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Business Spotlight – Zack's Holiday Lighting

Published: Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
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Zack Hajduk, the owner and founder of Zack’s Holiday Lighting in Diamond, has been putting lights up at his family’s house for the past few years, basically during Thanksgiving break while in college.

Zack Hajduk is the owner and founder of Zack’s Holiday Lighting. A 2012 graduate from Western Illinois University with a bachelor of business and a double minor in music and management, Hajduk has lived in Diamond since 1998.

He is a 2008 graduate of Coal City High School and also received his Eagle Scout in 2008.

Hours of operation?

Hours are by appointment only. Call (between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. please) to set up an appointment or send an email to We will set up a time for me to do a free assessment, and then a day to do the actual work.  

What is your specialty? 

I will come to your house and put up Christmas lights and take them down after the holidays. I enjoy putting up lights, but it’s the end result I most look forward to. I put lights on roofs, bushes, trees, decks, windows, inflatable displays and indoor decorations. I work with you to set a budget, talk about how many lights you want, the different types of lights and what needs to be done between the time you book and I put up the lights.  

What would you like to tell our readers about your business?

I am a brand-new business out of Diamond. I have been putting lights up at my family’s house for the past few years, basically during Thanksgiving break while in college.

We go all out for Christmas by putting lights on the roof, windows, bushes, trees, porch railing, a 3-D wire moose and decorating our outside Christmas tree ... and that’s just the outside.  I enjoy putting up the lights and seeing the final product.

What are you plans for the future?  

At some point, I would like to expand into other holidays as well as open my own place and sell holiday-themed lights year round. 

Also, I’m exploring coordinating lights to music.  

What other information is important to tell our readers?  

Visit my Facebook page, Zack’s Holiday Lighting, for photos of my house I have done. 

You will see my house with lights from two different years.

Information on new services offered.

Right now, I have a special that goes until Nov. 15. If you book before then, you get 10 percent off you total bill.

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