Featured | 02.18.19

Looking for a creative way to add a window? Consider a transom window.

Let’s start with the basics. What is a transom window? The term transom refers to the horizontal beam or wood positioned above a window or door. A transom window sits right above that beam and is typically a narrow rectangular or half moon shape. You will most commonly see these above the main entry door or the front windows of a home. They can be operable to not only let light in, but also fresh air, or they can be used purely for light and architectural interest.  

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FAQ | 04.25.16

Windows 101 – Understanding window jargon

Every house has windows and eventually those will need to be upgraded or replaced. When you are planning to remodel, windows are always an important part of design plan. Last week I blogged about common remodeling jargon and while I was writing I realized that windows have so many terms it would be easiest to dedicate one blog to the subject.

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Love Where You Live | 10.31.15

Does your home’s curb appeal measure up?

Thompson Remodeling's Tips for Increasing Curb Appeal Ah yes, we all know what they say about first impressions and when it comes to your home, that first impression can be summed up in two words -- curb appeal. Improving your home’s exterior appearance has two great benefits: improving your pride of ownership and increasing your home’s value.  Seasonally, it’s a good idea to take a look at the outside of your home to see how your curb appeal measures up.

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Love Where You Live | 03.24.11

5 Reasons Your Home is Drafty


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