Windows often become a focal point for holiday décor – maybe you position your Christmas tree in front of it, hang garland, display candle lights, or even apply a fun decorative window decal for all your neighbors to see. Yes, the holiday season has passed, but there are still a bunch of fun ways to spruce up your windows if you’re still feeling festive. And because we’re Window Genie, we want to offer a great solution that’s not only beautiful, but functional! Introducing: decorative window film. Continue reading "Decorative Window Film That Lasts Beyond the Holidays"
There are plenty of effective ways to winterize your windows and diminish the draft... but most of these are either temporary fixes, or significantly obstruct your view. So what if you could find a solution that works year-round, improves energy efficiency, and is undetectable? Window film, or window tint, boasts a number of benefits that can improve your daily life - whether it's snowing in January or the sun's shining bright in July! Continue reading "Wintertime Window Film"
Window film, or window tint, is one of the best investments you can make in your home - it pays for itself! Saving money on utility bills, cutting heat and glare, increasing security and privacy... oh the list of perks goes on. But choosing the wrong product, or installing it improperly, will create more problems than it solves. Continue reading "DIY Window Film: Worth It?"
We’re often asked whether or not our window tint will actually TINT residential windows, much like car window tint… and as with most things… the answer is yes and no – it all depends! Helpful, right? Keep reading… Continue reading "Will Window Tint Make My Windows Really Dark?"
Nothing better than investing in a product that pays for itself over time, right? Even better when said product offers a bevy of additional benefits you can enjoy for years to come. Window film does just that! One of the easiest and most cost effective ways to save money on energy bills is to have a professional apply solar control or insulating window film. While window film saves money on utility bills year-round, the cost of cooling one square foot is about five times the cost of heating the same space. It's important to note the immense benefits of heat rejection and how it will significantly cut down energy consumption during the summertime. Continue reading "Window Film: It Pays For Itself!"
YES - and for so many reasons. Installing security window film is something you can do TODAY to improve the privacy and security of your home or office. And while you're at it, you'll be helping yourself deflect heat, reduce energy consumption, cut down on glare, and protect your furnishings from fading. Yes, window film does it ALL! Continue reading "Do I Need Security Window Film?"
We're often asked whether or not our window tint will actually TINT residential windows, much like car window tint... and as with most things... the answer is yes and no - it all depends! Helpful, right? Keep reading... Continue reading "Does Window Film Just Darken My Windows?"
When people hear the term window film or window tint, the first thing that comes to mind is car windows. Window Genie would like to change that! We specialize in window film for home and business owners across the nation - offering an opportunity to save on utility bills while deflecting harmful UV rays that can fade furniture and damage your skin. With this article we want to give you a baseline understanding of what window film is. Continue reading "Window Tint 101"
Solar heat gain through windows accounts for up to 1/3 of the cooling costs in your home and office according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Both window film and solar screens are effective solutions to issues like heat, glare, fading... but we prefer window film - why? Continue reading "Solar Screens vs. Window Film"
Your home is your happy place, and you’ve worked hard to fill it with the people and things you love. While you consider the many different ways you can keep your home and family safe, don’t forget about the sun! The threat of harmful UV rays is real – your family and belongings are at risk for damage every day the sun shines. What can you do to prevent this? Read on! Continue reading "A Threat to Your Home & Family: THE SUN"