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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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K&P Exteriors UTAH – Wander Community

WANDER 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 Wander Community is located in Saratoga Springs, Utah. This neighborhood has 28 floor plans, 17 model homes, and 9 quick move in ready houses. Homes are priced starting in the high $200,000s. Saratoga Springs is on the north side of Lake Utah. Special amenities include: swimming pool, several parks, and many miles of open space trails that connect with Utah’s Greater Regional Trail System! The Jordon River and hot springs are also in close proximity to the Wander Community. Wander is also only 15 to 30 minutes from needs such as grocery, retail, entertainment, and schools. Easy commute to work in the city.

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.

Need an 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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For more information about the Wander Community by Oakwood Homes visit: https://oakwoodhomesco.com/communities/wander/

K&P Exteriors Team Members Participate in Vinyl Training

Training Partnership – February 2020

Vinyl Siding Quarterly Training

K&P Exteriors, in partnership with Ply Gem, a vinyl siding manufacturer, had a quarterly vinyl training seminar in February 2020. There was a great turnout. Around 30 of K&P Exteriors vinyl siding installers took part in the training. For most of the participants, it was a nice refresher on proper install techniques, and industry specific tips from a manufacturer approved trainer. For other participants, it was a chance to learn new techniques and gain inside knowledge to help them become better installers. Most of K&P Exteriors’ on-site supervisors attended the training as well.

The Topics discussed during the training were:

-proper install techniques for bi to siding and all it a accessories

-how to prepare the walls and working surfaces before installing siding

-how to account for extreme hot and cold temperatures when installing 

-how to properly remove and reinstall siding to perform repairs

Continuing education and training opportunities are very important for working professionals. K&P Exteriors is dedicated to providing training to its team members in order to increase trade knowledge, and keep quality workers. Also, such training programs bring all employees to a higher level so they all have similar skills and knowledge. In turn, providing training opportunities applicable to the construction industry allows the work being done by K&P Exteriors’ crews to continue to meet high quality standards in the building industry.

Ply Gem has been in the industry for 75 years. It is a division of Cornerstone Building Brands. Ply Gem and Cornerstone products lead the industry with #1 rated windows, vinyl siding, and metal accessories. They provide excellent warranties for their products. for more information on Ply Gem siding visit: https://www.plygem.com/siding/

The K&P Exteriors team can help you explore and understand options to protect your home. 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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Siding Types for Your Home

Exterior Siding Options

There are many different types of materials to use on the exteriors of your home. The primary ones used in Colorado are Wood, Vinyl, stucco, metal, brick, stone, and cement. Here is a quick rundown of those types of materials for home exteriors.

Wood Siding

On average, wood siding lasts up to 20 years. There are many placement choices for wood siding such as log, board and batten, shingles, clapboards, wood sheet siding, and vertical boards. Imitation wood siding is also an available material for siding homes. Some pros to wood siding is that it is relatively quick and easy to install, impact resistant, very customizable (stains and paint), and holds a natural beauty for your home. Cons to wood is the maintenance. Wood is susceptible to termites, woodpeckers, and rot. In addition, wood is not fire resistant.

Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is by far the most widely used. Vinyl is a synthetic material that is available in a large variety of colors and different forms such as: shakes, vertical panels, shingles, horizontal panels, fish scales, designs, and lap. Vinyl can be made to look like other more natural materials such as stone and wood. The big pros to choosing vinyl siding are its low maintenance, customization, and durability. On average, vinyl siding lasts 20 to 40 years. Cons are extreme weather changes can cause damage such as cracks, rot, mold, and discoloration.

Stucco Siding

Stucco siding can last more than 50 years. It is a mixture of cement, lime and/or sand. It insulates the home very well, saving on heating and cooling costs. However, stucco does not generally do well in areas with excess moisture.

Metal Siding

Warranties for metal siding actual extend to 40 years usually because of how durable metal is. The pros to metal siding are: super low maintenance, not prone to pest attack, does not tent to warp or buckle, retains color, fire resistant, keeps cool, and does not rot or mold. Some cons are: the price (most expensive), does not help with retaining heat, may rust if not finished properly.

Brick and Stone Siding

Brick and stone siding can last for decades, over 100 years. They give a beautiful rustic look to your home and is very low maintenance. They are fire resistant and does not fade or decay even in extreme weather. Installation is costly and labor intensive.

Concrete Siding

Concrete is made from a mixture of cement, gravel, sand, and water. This siding option is very expensive, yet will last hundreds of years with very little maintenance. Various designs can be molded for custom homes. Concrete siding is fire resistant and insulating for cool and heat. It also withstands extreme weather.

The K&P Exteriors team can help you explore and understand options to protect your home. Need an 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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Drones Being Used in the Construction Industry

Drone in Flight (free stock photo)

Professional Use of Drones

In recent years, many industries have started using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, to capture data about projects and see what is happening on a job site remotely. Construction managers can spend less time traveling from job site to job site. Instead, a drone can travel quickly and give insight on current construction projects. Drones help track and communicate real time progress of the project, track materials and assets, reduce theft, improve visibility and safety.

Prior to a project being started, a drone can be used to help in the bidding process. Equipped with cameras and geo-location sensors, a drone can scan and import survey data for better bidding. The survey data a drone captures can help in more accurate understanding of the area to be built on, and therefore, the cost of the project.

During construction, drones can more quickly and effectively survey the work being done, the crews on the site, the materials being used, etc. this data can help improve on work schedules, keep the project on track and within budget, and reduce theft of materials. Such documentation can also be valuable in case of problems. Finally, drone images of projects can be used to show customers real time progress of construction projects.

Drone Regulations

Something to consider, since drone use is relatively new and booming, is to keep in mind government regulations for drone use. Regulations from commercial and private drone use are continuously evolving. The Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, is the authority on UAV use. Be sure to double and triple check rules for drone use if your company uses drones for data collection.

The K&P Exteriors team can help you explore and understand options to protect your home. 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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