About Us

Here's a little about us

At West Coast Deck Waterproofing, we are committed to giving you the best quality work at the right price. Our team of 30 trained and experienced technicians has over 30 years of experience in all areas of construction dealing with waterproofing. We strive to produce superior results with every project we take on. We offer a multitude of services for deck waterproofing in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Orange County and we stand behind all of our work with a 100% Satisfaction and Best Price Guarantee.

Led by West Coast Deck’s company president, Franklin Castillo, our team is comprised of highly skilled deck waterproofing specialists in Southern California. From Franklin’s early days, he has been under the expert wing of Luis Aguirre, the previous Chief Operating Officer of the corporation. Through the guidance of Luis, Franklin has become an expert in his own right, in all aspects of deck waterproofing. Franklin studied Business Administration at the University Of La Verne and is a certified Blue Print Reader as well as certified for handling applications for diverse manufacturers. He also holds a California Contractor’s License.

West Coast Deck Waterproofing is a professionally organized and managed corporation recognized by current and previous clients as a top performer in the field.

Frank Castillo
Frank Castillo
President

Frank Castillo is the President of West Coast Deck Waterproofing who works closely with his team members to produce stellar results for his customers. He grew up learning everything about the business and was originally taught by his father, Luis Aguirre, who is the current COO of the company. Frank believes in high quality construction and waterproofing work that uses the top materials and he has a professional staff that is required to do 100 hours of training. He is OSHA Certified, has a contractor’s license, and trains directly with all manufacturers he works with along with his staff to ensure that he is deeply knowledgeable on all products sold. In addition, he performs 200 hours per year of training to stay on top of the latest in his field. The safety of his employees is a main concern during all jobs and he is greatly focused on providing superb customer service. He prides himself on his integrity, ownership of his work, and never asking an employee to do something he wouldn’t do himself.

Frank holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of La Verne. In the past, he competed in the John Lindsey bodybuilding contest and placed in the top 5. In his free time he spends quality time with his son and family. He also enjoys flying his airplane on the coast of California.

Rafaela Aguirre
Rafaela Aguirre
Chief Financial Officer

Rafaela Aguirre has been the Office Manager and Head of Accounting at the family-owned West Coast Deck Waterproofing for the past 14 years. In her role, she effectively leads the office and delegates tasks to ensure both office personnel and customers are taken care of. Rafaela ensures that daily operations run smoothly and aims to keep the staff motivated. On the accounting side, she maintains accounts payable, accounts receivable and monthly billing. Her favorite part about working at the company is the fact that she gets to work alongside her family while also providing stellar service to all customers. Though her mind is centered on business and numbers at work, she loves writing poems and collecting shoes in her spare time.

Luis Aguirre
Luis Aguirre
Chief Operations Officer

With over 40 years of experience, Luis Aguirre serves as the Chief Operations Officer at West Coast Deck Waterproofing. He is the most experienced member on the team and has worked literally every area of the business from office work to jobs out on the field. He has a proven track record of producing excellent waterproofing and construction projects for customers and is always happy to satisfy customers with great results. Though he’s the boss, his sunny disposition positively sets the tone for the entire company. Luis is originally from Nicaragua and came to this country to do what he loves – construction and waterproofing. Luis is a serious Dodgers fan and cheers them on any chance he gets.

Massiel Aguirre
Massiel Aguirre
Accounting Services Manager

Massiel Aguirre is the Administrative Assistant and handles Accounting for West Coast Deck Waterproofing. In this position, she serves as a capable and well-organized assistant with extensive experience in supporting management and senior level-staff. Massiel’s role centers around the part she can play in helping others find solutions while always being committed to excellent service. In addition, she is well versed in bookkeeping and assists with overseeing the company’s billing. She joined our team in 2015 and has been an integral part of the company ever since. In her spare time, she loves going to Disneyland and cheering on the Dodgers. Fun facts: Massiel has a B.A. in Liberal Studies Education from California State University, Long Beach and she loves working with children!

Fontello Allen
Fontello Allen
Customer Experience Manager

Fontelllo Allen is the newest member of the West Coast Deck Waterproofing team and works as the Customer Experience Manager. He is responsible for the efficient handling of client inquiries, consultations, and provides timely access to the answers customers need. He successfully guides potential customers through their buying journey by discovering what they need done, the area of the home they need work completed, and scheduling a time for a technician to complete an inspection. Fontello skillfully manages administrative duties and client relations and shows strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments. Fontello grew up in Mobile, Alabama, home of the oldest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States. Some of his favorite things include traveling, dogs, golf, and watching sunsets and sunrises. His favorite sports teams are the Dodgers and USC.

Suany Caceres
Suany Caceres
Executive Staff Assistant

Suany joined West Coast Deck Waterproofing in 2016 to provide support as an Office Assistant. Working alongside the office staff, she provides general administrative assistance for the Director of Operations as well as the sales team and construction workers. She has a strong ability to streamline processes in order to maximize efficiency and has demonstrated the ability to maintain the workflow of the office. Not only does she excel at providing clerical support, but she is also a highly approachable worker who has a willingness to make a positive mark. Suany is an avid coffee lover, has an extensive movie collection, and her favorite color is black.

Dominique Gomez
Dominique Gomez
Project scheduler/ receptionist

Dominique Gomez works as the Receptionist for West Coast Deck Waterproofing. She serves as the primary contact for potential and current customers, always providing top-level customer service and answering all of their questions regarding their waterproofing needs. Dominique takes pride in representing the company and acting as the initial spokesperson for the team. She assists with general administrative duties when necessary and is always there to lend a hand. Originally from Orange County, she enjoys rebuilding furniture and loves a good Hayao Miyazaki film. When she’s not working, you can probably catch her off-roading, traveling, or playing basketball.

Marcos Caceres
Marcos Caceres
Senior Foreman

With over 31 years of experience in the field, Marcos Caceres is one of the Senior Foreman at West Coast Deck Waterproofing. In fact, he’s been with the company since day one and ever since then he has been a trusted and valued worker. His main job function is to coordinate construction projects and supervise workers to ensure the highest quality. He spends his days examining and inspecting work progress, equipment, and construction sites to verify both the safety of the work and employees and to ensure that specifications are met. Marcos is an expert when it come to all products and materials offered by the company and assists in training employees to ensure all staff is at the level they need to be.  Marcos has a wife and 3 children, and enjoys teaching Sunday School on his days off.

Fernando Gonzalez
Fernando Gonzalez
Senior Foreman

Fernando Gonzalez is West Coast Deck Waterproofing’s Senior Foreman and Applicator.  He has been with the company for over 25 years and during this time he’s worked on and supervised countless successful projects. Well-known in the industry for his excellent work and craftsmanship, he continually shows up to work with a positive attitude, ready to take a hands-on approach to all projects he oversees. Fernando ensures that all new employees receive proper training within the various topics and continually keeps his staff current on procedures and techniques.

Joel Gomez
Joel Gomez
Field Supervisor

Joel Gomez works as a Field Supervisor here at West Coast Deck Waterproofing. He is in charge of producing schedules, monitoring attendance of the employees, and delegating general and daily responsibilities on each project. His superb leadership skills and extensive experience have earned him the ability to direct the work of others and make quick decisions. He is well-organized and focuses on the safety of his workers as a top priority.  In his free time, Joel is currently studying to be a Pastor. He loves soccer his favorite team is the America's.

Gilbert Moreno
Gilbert Moreno
Deck Inspector

Gilberto Moreno Nunez joined the West Coast Deck Waterproofing team 5 years ago as a Deck Inspector. He has worked in many different phases of construction and waterproofing and is well-versed in all products and services offered by the company. He believes that good communication with all customers is one of the keys to success in this business. He works directly with customers, speaking with them about the work they would like completed and the expectations that they have. Gilberto is always looking to broaden his knowledge and experience and tries to learn something new everyday. In his free time, Gilberto watches soccer and loves to cook.