How To Fix Broken Christmas Lights?

Why does only half a string of lights work?

Don’t pull too hard on the wires.

A loose bulb, broken socket or frayed wire is sometimes all it takes for the strand to malfunction.

After taking down the lights, plug them in before storing them, to make sure they still work.

The only tool you’ll need is a bulb tester in order to know how to fix Christmas lights.

How do you fix Christmas lights that only half work?

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How do you know which bulb is out on Christmas lights?

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What do you do with Christmas lights that don’t work?

Ways to recycle old Christmas lights

  • Contact your city’s municipal solid waste office. Many will recycle the lights if you drop them off, so give a call and ask.
  • Ship your old lights to Holiday LEDS Recycling.
  • Drop off your lights at MOM’s Organic Markets.
  • Mail your lights to Christmas Light Source.