A New Generation of Home Improvement

Madison WI | Western Springs

A Painting and Remodeling Company built on a Foundation of Integrity and Trust. We Aim to Exceed Your Expectations From Start to Finish. Guaranteed.
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Our Services

Top-Rated Home Improvement Services Focused on the Customer Experience.

Interior & Exterior Painting

3rd Gen leads the way in exterior painting. Anyone can make your home look good for a summer, but our process ensures your project will last. There is no secret to a quality exterior paint job. With generations of experience, we know there aren’t any shortcuts when it comes to the proper prep work.

By ensuring your home is cleaned, scraped, caulked, and primed before applying any paint, we ensure your job will look good for years to come!

Home Remodeling & Design

whether you have a small space to work with or a large open concept living space, a little remodeling can go a long way. Regardless of whether you are looking to update just one of the features in your kitchen or truly design your dream kitchen from scratch, we have the experience, tools, and know-how to help your idea come to life!

Custom Decks & Porches

Whether you are looking to build a custom deck in your backyard, repair or resurface an existing one, or even finally turn that exterior deck into the 4 seasons porch you have been dreaming of, we have the tools and experience to get the job done right the first time.

3rd Gen uses top of the line products and materials including pvc decking, composite wood, or trex decking. We work with some of the largest manufacturers in the field and receive great pricing options on all composite decking or regular wood decking materials.

Our People Make Us Great

3rd Gen Hand-Picks Each of Our Fully-Vetted Crews from Hundreds of Applicants and Conducts Extensive Background Checks to Ensure the People That Work in Your Home are Both Skilled Workers AND Quality People That Share 3rd Gen’s Values and Commitment to Unmatched Quality and Customer Service. You Can Trust that Each of Our Crews Are Fully Licensed, Bonded, and Insured to Protect You and Your Home in any Circumstance.

"The Journey is Just as Important as the Destination"

3rd Gen is Commited to Providing an Incredible Customer Service Experience for Each and Every One of Our Clients. We Believe that You Should Look Forward to Working With Your Contractor and Aim to Create Longterm Business Relationships with Our Clients. Everyone Needs “A Guy” Who They Call for Any Home Improvement Issues that Come Up. Our Clients Know We Have Got Them Covered In Any Situation.

Our Quality is Unmatched

The Highest Quality Workmanship is Achieved When You Have the Best People Focused on Every Detail of the Process. Our Team’s Commitment to Prep Work and ‘Doing Things Right the First TIme’ are the Keys To The Quality of Work 3rd Gen is Known for. Clean Jobsites and Getting the Job Done on Time are Prerequisites for Our Ultimate Goal: To Exceed Your Expectations. If you are not entirely Satisfied, You Better Believe We’ll Make it Right.

What Makes 3rd Gen Different?


Quality People

Our People make Us Great. We Hand-Pick Our Crews from Hundreds of Applicants. You can Trust You Team is Fully Licensed, Bonded, and Insured.

Customer Focused

We Believe that You Should Look Forward to Working With Your Contractor and Aim to Create Longterm Business Relationships with Our Clients.

Value and Integrity

Our Goal is to Exceed Your Expectations. If you are not entirely Satisfied, You Better Believe We’ll Make it Right.

Unmatched Quality

Our Team’s Commitment to Prep Work and ‘Doing Things Right the First TIme’ are Keys To The Quality Work we are Known For.

Our Painting and Remodeling Blog

Home Improvement Advice From the Experts at 3rd Gen

5 Easy Steps to Declutter Kitchen Cabinets

If you’re anything like us, you despise a messy kitchen. As the heart of the home, clutter and disorganization in the kitchen can create anxious and overwhelmed feelings for the people inside. Luckily, with a little hard work and determination, you can get your...

Our Top 5 Paint Stores Madison WI | Store Hours & Locations

  3rd Gen Painters in Madison WI has put together our top 5 favorite home improvement stores in Madison. The stores range from big box home improvement stores to smaller more local storefronts in and around the Madison area and surrounding suburbs. #5 Benjamin Moore...

Importance of Hiring Licensed, Bonded, & Insured Contractors

Hiring a trustworthy contractor to work on your home can be challenging. While there is an element of "going with your gut" on who you think will be the best to work with, there are some criteria that you should use to determine whether or not a contractor can even be...

Top 5 Home Improvements with the Best Return

Because our clients take a lot of pride in their homes and want to make the best decisions accordingly, they often ask us questions during our estimate process about how to get the most bang for their buck. While we come up with custom plans for each of their...

The Best Time of Year to Book Your Home Paint Job

  We’re going to clue you in on some contractor secrets to help you understand why it could be in your best interest to line up your exterior painting and staining projects during the WINTER! Yes – you read that correctly. We did say winter. Before you think we’re...

5 Home Maintenance Tips for the Fall Season

  As Halloween officially passes and we enter into the final stages of autumn, it’s time to be sure you’ve gotten your home ready for the next season. Today, we’re going to walk you through the top five actions to add to your to-do list before winter! Action #1: Get...

10 Most Popular Home Styles in Western Springs

3rd Gen Painting found the 10 most popular home styles in Western Springs! Did your Home Make the list? Learning about your home's architectural style ensures that you make painting & remodeling decisions that stay in line with the authentic character of both your...

How To Pick House Paint Colors Like a Pro

Picking paint colors for your home's exterior does not have to be a difficult process. Luckily, our in-house design expert, Cassie Baker of CJB Photography, has a few tips and tricks for you to get started.  What existing features does your home have? Look at the...

Madison WI Location

(608) 620-4680

Western Springs IL Location

(708) 680-2468

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