Patio Lights

Choosing Bulbs for Outdoor Lighting

Creating custom outdoor light strings - We all love strings of twinkle lights brightening the yard during the Christmas Season but have you asked yourself.... What about Spring? The good news for Spring is there are a ton of options to light your outdoor entertainment areas. Personalized commercial-grade light strings are a magical way to accent pergolas, porches, open spaces, and more.

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Just how big are the G30, G40 and G50 Round Bulbs?

Wondering which round bulb to choose? The 30, 40 and 50 in these bulbs’ name refers to the diameter of the bulb in mm. That’s really not very helpful so we’ve made a video for you along with illustrations to help you visualize and choose which bulbs you want.

Choosing Cords for Outdoor Lighting

We all love strings of twinkle lights brightening the yard during the Christmas Season but have you asked yourself....what about spring? The good news for Spring is there are a ton of options to light your outdoor entertainment areas. Personalized commercial-grade light strings are a magical way to accent pergolas, porches, open spaces, and more. If you plan to spend time outside this Spring and Summer, you can easily take the next step and create your own custom light strings.

DIY: Lighting a Patio for Outdoor Parties!

Visit the Christmas Light Source blog for instructions on how to light your patio for upcoming parties this year!

Not sure about sizes? Learn more on our blog!

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Shipping Policy

Shipping exception notice: We are closed for 4th of July week. Orders placed now will ship the week of July 11, 2022.

We are currently shipping Monday - Thursday with most orders shipping the same or next business/shipping day. 

Once an order is placed it is put immediately into a shipping queue, this means we cannot cancel or modify your order once completed. If you have ordered incorrectly, you can return any uninstalled items that have been shipped to you. See our Shipping, Warranty, and Returns page for more information.

To Prevent Delays

Please double-check the address. Include a correct phone number to be used only if there is an issue with the order.  We do not ship to PO Boxes. Orders with PO Box addressing will be delayed while the customer is contacted and the address is corrected.

To prevent delays: Confirm the wire color of all items. Confirm that bulbs and cords match (for example, C7 with C7, C9 with C9, E12 bulb with E12 cord). Confirm SPT rating of cords and plugs match.

Delivery Timeframe Notices Regarding Air Orders (Excluding Holidays)

Orders placed via ground service should arrive in 1-5 business days depending on your zip code. This estimate does not include weekends or major Holidays.  

2-Day air orders shipped on Thursday do not arrive Saturday but should arrive the following Monday. Next-Day orders shipped on Friday do not arrive Saturday but should arrive the following Monday. No orders are delivered on the weekend and the weekend does not count as days in transit.

Due to these unprecedented times and high shipping volumes, UPS and FedEx do not guarantee the day and time of any method of shipping, including 2-Day and Next Day Air Service.

To ensure prompt shipping verify that your order is correct. Please do the following checks:

1. Confirm bulb bases and cord sockets match. 
2. Confirm 18 AWG wire SPT rating matches the SPT rating of plugs.
3. For bulk C7/C9 bulbs and cords orders, don't forget gilbert plugs, if required.
4. Double-check the wire color on all strings lights.