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Exterior Colors Trend and Wear – Colorado

K&P Exteriors – Exterior Colors Trend and Wear in Colorado

Exterior paint color tends to last between 3 to 5 years. Depending factors are: where you live, climate and weather, and the previous paint job. Stains usually need to be redone every 4 years. Interestingly, some sources say paint on vinyl can last up to 20 years. However, bright sun can fade exterior colors within 10 to 15 years. Colorado is one of the sunniest states in America, with an average of 300 sunny days a year!

Color trends in previous years in Colorado were to choose neutrals that fade well such as beiges, tans, lighter greys, and some blues. New construction in Colorado today is straying from that norm. Darker color schemes can be seen all along the Colorado Front Range, as well as bright reds, blues, and greens. Though these darker and vibrant colors start out very appealing, the wear on them is more noticeable very quickly. The darker greys, blues, reds, and greens that fit so nicely with the natural beauty of the Colorado Front Range, are more susceptible to UV rays, making them dull and fade faster than neutrals.  Homeowners with such colors then, will need to repaint more often. Yet, strides are being made by paint making companies, such as Sherwin Williams and Behr, to find paint mixtures that resist fading.

K&P Exteriors provides roofing and siding services to the majority of the Colorado Front Range. We deliver uncompromising customer service that has made us a trusted name in the roofing industry. K&P Exteriors has provided many years of roofing and siding services in Colorado, with thousands of satisfied customers.

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Roofing Materials Part 2: Wood vs. Tile

Roofing Materials Part 2: Wood vs. Tile

Wood Roof

A Wood shake roof can last an average of 40-60 years. The material is usually red cedar and used for residential buildings. Wood roof protects from wind, rain, sun, snow, hail pretty well. However, the cost of wood roofing is high. Prices per square foot range between $400 and $700. Other pros to wood roof is the natural beauty and eco-friendly. Cons are the high cost, and they require regular maintenance. One of the big maintenance factors is keeping rot and moss from growing on a wood roof.

Tile Shingles

Tile shingles can last on average 50-80 years, but many tile roofing lasts even longer. They are good against fire, hail, snow, and rain. Materials for tile roofs are clay, cement, or polymer sand. Tile roofs are used on both residential and commercial buildings, especially for a nice historic style. Cost for tile shingles is high. Ranging from $300 to $700 with installation fees between $10000 and $14000. Some other pros are recyclable materials, elegant and historic look, long lasting, relatively easy to replace, rot resistant, eco-friendly. Cons are the high cost, heavy, and install is rather complex.

The K&P Exteriors team can help you explore and understand options to protect your roof. Need a roof or exterior inspection and repair from a qualified professional?

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K&P Exteriors Phone: 303.853.0072

K&P Exteriors Email: [email protected]

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Project Highlight – SpringHouse Village Community in UTAH

SpringHouse Village Community in UTAH

Since 2019, K&P Exteriors expanded to Utah! Utah is booming in property value. Currently, real estate in Utah is becoming an excellent investment opportunity. People are drawn to Utah for its outdoor beauty. Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Arches National Parks to name a few. Also, for the Utah mountains and winter sports. Salt Lake City averages about 500 inches of snow per year. Additionally, Utah is ranked the 11th safest state to live in in the United States.

K&P Exteriors works closely with Oakwood Homes Utah. The communities being built with Oakwood and K&P Exteriors crews are near the counties of Davis, Salt Lake, Utah, and Wasatch. The prices for these homes range from 250K to 675K. Homes being built include anywhere from 1 to 9 bedrooms and 1.5 to 6 bathrooms. Square footage of these homes range from 1200 to 4900. Communities with ready to move-in homes are called Wander, SpringHouse Village at Daybreak, and Hansen Ranch.

The SpringHouse Village at Daybreak is located in South Jordan, Utah. SpringHouse Village at Daybreak is a new OakwoodLife 55+ community. This neighborhood has 28 floor plans, 6 model homes, and 7 quick move in ready houses as of March 2020. Homes are priced starting in the low $300,000s. Special amenity includes a community center and fitness center. SpringHouse Village is a resort style living situation. There are always activities to enjoy put together by the Lifestyle Director and team.

K&P Exteriors is proud to be roofing and siding such fun and unique communities in Utah. Our experienced team can help you explore and understand options to protect your home either in Colorado or Utah!

Need an exterior inspection and repair from a qualified professional?

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K&P Exteriors Phone: 303.853.0072

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For more information about the SpringHouse Village Community by Oakwood Homes visit:
https://oakwoodhomesco.com/communities/springhouse-village-daybreak/

K&P Exteriors works on Carriage Houses in Colorado

K&P Exteriors works on Carriage Houses in Colorado

Traditionally, Carriage Houses were built as an outbuilding large enough to fit a horse drawn carriage and related equipment, or tack. Today, the turn Carriage House or Carriage Home, is a single family dwelling that sits on a lot not much bigger than the structure itself. They are architecturally similar to condos or townhouses because they share a wall. In addition, a Carriage Home will generally have a garage designs that can house two to three cars, with the living space above.

Carriage Homes are becoming more popular in Colorado real estate. Oakwood Homes is one of the big name developers of carriage home communities. K&P Exteriors roofing and siding teams work closely with Oakwood Homes’ communities. You can expect high quality building and exteriors on Carriage Homes from Oakwood and K&P Exteriors.

K&P Exteriors provides roofing and siding services to the majority of the Colorado Front Range. We deliver uncompromising customer service that has made us a trusted name in the roofing industry. K&P Exteriors has provided many years of roofing and siding services in Colorado, with thousands of satisfied customers.

K&P Exteriors Phone: 303.853.0072

K&P Exteriors Email: [email protected]

K&P Exteriors Website: http://kpexteriors.com/

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K&P Exteriors is a Member of the Colorado Roofing Association

K&P Exteriors is a Member of the Colorado Roofing Association

The CRA was established in 1978. They promote ethics and education in the roofing industry. Their goal is to help homeowners and commercial building owners and managers make informed decisions about replacing and maintaining their roof systems. To be a member of the CRA, a company must demonstrate ethical and professional business relations. The CRA provides its members with training opportunities, updated Colorado code guidelines, on job safety tips, and other roofing association events for company members to meet each other.

K&P Exteriors provides roofing and siding services to the majority of the Colorado Front Range. We deliver uncompromising customer service that has made us a trusted name in the roofing industry. K&P Exteriors has provided many years of roofing and siding services in Colorado, with thousands of satisfied customers.

K & P Exteriors has been in the industry since 2013. We take pride in representing ourselves with the integrity and the experience of our supervisors and crews. We strive to provide every customer with a solution that fits their needs and their budget. We are continually seeking out the most current products in the industry to evaluate and offer to our customers. In addition, our experienced installers and supervisors make sure any of the exterior solutions you choose will withstand Colorado’s unique elevation and weather patterns. Services offered include but are not limited to: different roof types and materials, siding systems, conventional and custom gutters, and, somewhat recently, different window options!

K&P Exteriors Phone: 303.853.0072

K&P Exteriors Email: [email protected]

K&P Exteriors Website: http://kpexteriors.com/

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K&P Exteriors Member of Western States Roofing Contractors Association

K&P Exteriors is a member of the Western States Roofing Contractors Association

The WSRCA promotes professionalism in the western roofing and waterproofing industries. Established in 1974, they provide industry related education opportunities, a forum for information exchange, newsletters and trade publications with information on industry problem identification and resolution, safety training, annual convention and trade show called the Western Roofing Expo. To be a member of WSRCA, a company must demonstrate high industry standards and high quality work.

K&P Exteriors provides roofing and siding services to the majority of the Colorado Front Range. We deliver uncompromising customer service that has made us a trusted name in the roofing industry. K&P Exteriors has provided many years of roofing and siding services in Colorado, with thousands of satisfied customers.

K&P Exteriors has been in the industry since 2013. We take pride in representing ourselves with the integrity and the experience of our supervisors and crews. We strive to provide every customer with a solution that fits their needs and their budget. We are continually seeking out the most current products in the industry to evaluate and offer to our customers. In addition, our experienced installers and supervisors make sure any of the exterior solutions you choose will withstand Colorado’s unique elevation and weather patterns. Serviced offered include but are not limited to: different roof types and materials, siding systems, conventional and custom gutters, and, somewhat recently, different window options!

K&P Exteriors Phone: 303.853.0072

K&P Exteriors Email: [email protected]

K&P Exteriors Website: https://kpexteriors.com/

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Roofing Materials Part 1: Asphalt vs. Metal

Roof Materials Part 1: Asphalt vs. Metal

Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles have an average lifespan of 30 years, and are the most widely used shingles for roofing. Cost for asphalt shingles is between $80 and $100 per square foot and an installation fee or labor of $1700-$8400. They are fair at protecting your roof against fire, snow, hail, cold, and rain. These shingles are generally used on residential buildings as well as garages and sheds.

Other pros for asphalt shingles are they are easy to install, there are a variety of color options, rather easy to repair and low maintenance. Asphalt shingles come with a few cons however.

Some cons are they provide moderate protection, not eco-friendly, and not the best at resisting wind and rain damage. In addition, any impact from heavy items such as tree limbs and large hail can break the granules of the asphalt and cause leaks.

Metal Roof

A metal roof can last 50 years on average. Cost is high for metal roofs. Generally between $110 to $1000 per square foot, with an installation fee between $2000 and $15,000. Prices depend widely on the metal type and roof design. They are good at protecting your roof from fire, rain, hail, snow, and wind. The metal used for roofs now comes in shingle form, not just the large sheets. Material used for metal roofs can be steel, aluminum, and copper. Metal roofs are used for both residential and commercial buildings.

Other pros for metal roofs are durability, lightweight, long-lasting, and texture options.

There are a few cons to metal roofs. Leaks can happen from punctures or tears, sometimes noise is loud from rain and hail, and they may dent, scratch or fade over time.

The K&P Exteriors team can help you explore and understand options to protect your roof. Need a roof or exterior inspection and repair from a qualified professional?

Contact us today!

K&P Exteriors Phone: 303.853.0072

K&P Exteriors Email: [email protected]

K&P Exteriors Website: https://kpexteriors.com/

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Prepare Your Family and Home for a Roof Install

Prepare Your Family and Home for Roof Install

Kids and Pets


Construction noises may increase anxiety or disturb sleep for pets and children. In addition, work zones are extremely unsafe for pets and children. Explain to your kids that some areas will be off limits while the roof is being replaced or repaired.

Relocate your Vehicles


Roofing contractors will need quick access to their vehicles for tools and materials to get the job completed as soon as possible. Move your vehicles so they can park as close to your home as possible.

Remove Wall Decorations


Play it safe. Remove decorative fixtures hanging on your walls, or even light fixtures (such as chandeliers). Vibrations from hammers and machinery installing your roof may cause them to fall or crack.

Cover Belongings in the Attic


If you store items in your attic, you may want to cover them with sheets to avoid any dust or debris that may filter down during a roof replacement or repair.

Move Grills and Patio Furniture


Move grills, patio furniture, potted plants, or other outdoor items at a safe distance from the work zone. Also, covering these items with a tarp will help keep them free of debris or dust.

Identify Several Accessible Power Outlets


Tell the contractors where all the exterior outlets are, they will utilize most of them for tools.

Remove Antennas or Satellite Dishes

If you have any antennas or satellite dishes located on, or very near your roof, you may need to have them removed for the duration of the roofing project. Call your cable or satellite provider to make arrangements before roof work begins.

Be Extra Aware of your Surroundings During Construction

Construction at your home will create safety hazards. Extension cords and other construction equipment will be in the way, possibly below peripheral vision. Stay alert during this time to prevent injuries.

K&P Exteriors strives to make roof replacement as stress-free and seamless as possible.

Call us at (303) 853-0072 for a roof inspection and estimate for your home exterior needs!

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K&P Exteriors Works Closely with Big Name Colorado Builders

K&P Exteriors Works Closely with Colorado Builders

K&P Exteriors has been in the business since 2013 and is trusted by many big name construction companies for roofing and siding. We are continually seeking out the most current products in the industry to evaluate and offer to our customers. Our experienced installers and supervisors make sure any of the exterior solutions you choose will withstand Colorado’s unique elevation and weather patterns. We are involved in large cultural and community buildings as well as new home and historic home projects all along the Colorado Front Range. Some of the esteemed builders in Colorado K&P Exteriors works closely with are:

Oakwood Homes

Cardel Homes

Markel

Moonstar

Fransen Pittman

If you have a home built by any of these contractors, call us for any roof or siding inspections and/or repairs.

The K&P Exteriors team can help you explore and understand options to protect your roof. Need a roof or exterior inspection and repair from a qualified professional?

Contact us today!

K&P Exteriors Phone: 303.853.0072

K&P Exteriors Email: [email protected]

K&P Exteriors Website: https://kpexteriors.com/

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