April 2015

RADIANT BARRIER … EXPLAINED

April 22nd, 2015|

Radiant barrier is a misunderstood entity to say the least. Most contractors have a limited working knowledge of radiant barrier, how it’s installed, what it costs or even how it works. As always, my intent with this blog is to boost your bang-for-the-buck quotient.

Let’s start with what DOESN’T work. Sprayed on “reflective” paint does not […]

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CHOOSING A ROOFER

April 20th, 2015|

As we enter storm season, the possibility for hail & wind damage to your roof will increase exponentially. If your roof is damaged in a large storm you (and your neighborhood( will most likely be inundated by door-knocking roofers. Besides the obvious determining factors such as viable and sufficient liability insurance, references, etc. there are […]

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ATTIC VENTILATION

April 6th, 2015|

Energy savings certainly starts to become a top of mind concern for building and home owners as we transition from temperate spring conditions into the brutal and ruthless North Texas summer. Proper and adequate attic ventilation can promote energy savings as well as prolong roof life.
Ventilating an attic space requires both intake and exhaust. Intakes […]

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CASH FOR CARPORTS

April 3rd, 2015|

Again wanting to touch on our recent “bang-for-your-buck” theme, I thought I’d share a few thoughts on real estate improvement. A great and inexpensive way to exponentially increase the value of your property is to build a carport. While a garage may be preferable, a carport can be more cost effective and just as functional. […]

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March 2015

METAL ROOF ADVANTAGES

March 30th, 2015|

The advantages of installing a standing seam steel are numerous & undeniable. I call these super roofs. If you’re building a new home or building this is the way to go. If you’re in need of a replacement roof system nothing will protect your home or building better. Standing seam roof systems are hail & […]

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HAIL DAMAGE INSURANCE CLAIM DEADLINES

March 6th, 2015|

Most insurance companies place 365 day deadlines on hail & wind damage roof claims. This means that the insurance policy owner has 1 year from THE DATE OF LOSS to make the necessary claims. These deadlines limit the ability of the home/business owner to recover the depreciation that is held back from the original claim […]

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ENERGY SAVINGS

March 2nd, 2015|

As home & business owners we’re all constantly searching for ways to get the biggest bang for our buck. Usually one of our biggest monthly overhead expenses is energy. The conservation of energy means the more cash we save. One of the best ways to really stretch that home improvement dollar is with blown-in insulation. […]

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February 2015

ICE – SNOW – SLEET – HAIL INSPECTIONS

February 24th, 2015|

In light of this current winter storm mess that we are experiencing, we at Accede wanted to drop a quick note about the importance of roof maintenance when the North Texas “Wintery-Mix” rears its ugly head.

Most Metroplex roof systems are not equipped to properly protect our homes from the threats that ice can present.  As […]

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Collin County: Showcasing general contracting expertise

February 12th, 2015|

Fairview, TX
Collin County

Accede Construction once again showcased its general contracting expertise this week. We took our client’s concept and facilitated the custom & creative creation of that concept with unmatched craftsmanship. We poured a stamped, patterned, colored, textured & stained load bearing slab. We then fully framed the fiber cement clad structure to meet residential […]

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HAIL & WIND DAMAGE REPAIRS

February 7th, 2015|

This week at Accede Construction we have been helping clients with roof replacements due to hail & wind damage. We have assisted clients in Little Elm, Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Denton & Dallas. We met with the insurance adjusters of each client & helped them process their hail & wind claims. Upon completion of roof, gutter, […]

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