The holiday season will soon be here, and that means it's time to start thinking about Christmas lights and decorations for your house and property. Are you one of those people who dread this time of year because you have to spend hours untangling all the Christmas lights from last year and replacing worn out or broken bulbs? If so, you're in luck this year because one of the hottest new trends in holiday decorations is LED lights, and they promise to put an end to all that pain and suffering.
There are multiple benefits of using LED lights instead of the traditional Christmas lights used in the past. The first benefit is their energy efficiency. LED lights save approximately 80-90% on electrical bills versus incandescent lights making them much cheaper to use. They are extremely easy to store because their wires are relatively thick and will not tangle easily. Also, the bulbs are encased in thick plastic rather than flimsy glass so breaking a bulb is much less likely. Simply roll up your strand of LED lights at the end of the holiday season, and come back next year to find them still functioning and easy to unroll. LED lights come in a huge variety of shapes, sizes, styles, and colors making them ideal for Christmas decorations as well as lighting patios or decks throughout the year.
Another benefit of LED lights is that they are extremely safe because they run cold and will not burn your fingers or start your house on fire. They have a much longer lifespan than traditional incandescent bulbs, often lasting more than 25,000 hours. This means that, unless they are damaged, LED lights could last an entire lifetime of holiday seasons. LED lights can safely be used inside or outside because they are almost completely weatherproof and are resistant to moisture and extreme hot or cold temperatures.
One of the most obvious differences when using LED lights instead of traditional lights for Christmas decorations is that they are much brighter and produce a stronger, purer color.