How safe are artificial Christmas trees?

Answer On One Hand: Consider the DangersFrom 2000 to 2004, Christmas trees caused an average of 250 house fires per year, resulting in around 14 deaths, 26 injuries and $13.8 million in property damage, a... Read More »

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What were the first artificial Christmas trees made from?

The first artificial Christmas trees were made from goose feathers dyed a green color. These artificial trees, first made in Germany in the 19th century, were later introduced to the United States ... Read More »

Who makes the best artificial Christmas trees?

On One Hand: Balsam Hill Voted BestPanelists most preferred the Balsam Hill Fir out of nine artificial Christmas trees in a test by Good Housekeeping. It includes lights which turn on and off by a ... Read More »

Does Costco have artificial Christmas trees?

According to the December 2009 issue of Costco Connection, Costco's member magazine, the store does in fact sell artificial Christmas trees. Kirkland Signature spruce trees are pre-lit and availabl... Read More »

Who invented artificial Christmas trees?

Artificial brush-style trees were first created in 1930 by the Addis Brush Company, the makers of toilet brushes. However, the first artificial trees were actually tabletop feather trees that origi... Read More »