Whether you’re hosting a few friends for a dinner party, or your parents are staying for a week, cleaning up for the holidays is a chore that seems to sneak up on us. With so much last minute shopping to do and office Christmas parties to attend… the last thing you want to do is bust out the deep cleaning gear once you get a minute to yourself at home. Here’s a list we hope can help you to prioritize the most “visible” areas of the home you should be sure to clean before your mother-in-law breaks out the white gloves… And while you're at it, be safe!
We are bombarded constantly with new cleaning products that are supposed to change our lives. According to Statisticbrain.com, we spend $42 a month on household cleaning products. That may not seem like much, but that adds up quickly. If you want to save a few bucks, here are some quick homemade cleaner hacks: Continue reading "9 Homemade Cleaner Hacks"
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"
Pets in America seem to be just as an important part of the family as anyone or anything else. We include them in gift giving and of course, they are included on our family Christmas card. Most of us take extra special precautions to prevent disaster during the holidays. We hide exposed wires and place dangerous plants out of their reach. But what about when it comes to cleaning up after them? The holiday season can become a sort of second spring cleaning. Guests and family are passing through our home like subway traffic. You want your home to looks it’s best. Here are some quick hacks to make cleaning up after your furry family a little less hectic: Continue reading "Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners"
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"
When life gives you lemons, you can make a whole lot more than lemonade! (Ask Beyonce!) There are a TON more uses for lemons than you may think. Whether it's to make a special treat, to clean your home or amplify your beauty routine... lemons are deceivingly versatile! Continue reading "Surprising & Unique Uses for Lemons You Can Try Today!"
While it’s great to have some extra help around the house, assigning chores to your kids means much more than that. From teaching them work ethic, to discipline and accountability, having a structured chore list in the home is common among most families. We certainly are not parenting experts, but we know you like to have a clean home! We’ve created a downloadable kid friendly chore checklist – we left it blank for you to customize to your family! Continue reading "Downloadable Kid Chore List"
We all know that a good house wash will increase curb appeal and that pressure washing your patio or deck can help prolong their lives. But there are some benefits that are a little more obscure. These benefits are either not talked about often or you might not have known about them. For many homeowners there is an “out of sight, out of mind” thought process. Continue reading "3 Pressure Washing Secrets"