Halloween is on the way, so we've put together some awesome, easy costumes that are great for the last minute DIYers. No need to scour the internet or pay a visit to any kitschy, pop-up costume outlet, because we've got you covered. With these ideas, you can still look festive at any Halloween party without breaking a sweat — or the bank. Continue reading "Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes"
Most people can handle their to-do list inside the home, but how many of you have the time, supplies, ability or desire to wash your house, deck and driveway? Too often these outdoor chores fall to the wayside, but don’t let ‘em! No more excuses: Window Genie is here to offer our top 3 reasons you should have a professional house wash this fall. Continue reading "3 Reasons You Need a Professional House Wash"
1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime… a diagnosis is given every 2 minutes in this country. Cancer sucks, but through the tireless work of individuals and organizations both big and small… breast cancer awareness has made its way to the forefront. Since 1985, October has been designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – a time for us as a nation to come together and celebrate life, reaffirm our dedication to finding a cure, and educate the masses on the importance of early detection and treatment options. Continue reading "National Breast Cancer Awareness Month"
Fall is here! Leaves are changing, kids are dreaming up their Halloween costumes, and plants are smiling in the rain. Life is revolving around pumpkin spice and football. Yes, fall is here at last – are your gutters going to be in shape? Overflowing gutters are the number one cause of basement water problems and cracked foundations. Failing to maintain your gutters can become a costly repair to your home. Continue reading "Fall Gutter Warning"
You’re probably thinking, ‘but Window Genie, it’s been fall for like… a week!’ We know, BUT it’s never too early to start your pre-winter check-up. We’re sharing a fantastic list from the home improvement master himself, Bob Vila... Continue reading "Winter Prep Checklist For Your Home"
Whether you’re looking to sell your home, or simply want to make some improvements for you, we’ve compiled a list of easy DIY home improvement projects that won’t break the bank! These can be done over a weekend and typically cost less than $100… let us know in the comments what we forgot! Continue reading "4 Simple DIY Home Improvement Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank"
Most people can handle their to-do list inside the home, but how many of you have the time, supplies, ability or desire to completely clean your siding, gutters, or roofs? Ladders are scary and dangerous, but so is someone who hasn’t had experience with a pressure washer. Too often these chores fall to the wayside, but don’t let ‘em! No more excuses: Window Genie is here to offer help. Continue reading "What Chores You Should Leave to Professionals"
Back to school can feel like a huge relief to some of you parents… you’re given the gift of a more structured daily schedule with more time to yourself, right? But as kids get older, their schoolwork, extracurricular activities and social calendars begin to consume your free time. We’re here to offer some timesaving and organizational tips to keep you sane this school year. Freeing up a little “me time” will do you good! Continue reading "Back to School Timesaving Tips for the Home"
For a lot of America fall is a time to celebrate. Football is back, leaves are changing, and pumpkin flavoring is everywhere. But as summer starts winding down our homes might need a re-freshening. Spring cleaning is all about clearing the clutter and brightening our homes up. Fall cleaning is really about getting your home ready for colder weather. Here are a few things that we recommend you get done before fall is in full swing. Continue reading "End of Summer Cleaning List"
Whether your region is prone to hurricanes, blizzards, tornadoes, flooding or wildfires, it’s important to know the best ways to keep your home and family safe. Having evacuation plans, packing emergency bags and staying aware of the threat of oncoming storms are important to your personal safety. We’re here today to talk specifically about how you can protect your home from excessive damage caused by flooding, high winds and extreme temperatures. Continue reading "How to Prep Your Home For Storms"