Holiday Lighting Installation and Removal

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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to have someone hang your Christmas lights?

It will likely cost between $200 and $400 to hire someone to hang your Christmas lights and holiday decorations. For an accurate cost estimate, ask installers near you to give you a price quote. Let them know if you need them to supply the lights, how many you want to hang and other details about this project.

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. 

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.

What is the best way to hang Christmas lights on your house?

The best way to hang Christmas lights on your house is to use some type of light clip (sometimes called gutter clips). To help ensure your safety, however, consider hiring a professional installer who has experience with hanging Christmas lights, handling electrical cords and using ladders.

How many feet of Christmas lights do you need for a house?

You’ll need to measure your house to figure out how many Christmas lights you need. Some homeowners may want to start with 60 feet of lights — or 200 feet. You can take the guesswork out of it by hiring a professional installer or handy person to help you measure and install your lights.

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 Issaquah holiday lighting professionals
Nancy L.
Very impressed with Pro-Touch - highly recommend! We hired them for holiday light installation. Very responsive and easy to communicate with. This was our first time hiring for light installation, so we weren’t sure what to expect. Prices were fair and seemed in line with others compared to one other quote we received. Not all companies do colored lights, but they do. They even offered to get us cool white which wasn’t listed in the initial offerings. After a call to confirm some of the details, we gladly hired them and they were done within a few days! They are LED lights and we keep the lights. Jorge did a great job. There was an issue with our outlet breaker and we weren’t home so he wasn’t able to test the lights. He came back at the end of his day once we got that resolved to make sure all the lights looked good!
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