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    Front Door Decorative Glass That Makes an Impression

    2/24/2016 3:33 PM

    Your front door is the first thing that greets visitors when they come to your home.  It's part of the ever-important "curb appeal" of your home.  What does your entry door say about you?

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    Don't Fear Replacing Your Windows in the Winter

    2/15/2016 12:22 PM

    After a slow start to the winter season in many regions, Old Man Winter has made his presence known in both January and February.  When the mercury drops and the cold winds start whipping, that cold air can find its way into your home.  Any break in your home's "envelope" - the outer shell of your home that protects its contents from the elements - is a prime source for

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    Educational Opportunities on Presidents' Day

    2/11/2016 1:57 PM

    Americans celebrate Presidents' Day on the third Monday in February.  The observance originated in 1885 as the celebration of George Washington's Birthday on February 22.  In 1971, it became known as Presidents' Day as part of the Uniform Monday Holiday Act.  Today, we celebrate all U.S. presidents on this holiday.

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    Easy Super Bowl Party Snack Ideas

    2/3/2016 9:52 AM

    For football fans, the Super Bowl is a much-anticipated day which involves parties and more importantly food!.  Regardless how our local Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens faired, all football fans look forward to watching Denver and Carolina battle it out.

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    Winter storm Jonas Can Tell You About Your Home's Energy Efficiency

    1/26/2016 5:19 PM

    Most of the mid-Atlantic area is blanketed with snow thanks to Winter Storm Jonas.  By now, most homeowners have cleared the snow their walkways and driveways.  But snow will remain for the near future on grassy areas, shrubs, and on the roof.

  • Window Materials That Protect Against Winter's Chill

    1/26/2016 2:58 PM

    Throughout most of the United States, homeowners will be feeling winter’s chill very soon.  Cold air will find every way possible to enter your home.  How well do your windows protect you from freezing temperatures?  A lot of it has to do with the material your windows are made from.

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    Preparing for Winter Snowstorm Jonas

    1/21/2016 1:41 PM

    Residents of Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC need to brace themselves for the possibility of snow, ice, and high winds in the coming days.  Is your house ready to weather Winter Snowstorm Jonas?

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    Thompson Creek Windows reviews their installation of home windows for Army SGT Steven Curry

    1/18/2016 11:29 AM

    On November 2, 2015, Thompson Creek Window Company installed easy-to-clean windows for Army SGT Steven Curry in his beautiful home in Nokesville, Virginia. His home features energy efficient Thompson Creek slider windows with specially adapted features that will alleviate his worries.

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    The History of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    1/14/2016 2:10 PM

    Americans celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the third Monday in January.  Dr. King was a Baptist minister who was a key figure in the civil rights movement beginning in the 1950's, until he was assassinated in 1968. Dr.

  • Basement Window Options

    Thompson Creek Windows Reviews Window Options For Your Basement

    1/8/2016 12:11 PM

    If your home is older or you have old, outdated windows, homeowners understand the benefits of installing new replacement windows.  They're more energy efficient, saving you money on your utility bills as well as less wear-and-tear on your HVAC system.  But when looking to improve the energy efficiency and overall look that new windows bring, basement windows are often overlooked.