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Are fairy lights the same as Christmas lights?

Are fairy lights the same as Christmas lights?

Christmas lights (also known as fairy lights, festive lights or string lights) are lights often used for decoration in celebration of Christmas, often on display throughout the Christmas season including Advent and Christmastide.

Can you replace fairy light bulbs?

Description. Xmas Direct’s Indoor Classic Fairy Lights have replaceable lamps and we have all the spare bulbs you could need here. Our Classic Fairy Lights come in 20 bulb, 50 bulb, 100 bulb and 200 bulbs sizes and the various sizes use different replacement bulbs.

How many meters of fairy lights do I need for a Christmas tree?

Our golden rule is 100 bulbs or 5 metres of lights per 2ft of Christmas tree. For a 6ft tree we recommend 300 bulbs or 15 metres of lights. If you’re a fairy light lover, double up or mix and match styles for extra sparkle.

What’s the difference between fairy lights and LED lights?

LED lights are very similar to traditional fairy lights except that they do not have a filament inside the bulb that can burn out and make the set redundant. A specific benefit of LED lights is their hard-wearing durability.

How long do fairy lights Last?

A set of AA batteries will last an average of 18-24 hours. LED batteries that are of a style known as “micro drop” or firefly lights with wiring that is not insulated – fantastic little blobs of lights on “strings” – these light strings will usually last over 100 hours with fresh batteries.

What is a fairy light on a Christmas tree?

Fairy lights feature tiny LED bulbs on a thin, flexible metal wire that can be bent or shaped to fit around decorations or into tiny spaces. Many LED fairy lights are battery powered with a convenient timer function, however some longer strings have plug in adapters.

Can fairy lights be repaired?

If a bulb’s filament breaks, the shunt redirects current through the base of the bulb, maintaining the electrical circuit. A faulty shunt may sound like a catastrophic failure, but you can often fix it with the LightKeeper Pro. Simply plug in the light strand and remove a bulb that’s in or near the dark section.

How many fairy lights do I need for a 7ft Christmas tree?

For the best coverage on your unlit Christmas tree, about 100 bulbs are recommended for every two feet of tree. If you have a 6 foot artificial Christmas tree, you’ll need a string of 300 LEDs to light up your tree perfectly….How many lights do I need?

Tree size Number of lights
6ft tree 400
7ft tree 500

How many fairy lights do I need for a 7 foot tree?

We recommend as a guide you use approx 30 lights per foot in height of your Christmas Tree. For example, a 4ft. Christmas tree should have 120 Christmas tree lights, 5ft. tree 150 lights, 6ft tree 180 lights and a 7ft tree 210 lights.

Are fairy lights better than LED?

Similarly, LED Christmas lights are more efficient, durable, and longer-lasting than fluorescent incandescent lights.

Why do fairy lights stop working?

Individual lights usually stop functioning for one of two reasons: they’re loose or they’re burnt out. When bulbs loosen from the string, they may disconnect from their housing. All you’ll have to do in that case is tighten them a little bit. They should turn back on as soon as they’re housed properly.

How do you put up fairy lights?

Use nails, thumb tacks, or clear wall hooks to hang the lights up. What you use to hang the lights with depends on what you are doing with the lights. Use clear, self-adhesive wall hooks (i.e. Command hooks) on walls, mirrors, shelves, and items you do not want to ruin.

How do I put fairy lights on my tree?

Plug in the lights to make sure all the bulbs are working. Starting at the top of the tree, intertwine the lights on top of and under branches. Work your way down and around the tree, hanging lights in the back as well. When you reach the bottom, hide any extra lights behind the tree.

What are the best fairy lights for trees?

12 Best Christmas Lights For Your Tree & Outdoors 2021

  • SOCO Outdoor Solar Powered LED Christmas String Lights.
  • Star Laser Light Ultimate.
  • Stockholm Christmas Lights 20pc LED Candy Canes.
  • Ankway 200 LED Solar String Lights.
  • Jingle Jollys Christmas Motif Waterfall String 720 LED Fairy Lights.
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