PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Taking your haunted house to the next level doesn’t necessarily mean you need to keep buying new decorations. In fact, there is a smart way to go about it.

Home improvement and lifestyle expert Kathryn Emery says you can use technology to turn your spooky environment to create a haunted smart house.

Emery joined AM Extra Tuesday to give some ideas for lighting, music and an efficient way to carve pumpkins.