contractor: 12 Things in Your Bathroom That Are Trying to Kill You - 11/03/20 10:51 AM
Navigating the Most Dangerous Place in Your Home!
 
Research tells us the most dangerous place in your home is the bathroom, so we decided to put together a list of the 12 most nefarious things in your bathroom that want to kill you… Seemed appropriate for Halloween!
1   Mold – Let's start with the obvious one… There are thousands of species but 12 basic types of mold. They love moist environments and can range from harmless to causing complete immune system and renal failure.  There are some things you can do to get rid of mold yourself, but this is usually best left … (1 comments)

contractor: 4 Steps to Remodel A Bathroom On A Budget - 10/13/20 09:49 AM
Get A New Bathroom Without Breaking the Bank
 
If your bathroom is looking tired and out-of-date, chances are you’re dreaming of a new room with all the bells and whistles!  Like most homeowners, the first thought for any remodel project is, “I wonder how much THAT is going to cost?”
 
Well, never fear! You can get an update even with a small budget.
Let’s walk through some basic steps to get you on your way.
 
STEP ONE:  Be Realistic
It’s important to know your boundaries. Nothing takes the joy out of an update than when everything gets out of hand, so evaluate these three important things … (2 comments)

contractor: 5 Ways to Save Big On Your Bathroom Remodel - 10/07/20 10:46 AM
Get Started Now on Remodeling Your Bathroom
The weather is about to turn, and we will all be confined indoors again making now the perfect time to remodel or add a bathroom to your home. Here are five ways to save big on a bathroom remodel, don’t miss the bonus suggestion at the end…
 
 
Plan Ahead: A question we get asked all the time, “When is the best time to start?” Of course, your lifestyle and schedule have a lot to do with when it is the best time to remodel your bathrooms. If you want to save a few dollars I recommend … (2 comments)

contractor: 5 Ways to Save Big on Your Kitchen Remodel - 09/30/20 01:53 PM
New Kitchen On A Budget
 
Since there is literally nowhere to go right now and all of our vacation plans have been canceled now is the perfect time to remodel your home.  Below are 5 ways to save big on a kitchen remodel, don’t miss the bonus suggestion at the end…
 
1 - Work with A Reputable Contractor
Did you know the average cost of using an inexperienced contractor is over $3,000 more than using an experience, licensed pro?
A recent study that followed kitchen remodels from start to finish discovered the “finished cost” (not the initial quoted cost) from the handyman averaged $3,138 more … (1 comments)

contractor: 9 Things Your Insurance Adjuster Doesn’t Want You to Know - 09/30/20 01:30 PM
You've Been Through Enough
When it comes time to file an insurance claim many people discover their insurance company is in the business of collecting premiums, not paying for claims. You have faithfully paid your Insurance premiums and it is reasonable to expect them to deliver on what they promised you. At 3Rs Construction, we understand “insurance speak”!
We hope you never need to use your insurance, but if you lose your home to a flood or fire we have over 25 years of experience in dealing with rebuilding and working with insurance companies. When it comes to putting your home back … (2 comments)

contractor: Exterior Home Paint Color Trends In 2020 - 05/07/20 12:23 PM
Ideas For Choosing Outdoor Paint ColorsRefreshing the exterior’s paint color is a great way to breathe new life into your home. However, choosing the right shade of outdoor paint can be a daunting task. Should you go timeless or trendy? What would work best for your home?
There are numerous options available, and each one can give your home a different character. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the latest exterior trends today — and what you can expect to see in 2020.
 
White Exterior, Black TrimIt’s hard to go wrong with a white house. White goes with everything; it has … (1 comments)

contractor: Be careful who you call for Radon Mitigation - 03/28/20 07:08 PM
Be careful with so called radon remediators. There are only a couple methods to properly route radon gas out of a home. I can't tell you how many times as a professional who is trained and certificated through NRPP and AARST I see systems installed by others that are completely ineffective. The big concern I have for you as a realtor is avoiding legal action due to negligently recommending someone who is unqualified to perform a service that can potentially be life threatening. The following Three examples have all happened within the last 60 days of writing this article.
Just this month … (3 comments)

contractor: Smaller Updates for a Kitchen or Bathroom Remodel - 07/13/18 02:15 PM
It’s the little things…
Kitchen and bathroom remodel doesn’t need to mean a total gut-job to achieve a new updated look.
Sometimes, there are good reasons NOT to start all over. A tight budget, time constraints, or things that are really nice about an existing room can contribute to a smaller remodel project.
While some fixes can easily be DYI, call a professional when there is something that requires an expert hand. Trying to tackle something without the proper tools or skills could end up costing more in the long run. Remember that eventually, homes go on the market and it needs to show … (2 comments)

contractor: Blue is Red Hot in Kitchen and Bath Design - 02/19/18 09:14 AM
3Rs Construction was Seeing Blue at IBS Orlando  One of the stand-out colors at IBS Orlando this January was any shade of blue. Whether it was doors, cabinetry, hardware or sinks, blue was making a statement! From teal to navy, blue can be versatile or vibrant. 
 
Strolling through the aisles of over 1500 manufacturers and suppliers for home construction, color jumps out as a significant part of design and interest. Red has been the go-to for a pop of color but now, when you're planning a kitchen or bathroom remodel, your favorite shade of blue may be something to include in the update. Start … (0 comments)

contractor: Plan to Use 2018 Colors-of-the-Year For Spring & Summer Remodel Plans - 02/12/18 10:18 AM
Whether its graphic design, fashion, or home décor, there is something fascinating about color trends. It’s no different with construction. Blending trends can be really fun! From appliances to awnings, color choices are always part of the construction picture.
Schedule a Contractor Now, Then Choose Popular Colors for Your Home Repair and RemodelIf you’re planning on doing some home repair, remodel, or new construction, now’s the time to get it scheduled. Spring and summer brings opportunity to complete all the updates you’ve been dreaming about during the winter.  So what’s on your to-do list?
Common Fair-Weather Construction Projects Siding Painting Cement Work Fencing … (1 comments)

contractor: Replace or Repair Your Deck For Year Round Entertaining! - 09/29/17 11:36 AM
 Outdoor Living InspirationOregonians can't let a little rain dampen their outdoor entertaining experiences. Here in Salem, we adjust as needed to make good use of our homes and outdoor living space!
Decks, patios, pergolas, and gazebos are great additions to your home. A deck expands your options for gathering places when you have friends and family come to visit. Even in preparation for the winter holiday season, there's no reason deck space needs to be off limits.
 
Consider these TEN tips from
3Rs Construction to expand the use
of your deck for year-round enjoyment:
 
Add a permanent or retractable cover. Install a kitchen … (0 comments)

contractor: Install a New Grill on Your Deck or Patio with 3Rs Construction - 06/30/17 01:16 PM
July is National Grilling Month ...your deck or patio needs a built-in grill!What better way to celebrate delicious grilling and BBQ than to add a new outdoor cooking space at your home! Grills and cook tops come in all shapes and sizes and 3Rs Construction can design and install a grilling station that fits right in with your existing space.
 
Outdoor living is desirable no matter where you live. Remodeling your deck or patio to accommodate a grill or outdoor kitchen adds value and versatility to your home. Need some ideas? Pinterest is the go-to place for inspiration and 3Rs Construction has … (0 comments)

contractor: 3Rs Construction 2017 Annual Subcontractors Breakfast - 02/06/17 10:57 AM
IT TAKES TEAMWORK.
Because of that, 3Rs Construction salutes our subcontractors every year at our Annual Subcontractors Breakfast.
Owner Cathe West says, “We love that none of us ‘does’ life alone … and we love that we at 3Rs have an amazing team of subcontractors, vendors, customers and staff!!”
We gathered at Annette’s Westgate Cafe in West Salem on an icy Friday morning for a time to honor our extended team. It’s a great time to get to know each other over a delicious hot breakfast! Duane West greeted our guests to thank them for a job well done in 2016 and to look ahead … (0 comments)

contractor: Exterior Home Color Inspiration from 3Rs Construction - 01/30/17 09:09 AM
We love color!  * Bold * Subtle * Pastel * Vibrant * Textured * Shiny * Flat * Multiple * Monotone *  The variety is infinite and that’s a good thing!Fortunately, we have places to search online – like Pinterest! 3Rs Construction Management, LLC has a Pinterest page that includes boards with great ideas for inspiration. In fact, we’ve just created a new board called, “Color My World – Exterior Ideas” and we think you’ll love the samples we’ve assembled. 
But how do you choose the best color for the exterior of your home? We’ve all seen house colors that went terribly wrong and you don’t want to be that person…right?
Choosing an exterior paint color is influenced by the materials and texture of your … (0 comments)

contractor: 3Rs Construction’s Tips for Choosing a General Contractor - 01/20/17 12:08 PM
You’ve got a home remodel project that needs be completed. It’s more than you can do on your own and hiring a general contractor will be a necessity. So where do you begin? How do you know who to choose?
Here at 3Rs Construction Management LLC, we would love to say, “Choose us!”  But if you don’t live in Oregon’s Willamette Valley it’s likely we wouldn’t be available to help you.
HERE ARE A FEW SIMPLE TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED IN PICKING YOUR GENERAL CONTRACTOR: 3Rs Construction’s Choosing a Contractor TIP #1Ask Your Friends and Family for Home Contractor Referrals The firsthand experience … (0 comments)

contractor: 3Rs Construction in Salem Oregon Gets Super Service Award! - 01/11/17 10:40 AM
Thank you Angie's List for giving 3Rs Construction the 2016 Super Service Award! We are honored to have this award for our construction services in the Salem, Oregon area. 
As a general contractor, we can provide a variety of services such as:
Kitchen Remodeling Bathroom Remodeling Mold Remediation Radon Testing and Mitigation Aging in Place Construction Home Repair New Construction and much more! Please visit our Testimonials page at our website to see what our customers are saying!
 
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contractor: 3Rs Construction’s Top 5 Favorite Home Remodel Trends from 2016 - 12/30/16 10:31 AM
The popularity of home remodel shows such as Fixer Upper and Love It or List It have inspired homeowners to get creative when it's time to update living spaces.3Rs Construction loves the inspiration too and we have some favorite trends thatwere popular this year. 
Here's our Top 5 Countdown:3Rs Construction Favorite 2016 Home Remodel Trends Number 5GEOMETRIC PATTERNSWhether you are using geometric design in flooring, wallpaper, or a kitchen backsplash, this concept is a must if you want to create a modern looking space. The key is not to go overboard by having it everywhere. A single grand statement in the room is perfect for adding interest to a remodel.
3Rs … (5 comments)

contractor: 3Rs Construction, Services in Salem Oregon - 11/21/16 02:43 AM
3Rs Construction Management LLC Provides General Contractor Services in the Salem AreaAre you planning to build a new home, remodel your existing home or create additional living space? The professional team at 3Rs Construction has more than three decades of construction experience and is qualified to convert your ideas into the show piece space you imagined.
NEW CONSTRUCTIONBuilding a new home from the ground up is most likely to go smoothly if you hire a professional like 3Rs Construction Management LLC. Getting the job done right includes everything from plans and permits, scheduling subcontractors, working with the city/county and the neighbors, and … (0 comments)

contractor: Fire and Water Damage Repair by 3Rs Construction in Salem, Oregon - 10/10/16 06:55 AM

 
 
 
 
 
 
When the unthinkable happens and your home catches fire not only will fire and smoke cause an extraordinary amount of damage, but the water to put the fire out is now puddled on the floor and all your possessions are soaked. Hopefully, you, your family, and your pets are all safe! The only things you have to focus on are the immediate and long term problems at hand. Where you will sleep tonight? What you will do for clothing? How are you ever going to replace your things? How long are you going to be without a home? It’s very common to … (1 comments)

contractor: The First Day of Autumn in Salem, Oregon - 09/22/16 05:27 AM

Wow!
Salem, Oregon had quite the thunder storm last night! Were you prepared?
Did your gutters overflow? Were undiscovered roof leaks revealed? Are your windows properly sealed? Does the weather stripping on your doors need to be replaced? Those are just a few of the items that could need some attention before the harsh winter weather sets in. There’s nothing like a good ol’ thunderstorm! While Salem doesn’t have them on a regular basis, they do come with a fury and can cause damage if you aren’t prepared.
A Salem autumn can be a beautiful thing. There are still lots of bright, clear … (0 comments)