Holiday lights keep landscapers busy this season

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By Vicky Gits

This is the time of year when the pleasure of seeing lights from rooftop to treetop all over town is frequently overwhelmed by the pain of ladder-climbing and unwinding tangled strings of mini-bulbs.

Decorating is one of those things that seems like a good idea in theory. But who has the time?

That’s where the summertime landscape companies, such as Lam Tree Service and JP Total, come to the rescue. For those with $200 to $5,000 to spend, JP Total of Evergreen will do it all. It buys the lights, puts them up, and removes, replaces and stores them.

Examples of JP Total's work are all over Genesee and Upper Bear Creek Road on the lawns and tall trees of homes.

For the full version of this story, see the Dec. 17 print edition of the Courier.