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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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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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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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Home Improvements That Pay Back

Remodeling your home is no small investment, and you want to put your money where it matters. Some projects tend to recoup a large portion of the initial cost due to either increased home value or added energy efficiency. If you’re looking for home improvements that give you bang for your buck, we at Thunderbolt […]

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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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IL Home Improvement Tips: Save Money on Heating Bills

The freezing cold of winter can wreak havoc on your home – and your energy bills. There are ways, however, to mitigate the high costs of keeping a house warm throughout the season. Today we have some IL home improvement tips for keeping winter heating bills at a manageable level.

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Dealing With Broken Windows

If children live near you, there’s always the chance that one of them is going to throw a ball through one of your windows. If one of the little hooligans ends up overthrowing, and a baseball comes sailing through your front window, you’ll need to take the necessary procedures in order to protect your family […]

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Chicago Replacement Windows

Many people don’t think about replacement windows as home improvement projects. However, having Chicago contractors replace your house windows is an integral part of maintaining your home. Windows are an important part of keeping your home energy efficient. Improperly installed windows can cause your heating and cooling bills to rise in extreme weather conditions. While […]

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