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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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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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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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The Difference a New Door Can Make

Doors serve many purposes throughout your home. They can provide both security and privacy. During the changing Illinois weather, a door lets you come in and out of the house or even a room—while allowing you to keep room temperatures consistent. Last but not least, doors are an opportunity to add to the overall design […]

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3 Perks of Replacement Windows

Do your old, wooden windows have you considering replacement windows? Old windows (especially of the wood variety) may have some rustic or vintage charm, but in the long run, they may not be the best for you and your home. We at Thunderbolt Construction want to pass along three reasons why window replacement may be a […]

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Considerations for an Illinois Skylight Installation

Have you noticed that your room needs several lamps in order to lighten up the space? Natural light is one of the best ways to solve this problem. When there’s no room for a window on the exterior wall, simply create a window in the ceiling. Skylights are great for enhancing both the light and […]

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Keep Critters Out Of Your Home

Of course people enjoy watching squirrels scamper across their yard. They even amaze us as they run swiftly across a telephone wire. But nature’s entertainment comes to a screeching halt when we’re lying wide awake at night, listening to the constant scratching of a noisy squirrel up in the attic. This is when the cute […]

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