The inaugural episode of the Genie Journal stars Founder and President of Window Genie Rik Nonelle. We discuss why he decided to start a professional home service company and what makes a good professional service company. Rik gives us examples of some bad experiences he's had with home service providers. He also tells us a little bit about window film and what customers should know before they purchase it.
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Punxsutawney phil says we're in for another 6 weeks of winter - that means more snow days are ahead of us! You know those projects you always mean to do, but never quite get around to? Well, when inclement weather strikes and you find yourself home bound, it's the perfect time to tackle some cleaning and organizing tasks. Continue reading "Cleaning Checklist for Your Next Snow Day"
How are those New Year's resolutions holding up? Crushing it at the gym? Good for you! Saving money? Keep it up! Staying organized? ...Well, that one can be tough. But getting a jump start before you let yourself go another year wishing you'd have been more organized will be key. Continue reading "New Year, New You: Start the Year Off Right with These Organization Tips"
Whether it's a snow day or simply too cold to go outside, cabin fever can be a real bother in the wintertime! Bored? Don't rearrange the furniture again, get your creativity on! Adult coloring books are great, yes, but here is a list of DIY projects that will add some color and fun to your home during the dreary winter months. Continue reading "Beat Cabin Fever with these DIY Projects"
Snow is beautiful. Snow is fun to play in. Snow is better than sleet. But most of all snow is annoying! Most of the country was hit with cold and snow this past week. Even though a lot of the snow has melted it’s only a matter of time til it returns. Window Genie wants you to be prepared, so we came up with some cool tricks to get rid of the snow and ice!
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Everyone has love/hate relationship with winter. This winter we decided to alleviate some of the pain by giving you the best tips we could find. We wanted to make your winter the safest, warmest, and tidiest yet. Here are the best five blogs of the season.
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For many parts of the country, the winter can be harsh and unforgiving. Owning a home adds another level of worry when the temperature plummets. Winter’s harsh weather can wreak havoc on your home (and your wallet) if you aren’t prepared. It’s always best to be proactive against winter rather than reactive.
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This winter has started off with a brutal blast of cold. Typically, energy bills don’t start skyrocketing until January. But this year we jumped right into the deep end. When temperatures plunge so does you bank account. We feel the pain in your wallet and want to help you fight the rising cost of energy. Here are a few tips to help. Continue reading "Winter Energy Saving Tips"
There are plenty of effective ways to winterize your windows and diminish the draft... but most of these are either temporary fixes, or significantly obstruct your view. So what if you could find a solution that works year-round, improves energy efficiency, and is undetectable?
Window film, or window tint, boasts a number of benefits that can improve your daily life - whether it's snowing in January or the sun's shining bright in July! Continue reading "Wintertime Window Film"
It’s that time of year again! The cold is slowly beginning to creep its way into your home. In an effort to keep from boring you with math and science lets just say heat flows from hot to cold. So technically the heat is trying to escape. We often feel a drafty window and say to ourselves “ The cold is trying to break in.”, but it’s not necessarily true. So how do we convince the heat from leaving? Continue reading "Diminish Drafty Windows this Winter"