Christmas Lawn Decor That is Made to Last
Many people love decorating their lawns for the Christmas season. Christmas decorations add a festive flair to the neighborhood and bring joy to many. Unfortunately many decorations are simply not made to last. With the time,effort, and money many invest into Christmas lawn decor, quality and longevity are typically appreciated.
When choosing items that will be out on the lawn in the wintertime, the composition of the item is a very important consideration. Items made from metal and treated lumber will likely last for several holiday season. If the goal is long lasting lawn decorations; it is best to avoid inflatable decorations that can be easily punctured or untreated wood which will become rotten in the winter elements very quickly. Look for items with some weight. Lightweight and flimsy items are more likely to become ruined, and will not last for very long outdoors.
Another consideration, beyond the quality of the product, that will play a huge role in the longevity of lawn decor is the care and installation. Make sure when setting up, the decorations are tightly and securely attached. Wintertime can bring nasty weather and high winds. If decorations are not installed properly, they may blow away and become damaged or ruined.
Consider natural decorations for wreaths and garlands. An evergreen wreath or a twig, pinecone, and holly berry garland can last for a very long time if somewhat sheltered from the elements. Natural decorating supplies often hold up better in nature than synthetic imitations.
Once the holiday season is over, it is important to take down the decorations and store them safely in a dry place. If lawn decorations are left out all winter, there is likely to be noticeable wear and tear come springtime. Build, maintenance, and care are all important factors in creating a dazzling winter wonderland for years to come.