Tips You Should Know Before Hanging Your Halloween Decorations

 

With October just around the corner, you’re probably excited to dig out the Halloween decorations from the attic, garage or basement. As you prepare your home with Halloween lights and spooky decor, it’s time to put your DIY skills to the test. From hanging scary lights to positioning ghouls and goblins, we’ve compiled a list of tips that will ensure your Halloween decorations provide excitement to the trick or treaters stopping by.

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Order Some Halloween Black Lights

If you’re looking for colored lights to hang on the exterior of your home, consider investing in some black lights. When black lights are used in the dark, they can transform a lifeless space into an eerie and exciting Halloween scene. Consider swapping out your regular lights on the porch with black lights for a spooky effect. If you’re staging a graveyard scene in your front yard, you can paint over your scary tombstones with transparent glow-in-the-dark paint to make them stick out even more.

Be Careful When Installing Exterior Lights

When you’re ready to hang your new Halloween lights, it’s important to be cautious so you don’t end up getting hurt. Before you pull out the ladder to start installing your lights, plug them into a socket to ensure all of your bulbs are working. You may need to swap out a few old lights for some new ones, and once each light is illuminated you can get started on decorating. Make sure you use a sturdy ladder when it comes time to hang your lights, so you don’t risk a fall to the lawn.

Place Strobe Lights Around Your Front Yard

Strobe lights can make the perfect accompaniment to your front yard, turning your home into a creepy and enticing graveyard scene. When you pair our C9 LED Green Strobe Light with a fog machine, all of the kids in the neighborhood will be raving about your Halloween decor. This tactic can be especially scary if you decide to hang skeletons or ghostly creatures from your outside trees, as the shadows will flicker and sway as children and parents pass by. When arranging your strobe light and fog machine, make sure that the light is aimed either up or down into the fog, to create the haunting effect you’re looking for.

Keep Your Extension Cords Out Of Sight

As you may already know, hanging Halloween lights requires quite a few extension cords to get the job done. Before you purchase just any old extension cord, make sure you choose a cord that was created for outdoor use. Try to avoid placing these cords in high-traffic areas where kids and parents will be walking, as this may lead to an unwanted injury down the line. Use electrical tape to secure the cords to ensure they aren’t sticking out in plain view of trick or treaters.

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Pick Up Some Jack-O-Lantern Lights

There’s nothing more Halloween than jack-o-lantern lights, so why not pick up a fixture or two to display in your front yard? At The Christmas Light Emporium, we’re proud to offer a diverse array of jack-o-lantern lights to help spruce up your Halloween decorations. Our Halloween Pumpkin Light may make the perfect addition to your Halloween decor. Constructed with some of the best M5 LED lights available, passersby will love admiring this bright display of Halloween decor.

While there are many tips and tricks to remember when it comes to your Halloween lighting and decor, the most important part of the holiday is to ensure you and your visitors have fun! Shop The Christmas Light Emporium for your Halloween lights, Christmas LED lights, and more today!

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