It’s no secret that perfect, professional perimeter Christmas lighting is created with a little bit of help from our friend, the Christmas light clip. A roof line lighting project is never complete without the trusty plastic clips that keep light lines aligned and bulbs perfectly straight on gutters and shingles. Designed to hold empty socket light line, stringers and specialty strings such as icicle lights, Christmas light clips come in many different sizes and shapes. There are a lot of options when it comes to choosing the correct light clip for your design, and we’re here to help. The following list includes our top selling Christmas light clips for any type of lighting project on roofline perimeters.

 

All Application Clip

all application christmas light clip

The All Application Clip is one of the most versatile clips in our collection, capable of holding any type of Christmas light including 5mm, M5, T5, and C6 strings, C7 and C9 retrofit bulbs. The All Application Clip holds up to 2 light strands, allowing design flexibility and control. Designed for temporary installations, this clip aligns C7 and C9 bulbs horizontally (tips pointing out) on gutters and vertically (tips pointing up) on shingles. The clip also allow you to overlap the end wings, creating a smaller socket fit for C6 stringer sets and mini lights. Wood/asphalt shingles and gutters are an ideal surface for the clips using C7 and C9 empty socket light line.

  • - Designed for Shingles and Gutters
  • - Multifaceted clip that can be used with C7 and C9 empty socket light line, C6 stringer sets, mini light sets and pre lamped sets
  • - Twist the end wings to use with smaller socket stringer light sets
  • - Horizontal orientation when mounted on gutters
  • - Vertical orientation when mounted on shingles
  • - Added security can be achieved when mounting under shingles with the folding tab at the end of the clip

 

All in One Clip

all in one christmas light clip

The All in One Clip is a multifaceted design that works with C7 and C9 retrofit bulbs and empty socket light line, as well as smaller sets including 5mm, M5, T5, and C6 stringers. The clips align C7/C9 bulbs horizontally (tips pointing out) on gutters and vertically (tips pointing up) on shingles. The main difference between the All Application Clip and the All in One clip is that this clip only holds one strand of lights.

  • - One-strand clip that can be used with C7, C9 empty socket light line, and stringers including 5mm, M5, T5, and C6 lights
  • - Mount these clips under shingles, then fold the tab at the end of the clip to create added security.
  • - Horizontal orientation when mounted on gutters
  • - Vertical orientation when mounted on shingles
  • - Added security can be achieved when mounting under shingles with the folding tab at the end of the clip

 

Tuff Clip (C7 and C9 styles available)

tuff christmas light clipThe #1 choice for our professional installers, the C7 or C9 Tuff Clip is designed for temporary installs (seasonal), and decreases install and removal time by 50%. The clip is placed on the base of a C7 or C9 light line before the bulb is screwed into the socket. This "sandwich style" design prevents the clip from coming off and makes removal from the roofline quick, thorough and easy. Tuff Clips also allow for a 360-degree rotation, which eliminates the issue of power direction during installation.

  • - Specifically designed for C7 or C9 base socket light line
  • - The Tuff Clip will not work on stringer sets or pre lamped lines
  • - Designed for all types of shingles and gutters
  • - Horizontal orientation when mounted on gutters
  • - Vertical orientation when mounted on shingles
  • - Durable plastic material

 

Minleon C9 Tuff Clip (New for 2021)

minleon tuff christmas light clipThe Minleon C9 Tuff Clip is a favorite amongst professional installers and is designed for seasonal installations. Minleon's Tuff Clip features a sturdy plastic with a perforated grip around each bulb, and decreases installation and removal time by 50%. The clip is placed on the base of a C9 light line before the bulb is screwed into the socket. This "sandwich style" design prevents the clip from coming off and makes removal from the roofline quick, thorough and easy. Minleon Tuff Clips allow for a 360-degree rotation inside the bulb holder, which eliminates the issue of power direction during installation.

  • - Specifically designed for C9 base socket light line
  • - Perforated grip on bulb opening
  • - The Minleon Tuff Clip will not work on stringer sets or pre lamped lines
  • - Designed for all types of shingles and gutters
  • - Horizontal orientation when mounted on gutters
  • - Vertical orientation when mounted on shingles
  • - Durable plastic material

 

Flex Clip

flex christmas light clip

Another top choice for pro installers, the C9 Flex Clips are designed for temporary installations (seasonal) and decreases install and removal time by 50%. Created with a plastic material that's slightly more flexible than the Tuff Clip, the C9 Flex Clip can be placed on the C9 light line before or after the bulb is screwed into the socket. This "sandwich style" design prevents the clip from coming off and makes removal from the roofline quick, thorough and easy. Many of our customers enjoy the extra malleability of the Flex Clip compared to the Tuff Clip. They claim that the clip is easier to work with (especially in cold outdoor weather).

  • - Specifically designed for C9 empty socket light line before or after bulbs have been installed
  • - Will not work on stringer sets/pre lamped
  • - Designed for all types of shingles and gutters
  • - Horizontal orientation when mounted on gutters
  • - Vertical orientation when mounted on shingles
  • - Durable plastic material

 

Shingle Tab

shingle christmas light tab

Designed exclusively for shingle application, the Original Shingle Tab works with C7 and C9 retrofit bulbs and empty socket light line. The clip has a flip tab that allows a firmer grip, and a dual leg design which ensures a secure mount.

  • - Use with C7 and C9 empty socket light line and retrofit bulbs
  • - Will not work with stringer style light sets
  • - Designed for all types of shingles
  • - Pair with a parapet clip for use on flat surfaces
  • - Flip tab allows for a super firm grip

 

Icicle Light Clip

icicle christmas light clip


Exclusively designed for icicle lights, the Icicle Light Clip has a very durable plastic hook to hang icicle light strings on gutters or shingles.

We hope this guide has helped you find the right tools for successful roofline perimeter lighting. Don't hesitate to reach out to our customer success department for help on your next Christmas light design project.