Just like most hires, make sure you know what you’re getting when you hire someone to put up your Christmas lights and decorations for you. There are always some companies or persons for hire that will leave you stranded. But, there are some who will light up the holiday for you – they won’t expect a full up front payment and they will put up and take down the lights before getting the balance; all for a decent price.
- Never pay Christmas light hangers their full fee in advance. Instead, be sure that some amount of the total sum will be due after post-holiday removal of the lights.
- Hiring someone to hang up and take down a really elaborate Christmas light display can cost thousands of dollars, but companies that offer big discounts may be less reliable.
- Christmas light hangers are the subject of a lot of Better Business Bureau complaints, including those who will put the lights up but not take them down!
“If you have not yet put your Christmas lights on your home, maybe this is the year to let someone else take care of the hassle.”