There are some things in life where safe means boring. When it comes to Christmas lights, safe can mean a lot more than just boring – besides, there is nothing boring about LED Christmas lights. LEDs have been around for a while now and they are becoming more popular as each year passes. This is due, no doubt, to the wide array of colours together with the features that LEDs now come with.
In the past, we used strings of lights that used miniature light bulbs. These looked good although if one bulb blew, the rest failed to operate. They were also considered to be fire hazards – this was true if they were poorly maintained and used. LEDs are considerably safer. They certainly use far less energy and have a much longer lifespan – some manufacturers claim 10 times as many hours, others 100 times. Some claim 1000 hours of operation before they fail.
Where LEDs are different to standard bulbs is in their makeup. They are solid-state, not bulbs. You can tread on an LED and not break it. Try that with a standard light. Because they have no filament, they don’t generate as much heat, another factor that makes them safer options.
Christmas isn’t Christmas without Christmas lights flashing away. Brightly coloured Christmas lights add the finishing touch to any home’s Christmas decorations. If you’re in the market for Christmas lights then have a look at the range of LED Christmas lights that are available. They have all the features of your standard lights – plus more.