Spruce Up Your Chicago Home This Spring

About this time every year, Chicagoans start looking forward to the arrival of spring. We’ve had enough of the snow and the cold temperatures, and we’re ready for some sunshine. We’re ready to get outside and start planting flowers or pressure washing off the remains of winter. As you look toward your outdoor home-improvement plans […]

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Top 5 Home Improvements to Add Home Value

If you’re in the process of remodeling, you want to put your money where it counts—especially if you plan to sell your home in the near future. At Thunderbolt Construction, Inc., our contractors are skilled in any type of home improvement. However, if you want to get maximum return on your investment, we recommend that […]

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3 Tips for Preventing Ice Dams This Winter

Temperatures have started dropping, and sooner or later that white stuff will start to fall. Along with the cooler temperatures comes the risk of ice dams forming at your Chicago home. An ice dam can easily form in your gutters or near your roof when water freezes, melts, and then refreezes—a process that can easily […]

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How to Increase Natural Light in Your Home

When it comes to your home, nothing beats the fresh feeling of natural lighting. If your home lacks natural light, you know that you just can’t quite fake it with even the most high-tech light bulbs or lamps. However, you may not need to be stuck in the shade with a little help from Thunderbolt […]

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3 Reasons to Replace That Front Door

Whether you like it or not, your front door says a lot about you. You want to make sure it’s saying the right thing. So unless you’re in love with every aspect of your front door, maybe it’s time to make a change. At Thunderbolt Construction, Inc., here are three reasons why many homeowners consider […]

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Help Your Home Recover from Spring Storms

In northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, you never know what kind of weather that spring will bring. However, the odds are that sooner or later a storm will pass through. If your home falls prey to the straight-line winds, hail, or other damaging elements, don’t stress out. Just call the general contractors at Thunderbolt Construction, […]

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How to Hire a General Contractor

Not every person with a hammer is a qualified general contractor. While your Uncle Sal may have made a great bookshelf last year, you don’t necessarily want him to be in charge of your replacement windows. Instead, you want to hire a general contractor that’s known for quality work, professionalism, and customer service. Use these […]

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5 Tips for Improving Energy Efficiency

Winter weather in Northern Illinois has us all running for the thermostat. You want to crank up the heat and cuddle under a blanket with a cup of hot chocolate. However, you know that each time you turn up the temperature, you’re adding some extra dollars to your utilities bill. To stay warm this winter […]

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3 Home Projects That Improve Your Home’s Value

Most people don’t have an unlimited supply of funds when it comes to remodeling their homes. You want your project dollars to have weight to add value to your existing home. Therefore, our crew at Thunderbolt Construction, Inc. did a little research and pulled together this list of three projects that can enhance your curb […]

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Say Goodbye to the Old, Wood Windows

Wood windows used to be the standard when it came to residential construction. Many people still love them due to the unique charm they add to older homes. However, window technologies have advanced, and those old, wood windows may not be the most efficient for your Chicago home. Now may be the time for you to […]

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