Find a holiday lighting professional near Austin, TX

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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What do you use to hang Christmas lights outside?

If you want to hang up Christmas lights (or other holiday light fixtures) outdoors, you’ll need the following: 

  • Christmas and holiday lights
  • Extension cords
  • Gloves
  • Gutter clips
  • Ladder
  • Power stakes
  • Tape measure 

Instead of hanging the Christmas lights yourself, you can hire a professional installer to take care of this project for you.

When should you hang Christmas lights?

There’s no set rule of when you should or shouldn’t hang your Christmas lights. Some homeowners wait until after Halloween or Thanksgiving. Others may choose to hang them a few weeks before Christmas or at the beginning of December. 

How much do I tip Christmas light installers?

How much you tip an installer who hangs your Christmas and holiday lighting is up to your discretion. Some people prefer to tip about 20% for services, while others may choose to tip anywhere from $20-$50. It’s up to you how much you choose to tip. 

Reviews for Austin holiday lighting professionals
Michael D.
My experience with Zach started off well. He responded to my inquiry quickly. Asked me to text him which seemed weird, maybe to avoid fees. Gave me a quote which worked for me. Then it went downhill quickly. He cancelled our appointment the night before due to illness, which I get. We rescheduled for a week later, but after I texted the day before our appointment he texted me this "Hey, unfortunately I won’t be able to make it out for your job. I have been working on the schedule all day and spoke with my partner about it, and opportunity costs for other jobs lost is too high. We’ve been fully booked all the way till Christmas with higher valued jobs and don't have much room left for availability. I apologize for the inconvenience, I hope you have a happy holiday season." Zach was the one that quoted the job, not me. He's a Thumbtack troll quoting all jobs, then picking the ones he likes best and blowing off the others. Now I'm stuck with no lights and scrambling to find another light installer.
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