The Proper Christmas Tree Stand

December 6, 2016

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Keep your fresh cut holiday tree looking its best throughout the season with minimal effort. 

Water is key. But remembering to keep the tree stand filled during the busy holiday season can be challenging. Avoid this problem and save time by investing in a quality tree stand with a large reservoir.

Here are three of the four styles recommended by The National Christmas Tree Association.

  • Make set up easier with the two-piece stand. The inner piece holds the tree in place and sits in a second larger piece, the reservoir.
  • The four bolt stand with large reservoir comes in a variety of sizes to handle trees from four to 20 feet tall. It has a surrounding lip to capture spilled water. 
  • The clamp stand uses the clamp and claw system to support trees up to 9 feet tall with trunks up to 7” inches in diameter.

A bit more information: The fourth style recommended by the National Christmas Tree Association is the center pin. It has a large pin sticking up out of the center of the reservoir. You need to drill a long hole in the center of the tree trunk.  Then set the tree over the pin and fill the reservoir with water.

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