How to Halloween Proof Your Home

October 22, 2014

Here are some tips to help protect the little ghosts and goblins who will be knocking on your door this Halloween. Halloween is fraught with hazards both real and imaginary. With dozens of young witches and warlocks knocking on your door that night, you want to make sure that your home is safe. Here are some useful tips for the scariest night of the year to help protect the trick-or-treater’s, your home, and maybe even your pet. Keep the lights on: Even if you are out of candy, the kids are still going to knock. You are better off keeping the light on and posting a sign on your door, than turning it off and risk a little one tripping on your front walkway. Clear the front of your house: Put away the garden gnomes, hoses, and kid’s toys. These only serve as one more thing for an excited kid to fall over when rushing up to your door. Make the entire pathway from the sidewalk to your door bell as clear as possible. Take care of Jack: You spent a lot of time and energy carving out the perfect jack-o-lantern. Keep it up and out of the way of...

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