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I can answer any question related to outdoor Christmas and Halloween decorating. It can range from the technical, as far as problems with wiring, how to fix light sets. It can also be asthetic, as far as color combinations, etc.

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I have been decorating since I was 7 years old. I set up Christmas displays with over 32000 lights, tastefully done.

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I have won neighborhood decorating contests since I was 14 years old

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2016-01-25 lights too bright in multi function string:

The only correct bulb for that would be 8 volts. They may be a bit harder to find, but they are made. You need to replace them all at one time before you turn it on. If you use any voltage less, they will

2015-12-22 Light on pre-lit tree becoming extremely bright:

They will be burning out soon too.  When miniature lights go out, they should be replaced as soon as possible.  When each bulb burns out, it puts a strain on the other bulbs.    The cheapest way to replace

2014-12-23 x-mas tree:

Hi.    If you don't have the instructions, and you can't figure out the plugs, the best thing to do is to buy a 9 outlet extension cord which is sold in most Christmas departments.  Plug all of the male

2013-12-29 pre lit Christmas tree-GE replacement bulbs:

Hi.    They don't sell bases.  Nothing is standard, even when made by the same company. However, sometimes one can sort of fit well enough so that it makes contact. You can try buying some cheap sets and

2013-12-08 lights on staylit Christman Tree:

How does the tree operate? Is there some kind of control box?  If there is, it may be defective.  Is there any way to plug the light set in?  If so, try plugging them into an extension cord.  Are all the


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