As Termites Spread Into Northern States, Termite-Resistant Products Become Crucial

Great article from Karen Alves at LP SmartSide.  As our climate changes, we may find more termites destroying our wood framed homes. According to Orkin.com: Termites damage approximately 600,000 homes in the U.S. each year. U.S. residents spend an estimated $5 billion annually to control termites and repair termite damage. According to the United States … Read more

3 Generations Improvements, Inc. Named by REMODELING Magazine to its 2018 Big50 Class of America’s Top Remodelers

Folsom, CA (September, 7, 2018) – 3 Generations Improvements, Inc. has been selected by REMODELING magazine to join the REMODELING Big50. Each year since 1986, the REMODELING Big50 inducts 50 remodeling companies that have set exceptionally high standards for professionalism and integrity through exemplary business practices, craftsmanship, and impact in their community or the industry … Read more

Remodelers Ranked No. 2 in Consumer Complaints in 2017, CFA Finds

Great article in Remodeling Magazine about consumer complaints in the remodeling industry.  If you go with the lowest bidder with very little credibility or online reviews you could be signing up for a nightmare!  Second only to automobiles – ouch!  It is time for consumers to take the power back by making smarter decisions when … Read more

What Is T1-11 Siding and Why Does It Fail?

Probably the most ubiquitous siding material used in residential construction, T1-11 siding reached its height of popularity in the 1960’s, 70’s and early 80’s. This was time when the trend for a more natural, wood-grained look was all the rage. The siding material of choice for many contractors, especially those building vast swaths of suburban … Read more

Introducing Our First Animal Fans

We absolutely love what we do and we enjoy creating lifelong clients!  When that new positive review comes in or when we see our customers faces light up when we are done with their project we can’t help but smile.  However, when an animal says they love us by wearing our gear we can’t help … Read more

How to Use the Power of Online Reviews

Why the Power of Online Reviews is Good for Homeowners and Contractors Word of mouth has always been valued by business owners as a powerful and inexpensive means of advertising. Consumers appreciate referrals from people they trust when making buying decision. And while word of mouth and referrals are not a new thing, the advent … Read more

PROTECTING SIDING FROM FREEZE/THAW CYCLE DAMAGE

If you have more than several days per year of freezing temperatures and especially if you often times have snow pack sit against your siding, the below article is for you!  We work in the South Lake Tahoe area often, and we have first hand experience and knowledge of how hard snow and freezing temperatures … Read more