House Painting in Golden
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House Painting & Home Preservation for Golden, Colorado
Let’s face it, the weather in Golden, CO can get pretty bad. Wind, sun, snow and hail are all weather we can experience, sometimes even in the same month! Properly done house painting work and other home maintenance techniques are ways to protect your home from these extreme weather conditions here in Golden. We have painted hundreds of homes in Golden and the Denver area, so we know a good bit about how paint can help and preserve your home.
On this page you will learn a little background of Golden and how the weather conditions affect house painting in Golden, Colorado.
The Background of Golden, Colorado
Golden is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Golden lies along Clear Creek at the base of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Founded during the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush on June 16, 1859, the mining camp was originally named “Golden City” in honor of Thomas L. Golden. Golden City served as the capital of the provisional Territory of Jefferson from 1860 to 1861, and capital of the official Territory of Colorado from 1862 to 1867. In 1867, the territorial capital was moved about 12 miles (19 km) east to Denver City. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 18,867. – Wikipedia
Weather Conditions That Damage Your House in Golden
- Sun Damage
- Wind/dirt damage
- Hail Damage
Sun Damage on House Painting in Golden
As we’ve discussed we can get some pretty strong sun in Golden. Depending on the position of your house, you could have even higher temperatures that the air around you. Areas will full sun exposure can routinely be 10-15 degrees higher than the air. These high temperatures and bright Colorado sun can affect your houses paint job years down the road, causing your houses paint to fail and let even more weather in. With surfaces in the direct sunlight pushing into such high temperatures you can see how your paint and home takes a beating. These areas are typically affected by sun damage and result in extreme fading.
Painting Protects Paint in Golden, CO
Temperature: Best Time to Apply Paint
A professional painting job helps seal and protect your house in Golden, CO from the elements. When done correctly, it is possible that a paint job will last for 10+ years. Painting creates a seal around your house and helps seal the siding and trim together. This will protect the trim and siding from being damaged. This is very important in ensuring the paint is creating the best shield it can, that it sticks to your house well and creates a long lasting quality paint job. Temperature affects this greatly. Temperatures that are too hot or too cold can drastically affect your paint job from lasting the appropriate length of time. If the paint is applied during the wrong times then your paint isn’t going to adhere to your house. As you can see in the temperature chart above, there are definitely better times to paint than others and this is one of the many reasons for hiring a professional painter.
Prep Work: Proper Prep Before Painting
We at Kind Home Solutions are experts at painting, so we know how important proper painting prep work is to the longevity of paint. Proper paint prep includes cleaning the surface ahead of time, taping and masking areas where paint won’t be applied and protecting the home from spills and drips. Proper prep work and attention to detail is part of what defines us as a professional painting company.
Quality Paint Products: High Quality Paint Applications After Prep
Another aspect is applying high quality paint after prep. If you do proper prep work and use high quality paint, the chances of sun damage are eliminated for years after the paint job is completed.
Speak to a Kind Home Solutions Specialist
At Kind Home Solutions, we value our clients and communication as much as quality. When we meet with you our number one goal is to educate you on the process and the materials that go into creating a long lasting paint job. During this process we will do a deep dive into what goes into the best painting materials to be used in Colorado.
Kind Home Solutions Specialist: 720-370-3063
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Wind plays a larger part in causing damage to your house than what some homeowners think. To preserve against wind, there is maintenance that needs to be done regularly to preserve your house. Dirt accumulation is the largest issue with heavy wind, which can cause damage to siding. This dirt that accumulates can greatly reduce the amount of time that your paint job will last, which will also lead to damage on your home if your siding and trim fails. Here are some wind statistics for Golden, Colorado.
We have a higher than average wind temperature in Golden when compared to the rest of the USA, especially during the summer time. This makes homes that are in Golden, Colorado more susceptible to dirt accumulation during these times. Siding/roof damage by debris and tree limbs is also more susceptible to damage from the wind blowing these items around.
Wind Damage Solutions
So we know that wind can cause dirt and debris accumulation, so how do we protect against it? There are easy solutions for protecting your house from dirt and debris caused by high winds. A simple power wash at least once a year will drastically improve the life of your paint after a paint job. A professional power wash will clear the dirt and debris to the point where you won’t have too much accumulating or damaging your paint. Too much accumulation will start creating cracks in the paint, and the paint will start chipping much faster then you might of anticipated. A yearly power wash will help protect against this.
Learn how to get a power wash maintenance plan yearly from Kind Home Solutions: 720-370-3063
Golden, Colorado has had its fair share of hail storms and this is one of the biggest concerns in the preservation of your house. Hail storms have drastically increased since the past 3 years and according to news reports are going to only increase. The siding and your roof are the most vulnerable parts of your house that get damaged during a hail storm.
Hail Damage Reports for Golden, Colorado
Golden, Colorado (population: 18867) had 9 hail reports within 10 miles of the city center located at (39.75554, -105.2211) in 2019. The largest report of hail in 2019 near Golden was 1.50 inches. The zipcode with the highest number of damaging hail reports near Golden in 2019 is 80007, with 5 reports.
The largest report of hail near Golden was 2.75 inches about in 2017. The zipcode with the highest number of damaging hail reports near Golden is 80004, with 24 reports.
Hail Damage Solutions
Routine roof inspections will reduce the risk of having to replace your roof after a hailstorm. If it is not inspected regularly; this drastically increases the risk of having to replace your roof after a hailstorm. Fortunately, if you have insurance, you will be able to do so if you are hit with a bad hailstorm.
Routine gutter maintenance is also advised. cleaning out your gutters regularly will also protect your house from getting damage on trim and siding from water leaks etc.
Contact a Kind Home Solutions Specialist: 720-370-3063
Kind Home Solutions offers inspections and does work with insurance companies.