Even if you are not selling your home, you may be looking to make your investment worth more. Most homeowners only think about the value of their house when they are ready to sell. Buying a home is your largest investment and the thought that maintaining it or increasing its value isn’t a priority is asinine. Here are a few tips that can be done continually throughout the life of your home. Continue reading "6 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value"

Decorative window film is rising in popularity. Stained, privacy or etched glass can be very expensive. Decorative window film is a very cost effective way to add privacy and style to your windows while delivering on the above additional perks. For example, installing frosted film on a ground-floor bathroom window allows for complete privacy without sacrificing the inflow of natural light with blinds or curtains.

 

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As far as cleaning routines and tedious chores go, we all make excuses to get out of them. We say we’re too busy, we’ll do it tomorrow, someone else will pick it up… But how do we break this messy house cycle? Window Genie is here to offer a couple of small changes you can make in your daily routine that’ll make a huge difference in keeping your house clean and tidy. No big spring cleaning haul here, a little goes a long way in this list of new habits that will keep your house clean year-round. Continue reading "10 Tricks to Keeping Your Home Clean"
There’s no better feeling than having a fresh, clean home to relax in. Hiring a professional sure takes the time, effort and hassle out of doing it yourself, but that’s not always in everyone’s budget. And while you can hire someone to clean almost anything, some tasks are easily done yourself. Cleaning and protecting your leather couch for example, is much easier than you may think! Read on to see what tips & tricks we have for you today… Continue reading "DIY Leather Couch Cleaning & Maintenance Tips"
The summer is slowly starting to wind down and pools will soon be closing, unless you are fortunate to live in a warm climate. Even though the splashing might be ending, the upkeep has just begun. Anyone who owns a swimming pool knows that it is a year-round responsibility. The off season is a great time to install or revisit safety issues. There are a lot common sense safety tips out there, but here are some that are outside the box. Continue reading "4 Ways to Keep Your Pool Safe Year Round"
Whether you live in hurricane alley, want to protect your business, or just want to keep your family safe… choosing a window that is hard to break and also practical can be a problem. There is no such thing as an unbreakable window. Even with the strongest glass there is a point at which it will shatter. So what are some of your options for windows that can take a beating? Continue reading "What Kinda Windows Can Take a Beating?"
  There is a window that all cleaners dread. It’s beautiful and stylish, and has been around for hundreds of years. Window cleaners are often struck with fear whenever they run into true divided lights. True divided are also called French panes or sometimes referred to as muntins. Windows with true divided lights make use of thin muntins between individual panes of glass. This window grid configuration is sometimes similar to the familiar tick-tack-toe pattern. This division of glass makes it time consuming to clean because you’re cleaning in small chunks rather than the normal large squeegee strokes. Continue reading "Cleaning True and Simulated Divided Lights"
Painting the trim around your windows can freshen any room, making them pop! But it's a hassle when you end up spending the majority of your time and effort putting painters tape on the glass to avoid getting paint all over your windows. If you have divided light windows... forget about it. You'd better hope you have a kid on punishment to pawn it off to! What if we were to tell you that it's okay to color outside the lines, and that removing paint from your glass is much easier than preventing it? With a few simple tools and techniques, flawless windows can be achieved. Continue reading "How To Remove Paint From Windows"
Whether you like to live a green lifestyle or you just want to save money, having an efficient home is important. There is a large trend in America towards creating efficient housing while maintaining our desire to stay connected. Even though we are conscious of our energy woes we are using more than ever, but that doesn’t mean we are making efforts to improve this. In fact, even though our total energy use has grown, our energy use per household is down an amazing 9 percent, despite our homes being larger and contain more devices. Continue reading "A House the Jetsons Would Envy"