Halloween can be a lot of spooky fun, whether you’re throwing a party or planning for trick-or-treaters. To ensure you have a safe and fun holiday, prepare your new home accordingly. The realty team at Foxtrot Realty have shared a few simple ways you can make your Green Valley Ranch, CO, house more Halloween-friendly.
Halloween Home Preparation Tips
1. Clear & Light Up Walkways
Visitors to your new home will likely be coming after the sun has started to set and trick-or-treaters are often too excited to pay close attention to where they’re going. Completely clear your walkway up to the front door, so there are no tripping hazards. Then, line the walkway with lights, so visitors know where to go. This will also prevent them from cutting across your landscaping and damaging it.
2. Avoid Real Candles
Candles may seem like a great decoration, but they are a fire hazard. This is especially dangerous when you consider the other flammable decorations that usually surround them. Invest, instead, in battery-powered candles, which will allow you to safely enjoy the ambiance without the danger.
3. Plan for Pets
All the visitors to the house cause a lot of excitement, which can make animals behave differently. Excited or threatened dogs may knock children over or scare them into the streets. Check that animals are safely contained and exercise them during the day, so they won’t have pent up energy on Halloween night.
4. Put Away Valuables
While most people coming through your neighborhood will be innocent young children, it’s best to be prepared by putting away your valuables. Park your car inside the garage to avoid damage or a break-in. If there’s anything of value that shows in your front window, tuck it away to avoid prying eyes.
There’s nothing quite like the joy of sharing candy with young and eager trick-or-treaters at the door of your new home. If you are searching for the perfect place to live this fall, contact Foxtrot Realty at (720) 277-9219.