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Halloween Fire Safety Tips for DeKalb, IL Residents

ServiceMaster by Skip wishes you a safe and fire-free Halloween in DeKalb, IL and nearby areas.

When it comes right down to it, Halloween is a uniquely bizarre holiday. No other holiday encourages people to disguise themselves as undead creatures and go begging door-to-door. Throw into the mix all the random acts of vandalism that accompany the observance of Halloween, and you’re left wondering why this holiday should be allowed to continue at all.

And that doesn’t even begin to touch on the potential for fire damage and smoke damage that can result from the candles that are inexplicably placed in all that hollowed-out gourd. So, first you waste perfectly good gourds, and then you put fire inside it and place the whole thing outside surrounded by a blanket of crisp, dry, flammable leaves. It’s a perfect storm of bad ideas.

All kidding aside, Halloween is a wonderfully eclectic holiday that blows a farewell kiss to autumn and offers a spooky handshake to winter. Nevertheless, fire damage and smoke damage due to jack-o-lanterns illuminated with candles is a very real concern. You should take steps to avoid fire damage and smoke damage to your home by clearing away all leaves within the vicinity of any “candle-crazed” pumpkins.

Should you experience fire damage or smoke damage due to a Halloween mishap or any other reason, the fire damage restoration experts at ServiceMaster Restoration & Cleaning Services by Skip stand ready to assist all residents in and around the Illinois communities of Sandwich, Genoa, DeKalb, Cortland, and Somonauk.

We have extensive and proven experience when it comes to fire damage restoration and smoke damage restoration, and we possess the knowledge, materials and equipment to get your home back in working order quickly and efficiently. Give ServiceMaster Restoration & Cleaning Services by Skip a call right away if Halloween deals you a spooky disaster.