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Get Your Home Ready for Summer

This year in the Midwest, it seems that we have skipped over the mild temperatures of spring and gone straight into the heat of summer. It may seem like all you need to do to prepare for summer is to buy a new swimsuit, but your home actually needs some attention as well. After you complete […]

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What Type of Gutter System is Right for You?

Spring is here in Chicago, and it is the perfect time to think about improving your home. When considering what projects to tackle this spring, take a look at the condition of your gutters, and keep in mind that this is not an area to neglect. Our team at Thunderbolt Construction, Inc. is here to […]

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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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Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Whether you like it or not, your Chicago home’s exterior says something about you. Some people may not care about exterior home improvements, but when it comes to creating an inviting space or trying to sell your home, curb appeal speaks volumes. For example, a house with an overgrown yard and bushes, a broken window, […]

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Gutter Cleaning Tips from Your Home Improvement Expert

For a lot of people, fall is their favorite time of year. Apple cider, hayrides, and the smell of pumpkin spice wafting about are clear signs that summer is over and autumn is on the rise. Another clear sign of fall’s arrival is the dead leaves clogging up your gutters. Below are some gutter cleaning […]

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