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  • A History of Thompson Creek Factories

    4/2/2018 9:53 AM

    Over the last 38 years, Thompson Creek Window Company has matured from a small corner shop into a regional powerhouse in the home remodeling market. If the employees and valued customers are the characters in our story, then the factory is the stage. Here’s a little timeline of how our factory and methods have changed over our nearly four decades of experience.

  • Sleet Causes Roof Leaks

    3/21/2018 12:30 PM

    Here’s something you might not know: sleet - not rain - is the primary cause of roof leaks! Sleet is the midpoint on the precipitation spectrum. It is too fluffy with crystals to be rain and too soft and translucent to be snow. Sleet isn't likely to cause a two-hour delay but, under the right conditions, it can shorten the lifespan of your roof.

  • Thompson Creek's Guide On Preventive Rain Damage

    3/20/2018 12:43 PM

    Rainfall is a Force of Nature  Water is one of the four ancient elements on this Earth. Water is an essential component of life, and it can also be incredibly destructive in the form of heavy rainfall. Are your gutters and roof up to the task of shielding your home from this element?

  • Daylight Savings Time Can Affect Your Mood

    3/8/2018 3:26 PM

    Daylight saving time is the practice of advancing clocks forward one hour during the summer months to maximize daylight. The concept was created by George Hudson in 1895 through the United States and Europe did not adopt daylight saving time until the 1970’s energy crisis.

  • Thompson Creek Awarded By The Better Business Bureau

    3/7/2018 3:50 PM

    Thompson Creek was awarded a certificate of commendation for 15 years of stalwart service from The Better Business Bureau!

  • Cleaning Up From The Bomb Cyclone Noreaster

    3/3/2018 5:20 PM

    The bomb cyclone nor’easter of March 2018 made a mess. Here's how to check for issues during cleanup.

  • 18 Homeowner Resolutions for the New Year

    12/22/2017 11:58 AM

    Make this year the best one yet by treating your home as gold and going through this list of Homeowner Resolutions. We recommend taking one or two each month rather than tackling them all at once. Many people know their home is due for an upgrade, but don’t know where to start. It is better to choose one or two simple actions and work on them rather than doing nothing.

  • Christmas Vacation

    Can I Afford My Home Renovation Project?

    12/20/2017 10:06 PM

    In the iconic movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Clark Griswold makes the mistake of anticipating his Christmas bonus and requisitioning the work of an in-ground pool installation. He finds himself in a myriad of undesirable situations, but the crux is the crushing realization that his efforts won’t be rewarded to his expectations.

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    Energy Efficiency Tips for Cold Winter Weather

    12/8/2017 9:30 AM

    Each year the winter takes its toll on the monthly energy bill. There are many ways to keep it down in spite of the chilly temperatures. Here are a few tips for staying warm and comfortable this winter (and spending less on energy):

  • Is it time to replace your gutters?

    Not Cleaning Gutters Can Damage a Home

    11/29/2017 11:01 PM

    The problems that come along with clogged gutters can impact many facets of the home. Unfortunately, many original gutters clog with ease and need regular maintenance. For homeowners who seek clog-free gutters the choice is simple. A clog-free gutter system is the solution. Otherwise, you can expect a biannual cleaning ritual. This might include hoisting rotting leaves and living organisms from the gutters.