Protecting Your Investment

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    Do your Downspouts Clog? Your Home May Be at Risk

    8/14/2014 11:19 AM

    Summers in the mid-Atlantic region come with their fair share of heavy downpours.

  • Vinyl vs. Fiberglass Replacement Windows

    8/5/2014 3:06 PM

    There are various reasons why a homeowner chooses to replace the windows in their home. Older windows may be warped, cracked, painted shut, or have issues with condensation or leakage.

  • Spring Vinyl Siding Care

    5/19/2014 5:56 PM

    Spring allergies aside, it's refreshing to be outdoors now that winter is over and warmer weather is upon us. Mowing your lawn, planting annuals, mulching flower beds, maybe even planting a vegetable garden are all part of the joys of spring.  While you've been outdoors, you may have noticed that your siding could use a little TLC after everything the past winter threw our way.

  • Get Your Windows Clean This Spring

    4/28/2014 3:02 PM

    Winter is finally behind us.  The grass is greening up and spring bulbs have popped up everywhere to bring color back into our landscapes.  While you get your home and yard ready for spring and summer, it's important to add windows to your to-do list.  During the winter months, your windows and screens have probably taken a beating and could benefit from a little TLC to get them sparkling.

  • Soil Erosion and the Spring Time

    3/25/2014 3:59 PM

    April showers bring May flowers, but they also can bring something else entirely; erosion.  Soil erosion around a home’s foundation can cause a multitude of problems, from major damage to your homes foundation to the unsightly destruction of flowerbeds and landscaping. These issues can become very costly if they are allowed to get out of control. 

  • Spring Cleaning Checklist

    3/11/2014 6:59 PM

    As the weather begins to improve as spring approaches and time changes you may be tempted to throw open your Thompson Creek windows and begin spring cleaning. Here is a room by room list to keep your cleaning and spring safety checks on track.

  • Winter Ice and Snow Can Create Havoc with Clogged Gutters

    2/4/2014 5:14 PM

    Though the mid-Atlantic has been in a snow drought for the last couple of winters, we’ve already seen our fair share this year. Some people enjoy watching the snow fall, the wintry landscape, and the kids sledding. Others dread snow’s arrival and all the work it creates with clearing the driveway and sidewalks. When it snows, take a look at your roof and gutters.

  • Repairing Broken or Cracked Windows

    12/6/2013 3:40 PM

    The glass in a home’s window can break for various reasons, whether they windows are original to the home or replacement windows. Common causes of breakage include objects such as a rock being run over by a lawnmower and striking the glass, an errant line-drive baseball from the kid down the street, or storm debris. Window glass.....

  • Get Your Home Ready For Fall

    10/8/2013 6:18 PM

    Fall is here.As we watch the leaves begin to change colors, experience shorter days, and cooler temperatures, there’s no denying that summer weather is over for the year. But before you put away your sun block and your garden tools, there are a few tasks you should take care of this fall.

  • Be Prepared For Any Emergency

    10/7/2013 2:08 PM

    The Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC area isn’t generally a hot bed of tornadoes, blizzards, earthquakes, or mandatory evacuations. They’re a rare occurrence, although the mid-Atlantic does have our fair share of snow storms, heavy rains, high wind conditions, and the occasional hurricane or tropical storm.