What is the best way to hang Christmas lights indoors?

What is the best way to hang Christmas lights indoors?

Stick ’em up: Adhesive-backed hooks are the obvious choice for hanging almost anything without creating holes — except a lot of household items are just too heavy a load for these little plastic things to bear. But luckily, lights are, well, light.

Where should Christmas lights be placed indoors?

Windows: Windows are the ultimate 2-for-1 with indoor Christmas lights. By draping them either across your windowsill or around the actual window from inside, you are decorating the interior of your house while emitting some extra glow that can be seen from the street.

How do you hang hanging lights indoors?

Hanging String Lights Indoors One secure option that works for most walls is to use a hammer and nails. Leave a part of the nail protruding from the wall and drape the string lights over the nail. If you are hanging fairy lights, a thumbtack should be enough to support the weight of the lights.

Is it safe to hang Christmas lights in my room?

When closed on the light strand, windows and doors can cause wires to break or become frayed from constant pressure, making them a safety hazard for shocks or electric fires. Hanging indoor lights around the window on the inside can look just as nice as outdoor lights.

How do you hang string lights without damaging walls?

How to hang lights in a room without nails

  1. Use adhesive clips. With damage-free adhesive hooks or clips, you can deck the halls without nails or stress.
  2. Drape on furniture.
  3. Wrap around banisters.
  4. Use brick and brick clips.
  5. From a curtain rod.
  6. Transparent tape.
  7. Wrap around household objects.
  8. Staples.

How do you hang Christmas lights inside a window frame?

Purchase plastic stick-on clips/hooks for the inside of the window frame. The clips will be easy to remove at the end of the holiday season and won’t damage your windows or leave behind sticky residue. These can be found at most hardware stores. Each window usually requires 6-8 clips.

How do you hang Christmas lights in a window?

Use at least 6-8 hooks per window, 1 in each corner and 1-2 on each side of the window so the lights can hang properly. Hang the lights on the hooks, spacing them evenly apart. Begin at the highest point on the window and work your way down. Slide the bulbs into the notch on the hooks.

How do you secure string lights to the ceiling?

Place hooks around the edge of your ceiling every 2 ft (61 cm). Use adhesive-backed cable hooks so you don’t damage your ceiling while hanging your lights. Remove the backing from the hook and press it onto the ceiling for 30 seconds until it’s secure. Keep adding hooks around your room at 2 ft (24 in) intervals.

How do you hang string lights inside a window?

The easiest method for hanging lights is to buy plastic clips that attach to the inside of a window frame. These clips have adhesive strips and are sticky on both sides. You can start by attaching one of the strips to the top of the window frame and place more around the rest of it.

Are Christmas lights in your room a fire hazard?

‘Christmas lights can catch on fire if there is a failure in the wiring or damage caused to the lights or wiring of the lights,’ explains Ross Harke, co-founder of EverLights. ‘If the lights themselves and their wires are not properly insulated or are receiving too much power this could all cause potential fires.

Are LED Christmas lights a fire hazard?

LED lights are also less likely to start a fire due to their reduced heat output, and their lower current reduces the chance of wire overheating. However, be careful when using both LED and incandescent Christmas lights.