More Utahns Having Christmas Lights Professionally Installed

More Utahns Having Christmas Lights Professionally Installed

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Randall Jeppesen, KSL Newsradio More Utahns are turning to professional Christmas light installers to help them set the holiday mood.

Fifteen years ago Dean Lyons had the idea to start a Christmas lighting business. "A guy came over and said, ‘I'll pay you $50 if you take my lights off the roof of my house,' and I'm like, ‘alright,'" Lyons explained.

Now he owns Brite Nites, and his company has been busy putting up lights on 1,200 homes from the rich to those who just can't climb on roof tops.

"Sweet little old ladies, for all of my clients out there who we do that work for, and they spend $300 because they want the Christmas spirit in their home," Lyons said.

This year's lack of snow makes installing lights easier, but it's bad for business. Lyons says the phone rings off the hook when we get big, early snowstorms.

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