The holidays are typically a busy season for commercial property owners and managers. It’s the busiest time of the year for retail properties and you want yours to look its best. Apartment buildings and other properties also look more welcoming and attractive all dressed up with decorations and lighting. To give your tenants, visitors, customers, and business owners an enchanting view on a wintry night, you need a strategy that features safety first, without sacrificing an awe-inspiring effect.
At J & S Electrical Contractors, Inc. our commercial master electricians can help you plan and implement your holiday lighting plan, starting with the tips below.
To help your building stand out in the right way, start planning early. You want to remove slippery ice from sidewalks and roofs if you plan to send your maintenance crew to hang lights around the building. Our project coordinators would be happy to provide guidance on setting up your illumination in a tasteful, safe, and secure manner.
Our team would be happy to help you come up with a project plan that won’t send your electricity bill skyrocketing. Using efficient lighting and best practices, you can create a beautiful holiday decorating theme that minimizes risks.
Pick the Areas You’ll Design, Thoughtfully
Where are you hanging your holiday decorations and lighting? Many decision-makers immediately think of the roofline when it comes to hanging icicle lighting and other illumination. Here are a few other ideas:
Garlands, wreaths, and bows compliment holiday lighting during the daylight hours.
Gather the Right Tools (or Let Us Handle the Job)
Hide cords under mulch for a cleaner look and to prevent tripping. LEDs provide bright, efficient lighting in many colors. Consider using clips rather than nails to hang lighting so you can avoid damage to your commercial structure.
Additional Tips for Safe, Beautiful Commercial Holiday Illumination
Follow these tips for safe electrical practices and effective holiday lighting:
J&S Electrical Contractors can design, install, and inspect your holiday lighting to give you peace of mind this holiday season. Call 215-633-8330 or contact us online for assistance with your commercial lighting scheme.
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