Spring is right around the corner. Ahhh… The smell of fresh flowers, the joy of leaving your home without a winter jacket, and of course… spring cleaning. For a lot of you, this might make you want to go back into hibernation, but the reality is it’s a perfect time to get your home in order. There may be a few explanations as to why we as Americans feel the sudden urge to collectively purge, rearrange and restore our homes from top to bottom come springtime. Ben Franklin made us spring ahead, so who’s idea was it to spring clean? Continue reading "The History of Spring Cleaning"
It’s not a pleasant thought to have, but the likelihood this winter of an El Niño is increasing. There is no better time to handle all of the home maintenance chores that will keep your property protected under the El Niño conditions! Now is the time for rain gutter cleaning; if neglected, your home could be at serious risk of flooding and leaking. Continue reading "El Niño is coming!! – Stop Floods and Leaks with Rain Gutter Cleaning"
When people hear the term window film or window tint, the first thing that comes to mind is car windows. Window Genie of Peninsula would like to change that. Window Genie of Peninsula is 3M™ Authorized Window Film Dealer to bring home and business owners across the Peninsula 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"
  According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), nearly half of all eye injuries occur at home. While many of these injuries occur when an ambitious homeowner takes on home improvement projects without donning protective eyewear, there's a less obvious, but no less dangerous, threat to eye safety in the home: the cumulative effects of the sun's UV rays that enter through windows. Continue reading "Eye Safety In The Home: Protecting Against UV Rays"