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Installing a Fireplace Rock Veneer: Know Before You Go

Filed under: Stone Veneer — Tags: , , — procoat @ 4:26 pm February 19, 2019

Instead of tearing out and replacing that outdated fireplace that makes your home seem old and boring, consider a fireplace rock veneer from ProCoat in Salt Lake City.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…)




10 Steps for the Perfect EIFS Application

Filed under: EIFS — Tags: , , — procoat @ 4:55 pm February 17, 2019

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. (more…)




Face-Sealed EIFS and Sealant Joints

Filed under: EIFS — Tags: , , — procoat @ 5:48 pm February 16, 2019

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EIFS, Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems, are appropriate for nearly any location if the proper drainage measures are designed and executed. In low-drying or high-humidity locations, ones with substantial annual rainfall, moisture must be prevented from entering at joint locations. And water should also be allowed to drain via an designed cavity that prevents penetration into the interior gypsum and other insulating materials. (more…)




Planning a Patio with Pavers

Filed under: Patio Pavers — Tags: , , , — procoat @ 5:47 pm February 11, 2019

Patio with Pavers

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…)




EIFS Wall Systems Are Not a Recent Discovery

Filed under: EIFS — Tags: , , — procoat @ 4:50 pm January 26, 2019

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…)




Upgrade your home with Stone from one of Denver’s Top Stone Veneer Companies

Filed under: Stone Veneer — Tags: , , , , — procoat @ 6:36 pm January 13, 2019

Manufactured Stone VeneerWhen the exterior of a home becomes noticeably outdated, or the drab appearance of a brick fireplace, family room, or patio are dull with little chance of improvement without major demolition, there is a perfect solution that completely forgo a massive reconstruction. (more…)




Boral Versetta Stone Veneer

Filed under: manufactured stone veneer — Tags: , , , — procoat @ 5:37 pm January 8, 2019
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PHOTO CREDIT: http://www.boralamerica.com/

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…)




EIFS Material – Part of the Perfect Wall

Filed under: EIFS — Tags: , , — procoat @ 5:28 pm January 3, 2019
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PHOTO CREDIT: http://blog.stocorp.com

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…)




Fireplace Stone Veneer in Denver—ProCoat Systems is Your One Stop Shop

Filed under: Stone Veneer — Tags: — procoat @ 4:12 pm December 28, 2018

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…)




Silane Based Sealants, Also Useful For Natural Stone Veneers in Denver

Filed under: Natural Stone Veneer — procoat @ 6:22 pm December 21, 2018

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…)