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The Best Christmas Tree Stands for 2014

Updated on October 7, 2014

Where to Buy the Best Christmas Tree Stands

Are you looking around for the best Christmas tree stands to buy this year? Perhaps this guide can be of assistance.

While there are people who take pride in making their own Christmas tree holders, that's not really the most practical option for many of us.

Besides, a quick scoot over to Amazon and you can find some of the best Christmas tree stands available in 2014.


photo credits: Emerald Innovations XTS3 Swivel Straight Tree Stand 10" - Available now at Amazon.com.

I've put together a few of the stands that particularly caught my eye, with the hope that you will gather some inspiration for when it comes to choosing your very own Christmas tree stand.

I haven't quite decided whether I'm going to stick with my fake Christmas tree or whether I'll go for a real one this year.

Either way, I know I need a new stand so let's go see what's out there.

Swivel Straight Christmas Tree Stand - Premium Self Watering Christmas Tree Stand - Easy 3 Step Build

swivel straight christmas tree stand self watering
swivel straight christmas tree stand self watering

The Best Christmas Tree Stands 2014 - for Self Watering

2014 Swivel straight Christmas tree stands

Let's say that you've bought a tree, got it home, but you notice that it's a little, how do we say... wonky... A crooked tree is a big no-no. So what to do?

Well you simply must check out these Swivel Christmas tree stands.

They have a built in mechanism that straightens your tree once it's securely placed in the stand. These stands also provide a water reservoir to allow your tree to be watered on auto-pilot.

As all Swivel tree stands are made from an impact-grade polymer, they will be highly resistant cracking and/or rusting. You can rely on these sturdy stands to be around for several years to come.

Most Popular Swivel Christmas Tree Stand - 2014 Swivel Straight Tree Holder

Swivel Straight Tree Stand
Swivel Straight Tree Stand

The Best Christmas Tree Stands on Price

2014 Cinco Plastics Christmas tree stands

If you intend to see your Christmas tree survive throughout the holiday season, then you will need to keep it constantly hydrated, in the same way you would water flowers or other household plants.

These Christmas tree stands by Cinco are great for that. They are fairly wide, so can accommodate enough water to keep your tree well watered at all times.

People who have bought these stands really welcomed the fact that they could just set their tree watering duties to auto-pilot; leaving them to get on with other activities.

Good Tidings CNCC152 Cinco Small Christmas Tree Stand

Good Tidings CNCC152 Cinco Small Christmas Tree Stand
Good Tidings CNCC152 Cinco Small Christmas Tree Stand

"The spikes on the bottom add a lot of stability, and the depth of the water well was perfect for our several days out of town during the holiday..." A. Taylor, Amazon reviewer - Read the rest of this review here

 

Good Tidings 7290001 Plastic Christmas Tree Stand for Trees Up To 10 Feet Tall

Cinco C-148E Express Tree Stand For Up To 10' Trees, Medium
Cinco C-148E Express Tree Stand For Up To 10' Trees, Medium

"Looking at local stores, the prices ranged from $40-$60. Too much for me to spend on something that is used for 3 weeks out of the year. I looked on Amazon and this one was rated well and priced right..." J. Ream, Amazon reviewer - Read the rest of this review here

 

2014 Best Christmas Tree Stands for Tradition

Cast Iron Christmas tree stands

Are you looking for a Christmas tree stand that is heavy duty and elegant at the same time? Then you'll want to consider taking a look at one of the cast iron stands.

I particularly like the detailing on these stands.

Good Tidings Cast Iron Heirloom Christmas Tree Stands

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John Wright Company  JWR61701 Cast Iron Heirloom Christmas Tree Stand, Red
John Wright Company JWR61701 Cast Iron Heirloom Christmas Tree Stand, Red

"We love this stand; the cast iron makes it very stable, there's no give in the legs that makes me worry about the tree tipping over..." James Earl Shagford "Shaggy", Amazon reviewer - Read the rest of this review here

 

The Best Christmas Stands Poll

Will you be buying a new Christmas tree stand this year, if so which type?

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Make Your Own Christmas Tree Stand - Got a little time on your hands?

OK, so you're dead set on making your own Christmas tree stand - you've certainly got more patience than I have.

Here's a video that will get you started with the 'how'. Note that this is only part 1 of a 4 part video.

Artifical Christmas Tree Stands

Best Christmas Tree Holders

Perhaps, like me you're planning on sticking with or buying a fake Christmas tree They are, in my humble opinion, easier to maintain.

It's always good to know that should anything go wrong with your fake Christmas tree stand, you can always buy a replacement.

What brand do you think makes the best Christmas tree stands? - Please take a minute or two to let me know what your thoughts are

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      applejacking 

      5 years ago

      You have good products selection here. Well written and I enjoy to read it one by one. I get some points to make a great lens ahead.

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      This is very practical lens. Thanks!

    • mjoonline profile imageAUTHOR

      mjoonline 

      5 years ago

      @TaraWojt: Yes if I were getting a real tree I think I'd be considering that one too.

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      Tara Wojtaszek 

      5 years ago

      Great selection of Christmas tree stands. I really like the swivel stands.

    • mjoonline profile imageAUTHOR

      mjoonline 

      5 years ago

      @WriterJanis2: Yes, there's almost too much choice.

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      WriterJanis2 

      5 years ago

      Didn't know there were so many to choose from.

    • mjoonline profile imageAUTHOR

      mjoonline 

      5 years ago

      @anonymous: Thank you very much for your kind words.

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Nice suggestions and a wonderful resource!

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      kiratalley 

      5 years ago

      Likewise, I never knew there were so many options ... one of our's leaked one year and let a messy stain on the carpet!

    • mjoonline profile imageAUTHOR

      mjoonline 

      5 years ago

      @TolovajWordsmith: Yes I saw those too during my research, but I'm not sure about the whole upside down tree thing lol.

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      Tolovaj Publishing House 

      5 years ago from Ljubljana

      I had no idea there are so many possibilities. But I have heard in some areas Christmas trees are hanged upside down, so the don't need stands... Now that is interesting idea too:)

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