7/13/2017 11:19 AM
A Few Great Ways to Lower Your Air Conditioning Bill in the Summer We are fully entrenched in the dog days of summer. By now, just about everyone has turned on their air conditioning units. As a result, you’re sure to see the increased energy usage reflected on your utility bill. The U.S. Department of Energy suggests strategies to reduce the cost of cooling our homes in the summer:
7/4/2017 1:01 PM
The Fourth of July is right around the corner. And if you're one of the lucky ones, you may even have a four day weekend to celebrate. Independence Day celebrations are on many people's social calendars, whether you're attending a big cookout or celebrating at home. However you choose to celebrate, make sure to be safe.
6/20/2017 4:48 PM
Alternatives to Double Hung Windows
6/13/2017 1:33 PM
Your roof and attic play the most fundamental role in determining your home’s energy efficiency and your monthly energy costs.
6/13/2017 9:09 AM
What makes an employee happy with their job? Studies have shown factors that influence job satisfaction include appreciation for your work, good relationships with colleagues, a good work-life balance, job security, and company values. A company that can provide all those factors seems to be the exception, not the norm. And job seekers clamor for positions at companies that do.
6/13/2017 8:59 AM
Thompson Creek Window Company. Family owned. In business since 1980. Locally operated in Maryland. Designs, builds, and installs. Provides jobs for over 450 employees. Thompson Creek knows the DMV area, and thanks to our loyal customers we've grown into the one of the region's top manufacturers.
6/10/2017 2:58 PM
Summer will be here before you know it and with it comes high energy costs, especially for electricity. In addition to being good to the planet, lowering energy waste can result in big savings and, to help you get started, Thompson Creek has put together a quick and dirty guide to performing your own home energy audit without special tools or training.
6/6/2017 1:14 PM
If you are unfortunate enough to find a broken or cracked window in your home, you'll need to get it repaired quickly. Windows can crack or break for various reasons. A line-drive from the neighbor kid's baseball bat, being struck by a tree branch or other storm debris, a rock thrown when run over from a lawnmower, the house settling, or even improper window installation can all cause window glass problems.
5/16/2017 5:04 PM
What kills almost as many birds as outdoor cats – yet is going almost completely unaddressed? It’s not hunters, since hunting season is relatively short. It’s not wind turbines, either, though they’ve gotten a bad rap as bird killers.
5/16/2017 4:57 PM
As you make plans to fire up the grill, there are a number of important safety precautions to keep in mind.