It's that time of year again, spring has arrived! The days are getting longer, but so is your to-do list. Spring cleaning is a popular but time consuming tradition. 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 their siding and roofs? Too often these 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 wash your roof this spring.Continue reading "3 Reasons to Hire a Professional Roof Washer"
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. Thankfully the weather across the country has been mild (if not downright unseasonably hot), 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 and Tricks"
Fall is in full swing! If your leaves haven’t already hit the ground they are on their way. The weather is becoming colder. People are bringing out the scarfs and sweaters. But just because the seasons have changed doesn’t mean you can go into hibernation. Fall is a great time to re-purpose, recycle, and reuse. Continue reading "Reuse, Recycle & Repurpose THIS FALL"
Spring cleaning is a yearly tradition in many households. After being confined within our four walls for months, your home can get a little out of hand. The overwhelming clutter that is built up over the winter needs to be cleaned just to relieve the mental stress. But fall cleaning is actually more important to the health of your home. Continue reading "4 Absolute Musts for Fall Cleaning"
For a lot of America fall is a time to celebrate. Football is back, school is back, leaves are changing colors, and pumpkin spice flavoring is everywhere. But as summer starts winding down, our homes might need a re-fresher. 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"
We think yes! Okay, having a clean home isn’t the answer to life’s problems… but it can help you feel more in control, relaxed and free of constant responsibility. When you’re stressed or bummed out, the last thing you want to see is a sink full of dirty dishes or toys strewn about the family room. After a long, hard day, coming home to a clean and tidy home can really elevate your mood and help you get into relaxation mode. So what is it about a fresh, clean home that just makes you feel good? How do you keep up on house work to maintain that “tidy home, tidy mind” feeling? Continue reading "Does Having a Clean Home Make You Happier?"
With Valentine's Day around the corner, we're feeling the LOVE for bloggers in the home improvement/maintenance/beautification realm - the people dedicated to helping us keep our homes happy, healthy, safe and beautiful year-round! Continue reading "5 Home Blogs We Love"
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, we know 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"
There’s no better feeling than having a fresh, clean home to relax in. Hiring a professional sure takes the time, effort and hassle out of doing it yourself, but that’s not always in everyone’s budget. And while you can hire someone to clean almost anything, some tasks are easily done yourself. Cleaning and protecting your leather couch for example, is much easier than you may think! Read on to see what tips & tricks we have for you today… Continue reading "DIY Leather Couch Cleaning & Maintenance Tips"