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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - For many families, it is a tradition of the holiday season: dragging out, testing and hanging those many strands of holiday lights.

But for a growing number of people, the hassle has become too much.  There are just too many other things going on this time of year to spend time untangling those twinklers or fastening the flashers.  They have called in the professionals!

At Rottler Pest and Lawn Solutions, they saw the writing on the wall more than a decade ago. They started keeping their lawn division employees on the payroll during the holidays 15 years ago stringing Christmas lights instead of mowing lawns.  Now they have six crews dedicated to decking the halls and gutters, windows and eves with all the trimmings of the holidays.  It is a clientele that continues to grow from year to year.

They are swamped in the days leading up to Thanksgiving because families want their homes dressed for the holidays to show off for Thanksgiving.  It's not too late if you want to call in the professionals, although it is getting close.  Contact Rottler to see if they still have space on their calendar.

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