Video: How to Choose a Christmas Tree

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The centerpiece of any holiday decor is a Christmas tree. Choose one that will work in your space and bring cheer for years to come. Don't worry-- you got this. Find a tree that isn't too big or small for your space. Most trees are between 6 and 12 feet tall. If you plan to include a tree topper, add the extra height into your calculation. Diameter ranges between 23 and 84 inches. If space is tight, consider a half tree that sits flush against a wall or a specially designed slim tree. Potted trees are generally smaller and a great option for covered porches or entry ways. They stand between 3 and 6 feet tall with a diameter of 18 to 32 inches. Next, decide if you want a tree that is lit or unlit. Unlit trees come bare, ready to be decorated with your own lights and ornaments. To save time, these trees are pre-lit with beautiful lights. Light count can range from 200 to 1,500 lights per tree. New micro bright pre-lit trees pack an LED count up to three times higher than standard, providing a stunning look and integrating seamlessly with foliage. If you choose a pre-lit tree, keep colour options in mind. Choose from a clear, warm white, or colour-changing options. Colour-changing lights often come with special effects settings. Most trees are made of either traditional PVC or newer PE plastic or a mix of both. For a more natural look, lifelike trees have injection-molded PE tips, modeled on tree species native to Canada. Finally, consider the number of tips a tree has. This can range from 600 to 4,600 depending on the size of the tree. A higher tip count means more places to hang decorations and a fuller appearance overall. A new tree is a great way to deck your halls for the holidays. Remember these tips, and find the one that gets you in the Christmas spirit. Don't worry-- you got this. [MUSIC PLAYING]

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