Happy String Lights

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String lights add more fun. (Photo Credits)

String lights are happy decorative light pieces that make any place look more festive.

Caution though should be exercised especially when installing these lights to ensure safety against fire and injuries.

TUV Rheinland issued a warning to its readers. Build Safe  

“When individual lamps of old strings of lights fail one after the other, the remaining filaments indeed shine brighter, but they also get unusually hot. During tests conducted by TÜV Rheinland, the temperatures of individual electric candles rose to up to 200°C, which constitutes an acute fire hazard. Due to the aging of plastics, strings of lights that use insulation which is no longer permitted today also pose a high risk of electric shock.”

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More uses of string lights

The website Acrhitecture and Design shared various ways to use string lights as accent lighting and design pieces for the home. Electrician  

“You don’t have to put those string lights away after the holidays. There are so many elegant ways to incorporate string lights into your home decor. 01. Wrap them around an interestingly shaped mirror.”

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Country Living for its part shared ways on how to use string lights in the backyard.

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“Nothing says “summer” like warm nights spent in your backyard, and you can easily up the ambience by adding string lights. Summer will never be the same. Is there anything more soothing than a hammock gently swinging under string lights? This easy-to-pull-off setup is guaranteed to be your favorite spot to relax.”

Check out the whole article here.

String lights indeed add a lot of life in any place.

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