A Message to Our Clients

A message to our valued clients:

As we navigate through this tough time with the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus, we want to communicate to you how our company has implemented steps to prevent the spread of the virus, while safely keeping our doors open to you, our valued client for any home or business damage needs.

First and foremost, we emphasize that safety of our clients and staff is our top priority. We recognize that there are certain concerns surrounding the virus, therefore we are implementing the necessary measures required to provide a safe environment.

The following are the precautions we are taking in an effort to help you feel confident about our team entering into your business or home.

· Cleaning precautions – We have enhanced the amount of cleaning and sanitation on all human touch points at our office, warehouse, restrooms, vehicles and equipment. This includes a daily sanitation of our office with a disinfectant solution.

· No hand shake policy – While we are firm believers of a good old fashioned handshake, at this time we have implemented a “No Handshake” policy for all employees.

· As an additional step to ensure we are doing our part in minimizing the spear of the virus, employees who do not feel well in any way are required to stay home.

· No visitors at this time – For the time being, our office is closed to visitors, and other non-staff individuals. Our phone line are open, and we are handling all transactions virtually.

· Use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) – Our technicians will wear PPE in the form of masks and latex gloves upon arrival. Additional PPE such as suits, boots, respirators, etc. may also be used depending on the situation.

As our staff and project managers visit your locations, please let us know of there are any specific instructions or policies your company may have put in place, in an effort to allow us to cooperate with your policies. While it is uncertain how long these precautions will be necessary, we will continue to update you regularly as the situation evolves.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us. We will continue to monitor the restrictions set forth and will make changes or adjustments to our policies accordingly. For up to date information regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019, visit www.CDC.gov

Carlo Quintana
President, Lariat Builders Group, Corp, Lariat Restoration

The Importance of Roof Maintenance for Property Owners in El Paso and Southern New Mexico.

Close up view of man using crowbar and saw to remove rotten wood from leaky roof decking. After removing fascia boards he has discovered that the leak has extended into the beams and decking.

When it comes to home maintenance and upkeep, the roof is often neglected. Even the savviest homeowner may lose track of their roof’s needs from time to time. Most roofs are designed to withstand whatever nature throws their way. So, if the roof is working as it’s meant to, homeowners won’t have to worry that much about constantly maintaining it. This doesn’t mean, however, that no maintenance is required. In fact, completely neglecting your roof can lead to disastrous consequences. The best way to avoid these issues is by seeking assistance from a roofing contractor. Lariat Builders Group is ready to help.

Neglected Roofs Can Lead to Leaks and Mold

Although it doesn’t rain too often in El Paso and Southern New Mexico, roofs can still face leaks. The sparsity of rain might actually lead to more negative consequences since the original leak may not be entirely noticeable when it first appears. As time goes on, however, the leak will expand and lead to more serious consequences such as structural damage and mold. The best way to avoid leaks is by making roof maintenance a priority.

Untreated leaks can lead to mold which is both dangerous and extremely difficult to get rid of once it sets in. Having a roofing contractor check for leaks periodically will allow homeowners to avoid these issues in the first place. If mold is present, a roofing contractor can remove it, and it is important to point out that the removal process can be costly, and in most cases is not covered by a Homeowners insurance policy. It’s best to make roofing maintenance a priority.

If Your Energy Bills Are Growing, It May Be Time for Roof Maintenance

Issues caused by a neglected roof can affect your home’s energy bills as well. Any leaks will result in drafts that allow air to exit your home. In the winter, warm air will exit through the leaks, leading to higher energy bills since the HVAC unit will have to work harder than it’s supposed to. The same scenario can take place during the warm summer months. These leaks will undoubtedly lead to higher electricity bills. Regular roof inspections from a roofing contractor can allow homeowners to avoid the negative ramifications of drafts and leaks.

It’s Time to Team Up with a Roofing Contractor

When it comes to maintaining a home, homeowners must always keep the roof in mind. Teaming up with an experienced roofing contractor can allow homeowners to avoid detrimental issues that will lead to expensive and burdensome repairs. Contact the Lariat Builders Group Team today to learn more about what we have to offer.