Archives for April 2014

Trusses – Establishing a Good Foundation for Your Roof

If you’re building a new house, you have a lot to think about as far as what building materials to use – everything from siding to windows & doors to kitchen cabinets. And when it comes to roofing, most homeowners are thinking about shingles or tile, not necessarily what lies beneath. Well, let me add […]

One-coat vs. Three-coat stucco vs. EIFS – Which is better?

If you’re a homeowner who’s looking to either redo or build your house with a stucco finish, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. I’m sure you’re running across a lot of different terms that may or may not make much sense to you. Three of them are probably “one-coat”, “three-coat”, and “EIFS”. If that’s […]

MVBCH SJMA Poker Ride–Fun, fun!! May 10th, $20 1st hand; $5 each additional hand, Cortez, CO

$20 1st hand; $5 each additional hand, May 10th Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen & the San Juan Mountain Association are sponsoring a Poker Ride fundraiser at Sage Hen Day Use Area (Hwy 184); you don’t have to ride a horse to play. Start selling hands 8 a.m; riders on trail at 10 a.m. 1st […]

How to Choose the Best Stucco Color for Your Home

It’s all about curb appeal — whether you’re adding stucco to your home’s exterior or changing the color of old stucco, the color you choose can affect your home’s curb appeal. Much like picking a stucco texture, choosing the right stucco color for your home can be a little overwhelming. If you’re worried about picking […]

April Pre-Registration for Area Grad Course July 7-31, Scholarships Available, Mancos, CO

Scholarships Available, July 7-31 “Transformative Teaching”, a three-credit Adams State University graduate course offered July 7-31, 2014, with partial coursework held at the Mancos Public Library has now opened “email pre-registration” through April 30 on a first come, first serve basis. Montezuma County teachers are encouraged to email as soon as possible to secure their […]

What stucco texture is right for your home?‏

One of the great things about stucco is that with its variety of interesting textures, it will add beauty to almost any home style. With seemingly endless variations of stucco textures to choose from, choosing the right one for your project can be a little overwhelming. The names of different textures vary in different parts […]

2 Simple Steps to Keep Your Stucco From Cracking

Imagine this scenario… You just built or remodeled your home and you went with a beautiful stucco finish on the exterior. The neighbors are complimenting you on your home, every day you drive home from work admiring the great looking stucco you just had installed… until that fateful day you start noticing cracks all over […]