This beautiful retirement home in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, near Albuquerque was hiding a problem not visible from the street. It may be easy to disregard a leaky roof in a climate with an average of only 50 days of precipitation annually, but, the proverbial “when it rains, it pours” is certainly true here, especially with monsoon season approaching at the end of July.
Company culture directly reflects the values of leadership and is unique to each company. Yet it remains an often-overlooked aspect in the Trades, even though it can have a major impact on recruitment, retention, quality, and profitability. As leaders, we set the atmosphere for our workforce, and that climate sets expectations for diligence and quality.
There are both subtle and obvious ways to establish a company culture, but creating a winning culture requires planning and continuous improvement. If you want your employees to invest their talent, time, and loyalty with your company, employees of all levels should expect trust and respect in return. Benefits may seem costly but are a very effective way to ensure your employees know you have their best interests in mind.
From the office staff to owners, from the greenest labourers to the highest skilled tradespeople, your company should be one team with common goals benefiting the clients and the organization as a whole.
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Modern cementitious roofing products are a world away today from the poor reputation earlier products developed in the 1970’s when awareness grew of the dangers of the asbestos content in many of them.
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Phoenix, AZ. “There’s a popular misconception that asbestos has been totally banned in the US. Not so, our imports of this carcinogenic material are positively surging right now,” stated Castagra Products, Inc., CEO, Peter Roosen.
The latest statistics show the US imported 272 metric tons of asbestos in August alone, bringing the year’s total to more than 550 tons with the year end total set to close at nearly double the 2017 figure of 340 tons.
Multi-storey car parks in the United States date back to 1918 when what is believed to have been the first was built at the Hotel La Salle at 215 West Washington Street in the West Loop area of downtown Chicago, Illinois.
Phoenix, AZ. “It’s all about adhesion, both with the coating itself and the new generation of cool topcoats. You can have a superbly aggressive coating in grip power terms, but, if it does not provide the ideal substrate for over-coating with acrylics and silicones, then it’s not right for cool roof jobs,” stated Castagra Products’ CEO, Peter Roosen.
There are industry showcase events that one simply must attend, and the 2019 International Roofing Expo in Nashville, February 11-13, 2019, is absolutely one of those.
Phoenix, AZ. “We don’t need a dozen variants of our core coating Ecodur because, simply, it has such a broad range of high-performance characteristics for various roofing conditions that we don’t need them,” stated Castagra Products, Inc. CEO, Peter Roosen.
Phoenix, AZ. “Flat roof coatings and membranes are progressively becoming more and more high tech as performance demands and expectations grow for cool, solar and green roofs,” said Castagra Products, Inc., CEO, Peter Roosen.