The Key to Having a Safe AND Spooky Halloween!

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When night falls, a cast of creepy characters can help turn your home into a landscape that is equally frightening and enchanting! To welcome trick-or-treaters in hair-raising style, turn your porch into a bat cave or use other spooky props to celebrate the season!
We've put together this short list of tips so you can celebrate this spooky season in style, while ensuring the safety of those who come to your door:

  • Don't use live flames: When decorating your porch, avoid using live flames. Instead, use LED and battery operated candles to get the same effect!
  • Make sure electric cables are safely out of the way: You don't want children tripping over wires and cables when they come to the door, so make sure they're tucked away.
  • Optimize your lighting: Make sure your walkways are lit well and free of obstruction. The last thing you want is someone taking a tumble on your property.
  • Remove obstacles: Leave enough room for children to walk up to your door without tripping on decorations. 
  • Buy a ton of candy: Make sure you buy the big bags of candy so you don't have any disappointed trick-or-treaters. 
  • Check your kids' candy: Before letting your children eat their hard-earned candy, make sure the wrappers have not been opened and all the treats are safe to eat.
  • Wear a costume: If you're going to be answering the door for trick-or-treaters, you might as well join in the fun! Dress up to show you're welcoming and like to have a bit of fun as well. Halloween is a holiday for kids and adults, so don't be afraid to pretend a little!
We hope these tips have been helpful to you. Thanks for checking out our blog, and we hope to hear from you soon!
Have a safe and fun Halloween!