Every year there’s always a line of homes, an entire street, or a business decking their halls with gorgeous, outrageous lights. Some families have a yearly tradition of seeing the new decorations these areas put up. No matter when you put your lights up, whether it’s the day after Thanksgiving, the beginning of October, or you keep your lights up all year round, these strands of bulbs put a smile on a lot of people’s faces. The big question is, what can you do to improve your lights this year? Here are a few tips to keep in mind when you’re coming up with that perfect pattern!