The Colony

Is it Time to Re-Stain the Outside of My House?

2018-03-16T18:56:18-06:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Painting Info|Tags: , , , , , , |

Now that the snow is disappearing, it is time to consider if your house needs a new coat of stain or paint. While Park City is a beautiful place to live and work, its climate is very hard on house exteriors.  Bright sunlight and snow & rain can cause exterior finishes and woodwork to degrade rapidly. At Park City elevations exteriors should be stained at least every 3-5 years.

Ultraviolet (UV) exposure increases dramatically with elevation.  Most of Park City is between 7000 feet and 8500 feet above sea level. At these altitudes UV exposure can be 50% higher than at sea level. Think about how easy it is to get a sunburn on a blue-sky day at Deer Valley or Park City Mountain Resort; the sun has a similar effect on the exterior of a house.  Stains add to the beauty of your home and also act as “sunscreen” for exterior woodwork.  […]

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Featured in Spring 2016 Park City Home Magazine

2018-03-16T19:08:18-06:00May 27th, 2016|Categories: Press, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A home we painted on White Pine Canyon Road in the Colony was featured in the Park Record‘s Spring 2016 Park City Home Magazine (pages 50-51). This is an amazing home that has also been featured in Forbes and the Deseret News. The article says, “the owner demanded perfection in finishes and materials, and got it…this home took over 4 years to design and build, but its level of craftsmanship in unparalleled locally. It posses understated elegance in a contemporary mountain estate.”

Unfortunately, we don’t have interior pictures, but it is at least as impressive on the inside. We do have several exterior pictures here.

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