Dear Family, Friends, Clients and Future Clients, We recognize this is a strange and intense time for all of us. Anxiety, uncertainty and isolation are just some of the feelings we may be experiencing. I want you to know we recognize this and have the health and safety of you and our 3G Team as … Read more 3 Generations Improvements’ Coronavirus Response & Expectations
3 Generations Improvements, Inc. of Folsom, California Awarded Best Of Houzz 2020 The Annual People’s Choice Award from the Houzz Community Highlights Home Remodeling and Design Professionals with Most Popular Designs and Top Ratings [Folsom, CA], February 28, 2020 – 3 Generations Improvements, Inc. of Folsom California has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for … Read more 3G Awarded Best of Houzz 2020!
Types Of Siding and Decking Wood Defects There has been a recent appearance of many manufactured and composite siding and decking material products on the market. Yet, there are many who still contend that natural wood siding or decking is superior in looks, workability, and finish. But there are perennial issues with natural wood that … Read more Types Of Siding and Decking Wood Defects
Stucco siding is one of the most common exteriors of homes, businesses and utility building throughout the United States, especially in regions around the Southwest and southern and central California. As we related in a previous post, it is a siding material that provides a solid, durable, and seamless siding, along with natural fire resistance, … Read more How to Paint Stucco Siding
If your home doesn’t have stucco siding, odds are great you’ve certainly seen it on other homes and buildings. In certain regions, stucco is quite common and a popular choice for siding. Stucco siding is made of Portland cement, sand, lime, and water. It is typically applied in three coats over a lath base, which … Read more Why Stucco Leaks And How To Prevent Your Stucco From Leaking
Some of the costliest damage to a home can come from pests that burrow into wood siding. These types of infestations destroy the effectiveness and aesthetic appearance of your siding. In addition, it can lead to deeper issues depending on the types of pests involved. A Rogue’s Gallery of Siding Pests Because your home’s siding … Read more Common Pests that Destroy Your Siding
Every home must have siding. Unless you have a real brick home, there is some type of siding on your house. Whether stucco, vinyl, metal, composite material or wood, siding is an essential component of a home’s construction. However, wood is the quintessential material not only for the “bones”, floors and top of a home, … Read more Siding Options: Cedar Vs. Redwood
For those familiar with Fibrex they typically think of windows. And rightly so as it is used primarily for window frame components in place of vinyl. However, Fibrex has been used as a welcome replacement for wood and then aluminum about 40 years ago. What’s Great About Fibrex? Perhaps a better question to ask first … Read more What Are The Advantages Of Fibrex?
Great technical article from Jim Cory below about the differences between replacement (or insert) and full frame (or nail fin) window installation (see our technical video on the subject here). I cannot tell you how often we get this question, maybe 2-3 times per day either from phone calls or in person client visits. The … Read more Replacement vs. Full Frame Window Installation
When it comes to choices for siding for home construction, builders have quite a few to work with. The quality, workability and costs vary greatly, and the final choice is often determined by both the structural and weather-resistance needs of the project, and the builder’s budget. When it comes to choices for siding for home … Read more What is Hardboard Siding and Why Does It Fail?