boost it up. You could use a taller can if you need it higher.

 

Jennifer's Indoor DecorationsI love it when Christmas is here! I hardly ever turn on my regular lighting. At Christmas. I put lights up all around. The pictures unfortunately don't give the true beauty the lights all aglow give. Try it you'll love the look!

 

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What to Do with Lights Strings That Don't WorkIf you have a string of lights that doesn't work, strip it before you toss it. I pull out all the bulbs and keep them in a small box with all the strings of lights. When decorating I replace burnt out bulbs with the ones from the broken string...

 

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Turn Multiple Christmas Lights Easily with One ClickRemote wall boxes that plug into wall outlets come with a clicker that comes in different frequencies, i.e. A, B, C, D. The clickers also states which channel clicker it is, so you won't mix up the combination.

 

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Light Settings on Christmas Trees?I've just purchased a Homebase prelit Christmas tree. There are 8 light settings but I can't find a way of choosing one of them. It keeps going through the cycle of all 8. Help!

 

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Repairing a Pre-lit Christmas Tree?We just got a 9 ft Christmas tree (National Tree Company) that has 4 sections and 10 different light settings. The 3 section is out of sync with the other 3 sections. When it is white the others are colored and vice versa. Is there any way to sync them?

 

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Using Partially Burned Out Strands of Christmas Lights?I have a long strand of mini lights with the middle third of the strand burnt out (blackened bulbs). There are too many to fix. Is it unsafe to go ahead and use the strand (just bury the blackened section out of sight in the tree)?

 

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LED Lights on Christmas Tree Not Working?I have a four year old pre lit Christmas tree. In the top section (3rd) some of the lights are not working, while others do. I followed the cord from the plug and they seem to split off with one side working the other not. I also did a current check and there is power running through the side with the non functioning lights.

 

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One Row of Christmas Tree Lights Not Working?My tree has one row where the lights don't work. I bought the light keeper pro and checked the connection. Four strands have a steady beep, but the other strands don't. I have tired taking out one of the already lit bulbs and putting it in the one that doesn't work but nothing.

 

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Vacuum Plugged into Outlet with Christmas Tree Blew Lights?I plugged my vacuum into my pre-lit Christmas tree outlet and every last light bulb on my tree is blown. Is there anything I can do?

 

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