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"
Updating your home so it’s more safe, efficient and functional is important. Saving energy means saving money – a win, win! Even a few small changes can make a big difference… and there’s a ton of things you can do today to make an impact on the environment and your bank account! Check out our list below, and let us know which ones you’ve tried – and what some of your favorite energy savings tips are that we missed! Continue reading "Home Efficiency Tips from Window Genie"
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"
While most are quick to assume the black streaks on their roof, siding, deck or patio is dirt or even mold… oftentimes it’s the less threatening wannabe; algae! That’s the good news! The bad news is that mold and mildew are still very prevalent and can wreak expensive havoc on your home. Don’t worry though, all different types of growth on your home are treatable! We're here to discuss algae vs. mold... what's the difference? Continue reading "Algae vs. Mold: What’s the Difference?"
06/12/2019
  Think it’s too late to plant a great garden? Think again! While most fruits and vegetables require early spring planting, we’re here to share a list for any procrastinators out there who still want a great harvest! Especially if you’re new to gardening like us, it’s best to stick with just a few different vegetables and herbs until you’re comfortable with the sun/water needs of each. We did some research and found that some of the best vegetables to plant in mid-summer are: Continue reading "Summer Garden Guide"

When it comes to protecting your home and family, what scenario worries you most? Many of us invest in home security systems, updated door and window locks, firearms, and even big dogs to prevent and protect against a home invasion. What most neglect to focus on are fire hazards. Whether it’s having your home’s wiring inspected and updated or simply replacing the batteries in your smoke alarm, being mindful of the threat of a fire is just as important for home safety and security. One of the leading causes of house fires is found in a seemingly harmless appliance… our clothes dryer!

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