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How Much Permanent Christmas Lights Cost: A Smart Investment

Permanent Christmas lights are an obvious solution to the tiresome work of putting up and taking down lights every year, but they come at a higher cost initially. You may be asking yourself if that price is actually worth it. You’ll be delighted to find that the Gemstone Lights permanent Christmas lights cost may not be all that bad in the grand scheme of things.

We are here to guide you through all of the costs associated with permanent lighting systems, ways they can actually save you money, and why they may be a better financial choice than temporary Christmas lights.

Gemstone Lights LED Christmas Lights

How Much Do Permanent Christmas Lights Cost?

Generally, you can calculate the cost of permanent Christmas lights by multiplying the market rate for installation by how many linear feet of track lighting you will need. Due to these costs varying depending on a few different factors, the best way to find an exact cost is to receive a customized quote for your needs. You can find an authorized dealer for Gemstone Lights by clicking HERE.

Factors That Influence Permanent Christmas Lights Cost

We take great pride in the quality we provide with Gemstone Lights permanent lighting. Therefore, our permanent lights are professionally installed by authorized dealers who can expertly advise on and install lights that best fit your needs and seamlessly blend with your home. This also makes pricing a bit less straightforward. Here are a few things that you may need to consider when understanding the cost of our permanent Christmas lights.

Installation Costs

The cost of installation varies amongst locations and depends on the market price. We have a large number of authorized dealers across North America, so you will typically have a few different choices of installers in your area. Installers may offer different services as well, such as a service warranty, financing, and residential or commercial installation.

The Type of Permanent Lights

red and green floodlights in the front of the house

With technology progressing in outdoor lighting throughout the years, a large number of different types of permanent lights have emerged. Our authorized dealers will be able to align the right type of lights to be installed with your budgeting needs. We offer three different types of lighting to fulfill your vision, as you can see below:

  • Residential and Commercial Track Lighting— This is what you typically think of when you think of Christmas lights, lining the roof of your building with multiple small, evenly spaced lights. Track lights can be installed residentially or commercially.
  • Flood Lights— Our flood lights are unique in that they can be used to highlight any feature of your property, whether that be landscaping or architectural designs. You often see these in Christmas lighting illuminating trees in holiday colors.
  • Opal Bulb— The Opal Bulb is a smart light bulb that can be changed in color, brightness, and even set on a timer. These bulbs fit in any light socket and make excellent festive porch lights.

How Many Linear Feet of Track Lighting Needed

The linear feet of track lighting needed is determined by how many feet of roofline you want to be lit. For a more cost-effective option, you could simply line your porch or entryway in permanent track lighting, or you can go all out and cover your entire roof in track lighting. The more footage of track lighting you need, the higher the cost.

Ways Gemstone Permanent Christmas Lights Save You Money

Although permanent lighting can be a heavy investment at first, there are multiple ways that permanent lights save you money in the long run. You may even find yourself wishing you had them installed sooner once you realize how economical they really are. Here are just a few ways that permanent lights from Gemstone Lights can actually save you money over time.

They Are Energy Efficient

Gemstone Lights uses the newest LED technology. LED lighting uses a fraction of the electricity that a standard incandescent bulb does, which can save you hundreds of dollars on your electricity bill. You can see exactly how much Gemstone Lights’ track lights will cost you to run in our article, “What’s the Cost of Running Gemstone Lights Track Lighting System?”

Little to No Maintenance is Required

There are many advantages of LED lighting, but one of the biggest money saving benefits is that they last much longer than any other type of lighting. LEDs can last up to 50,000 hours or 20 years on average before going out. There will be virtually no maintenance cost for Gemstone lights until the distant future.

Our track lights are also low maintenance due to the expert installation. Our tracks are much more sturdy since they’re built into your home’s facia. You won’t have to worry about your track lights being ripped off your roof due to heavy winds and storms.

They Free Up Your Valuable Time

Why spend an entire day or more putting up holiday lights and another day or two tearing them down when you could be spending that precious time on more important things? Gemstone Lights’ permanent lights give you all that time back with one-time, professional installation. Gone are the days of spending hours detangling strands of lights and climbing up and down a ladder to clip them in every time you want festive lighting.

The cloud-based Gemstone HUB App can also save you time with all the features needed to change your lighting design at your fingertips. You can set multiple timers, change colors, independently control specific lights, and set animations with one app from anywhere. Most other lights require you to completely change out your lighting display when you want to change these features.

Replacements Are Free With a Five Year Warranty

Typically, when you have a light go out in your string of lights, you either have to buy a whole new string of lights or buy the parts to replace that one bulb. Our lighting systems all come with a five-year product warranty that will cover the cost of replacing any malfunctioning lights. Some of our authorized dealers even offer a service warranty, making replacement completely free in some cases.

Permanent Christmas Lights vs. Temporary Christmas Lights Cost

Gemstone Lights LED Christmas Lights

Permanent Christmas lights tend to cost more than temporary Christmas lights at first. However, there are multiple differences between these two lighting systems that make the initial cost worth it. Below are just a few differences that make Gemstone Lights’ permanent Christmas lights stand out.

  • Gemstone Lights’ permanent lights are energy efficient with LED technology and built-in timers, whereas temporary lights are not always LED and do not typically include timers.
  • Changing the design of our permanent lights is simple with our free app. Temporary lights can cost you time and money because they need to be changed out or repositioned for a new design.
  • Our permanent lights are professionally installed to last for the long run with tracks that match your home, while temporary lights are simply installed with clips or staples that can easily be torn out and ruin your whole strand of lights (or worse—your siding).
  • We provide a five-year warranty in case any of your permanent lights malfunction. Temporary lights do not typically come with a warranty.
  • You only have to spend money on the installation of permanent lights once, whereas you will either have to spend precious time putting up temporary lights or pay someone to do it for you every time you want festive lighting.

Permanent Christmas Lights Cost FAQ’s

Question: How long do permanent Christmas lights last?

Answer: Gemstone permanent Christmas lights last up to 50,000 hours. That’s over 20 years for the average user. This long life expectancy is due to the cutting-edge LED technology used in all of our lighting systems.

Question: Are permanent Christmas lights worth it?

Answer: Permanent Christmas lights may have a higher initial cost than temporary lights. However, Gemstone Lights save you time and money in the long run, making them worth every penny! You will never need to fuss with strings of lights again or climb up and down a ladder all day to install the lights once or twice a year. They are also more durable, long-lasting, and energy-efficient than traditional incandescent Christmas lights.

Question: Do LED lights make your electric bill high?

Answer: LED lights do not increase your electricity bill. Gemstone LED Lights will most likely lower your electricity bill in reality. This is because our LED lights are designed to use a fraction of the electricity compared to standard lights. You could save hundreds of dollars a year on your electric bill by switching to Gemstone Lights.

Receive A Personalized Quote For Gemstone Permanent Christmas Lights

The best way to find out how much permanent Christmas lights cost is to ask one of our authorized dealers for a customized quote. You can find a dealer in your area by typing in your zip code HERE. From there, you can choose which professional to contact, and expert installers will get a hold of you to go over your budget and the best options for your needs.

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