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MINIMIZE DAMAGES NOW

Leak Damage Repair

We’ve finally received some much-needed rain… and some calls about “recently appeared drywall stains.” Water intrusion is tricky. It can run along structural framing or piping before dribbling onto drywall, obscuring the true source of the problem. Even tiny seepage breaches can proceed dangerous mold, dry rot, insulation damage and structural destruction. Carasso’s m ...[Read More]

TREACHEROUS CONCRETE

Carasso does concrete replacement

As far as I can tell, no one needs to know a bull-float from a screed to recognize ugly, cracked and dangerous concrete.  (Uhh… the kind that creates hazards for pedestrians and exposes HOAs to expensive liability claims?) As landscaping matures, aggressive rooting tendencies damage and compromise the structural integrity of soil beneath slabs, sidewalks and patios.  This causes treacherous ...[Read More]

WOOD REPAIR & REPLACEMENT

Wood Repair & Replacement

Don’t be surprised, hidden dry-rot and termites cause over $8 billion in wood damages per year.  Regular repair/ replacement of damaged lumber will protect community investments and save money. Let us help!  Wood repair and replacement is one of our specialties. Although some pest control companies offer wood-replacement as an extra revenue source – don’t do it!  Repairs to exist ...[Read More]

SECRET WEAPON

Property Managers' Secret Weapon

No need to keep hearing the same complaints from board members or residents – you can cross items off your to-do list with one call, allowing you to spend time on other priorities.  A reliable, trusted, and professional handyman service is the savvy property managers’ “secret weapon” to make problems go away.  Carasso’s experienced Handyman Services division to the rescue! Our years of const ...[Read More]

UTILITY DOOR REPLACEMENT

Door Replacement & Repair

Utilities and mechanical equipment are usually housed behind specialty access-doors which provide a safe and sheltered service-area for furnaces, water-heaters, pool pumps, security systems, data cables and more. As theses doors age – deterioration and corrosion set in due to exposure to the elements and irrigation overspray.  Some fall victim to vandalism or lack of maintenance, quickly bec ...[Read More]

SIGN HERE…

Signage

Carasso Construction has been refurbishing, replacing & installing community signage since 1987. From individual sign orders to development-wide replacements, Carasso works with property managers to keep their residential developments safe and looking smart.  We take care of maintaining and installing general community signs, insurance required pool-rule signs and more. No job is too big or to ...[Read More]

SPORT COURT LOVE

SPORT COURT LOVE

No, we don’t mean athletic amore – we mean showing your property’s sport courts some care and attention.  Whether you have a single court or are responsible for 20 courts, they represent a significant outlay of capital.  Intelligent maintenance can protect and preserve the investment. The sporty pros at Carasso can help by repairing and replacing tennis court windscreens, net pos ...[Read More]

CAN YOU SPOT THE LAWSUIT?

CAN YOU SPOT THE LAWSUIT?

Did you know that the O.C. Health Care Agency can shut down your property’s pool if an access gate latch is damaged? It’s true! We understand, common area and pool gate closures break – it happens every day.  Unfortunately, we live in a litigious society and there is high legal liability to face for injuries or death. Whether through lack of maintenance or vandalism, you can avoi ...[Read More]

$8 BILLION IN DAMAGES

$8 BILLION IN DAMAGES

Don’t be shocked.  Dry rot fungi and termites cause over $8 billion in damages per year.  Your property is literally being eaten alive. Annual repairs and replacement of damaged wood saves money while protecting your investment. We can help.  Wood damage repair and replacement is one of our specialties.  Depending on the location and extent of the damage, and the building materials required ...[Read More]

ART OF STUCCO REPAIR

ART OF STUCCO REPAIR

What would Southern California be without stucco homes & red tile roofs? “Stucco“, the common term for Portland cement plaster, provides an economical hard surface that is rot, rust and fire resistant.  It can be colored and finished in a wide range of beautiful artisan textures.  Matching existing stucco applications is more of an art than a science – experienced property ma ...[Read More]

RELAX – THE PROS ARE HERE

Handyman Services

FACT: You need reliable, trusted, and professional handyman services. Carasso’s experienced Handyman Services division to the rescue!  No project is too small and our work is guaranteed. Every community has a history of recurring repair items that need to be completed in a timely fashion.  No need to keep hearing the same complaints from board members or residents – with one call we ca ...[Read More]

INJURY LIABILTY

INJURY LIABILTY

Americans love to celebrate..  We eat, we drink and we make memories. Your residents gather outdoors to enjoy these festivities, and pro-active property managers make sure their communities are ready while also reducing injury liability for unsafe property amenities. Carasso maintenance pros can help you repair or replace: Broken /damaged pool gates & latches – keep the kids safe! Patio ...[Read More]

S.O.S. – SAVE OUR SHOES!

S.O.S. – SAVE OUR SHOES!

Lana says “I take 2 things VERY seriously – the approach of rainy season and my favorite pair of shoes.” She adds “If you also are the kind of property manager that loves her heels – I’ll let you in on a little secret: good construction maintenance companies will walk your property’s V-ditches for you, photograph any issues that need attention and offer an ...[Read More]

GRILLS READY?

GRILLS READY?

Every Property Manager knows how much residents look forward to this time of the year. Nothing beats gathering everyone together to enjoy a bold, delicious grilled meal. So in order to get your common area grills summer-ready – it’s time to call the Carasso BBQ Crew. Our maintenance pros will remove and clean the cooking grates, scrape and brush out the inside, clean out or replace the ...[Read More]