You hastily committed to hosting your family and neighbors for a day of food and fun in the sun, but as the weekend approaches… you might realize there’s a lot of work to be done! Hosting a great Memorial Day barbecue comes with great responsibility. For many of you, this is the first time you’re using the deck, patio furniture and grill for entertaining this year. Time to knock the cobwebs off and transform your party space. Window Genie is here to offer our simple last-minute guide to prepping for a Memorial Day barbecue. We'll let you handle what's going to be on the menu.

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The end is near! The end of pollen season that is. Some say this spring was the worst pollen season yet… I’m sure those of you with allergies say that every year!

During the heavy pollen season, sometimes it seems like a waste of time to bother cleaning the outside of your home and car because in no time at all everything is covered in a dusty yellow film again. Don’t give up! While pollen can interfere with your spring cleaning efforts, we’re here to offer some tips to make your life easier:

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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?

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When hiring an individual or team to come perform a service at your home... you may find yourself concerned with a number of unsettling scenarios including: 

What if they steal something? What if they break something? If they get hurt while working at my house... am I liable?

Unfortunately, not all service providers are taking the proper precautions to ensure your protection in the event any of these scenarios play out. It’s important to educate yourself so you know you’re hiring a company that is certified, trained, insured, bonded and/or background checked.

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Having window film installed in your home/office will immediately transform how your space looks, feels and affects your daily routine. If you’re curious about what window film is, what it does and if it’s worth it… read on! Backed by our manufacturer’s lifetime warranty, you’ll feel safe choosing a brand you can trust, installed by your local Genie! We’re here to offer the TOP 4 REASONS you should have window film installed professionally.

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Do you love the look of your windows after they’ve been detailed by a professional company, but hate the way they seem to get dirty between cleanings? It’s like there’s always that one window that, no matter how often you call a professional, just won’t stay clean.  Doing your own touch-ups using home cleaning solutions won’t replace a professional cleaning service, but they can keep you satisfied with the state of your windows in the meantime.

Keeping your windows in a shiny state isn’t as difficult as it may seem and can be made easier when you follow these five helpful hacks. Remember that these tips are only to be used for interior cleaning. Always leave any hard to reach windows that would require a ladder to the professionals. As pleasant as it is to have clean windows, it isn’t worth sacrificing your safety for.

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