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How to Select the Right Exterior House Paint for Homes in Colder Climates

When selecting the right exterior house paint for homes in colder climates, there are a few key factors to consider. The first and perhaps most important factor is the type of paint itself. There are two main types of exterior house paint: oil-based and water-based (also known as latex or acrylic).Oil-based paints are generally more ... More

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Contractor

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Contractor

If you’re a homeowner or plan to be, it is likely that at some point you will need to hire a contractor to help you complete a project. Whether it is a new kitchen or a complete home remodel, make sure you do your research ahead of time and ask these important questions to any competing bidders. Have you ever done business under a differ... More

Joining the CCA as a contractor

What is the Colorado Contractors Association?

The Colorado Contractors Association, or CCA, is a professional organization of contractors that do business in the state of Colorado. It’s important to understand what this trade group is and why it matters, so we’re diving deep into the CCA so that you can learn more about it as a potential customer of one of these businesses.The ... More

Finding lead in a home

How to Deal with Lead in Your Home

Lead is used in all types of industry, but the days of lead-based paints have been over for decades. Though the lead-based paint is no longer manufactured in the US, there are still plenty of buildings and homes still dealing with it on their walls and in other components. Let’s learn why lead in the home is risky, how you deal with lead ... More

Custom cabinets in small home

3 Risks When Doing a Kitchen Remodel Yourself

Many home projects bring up the age-old homeowner dilemma, “Can I do this myself, or should I hire a professional?” With so many things to do around your home, it can be difficult to distinguish what you can do yourself and what should be left to the pros. Many home projects are started spur of the moment without much thought or planning ... More