Window cleaning is a chore that doesn’t need to be difficult. However, when you have an upstairs window that doesn’t open, trying to figure out how to get the outside clean can be a real conundrum. Continue reading "Windows that Don’t Open: Tips on How to Clean Them"
Do you wish you had more efficient windows? Avoid high window replacement costs while enjoying energy savings with window film. This is one of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to lower your energy bills—as long as you choose the right product and have it installed correctly. Continue reading "Window Film Energy Savings: Fact or Myth?"
There’s nothing worse than sitting next to a drafty window on a cold winter day, shivering as chilly air rushes over your arms. You realize your furnace must work harder to compensate for this cold air entering your home, but what can you do besides replace your windows? Actually, there are plenty of ways to reduce window heat loss! Here’s how to insulate windows for energy savings, lower heating bills, and improved home comfort. Continue reading "Keep the Cold Out! Learn How to Insulate Your Windows"
Old window frames are a favorite at estate sales and flea markets, capable of adding a timeless charm to any room. You can even repurpose your home’s outdated windows instead of allocating them to the landfill! Here are 10 old window frame ideas for incorporating vintage flair into your decor. Continue reading "10 Crafty Old Window Frame Decorating Ideas"
While it is fairly typical to see during wintertime, interior window condensation isn’t just a common nuisance; it can be a sign of heat loss. Heat loss = high utility bills… no thank you! As a responsible homeowner, you’ll want to understand the root of the issue, whether it has potential to damage your home, and what you can do to prevent it. Continue reading "How to Stop Condensation on Windows in Winter"
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"
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"
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?"
Whether you live in hurricane alley, want to protect your business, or just want to keep your family safe… choosing a window that is hard to break and also practical can be a problem. There is no such thing as an unbreakable window. Even with the strongest glass there is a point at which it will shatter. So what are some of your options for windows that can take a beating? Continue reading "What Kinda Windows Can Take a Beating?"