October 2016

24 Oct 2016

Halloween safety tips to take the fright out of the night

Halloween is a time to stir up some scary good times. Welcome guests and trick or treaters by ensuring their safety and fun. 1. Clear your porch and driveway of debris such as loose gravel, slippery moss, leaves, etc. It’s “acorn season” in the Carolinas, which means walking on your paved areas could be like walking on marbles, so remove those, as well as flowerpots, garden tools, hoses, bikes, toys, shoes and whatever else could be a safety hazard. 2. Secure any loose railings, steps, stepping stones, pavers etc. You’ve been meaning to do that, anyway. 3. Turn off the sprinkler system. Easily overlooked, but hard to forget. Remove sprinkler heads temporarily if they pose a tripping hazard. 4. Keep pets inside in their...
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