1. Good Ladder
Ensure safety with an appropriate ladder that is a compatible height to your home and in good, sturdy condition. Always follow the manufacturer’s directions for use.
2. Insulated Light Holders
Make sure to use insulated gutter clips to aid in the installation process. Tacks or nails are not recommended.
3. Good Quality Bulbs
Inspect your bulbs on a yearly basis prior to installation; replace bulbs that have dissipated.
Double check the lights are off before bedtime as to avoid any possible hazards.
5. GFCI Outlets
It's optional to place outside permanently or temporarily for the season.
6. Extension Cords
Keep an eye on the placement of extension cords by taping them down or away from walkways.
7. Go Water Resistant
Always choose water-resistant lights and extension cords.
8. Be Aware of any Power Lines
Keep your ladder and lights away from power lines to avoid the risk of electric shock.