Okay, so you’ve picked your paint color. Now you need to decide what sheen. Latex paints (water based) and oil/alkyd paints offer a range of sheens and the one you choose should be based on how you want your paint to wear, and the final look you want to achieve. If your drywall has surface […]
Do you have problem concrete? Is it deteriorating … spalling? Is the aggregate exposed? You don’t have to tear it out! We have successfully completed hundreds of concrete resurfacing jobs and, with the exception of one or two, none of the concrete needed to be replaced. The average cost to tear out and replace concrete […]
Stucco is a durable and relatively maintenance-free siding and it can last for the lifetime of a home. But as is the case with all of the surfaces in and around your home, it needs to be maintained. You should inspect your stucco at least once a year – springtime is a good […]
Choosing interior paint colors can be overwhelming! Here are a few tips to help you narrow down the choices. Consider purchasing a color wheel at your local artist supply or hobby store. It can give you color ideas and inspire you to put together color combinations you hadn’t considered before. Consider all of the elements […]
Colorado’s climate is brutal on exterior coatings. UV rays at altitude, freeze-thaw cycles and temperature extremes all contribute to the degradation of exterior coatings. If you notice excessive chalking or fading of color, cracks in substrates or between substrates, peeling, flaking, etc, it is definitely time to repaint. Southern and western exposures as well as […]
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