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Old 10-14-2008, 06:42 PM
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I have'nt yet marketed it.I would look at it from an houtly point.It takes alot longer to wrap a palm tree than it would to lay it on a bush so I would do hourly.Remember that you have to put them up,take them down,check them,and pack them evey year.If your storing them you need to charge for that as well.I'm still new to the lights.I do my house and next door with about 25,000 lights so I'm going to ty and use that for promotions this year
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How do you handle not overloading the circuits? How big of a factor is that? I'd love to see some of the pics you have worked on.

Also, how long have you found the average job to take or what is your goal for how long they should take?
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On my house I have to use 4 cercuits but next door only 2.Thats alot of lights.Enough to get us on the news.My house takes about 16 hours up and 5 down.Next door is about 8 up and 3 downThats alot of lights though.To trim a house and go over a few shrubs maybe 3 hours to do.You get faster every year because you know where every thing goes
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Oh you got talked about on the news? Was it on tv or in a newspaper? What did you think of that experience?

Are you going to put a sign out front this year to promote that you offer this service?
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They did'nt really talk about us they just show some of the best looking houses.I'm thinking of making a big sign out of lights for my roof this year
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I'm thinking of making a big sign out of lights for my roof this year
That would be so awesome! I gotta see that.
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