How much does Christmas light installation cost?

Holiday Lighting commonly asked questions 

What does your Christmas light installation service include?

  • A free consultation with our representative to discuss your lighting needs either on-site, via phone or email.
  • An itemized quotation based on your requirements and budget.
  • Installation of your chosen lights and decorations by our team of experts.
  • Safe and careful dismantling and storage of the display until the following year when we return to install your lights again.
  • Permanent lights that do not require removal or storage.

How much does professional Christmas light installation cost?

Professional Christmas light installations and holiday displays vary in cost based on project complexity, roof pitch, and lighting amount per foot. Prices per foot range from $5 to $12 for roofline installation, while permanent lighting has a different pricing structure. The smallest residential Christmas light installation starts at $695.00.

What's if we don't have any design ideas?

If you're unsure about what kind of design you want or don't have a specific idea in mind, our representative can assist you.we have seasoned professional who can help with design consultation They'll have a meeting with you to go over your decorating requirements, and then inspect the site to gain a better understanding of your space. Afterward, we'll present you with several options and let you determine what best suites your needs.




Looking for a preseason discount on Christmas light installation?

Book before October 15th and secure a $100 security depost to save 20% off of your install. To avoid the holiday rush, we recommend holiday customers contact us as early as possible. The holiday season typically lasts from after Halloween until Christmas. For annual customers, we schedule installations as early as October. We also offer year-round new installations.


What are the benefits of hiring a professional to install my Christmas Lights?

You achieve a stunningly decorated space without the risk and inconvenience of installing and removing lights yourself. Our affordable services eliminate the need for ladders, untangling light strings, and battling cold weather. With our team of professionals, you can relax and enjoy a head-turning light display and comprehensive support every step of the way.

Do we need to be onsite for the holiday lighting installation?

Our professional Christmas light installation technicians can complete the job without homeowners present, as long as there is access to an outdoor power supply. Once the installation is complete, we ensure everything is in good working order.

What is your maintenace or service policy?

We prioritize the longevity of your purchased lights. Changes to bulb color or lighting type must be made within 15 days of installation and subject to a $50 restocking fee. We offer free service calls for most lighting issues and use high-quality clips to ensure durability in all weather conditions. We provide maintenance visits at no charge to keep your holiday display pristine.

Do your lights come with a warranty?

We offer a 3-year guarantee on the Christmas lights you purchase from us. Our products are made with the best commercial-grade C9 and C7 bulbs, SPT-2 socket wire, and rated for extreme weather conditions. Our reputable brands ensure longevity, with some customers using their lights for up to 7 years. After 3 years, we charge a material cost for any necessary updates. Permanent warranties vary by brand and can be discussed during consultation. 

Who do I contact if my lights stop working?

Please call 503 878 9465 or email us directly at and we will have a maintenance techincian repair the lights within 48 hrs.

Am I purchasing or renting my lights?

As the purchaser of the lights, it's your choice whether to store them. However, for convenience in future installations, we recommend allowing us to store them. For those interested in renting lighting, we strive to accommodate everyone's needs. Please request this option, and an estimator will reach out to discuss further.

What should I do if my previous Christmas Light Installer was unreliable or I don't want to install the lights myself?

Contact us for a reliable and hassle-free Christmas light installation. We provide estimates and ask that all lights be tested prior to installation. We recommend using our quality commercial-grade holiday lights, as we cannot offer the same maintenance for customer-provided lighting. Our lights are guaranteed to be reliable and long-lasting.

How much does Christmas Light Removal Cost?

Our Christmas light installation process includes the takedown at no additional expense. Many other companies in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington neglect to discuss this factor when they sell the installation. We are 100% transparent from start to finish, you don't have to worry about any hidden fees. Saint Nick's Christmas Lights doesn't charge for the takedown of Christmas lights on lights sold by us. 

What if I want an even more extravagant Holiday Lighting display than the one you already installed?

We're happy to help you create your dream holiday lighting display! Our pricing is structured per foot, so we can easily calculate the cost and add all the lighting you desire for your home. Whether you want to add more lights, incorporate different colors or designs, or anything else, we can work with you to create a stunning display that will impress your neighbors and friends. Just let us know what you have in mind, and we'll provide you with a customized estimate.

How much does it cost to have my Christmas lights installed after the first year?

The first year is always an investment because you have the material cost from purchasing the lights. The price for the following year typically is reduced by 40-50% of the intial cost.

What if I my own Christmas lights?

We understand that some customers prefer to use their own lights. We can accommodate this preference by providing a free estimate based on the condition of your lights. Please note that we can only install customer-provided lights if they are in good working order. For best results, we recommend using our quality commercial-grade holiday lights, which are reliable and long-lasting.

Do we have to reschedule for bad weather?

Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington have a reputation for rainy weather. Our Christmas Light installers will do their absolute best to get your Christmas Light Installation done on the scheduled day. Sevre weather the permits unsafe conditions can result in rescheduling as soon as its safe to do the work. Typically this is only when is it too Icy to work on a roof or ladder.

Any Christmas Light Installers near me?

Saint Nick's Christmas Lights services the greater Portland, Oregon and Vancouver Washington area. We service Clackamas County, Multnomah County, Washington County, Clark County, and have a service mile radius of almost 40 miles.

Want a hassle-free experience when it comes to decorating your home or business for the holidays?

Here are some tips to have a hassle free holiday season:

  1. Plan ahead: Make a detailed plan of what decorations you want, where you want them to be placed, and how you want them to be installed.

  2. Keep it simple: Don't overwhelm yourself with too many decorations or complicated setups. Stick to a simple and cohesive theme.

  3. Delegate: Consider hiring a professional decorator or enlisting the help of friends and family to share the workload.

  4. Invest in quality decorations: Good quality decorations are durable, reusable, and can save you money in the long run.

  5. Stay organized: Keep all of your decorations organized and labeled for easy setup and takedown.