Holiday lights can be draining your wallet

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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Have you ever wondered how much those holiday lights outside are affecting your bottom line?

Consumers Energy put together a chart to show just that.

For those with light usage in the festive department your costs vary from $1.63 to $10.78 a month. And those with a lot of lights - costs can be from $40.15 for LED lights up to $310.73 a month for incandescent lights.

They also want to stress this important safety tip:
• Don’t route extension cords under rugs or near walkways, inspect lights for frayed wires or other signs of wear