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"We credit much of the blue-collar work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit that built the foundation of 3rd Gen Painting to the West-suburban neighborhoods in Chicago that helped raise us."
NAPERVILLE, IL, March 16, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- 3rd Gen today announced the launch of its newest location, 3rd Gen Painters Downers Grove, serving homeowners and businesses in DuPage County. This new Downers Grove location is the award-winning painting company's second location in Chicago's Western Suburbs in addition to 3rd Gen's Western Springs location.
3rd Gen's newest Downers Grove area launch is the fifth overall branch of the rapidly-expanding painting service with local roots in Chicago's Western Suburbs. In fact, owners Andre Kazimierski and Matt Schmidt grew up in the West Suburbs of Brookfield and Westmont respectively. No question, this latest location launch hits very close to home for the 3rd Gen founding team.
"Having both grown up in the Western Suburbs, we take a lot of pride in the quality of interior and exterior painting services we provide to our neighbors," says co-founder Andre Kazimierski. "We credit much of the blue-collar work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit that built the foundation of 3rd Gen Painting to the West-suburban neighborhoods in Chicago that helped raise us. Not to mention, we launched our first painting company together in college here over a decade ago so things really have come full circle for us both."
Since its inception, 3rd Gen Painting and Remodeling has become one of the painting industry's fastest-growing companies and has won a number of industry awards including Houzz's "Best Of Service" award in 2019 (and again in 2020), TopRatedLocal's #1-rated painting contractor in the state of 2019, the West Suburban Chamber's Regional 30 Under 40 award, the APC Top Job Award in 2020, and most recently, ProRemodeler Magazine's 2020 Forty Under 40 award for co-owner, Andre Kazimierski.
The motivation behind launching a second location just a few miles away from 3rd Gen's original location in Western Springs goes beyond 3rd Gen's local roots in the area. The new location also enables the popular house painting service to accommodate the excess demand it experienced during the busy season this past year. Last year, 3rd Gen was 100% booked for the year just a few months into the busy season and would often have to either refer clients to nearby painting contractors or flat out turn down new customers as a result. And because of how selective 3rd Gen is in their painter hiring process, it would often take months to onboard a new painting crew, making it even tougher to keep up with demand.
"I honestly lost count of how many painting clients we had to either turn down or refer to another house painter in the area because we were at max capacity so early in the season last year," Andre explains. "While local painters like artisanal painting in La Grange are decent options, they certainly are not 3rd Gen Painting. Our team decided to focus on expanding capacity this offseason and our new location is a culmination of a year-long effort to recruit the best painters in all of Chicagoland to meet demand in 2020."
All in all, it looks like the 3rd Gen Painting and Remodeling story has just begun. No question, it'll be exciting to see these two West-suburban hometown business owners take their popular house painting brand and expand it nationally over the next few years. Stay tuned.
3rd Gen Painters Downers Grove is a top-rated painting service specializing in interior painting, exterior painting, drywall repairs, and light carpentry work. Their trusted local professional painters cover both residential and commercial painting projects. Locally owned and operated, 3rd Gen serves both Downers Grove and nearby DuPage County neighborhoods including Westmont, Clarendon Hills, Burr Ridge, Hinsdale, Oak Brook, Woodridge, Lisle, and Naperville, IL.
Fully licensed, bonded, and insured, 3rd Gen is known for its reliable and friendly painting crews, quality workmanship, and an unwavering commitment to delivering a sensational customer service experience. As a result, the company has earned hundreds of perfect 5-star reviews on sites like Nextdoor, Thumbtack, Angieslist, and Yelp. During their rapid growth, 3rd Gen Painting has also been able to maintain an A+ rating on the Better Business Bureau and remains actively involved in the local communities they serve. In addition, 3rd Gen donates a portion of each paint job to a number of charities including the American Cancer Society and the Colon Cancer Alliance in honor of Andre's late mother, Sophia Borek, who passed away from cancer in 2012. With locations in Madison, Milwaukee, Western Springs, and now Downers Grove, 3rd Gen is one of the fastest-growing home and office painting services in the Nation of 2020.
Additional Chicago Area Companies Owned by 3rd Gen Founders
- Improovy Painters Chicago
- Improovy Painters In Naperville IL
- Sophia's Cleaning Service
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