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The Hottest Holiday Lights

Ace House with Holiday Lights

Hey, Holly Day here reminding you that it’s that wonderful time of the year again. Yeah, well, you probably don’t need me to remind you. You’ve been reminded on TV of this time of the year starting, oh last June or so. Love it or hate it, the holidays are a year-round business. So why not get your decorating with lights done now. The weather’s better, the selection is great and all the fun new items are stocked up.

A hot item once again this year will be light projectors. Light projectors are lights on a stake that look sort of like a floodlight. There are more types than ever this year with many varieties and price points to choose from. Your local Ace hardware has a dozen or more, from simple color kaleidoscopes to lasers to slide shows. Ask our helpful folks to help you decide which one is right for you.

What’s the best thing about projectors? That’s easy - one light to place in your yard, aim at your house, and you’re done. Let me repeat that part, one light to place and you’re done! Speaking as someone who has seen husbands all over my neighborhood climbing up ladders, fighting the cold, untangling lights and doing their best Clark W Griswold imitations, this is great news. I’m liking this one-and-done idea!

If you’re having a hard time getting your guy to put up lights on your house, get him to try these. Or better yet, get a projector or two and put them up yourself and surprise him. You can have the lights up in no time, then make him climb up to the dusty rafters in the garage and get the inflatable Santa and reindeer down. Tell him, “No excuses, dear, I put up all the lights!”

For indoor decorating, Ace is also the place. Of course, Ace has LED lights of all types, sizes, shapes and colors. Two of my favorite new items this year are micro wire light sets, so many possibilities to use them, and the Echo Valley voice activated pre-lit tree, so fun! Ace has much more than just lights, with wreaths, garland, trees and many more fun décor items. If you’re a fan of Christmas Vacation, and let’s face it - who isn’t, you’ll love our new line of Christmas Vacation lights, trees and decorations. They’re all done as only Clark would do them.

What’s the best thing about shopping at Ace for holiday lights? That’s easy too! They not only have lights, but have all the cords, clips, hangers, adapters, spare bulbs, fuses and all those other things that go along with putting up your lights. Stop at Ace first this year when you start decorating.

Have a fun time with your holiday lights, enjoy the season, and thanks for supporting your local Ace Hardware store! Next time you’re there, tell them Holly Day sent you!