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 PROTECTING SIDING FROM FREEZE/THAW CYCLE DAMAGE

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

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