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Enjoy the story of 3’N 1 Construction’s owner Ken Eade interviewed by a Saskatoon magazine

FRIENDLY, SINCERE AND HONEST...DONE BY THE BOOK ..that's what it says on the card of Ken Eade the owner of 3'n 1 construction and this truly is the philosophy he lives and does business by.

They value great relationships with their clients, and believe that this is fostered by truly listening to them. They strive to understand your needs and work with you to achieve your goals. They work hard to add a personal touch to each and every job, treating your home as though it was theirs. 


3'n 1 Construction are Trusted Saskatoon Contractors, Exteriors & Roofers!


Enjoy this latest article written about Ken Eade and his Trusted team - who are best of the best Saskatoon Roofers! 


By Erin Legg- Refined Lifestyles 2016

In a construction industry as competitive as Saskatoon’s, what can a company do to set itself apart? Seven years ago, Ken Eade founded 3 ’N 1 Construction with a golden principle in mind — raise the standards homeowners should expect. “Standards slip when people let them,” he says. “It only takes one guy to change that.”

And change it he did. 3 ’N 1 is well-known for its commitment to integrity, whether it’s with the client, a contractor or a supplier. “In the beginning, I kept wondering, ‘How will people pass along my name? How are people going to recognize me?’ ” Eade reflects. “I decided to be a catalyst for change and raise people’s standards — and exceed them in everything we do.”

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Whether framing homes or garages, roofing and siding, and soffits and fascia, the 3 ’N 1 team is well versed in all areas. Photo by Neek Photography.


3 ’N 1 is a diverse company that provides quality construction services for projects of any magnitude. Whether framing homes or garages, roofing and siding, and soffits and fascia, the 3 ’N 1 team is well versed in all areas. Eade, a former scientist, says this diversification is something his customers have come to appreciate. On making the leap from the world of science to that of construction, he says, “Science is cumulative. If you don’t understand the basics, you won’t understand the complexities of everything else. Construction is the same; you have to know the basics so you can evolve your company. I think doing everything has really been one secret of our success. It’s eliminated a lot of frustration for customers.”

Another component of the company’s success is its crew of reputable construction professionals. Eade has great pride in his trusted sub-contractors. “We really do work as a team,” he says. “We are very aware when we arrive at a worksite this is someone’s home, someone’s property. We always keep that in mind.”

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Ken Eade, owner and founder of 3 ‘N 1 Construction. Photo by Neek Photography.


Part of Eade’s leadership in the construction industry is educating homeowners about the construction process and how to choose a reputable contractor. “I always, always, always tell people: do your research!” he stresses. “Get a detailed quote. Compare apples to apples. Research a company thoroughly. Are they insured? Are they WCB certified? Do they carry liability insurance? Are they in good standing with their suppliers?” The passion he enthuses about this topic shows his commitment to homeowners and the industry by raising the level of standards that should be expected — and achieved.

Relationships are something Eade does not take for granted. He recalls a recent project in Craik where he assisted a contractor by installing a new roof on a massive barn project. “My supplier sent two extra pallets of shingles. We’re talking about $1,800 worth! So I called them up and said, ‘You sent too much!’ And I returned the extra right away. I never take the relationships I have with my suppliers lightly. They are integral to our success as a company.”

Does a business with a respected reputation happen by chance? No. When the founder sets a high standard of achievement, the company’s competitive advantage quickly becomes apparent. Recalls Eade: “My dad said, ‘In life, there will be people who will try to take things from you — your wife, your possessions. You may lose everything you have in life, but there’s one thing nobody can take from you and that is integrity. The only person who can give that up is you.’ ”

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Trusted Saskatoon Roofers 3'n1 Construction share a testimonial from very happy customers

FRIENDLY, SINCERE AND HONEST ..DONE BY THE BOOK ..that's what it says on the card of Ken Eade ...the owner of 3'n 1 construction Saskatoon roofers and this truly is the philosophy he lives and does business by!

Be assured that when you call Ken you are getting a SASKATOON CONTRACTOR and a SASKATOON ROOFER who you will amaze you with their customer service and integrity ..in fact, we are pretty sure that 3'n1 Construction will be a name you will pass on to all your friends in the future too!

3'n1 Construction shares a testimonial

                                        


"I hope you and the crew managed to get some much-deserved R&R on the weekend. John and I spent a lot of Saturday outside admiring the new shingles from a variety of angles around the house. You guys did a beautiful job! Then when the rain came later Saturday afternoon, we decided it would be a good test for leaks. So far, so good, which is no surprise I’m sure!

We wanted to write to tell you how impressed we were with the job as well as the process and the cleanup, and we are very much looking forward to working with you again. Later this summer, once we’ve had a chance to check outdoor colours at Creative Doors, we’ll be in touch to see how things look for you in the fall (maybe I should have used the word ‘autumn’!

In the meantime, stay safe!"

Anita & John


Thank you Anita and John for taking the time to share your experience and thanks to 3'n1 Construction for truly showing they deserve their Trusted status!


When we give the Thumbs up to a business IT MEANS something! They are Trusted Saskatoon Roofers!


 


Trusted Saskatoon Roofers 3'n1 Construction article about the importance of trust

FRIENDLY, SINCERE AND HONEST ..DONE BY THE BOOK ..that's what it says on the card of Ken Eade ...the owner of 3'n 1 construction Saskatoon roofers and this truly is the philosophy he lives and does business by...

Be assured that when you call Ken you are getting a SASKATOON CONTRACTOR and a SASKATOON ROOFER who you will amaze you with their customer service and integrity ..in fact, we are pretty sure that 3'n1 Construction will be a name you will pass on to all your friends in the future too!

 

Here they share an article on the importance of trust:

 

 

They are your Trusted Saskatoon Roofers!

Trusted Saskatoon Roofers and Exterior Experts share a tip on snow removal from roofs


Trusted Saskatoon Roofers  and Saskatoon exterior experts! 

Here they share a tip on snow removal from roofs:

Saskatoon weather can seem a bit unpredictable. One minute it’s sunshine and warm weather. Next thing you know we’re hit with a snowstorm. Don’t let the occasional spring-like day fool you — we are still in the middle of winter. And when you consider that insurance claims for damages related to winter storms can run into the thousands, knowing how to deal with ice and snow on your roof is just smart.

 

                                  Let’s hope this never happens in Saskatoon!!

 

Enough snow on the wrong roof could cause it to collapse. The funny thing is that you want your roof to have snow. If the snow doesn’t melt, your attic insulation is doing its job. But if there’s too much snow and ice the roof can collapse.

Roofers can still shingle and install eavestroughs in the winter, we would clean off the snow (hey you get a free snow removal!) and then continue to install a new roof and eavestroughs! This is a great way to avoid any leaks that may occur in the spring.



Part 2 -Trusted Saskatoon community steps up to help a local Saskatoon woman after her contractor nightmare.

The Trusted team work for the public, we do that by finding great local businesses, verifying they are as good as we have heard, and contracting them to uphold the 5 Trusted Guarantees. These businesses are the best and when they found out about Janice, a hard working single Mum in Saskatoon who had been ripped off from a local contractor and left living in a building site with her 10 year old daughter ...they STEPPED UP !

Here is Janices's Story Part 2 ...including the first video of the property so you can see for yourself whats she' dealing with. ( here is a link to Part 1 so you can read the full story

 

JANICE's BUILD a Trusted Rebuild 

 

After the initial meeting with Janice last week, the next step was to get a Trusted Contractor in to look at Janices's house.
 
Dave Andercheck from JABA Construction, is a well recognized business leader and expert in construction , he and his team met with Janice so he could look over Janice's bomb site of a home, he was shocked at the mess and terrible workmanship.  He is now compiling a report so he can lay out just what needs to be done, and from there we can start planning the rebuild, and what we need in regards help & materials from the amazing 28 Trusted partners -
       
      So many  Trusted Saskatoon partners and 2 Trusted Regina Partners listed below!
 
 

 

 


 

Thank you also to to Aaron Loraas- from Loraas disposal for donating bins and garbage fees for the project , Rona for their huge donation and Winroc for many of the materials , and of course the new heated roofing system donated by Heated roofing in Colarado! 

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