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Preparing Your Office Building for Halloween
25Oct 2021Metal Buildings

Preparing Your Office Building for Halloween

Preparing Your Office Building for Halloween

It’s the Spookiest Time of Year!

Halloween is finally here! It’s a great chance to liven up the office with spooky decorations and the perfect excuse to drag out that old Prince costume. Whether you enjoy the ambiance, the snacks, and candy, or the ingenious costumes, Halloween is, without a doubt, one of the most festive office holidays.

For many workplaces, decorating for holidays like Halloween is a task that must be completed on a limited budget. Those in charge of planning will often need to find innovative ways to save money while still providing an enjoyable, colorful, fun environment for coworkers.

Innovative Ideas to Make Your Office Halloween-Ready

Despite working within the confines of a budget, there are many inventive ways to decorate your office with a festive Halloween flair. Below, we've put together some creative ways of bedecking your office space this All Hallows Eve.

1. Pumpkins

Adding some color to your holiday-themed workspace is easy and cost-effective with pumpkins. At just a few dollars apiece, you can transform your office without making a big dent in the old Halloween fund.

2. Balloons and Streamers

Another inexpensive option to liven up your office is with balloons and streamers. These items can be purchased from dollar stores at minimal cost, allowing you to decorate a large environment without spending too much in the process.

3. Skeletons and Props

You’ve probably got a few of these stashed away in the closet of your home. Skeletons and spooky props are an inventive way of dressing your office up without breaking the bank.

4. Lighting

LED candles and light strips are a fantastic way of making a statement without damaging the party budget. Most LED sets can be purchased for under $10 and feature a variety of modes and colors that can really accent your haunted office!

5. Window Decorations

There are many affordable window decorations that you can buy to transform your windows and doors into a delightfully spooky environment.

6. Fog Machines

These days, fog machines have become a cheap alternative to dry ice. You can easily find one of these machines for under 30 dollars in most department stores.

7. Candy, Treats, and Drinks

No Halloween celebration is complete without lots of treats! Adding bowls of candy and snacks to your office is a great way to liven up your workspace. Just remember to brush those teeth afterward!

Fun and Exciting Halloween Activities

There are many interesting ways to properly celebrate All Hallows Eve in the office. Below, we've put together a list to help you find some fun and exciting activities for you and your coworkers!

- Themed Costume Parties

A great way to liven up a dreary office is by organizing a themed costume party. Just choose a theme and see what your employees come up with!

- Cubicle Decorating Contest

If costumes aren’t your thing, another festive activity is to have your employees decorate their cubicles. It’s the perfect way to add a little flair to the workspace brighten up everyone’s day!

- Fun Games

There are a ton of fun holiday-oriented games you can play in the office! Pin the hat on the scarecrow, bobbing for apples, and pumpkin decorating contests are great options!

Celebrating Halloween Safely

As with any office environment, you want to ensure that it’s always as safe as possible for you and your employees. Keeping this in mind, you’ll want to be especially careful when decorating your workspace so that no injuries occur.

- Be careful with Halloween Decorations

Décor is a fun and exciting party of any holiday celebration, but you'll want to guarantee that it doesn't put you or your workers at risk. Avoid loose wires, and tuck away electrical cables to minimize tripping hazards.

- Use the right lighting

Any improper or outdated lighting setups should be tossed away as they stand the potential to become a significant fire hazard. You'll want to make sure all your lighting is safe and adequately maintained.

- Avoid combustible materials and open flames

Many Halloween decorations and costumes are made from highly flammable materials. Avoid open flames and pay special attention to the materials your decorations are made from to ensure that your office doesn't experience fires or damage.

- Read up on your insurance policies

For any business, it's essential to know exactly what your insurance covers and how the policies work. This due diligence can be extremely helpful in the event of a workplace accident or injury.

Coast to Coast Carports Wants to Wish You a Happy Halloween

It’s that time of year again when we all decorate our homes, don our costumes, and trick or treat bowls, and celebrate everything and anything spooky! And the building experts at Coast to Coast Carports want to wish you a happily haunted holiday full of ghoulish fun and laughter.

Coast to Coast Carports is your go-to solution for custom metal buildings. From carports and equipment sheds to large commercial metal buildings, we have the tools and experience to deliver superior products and even better customer service. Our metal buildings are strong, durable, and flexible enough to work for almost any application. They can even be finished out to make excellent offices!

We also offer metal building kits! These kits come with everything you'd find in our traditional metal buildings, except you install it yourself! This is a perfect option for those with a bit of construction experience! Whether you intend to build a small carport or a smaller metal office building, you can't go wrong with building kits from Coast to Coast Carports.

Give us a call today at (866) 681-7846 and let our specialists help you design your metal building! Customize and change almost every facet to suit your exact needs. You can’t go wrong by investing in the power of American steel.

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