Christmas Light Timer FAQs

Christmas Light Timer FAQs

How do you set a Smart Electrician Timer?


To set a Smart Electrician Timer:

  1. First, position the “Time Now” arrow on the timer to the current time.
  2. Next, select the time you want the lights to go on. For example, 6 P.M. Press down the 6 P.M. button on the front of the timer.
  3. Next, decide what time you want the lights to shut off. Then press down all the buttons in between those times. For example, press down all buttons between 6 P.M. and 11 P.M.

The buttons are very easy to press down and will continue to work on a daily basis until you change them.

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Are timer switches a fire hazard?


Christmas light timers are safe to use. While any electrical device can malfunction, most Christmas light fires are caused by damaged Christmas lights or overloaded circuits.

Can you put outdoor lights on a timer?


Yes, you can put outdoor lights on a timer. Make sure you get a water resistant, weather resistant timer.

Is it safe to put Christmas tree lights on a timer?


Yes, we recommend putting your Christmas tree lights on a timer to prevent overheating or accidentally leaving them on.

Should you turn your Christmas lights off at night?


It is recommended to turn your Christmas lights off at night so that the lights do not overheat, creating a potential fire hazard.