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    How to Reduce Your Cooling Costs This Summer

    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:

  • Tips to Celebrate the 4th Safely

    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.

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    Window Styles: Beyond Double Hung Windows

    6/20/2017 4:48 PM

    Alternatives to Double Hung Windows

  • Four Ways to Make your Roof More Energy Efficient for the Summer

    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.

  • We design, build, install – all while having fun doing it!

    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.

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    Congressman Brown Hosts Manufacturers Round Table Discussion at Our Factory

    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.

  • Save Money This Summer With DIY Home Energy Audits!

    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. 

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    Your How-To List For Emergency Window Repair

    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.

  • 9 Ways How to Stop Birds From Flying Into Windows

    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 Tips for Summer Barbecue Safety

    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.