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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.

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    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.

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    Warmer Winter? Blame El Nino

    1/5/2016 2:09 PM

    After a crazy-warm December with record high temperatures, including the warmest Christmas since 1964, residents in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC are facing the reality of the mercury dropping back to normal for this time of year.  Break out the mittens and scarves, fill up the antifreeze in your vehicle, and keep your window and sliding glass door curtains shut tight to protect you from the cold.

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    Keep Your Pets Safe and Happy This Winter

    12/31/2015 11:54 AM

    Cold winter weather is here to stay in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC.  Our HVAC systems will work overtime to keep our homes warm and increase our utility bills.  While we're able to protect ourselves with an extra layer of clothes, gloves, hats, and scarves, our furry friends can't.  It's up to us to protect them from the hazards of winter weather.

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    Top Five Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

    12/22/2015 11:51 AM

    December is a month full of fun - cocktail parties, family gatherings, trips to the tree farm, gift wrapping, and football.  It can also be a time of stress if you're down to the wire and still have those last-minute gifts to buy or presents to wrap.  The busy holiday season can lead to not getting enough sleep, eating on the go (hello, fast-food drive through), and one too many adult beverages at holiday get-togethers.