HOW TO LIGHT SMALL CHRISTMAS TREES WITH MINIATURE LIGHTS.
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- You always want to start lighting your little tree at the top working your way down the tree.
- This way if extra lights are left over when you are done lighting they can easily be worked in or hidden. It is a good idea to use string to string Christmas lights. String to string lights has plugs on both ends. You will want to plug in your mini lights so that if anything happens while you are lighting your tree you will be able to correct the problem.
- Start lighting your tree with the female plug end. Try to hide the plug in the branches near the tree trunk.
- The ideal light placement is to set a light bulb on the tip of the branch. You will be lighting one branch at a time.
- Wrap the light cords around the branches hiding the light cords as much as possible. Using long wraps will hide the cords better.
- Start your light string from the inside trunk of the tree working out to the tip of the branch. After you reach the tip, wrap your way back to the tree trunk.
- Now jump to the branch beside the one you have just completed. Continue around the tree.
- When you have finished the layer of branches you are working on jump down to the next layer.
- When you are finished lighting the tree plug your mini lights into a household extension cord.
- Replace Burned Out Light Bulbs ASAP!
- If one mini light burns out the rest of the mini lights in the strand will remain on.
- To lengthen the life of your mini lights replace any burned out lights. Burned out light bulbs will put stress on the remaining good bulbs.
- When a bulb is about to burn out they will become dimmer. The bulb may also turn yellow.
- If all your lights go out this means you have a break in the electric circuit. If this happens you should check to make sure that all your light plugs are in put in tightly. If this does not work check the fuses that are usually located in the male plug. When a fuse is blown out the amount of current flowing through the wire is too much.
- Remove some of the light strands and use another household extension cord. If the lights still do not light then check each of the bulbs to make sure they are in the socket properly.
- If the light set is still out it will be a good idea to discard the light set. You might want to save some of the good bulbs to use as replacement bulbs.