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Quick Tips to Throw Spook-tacular Halloween Parties

3 Tips for Successful Halloween Parties

October begins the season where the year starts to wind down. By Thanksgiving and Christmas, everyone is looking forward to a fresh start in the New Year. But, the month of October begins the season of relaxation and enjoyment. That’s why Halloween can get people in the swing of things. Parties are popular later in the season, but as people get in the Halloween spirit, Halloween parties and fall get-togethers are becoming more and more common. 

This year, prepare for the coming season by using Halloween as a trial run for party-hosting skills. Holiday parties make celebrations something to remember. By taking Halloween party tips from this local air conditioning servicer, party hosts can practice throwing the perfect holiday parties. 

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Decorating is an integral part of the upcoming season. While many homeowners go all out for Thanksgiving and Christmas, people use Halloween as an excuse to start decorating their homes earlier. Halloween is the fastest-growing holiday for decorations. Seasonal stores that sell Halloween supplies are now common pop-ups during the fall. 

Halloween decorations fall in the same categories as Christmas decorations. Decorating inside the home and out on the lawn will give the perfect holiday party a complete atmosphere. Outside the home, electronic decorations like lights or inflatable characters are popular. Adding in some lawn ornaments like fake gravestones or plastic skeletons are fun ways to bring attention to the home. 

Inside the home, paper decorations or festive centerpieces add touches to every table and wall. A fog machine can add to the spooky atmosphere, and a spooky soundtrack can provide a distraction from awkward silences between guests.  

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Halloween is all about indulgence. From childhood, everyone is taught that a little extra of something sweet is ok during this holiday, so a good Halloween party will have a table full of holiday indulgences. When designing the table, try not to get stuck in a rut. Be sure to have treats that cover the range between sweet and savory. Some good ideas to add to the spread are:
  • Pigs in a blanket that are baked to look like mummies
  • A vegetable tray laid out to look like a skeleton
  • Jello or cracker spreads prepared in brain-shaped molds or other spooky designs
  • A bowl of candy
  • Halloween favorites like popcorn balls

HVAC Maintenance

One thing that tends to slip people’s minds this time of year is to make sure they have scheduled HVAC maintenance. While it doesn’t seem like it’s relevant to hosting a party, the truth is it is essential to ensuring that guests are comfortable. Fall is a time of year where weather can be unpredictable. 

The assurance that both the AC and the heater are ready to handle guests can give party hosts the peace of mind to focus on other, more exciting things. By checking heater and AC maintenance off the list, homeowners can save money every season and be proud to show their homes off to their guests. 

About Burnside Air Conditioning, Heating & Indoor Air Quality

Air Conditioning, Heating & Indoor Air Quality has been keeping the heat on in Allen, TX for over 60 years. With fast turnaround times and a strong maintenance program, homeowners can count on them for their party preparations. Call them today for HVAC services!