Featured Articles

Lighten the Footprint & Light Up Profits

In today's environmentally conscious world, sustainable practices are becoming increasingly important for businesses and consumers alike. When it comes to holiday lighting, traditional options often create significant waste and environmental burdens. S4 is passionate about providing higher-quality, more sustainable holiday lighting solutions that lighten the industry’s carbon footprint and boost installer margins.

Read More

The Hidden Costs of Buying Subpar Holiday Lights

The twinkling magic of holiday lights can quickly turn into a frustrating nightmare if you skimp on quality. While cheap light strings and bulbs might seem attractive when you're quoting and looking at your margins, the hidden costs of subpar lighting products can wreak havoc on your margins, your business and also damage your reputation.

Read More

The Biophilic Magic of Decorative Lighting

The winter holiday season may be short-lived, but the warm feelings of seeing the community come alive with light and seeing young and old flocking together stays etched in our memories warming our souls. Whether it's the twinkling warm white 5mm light string mimicking the soft glow of candlelight or the sweet summer reminder of a firefly string phasing in and out behind the leaves of a bush, holiday lights evoke a sense of wonder and joy. That warm feeling is tied to our need for our longing and connection with nature.

Read More

Pro Tips for Wrapping Trees With Lights

Adding decorative lighting to trees is a proven way to make a bold statement and enhance the ambiance of any outdoor decorative lighting installation. Whether you're preparing for a special occasion or event, a holiday or simply beautifying your landscape, properly wrapping trees with decorative lighting requires attention to detail, adherence to best practices and the right light strings and lighting products. In this guide, we will outline expert techniques and specialized product considerations to ensure a stunning, high-performing, and safe exterior lighting display.

Read More