EIFS, Exterior Insulation and Finish System, is a cladding technique designed to protect and insulate buildings while reducing energy costs. Though a very specific layering process, starting inside the building and extending to the outer wall, the EIFS process insulates while preventing moisture build-up within the system.
Instead of tearing out and replacing that outdated fireplace that makes your home seem old and boring, consider a fireplace rock veneer from ProCoat in Salt Lake City. ProCoat has the answer to the style and budget questions that have been nagging you since you first became aware your fireplace needed help. (more…)
Patios built with quality pavers offer many advantages over other types of surfaces. Available in a wide range of attractive styles and colors, a well-installed paver patio can add a delightful ambiance to outdoor living areas. (more…)
In 1963, Stotmeister & Company, later known as STO™ CORP, created an acrylic-based wall system that can be applied as an insulating coating on building exteriors. The result was a more attractive exterior with dramatically improved energy efficiency. In those 53 years, Exterior Insulations and Finish Systems (EIFS) have evolved in a broad range of colors, textures, and energy-saving capabilities. EIFS may be applied to virtually any building to protect and improve the outer appearance and extend the structure’s useful life while reducing energy costs. (more…)
A global leader in high-quality material and construction materials, Boral Limited continues to develop innovative easy-to-install solutions that create style, grandeur, and sustainability for interior and exterior surfaces. The Versetta line of manufactured stone veneers provide home and business owners a wide range of new looks for new construction or remodeling. (more…)
Buildings of every type are intended to provide essential shelter for everything within. Whether the structure is designed to protect people, animals, equipment, or products, roofing and walls should be able to resist rain, snow, wind, and other natural forces. And in most cases, the walls of buildings that house people and temperature or moisture-sensitive goods should have ample thermal retention and moisture resistant properties. (more…)
In the years before ProCoat Systems started bringing world-class fireplace stone veneer to Denver, having a fireplace of any type meant red or tan brick, unless you were wealthy and could afford stone masonry expertise. (more…)
In our previous article (link), we detailed the importance of running proper caps and using sealants on a manufactured stone veneer installation in Denver because of the dangers posed by the freeze/thaw cycle here.
Anywhere running water or snow accumulation holds the potential to attack even a natural stone veneer installation, the use of a silane based sealant is a terrific idea and shouldn’t even be considered optional. (more…)