Christmas is quickly approaching and there have already been several houses in my subdivision putting up their lights. My wife, Melissa, and I decided we should go all-in this year and hire someone to hang them for us. Not only do we think this will look best, we also are intimately aware of my fear of heights...and falling from them. lol You can imagine our surprise when we got the quote - $2,800. That's the cost of buying the lights and having them installed. Oh, and they also quoted us $1,100 to return each year and re-hang the lights we'd already purchased from them. Isn't that insane? So, needless to say...we won't be joining the neighborhood fun this year or any other.