hanging lights

Discussion in 'Christmas Trees & Seasonal' started by Mike M, Oct 7, 2006.

  1. Mike M

    Mike M LawnSite Bronze Member
    from usa
    Messages: 1,988

    Okay, has anyone tried the connectors that go on the end of extension poles??

    I bought a pack today and a small extension pole to experiment. The clips go on gutters or slip under shingles. I tried mine on my shingles.

    They worked. Has anyone tried this for hanging lights for business? I don't want to climb up 30+ extension ladders if I don't have too. Or walk around steep pitched roofs.

  2. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Messages: 3,556

    alot of guys use those cherry pickers (i think thats what theyre called), but only the real big business or tree business have them. Personally I just get up on the roof. I've never used the poles, I think it'd be more hassle than its worth.
  3. wurkn with amish

    wurkn with amish LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    When ever we have to go above 25ft we just rent a battery operated lift. Works pretty slick and you just tow behind the old truck.
  4. evergreenedmond

    evergreenedmond LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 310

    I trained my guys on how to use repelling & climbing gear. They tie off to eachother on opposing sides of the house & start clipping. It takes a little time to learn, but once they figure it out they can move. Did 3 houses this week all over 6K square feet.

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