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4 Reasons to Build a DIY Haunted House

You probably don’t live in a spooky mansion, but come All Hallow’s Eve, a scary space is the perfect place to celebrate. Transform a garage, basement, or outdoor patio into a haunted house this Halloween to maximize the fun!

Here are four smart reasons to build a DIY haunted house for Halloween:

Showcase your inner dark side.

A new DIY project is the perfect way to feed creativity. Get the kids involved, and enjoy the creative process with spooky DIY crafts and costumes. Pick a theme and watch the creative sparks fly.

Get to know your neighbors.

Work together with your neighbors to add more excitement to your street or neighborhood! The more people who participate the better. A neighborhood event is a great way to get to know the people you live near and a perfect opportunity to extend the Halloween fun beyond your front door.

A safer way to trick or treat.

Halloween is all about fun, but it can also be a dangerous time for young children to be out and about trick-or-treating. Bring the festivities closer to home; know the homes children visit and make Halloween safer by keeping kids in the neighborhood.

Party with a purpose.

Invite friends and neighbors to enjoy your DIY haunted house, and encourage guests to make a donation. You can turn your thrills into a charitable opportunity; people can donate canned food, money, or other goods to a cause you’re passionate about.

Are you ready to get started? Get the darkest and most durable plastic sheeting to set the stage for your DIY haunted house! Americover is the leading supplier of fire-retardant haunted house plastic sheeting.

Follow Americover’s blog for more spooky DIY tips, and don’t forget about Americover’s Halloween Photo Contest!

Snap and send a picture of your DIY haunted house; the best use of Americover’s black plastic sheeting wins a FREE 10’ x 100’ roll for next year!