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How do you calculate Christmas tree lights?

Use this equation to learn how to wrap a tree with lights:
  1. 4'H trunk / 3" spacing = 16 x 2' circumference = 32' of lighting.
  2. 3'L branch / 3" spacing = 12 x 6" circumference = 6' of lighting per branch.
  3. Total lighted feet will be approximately 56' for the trunk and four branches.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, how do you measure Christmas tree lights?

Guide to Hanging Christmas Lights on Outdoor Trees (Tall and Evergreen)

  1. Measure around your tree's trunk to find the circumference.
  2. Measure the height of the tree–a guesstimate works.
  3. Decide how far apart you want the lights, typically 2 to 3 inches.
  4. Divide the height by the distance you want between the lights.

Likewise, how do you wrap a tree with Christmas lights?

  1. Create a ball of lights to make wrapping easier, connect male plug to power source at base of tree.
  2. Wrap lights up the trunk, leaving space to wrap back down if desired.
  3. Wrap lights up the trunk, leaving space to wrap back down if desired.
  4. Wrap lights up and down the length of main branches.

Beside this, how many strings of lights do you need for a Christmas tree?

A good rule of thumb is 100 lights for every foot-and-a-half of tree. However, if you love lights, you may want to double or even triple that amount. Use the chart below for the recommended number of lights for fresh-cut trees.

How many feet of lights do I need for a 6 foot tree?

The average person usually has a six-foot tree,” says Lidbeck-Brent. “So an easy, general rule to remember is that for each foot of your tree, you'd want to use one strand of lights. I prefer the strands with one hundred and fifty bulbs.”

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