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22 05, 2017

Construction Risk Management


Construction risk management is a commitment that Decor Construction takes seriously. We mitigate a number of risks through on-going education and training. Capterra, a construction management software company, shared a great guide to help companies identify potential risk. 1: List the Potential Sources of Construction Risk To start managing your construction risks, you need to be able to list out what could jeopardize your projects. Take a deep breath, because the list can be long: Occupational risk: Injury, possibly fatal, to a worker because of behavior, methodologies or technologies used, weather or a third party. Financial risk: Such as unmanaged growth, lack of sales, rising interest rates, overtrading, problems with the economy, and increases in oil and building supply prices. Contractual risk: Penalties you may have to pay for not completing a job on time. Project risk: Lack of proper project management, inadequate company policies or lack of application of such policies, miscalculation of time and resources required, and more. [...]

1 03, 2017

The Benefits of Metal Roofing for Your Home


Are you looking to upgrade your old shingle roof to something more durable? Looking for unique style with energy efficient benefits? Consider these benefits of metal roofing for your home! Highly Durable One of the greatest benefit of metal roofing is its durability. Resistant to water, wind, hail, fire, and more, metal roofs can last 50 years or longer with regular maintenance. If you’re tired of replacing shingles every time there are high winds, a metal roof can help make your life easier and home safer. They are also low maintenance and quiet, so you don’t have to worry about the sound of rain on your roof. Energy Efficient Another major advantage of a metal roof is its energy efficient properties. Metal is a naturally reflective surface, so your roof does not absorb as much heat from the sun like an asphalt shingle roof does. This helps keep your attic and home cooler during hot, sunny days, allowing you to [...]

26 01, 2017

Benefits of Regular Roof Maintenance


Everyone wants to get the most for their money, and regular roof maintenance is an essential part of that plan. Caring for your roof is fairly simple and can really pay off down the road. Not looking forward to climbing the ladder? Here are some benefits of regular roof maintenance to keep you on track. Extends the Life of Your Roof Depending on your roofing material, the level of required maintenance will vary. Cedar shake and asphalt shingle roofs, for example, require more frequent maintenance than a metal roof. Its important to be familiar with your roofing material so you can provide the proper care. For example, walking on a tile roof should be left to professionals or you could easily break the tiles. Meanwhile, you should never use a pressure washer to clean your asphalt shingle roof or youll damage the shingles. Catches Problems Early Regular roof maintenance helps catch early signs of damage. Whether a hail storm knocked [...]

20 12, 2016

How To Know When You Need Shingle Repair


Just because you aren’t a roofing professional doesn’t mean that you aren’t able to spot problems that may be happening with your roof. Remaining proactive is the best thing that you can do for your roof. Taking care of any type of damage to your roof is a great way to ensure that your roof will last throughout its entire projected lifespan. Here are a few things to look out for. Curling shingles: Shingles that are curling, also referred to as clawing, can be easily damaged by high winds. They are normally the result of excessive heat or just the overall age of the roofing system itself. Damaged flashings: you can find flashing surrounding skylights, chimneys, or other areas within your roofing system that can be potentially affected by separation. The flashing can separate and lift due to general contraction and expansion creating an entryway for water. Missing shingles: Without shingles, your roof’s ability to shed water is taken away making it more vulnerable to leaks. A [...]

11 11, 2016

Inspect Your Roof While Decorating For The Holidays


Christmas and other winter holidays may not be here yet but they’re on the way! And with the mild weather we’ve had this fall, many people are getting an early start to their holiday decorating. If you put up lights and decorations yourself, we have a few ways to inspect your roof as you decorate! Note the Gutters Since even the most basic lights tend to go around the edges of the roof, you might as well take a look at your gutters while you’re at it. If you notice excess leaves, now may be a perfect time to clean them out. Alternately, if you notice sagging or broken fasteners, it’s best to address these issues early in order to avoid costly repairs! Test the Siding If you have wooden exterior fixtures like siding and fascia and you’re already outdoors decorating, it makes sense to do a quick test! Simply apply pressure to the wood. If it’s soft or squishy, [...]

10 10, 2016

3 Ceiling Fixtures To Consider For Your Next Remodel


3 Ceiling Fixtures to Consider for Your Next Remodel Have you been thinking of remodeling your home? You may be focusing on the flooring, storage and paint, which are all important. But small changes in your Tulsa, OK ceiling fixtures can make a room really pop. And lucky for  you, it doesn’t necessarily need to be a large investment. Light Fixtures An easy method of converting the style of a room is by updating the light fixtures. With the chandeliers, track lights, pendants and much more to choose from, the possibilities are endless. You can match these fixtures to whatever style you’re going for, from elegant to modern to rustic. It’s amazing what a new light fixture can do for a room! Plus, this doesn’t have to cost you much money! If budget is an issue, you can often buy inexpensive light covers that still update a room at an affordable cost. Exposed Beams One way to bring immediate character to [...]

7 09, 2016

Which Is The Best Roofing Material For Me?


So you’re trying to come up with a way to bring your home’s appearance up to another level. You’ve painted the house, had some fancy landscaping added, but what else could you do? How about changing up your roof? Upgrading your roofing system can be a huge boost to the curb appeal of your home and help you communicate the look and feel in its entirety. But with there being so many types of materials to choose from, how do you know which is the best for you and your home? No need to worry, the experts at Decor Roofing and Construction are here to help. Check out the some of the most popular roofing materials  on the market. Asphalt Shingles – This is one of the most common and affordable products used on roofs across the country. They are easy to install and come in various colors and styles making it easier to choose one that complements your home. Clay and [...]

4 08, 2016

Updating Your Home Decor With Paint


After the barrage of storms earlier this spring, you’re perhaps enjoying a beautiful new roof for your home. A quality, updated roof can make a tremendous difference on the curb appeal, and you may be finding yourself now looking around indoors thinking, ‘It’s time for a change!’ One of the simplest ways to upgrade the appearance of your home interior is to add a fresh coat of paint. Especially if you’ve put it off and have been living with outdated wallpaper or darker tones that seem to make any given room look small and cramped, you’ll be amazed at what a simple can of paint (or two) can do for the feel of your interior space. Light paint colors — such as classic white, pale grays, or cool tans — tend to make spaces look bigger. If you’ve got great features like bold baseboards or highly-sough-after crown molding, consider a gray or beige tone for walls, which will still create the [...]

24 06, 2016

Commercial Roofing: Green Roof Systems


Green Roof Systems are a great environment friendly design option for flat roof commercial buildings. They are becoming very popular in cities and some can even be found on residential homes. It is an excellent way to use that is typically left empty and unused to create an environment that not only helps reduce energy costs but also helps regulate temperature and clean the air. Energy Efficiency Thanks to the work done by the National Research Council of Canada, we know that green roofing can actually reduce air conditioning use in the summer by 75%. This is because green roofs act as an insulator from the sun. It keeps the roof cooler and reduces the amount of energy necessary to maintain the temperature indoors. Urban Heat Island Effect The temperatures in large metroplex areas actually increase and are much warmer than areas nearby. Depending on population density, this can reduce the quality of the air drastically. Green roofs can help [...]

16 06, 2016

5 Advantages Of Commercial Metal Roofing


If you have a commercial building, and you want to protect your employees and inventory in the best way possible, consider switching to metal roofing. It is more affordable than ever, and it is also the most protective covering you can get for your business. Here are five ways metal roofing can benefit you: It lasts a very long time. Metal roofing can easily last 50 years or more, especially if you have it inspected. It is also low-maintenance, which will keep your upkeep costs low. Metal roofs have such a long lifespan that they will pay for themselves many times over before they’re done. It is fully recyclable. Metal roofs can even go on to top another building after you’re finished with them. That’s because they are completely recyclable. They also help the environment because they are not manufactured with any harmful chemicals. This is very helpful if your company is trying to go green. It is water and fireproof. A [...]

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