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"
As millions of Americans gear up for their big 4th of July celebrations… Window Genie’s here to remind you to celebrate responsibly & safely. Be prepared, be smart, and have fun! Continue reading "Fourth of July Safety Tips"
Memorial Day is around the corner! Most of us will have an extra day off of work, and you may be planning a get together with friends and family to enjoy the warm weather – and pool season is officially upon us! When pool season comes around there is a sense of excitement in the air. But if you are the one who has to open and maintain the pool it can be a sense of dread. There are no good or safe shortcuts to opening a pool. But there a few tips and tricks that can help the process: Continue reading "Is Your Pool Ready For Memorial Day?"
The holiday season has arrived! That means shopping, decorating, and stoking the fire. With all the fun that surrounds the most wonderful time of year, there are some serious dangers. Window Genie wants to wish you a happy holiday with a few safety reminders. Continue reading "Holiday Safety Tips"
What’s your leaf removal strategy? A little clean-up every weekend, or one big leaf haul at the end of the season? Are you a rake person, or a leaf blower person? And who’s cleaning your gutters? It seems that throughout October and November, every time you blink there’s another layer of leaves and debris covering our lawns. Luckily the weather across the country has been mild, and fall foliage is beautiful… because we’re sure spending a lot of time outside keeping our homes looking tidy! Here are some of our favorite leaf clean-up tips and tricks: Continue reading "Best Leaf Removal Tips & Tricks"
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"
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. Continue reading "4 Simple DIY Home Improvement Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank"
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"
In a previous blog, we talked about ways to increase your home’s value. But what are the things that could decrease the potential worth of your home? Some projects can be a wise investment. Other projects, however, allow little opportunity to recover the costs when it’s time to sell. Continue reading "5 Things That Could DECREASE Your Home’s Value"