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    Replacement Windows: Key Considerations

    5/2/2016 2:54 PM

    If your windows are old, warped, contain wood rot, or are otherwise not energy efficient, it may be time to consider replacement windows.  While the project requires an upfront investment, it's a cost effective project since you will immediately begin to recoup your money in the form of lower energy bills.  You'll also reduce the wear-and-tear on your HVAC s

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    Energy Saving Tips for Earth Week

    4/20/2016 11:04 AM

    What started back in 1970 as a day to highlight the dangers facing our environment, that first Earth Day has grown into a month-long international event that raises awareness and educates the public on the issues surrounding our environmental health.  From seminars to rallies, trail clean ups to festivals, concerts to parades, the month of April is filled wit

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    Thompson Creek Reviews how to clean your windows

    4/18/2016 10:44 AM

    Easy to operate and easy to clean, Thompson Creek Windows makes cleaning your windows a breeze. 

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    Selling Your Home? Here are Easy Tips to Increase Your Home's Value

    4/11/2016 10:50 AM

    While some cities are seeing a rebound in the housing market, sellers still aren't enjoying the high prices we saw in the mid-2000's. If you're considering selling your home, you're probably thinking about ways to increase the purchase price of your home while amping up its curb appeal.

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    April is Earth Month

    4/6/2016 9:36 AM

    The first Earth Day began on April 22, 1970, by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson.  He wanted to raise awareness of environmental issues after a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California, the year before.  That first Earth Day was a national teach-in on the environment, but 46 years later has turned into a month-long global effort to highlight the issues plaguing our planet.

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    Spring Home Projects: Window Screen Maintenance

    3/30/2016 3:01 PM

    One of the best parts about spring is opening your windows and airing out your house after a long, cold winter.  That wonderful spring air flows through the rooms of your home, not only making your home smell fresh but waking up your senses to all that spring has in store.  But if you removed your window screens in

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    Give Your Windows a Spring Cleaning

    3/18/2016 3:54 PM

    Winter weather can do a number on your home's windows.  Months of wind, rain, and snow causes buildup on the window glass as well as in the tracks and sills.  As warm spring breezes arrive, you may want to open your windows to air out your house.  But just how easy is it to open them, and is the view through the glass clear?  Now would be the time to

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    March Madness in Your Kitchen!

    3/14/2016 10:13 AM

    Many college basketball fans like to celebrate March Madness by watching the games with friends.  It gets exciting towards the end of the month and into April when the regional and national finals and semifinals are held.  Whether you are hosting a party or attending one, get in the college spirit by showing your school pride.

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    2016 Tax Credit for Windows and Doors: What You Should Know

    3/8/2016 9:47 AM

    Upgrading your old, drafty windows and doors improves the energy efficiency of your home.  You'll also enjoy the benefit of lower heating and cooling bills.  But did you also know that it can save you money on your 2016 federal taxes?

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    So What is Leap Year Anyway?

    2/26/2016 10:59 AM

    Time marches on with 365 days in a year.  Think back to elementary school science class.  A day is 24 hours long, the amount of time it takes the Earth to make one full rotation.  And we learned that it takes the Earth 365 days to orbit around the sun.  But, more precisely, it take the Earth exactly 365.242199 days, or an extra 5 hours 48 minutes 46 seconds.  Leap Year deals with that extra 0.242199 of a day by adding an ex

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