24/7 Maintenance

Deca Realty employs a full-time, well-trained maintenance staff, allowing us to handle almost every maintenance need. What separates us from your general handyman?

  • Services are provided 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
  • Deca carries workers’ compensation and general liability insurance
  • Services provided are high quality and timely
  • Deca stands behind all its work

Services provided include:

  • Handyman Services
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Electric
  • Snow Removal
  • Yard Work
  • Make Readies
  • Carpentry
  • Emergency Repairs
  • Debris Removal

When projects arise that require specialized training, such as roof replacement, the work is often subcontracted to one of our preferred vendors. Deca maintains a list of qualified, reputable contractors for all types of work. We foster a strong relationship with many contractors, which in turn, results in better pricing and more timely services.

Meet our Maintenance Department

Angela Velazquez

Maintenance Manager


Angela Velazquez graduated from Saint Louis University in May 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a major in Marketing and a minor in Management. Angela has been with Deca since 2006  and has held various positions, including  assistant property manager, property manager and maintenance manager. In her current position as the manager of Deca’s maintenance department her focus has been on improving the communication between Deca and our owners and tenants. In addition, she is working hard everyday to improve quality and to reduce the amount of time it takes to complete work orders and make readies. Her ultimate goal is to provide a quality product, in a timely manner, at the lowest cost possible.

In addition to her work duties, Angela is an active member of the St. Louis Apartment Association and a frequent volunteer at her children’s school.

In her free time, Angela has a sales agent license from the Missouri Real Estate Commission and works with buyers and sellers of residential property.

Chris Beckerle

Maintenance Supervisor


Chris has been working in the construction industry for 18 years. He started his career working for a small general contractor and learned all of the different aspects of the construction industry. After a few years he found his passion to be servicing homeowners. Chris is OSHA and Lead Paint Certified in Missouri and has been supervising the Deca Realty maintenance staff for 5 years. He plays a critical role in maintaining the high level of service that Deca provides for property owners.

Justin Alford

Maintenance Supervisor


Justin grew up in a family that owned a construction business and has been working in the industry for the past 25 years. The many years he spent working in his family business allowed Justin to learn all of the different facets of construction as well as the business aspect of running a company. Justin is starting his third year at Deca Realty and is the Field Supervisor for the maintenance technicians. He is an endless source of knowledge and training for the technicians employed at Deca. Justin is OSHA certified and attended Vocational Technical School for welding.