20 Nov

Take Your Christmas Lights to the Next Level with Professional Lighting

It’s almost Christmas-time again, which means we’ll begin seeing the holiday light displays going up very soon! No matter if you go big or small with your outdoor decorations, you want everything to look the best it possibly can. But, if you’re working with 10-year-old candy canes or an inflatable Santa that’s already been mended once or twice, it might be time to step away and let the professionals handle this.

Professional Christmas lighting installers are the solution you probably didn’t even know you needed. With all of the stress of the holidays building up before Thanksgiving is even over, having to tackle strands and strands of tangled lighting is probably not what you want to be doing. And, luckily, you don’t have to! Read More

15 Oct

How Professional Lighting Can Make Your Christmas Decor Stand Out

Don’t just watch in awe as your neighbors decorate for the Christmas season; go all out this year with professional outdoor lighting and decorating services from Decorating Elves! We have helped both residential and commercial customers here in Tampa Bay accentuate their Christmas decor with well placed, complementary outdoor lighting. Just a few ways we help our customers showcase their holiday spirit include:

Interactive Displays

Whether it’s a forest of beautifully lit Christmas trees, each with its own decorative theme, or palm trees with strands that twinkle to a holiday tune, we know how to put together a holiday light scene that takes people’s breath away. Keep your visitors and customers engaged with dazzling displays that stun and awe. Read More

10 Oct

Create an Eye-Catching Holiday Theme with Professional Outdoor Lighting

Holiday lights aren’t just for Christmas anymore! People all over Tampa Bay are starting to put up elaborate light displays outside their homes and businesses for all of the major holidays, including Halloween, Memorial Day, and St. Patrick’s Day! These year-round displays add a touch of joy to the community in a time when we could all use a little.

If you love the look of holiday lights but aren’t the DIY type of person, Decorating Elves is here to help! Our team of expert light and decoration installers will take your outdoor space from bare to flair in no time! Every gorgeous light display we help create and install brings a sense of delight to homeowners and their neighbors. Not to mention the way a child’s eyes sparkle when they see all those twinkling lights.  Read More

15 Sep

It’s Never Too Early to Start Thinking About Holiday Lights

Do you live in a beautiful neighborhood that loves to tastefully decorate for the holidays? If so, it is never too early to start thinking about your holiday lights for the year. You have some options for outdoor lighting, and you should allow yourself time to make those decisions. In addition, you want to make sure you get on the schedule as soon as possible, before our installers are booked up. Here are some things to think about now.

What types of lights do you want?

You have so many options when it comes to outdoor lighting these days, and those choices go beyond choosing light colors or blinking patterns. Some questions you should be asking yourself include: Read More

20 Feb

Four Considerations When Planning Your Holiday Lighting

There are a lot of things that you need to keep in mind as you plan your holiday lighting, particularly if you will be installing permanent holiday lighting. You need this lighting plan to be adequate for not just this coming holiday season, but for several years to come. Here are a few things that you should consider while planning your holiday lighting.

Homeowners’ Association

If you have a homeowners’ association, it is a good idea to present your holiday lighting plan to a member of the committee so that you can gauge whether or not it would be objectionable. Keep in mind that the homeowners’ association rules, leadership, or both could change before you are ready to change or remove your holiday lights. Read More

10 Feb

Planning Ahead: Designing Your Holiday Lighting Scheme

It may seem as though the holidays are just barely behind us, but now is the perfect time to start thinking about next year’s holiday lighting. After all, now is the time that you are going through the hassle of taking down this last holiday’s lighting, finding storage for the lights and fixtures, and looking forward to doing it all again next year.

You may have considered hiring a contractor to install and remove your holiday lights in the past, but decided for whatever reason that you would simply handle the matter yourself. You may be saving money, but at what other cost? Read More

15 Dec

Year-Round Lighting Holiday Style Becoming More Popular

You may have noticed that there are a lot more holiday lights around your local neighborhoods this year, and it may seem as though the lights came on overnight. This happens because more and more people are turning toward year-round holiday lighting. There are a lot of advantages to having permanent holiday lights.

Popularity Increasing

More people are getting permanent holiday lighting because it takes away some of the stress of the holiday season. Instead of worrying about putting up and taking down all of your holiday lights, you can simply have them installed and leave them up all year. Permanent holiday lighting options may differ from your traditional holiday lights, so even if you have already put up lights for this season, you might need permanent lighting installed for next season. Read More

15 Nov

Three Reasons to Hire a Contractor for Your Holiday Lighting

The holidays are fast approaching, and it’s past time to think about your holiday lighting. Many homeowners choose to put up their holiday lights on their own, but there are several good reasons why you should hire a contractor instead.

Safety First

While it is sometimes tough to admit, some people really shouldn’t be on ladders or roofs. If you have bad knees, arthritis, or other health conditions, you probably shouldn’t be putting up holiday lights. Even if you are very healthy, you put your safety at risk when you install holiday lighting, especially if you do it with the wrong equipment. Hiring a contractor will keep you safely on the ground, while the contractor will use the appropriate tools, equipment, and safety measures. Read More

15 Oct

Benefits of RGB Color Control in Holiday Lighting

There is a new trend in holiday lighting, using RGB LED color lights. RGB LED lights have many benefits beyond being able to control the color scheme of your lighting. Here are some of the great benefits of this holiday lighting trend.

Color Control

With RGB LED holiday lights, you have complete control over the colors that you display. You can get wireless capable holiday lights that can be controlled from your smartphone, so that you can even change up your holiday lighting while you are away from home or on the go. You can control the colors of the LED lights, as well as control when they shine. Read More

15 Sep

Three of the Latest Halloween Lighting and Decorating Trends

Halloween is just around the corner, and it is never too early to start planning. If you really want to go all out for Halloween, it is a good idea to hire a professional lighting decorator and installer to assist you. These professionals know all the latest trends and have the time and means to give your home the look you desire. Here are three of the latest Halloween lighting and decorating trends that we can assist you with.

Spooky Lights

Just as you can get colored or clear Christmas lighting, your professional installer can also install spooky lighting. Spooky lights could be shaped like skulls, jack o’ lanterns, ghosts, witches, or another spooky character, and they can be nearly any color you want. You can also get spooky lights in trees and other landscaping elements that are different colors. Read More