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4 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Vinyl Siding in Top-Notch Shape

Today, vinyl siding is designed to require very little maintenance. Although vinyl siding is meant to last for years, the unwanted damage is bound to occur. With a bit of time and elbow grease, you’ll be saving both the hassle and expense of replacing siding before it becomes necessary. For questions on siding maintenance or […]

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5 Reasons to Install a Skylight

5 Reasons to Install a Skylight

Are you looking for a great way to brighten up your home this summer? Have you considered installing a skylight before, but you weren’t sure if the benefits would outweigh the cost? Our team at Thunderbolt Construction Inc. thinks it’s time you take the plunge and boost your home’s appeal this year.

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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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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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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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