10/29/2013 07:29 EDT | Updated 12/29/2013 05:12 EST

Halloween homes compete for screams

Halloween isn't just for the kids, as hundreds of home owners this year compete in a national competition to create the house of your nightmares — all while raising money for charity.

CBC Toronto's Natalie Kalata tours some of the spooky homes in Thornhill and finds that some residents are willing to pay hundreds of dollars to transform their property into a den of horrors.