3 Generations Improvements, Inc. Awarded Customer Service Award on Yelp

I know, it must be “awards season…”  I promise, you will not find anyone at 3 Generations Improvements watching any “awards” programs on TV these days, but we sure are happy to receive an award from Yelp called the “People Love Us On Yelp” award of 2017.  We currently have a 5 star rating on … Read more 3 Generations Improvements, Inc. Awarded Customer Service Award on Yelp

3 Generations Improvements, Inc of Folsom Awarded Best Of Houzz 2018

Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World Folsom, California, January 29, 2018 – 3 Generations Improvements, Inc of Folsom, California has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The family owned and operated … Read more 3 Generations Improvements, Inc of Folsom Awarded Best Of Houzz 2018

What’s New in Siding

Matt Risinger and Jordan Smith explore the latest products and trends in exterior siding at the 2018 International Builders’ Show.  3 Generations Improvements is excited to see so many new siding products hit the market.  We love to create custom looks for our clients!    

Are Woodpeckers Destroying Your House?

Is this woodpecker looking at you or your siding?  It is entirely possible as reports of woodpecker damage is increasing in Northern California and homeowners calling 3 Generations Improvements for a solution have increased every year.  These requests are not just coming from heavily wooded areas such as South Lake Tahoe, we have seen damage … Read more Are Woodpeckers Destroying Your House?

Current Siding Trends

We have noticed a shift in how homeowners view their siding purchase. They not only want a durable, low maintenance, warranted siding, they want a unique exterior.  They want their home to be different than their neighbors and are willing to use several different siding profiles to do so.  Mixing lap with shingles, board & … Read more Current Siding Trends

How LP & 3 Generations Improvements First Met

3 Generations Improvements has been installing LP SmartSide products for close to 10 years and like many in the beginning we were skeptical of their new “SmartSide” siding product line.  As a team, we put a lot of thought into the products we recommend because we want our siding projects to last with minimal call-backs. … Read more How LP & 3 Generations Improvements First Met

Looking for High Return When You Remodel? Start with Exterior Projects

Take a look at the great article from Remodeling Magazine.  The trend of high Return on Investment for exterior projects continues on the entire West Coast.  The 2017 Cost vs Value report is now complete by Remodeling Magazine and not surprisingly, window replacement continues to hold high Cost vs Value numbers. Upscale vinyl window replacement … Read more Looking for High Return When You Remodel? Start with Exterior Projects

James Hardie Fiber Cement vs LP SmartSide vs Insulated Vinyl Siding

For the last 3-4 years I have done a water bucket challenge with my 3 kids with different siding materials.  We simply placed some different siding types in a half full bucket and waited, and waited for the results.  Well, in the last 4 years California went through a severe drought into a very wet winter, … Read more James Hardie Fiber Cement vs LP SmartSide vs Insulated Vinyl Siding

3 Generations Improvements Featured on Treehouse Masters TV Show

Treehouse Masters, a wildly popular TV show on Animal Planet, selected 3 Generations Improvements to provide assistance with their siding on a HUGE treehouse built in Granite Bay, CA.  The “Christmas Candy Kitchen” episode recently aired and the finished product turned out fantastic! Pete and his entire crew were fun to work with and the whole experience … Read more 3 Generations Improvements Featured on Treehouse Masters TV Show

Window Industry Battles EPA Over Energy Star Version 6.0

Updates rolling out in January could have drastically reduced the number of Energy Star windows installed. By: Lauren Hunter A glance at the Energy Star zones map shows just how large the northern zone is. The window industry worried that heightened requirements would make Energy Star windows in this region so expensive as to be cost-prohibitive, … Read more Window Industry Battles EPA Over Energy Star Version 6.0