Some companies offer only short-term, 3 or 5 year warranties. Protect your investment by buying a tree that is made to last and protected by a longer term, 10 year warranty. Artificial Christmas trees from Christmas Lights, Etc come standard with 10 year manufacturer warranties.
Additionally, is it better to buy a pre lit tree? Pre–lit trees may cost more outright, but these allow you to save time and energy. To get the most value for your money, opt for an LED tree that consumes less electricity and will last you many seasons. Some pre–lit trees also feature technology that allows the rest of the bulbs to stay lit even if one burns out.
One may also ask, can you add lights to a pre lit tree?
With pre–lit Christmas trees, all you need to do is to test for broken lights. Otherwise, you can simply add extra lights to make your tree glow even more. You also have a choice between traditional incandescent bulbs and bright, energy-saving LED lights.
How many lights should be on a pre lit tree?
If you are considering a pre-lit tree, once again you want to judge the quality of the lights by both the number of lights and the quality of the lights. In general, we recommend at least 100 lights per foot of the tree. For example, a 7.5 foot tree should have at least 750 lights.
What does pre lit tree mean?
A prelit tree is a convergent product of Christmas lights and an artificial Christmas tree. The product is an artificial fir tree that comes pre-wired and strung with lights, which cannot be removed and are usually embedded within the artificial branches. Some more expensive trees come with energy-efficient LED lights.
What is a hinged tree?
Artificial trees come with two types of branches: hooked or hinged. Hooked branches must be attached individually to assigned spots on the central pole. Hinged branches are permanently affixed and thus easier to set up. Trees with hooked branches cost less than trees with hinged branches.
Can you take lights off a pre lit Christmas tree?
PRE-LIT CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTS, Step 1… (Mine has five sections). Now, remove all of the old lights. Be prepared to spend an entire afternoon just taking all the old lights off. It’s not hard, just a bit tedious.
Why is my pre lit Christmas tree not lighting?
If none of the lights are working check the fuse in the light plug on the light string. See instructions included with your tree (Several replacement fuses are included). If the lights still do not work, then pull each bulb out of the set, one by one, and check if there are two wires at the bottom of the bulb.
What is a good tip count for Christmas tree?
The more branch tips in a tree, the fuller the tree will look. I prefer 2,500 and above count. 4) Choose a tree with at least 600 mini-lights. I like my tree to be bright so the minimum number of lights I will consider is 600 count.
Do pre lit LED Christmas trees last longer?
Typically, Christmas trees with traditional lights are less expensive than those with LEDs. On the other hand, LED-lit trees usually cost more but the lights generally last longer and use up less electricity.
How do pre lit Christmas trees work?
1. With the hinged branches folded up and tied with a ribbon, take the bottom section of the tree and place the pole into the tree stand. If you have a pre-lit tree, plug in the lights to make sure all the bulbs are working and evenly spaced. See “How to Light a Christmas Tree” section for a detailed guide.
How do you find a bad bulb on a pre lit tree?
Take a look at the base of the known-good bulb and ensure that the wires protruding from the base are still properly bent up the sides of the bulb. Insert the bulb into the empty light socket. If the strand turns on, then the bulb in your hand is the bad bulb.
How do I fix my tree lights?
Checking Faulty Christmas Tree Lights Plug the lights into an electrical outlet. Turn the light switch and the circuit breaker on. Check the fuse or fuses from the plug at the end of the light strand (usually the glass-cylinder type with a wire filament). If the fuse isn’t the problem, there’s a problem with a bulb.
How are pre lit trees made?
Artificial Christmas trees start with a steel frame and can come in different colors, tipped with “snow,” or built to be several stories tall. Strips of green PVC plastic are cut into needles and then attached to the frame. Lights and ornaments are added on by hand and the tree is assembled.
Why is my pre lit tree blinking?
CAN I PUT BLINKING OR FLASHING BULBS ON MY PRE-LIT TREE? No. The trees do not come with flashing or blinking bulbs. Flasher bulbs cause power surges, which may cause the fuses in the lights sets of your tree to blow out.