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Archive For March, 2015

What makes up SPF insulation?

31 Mar 2015 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
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SPF is a great roofing solution, but what’s it made of? Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) is a compound mixture of isocyanate and polyol. When SPF is installed, the isocyanate and polyol are simultaneously dispersed through a heat-inducing proportion dispenser that sends the two components into the spray applicator. When the SPF compound is released, the two […]

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What makes SPF roofing resistant to moisture?

24 Mar 2015 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - SPF roofing watertight St. Louis

Spring is finally here and that means April showers are sure to come. How do you know your office roof can withstand a heavy rainstorm? The life-cycle of a commercial roof depends on a strong roof deck capable of supporting its weight over a long period of time. Leaks in your roofing material could mean thousands […]

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SPF Insulation: 50 years of Industry-Leading Energy Efficiency

18 Mar 2015 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - SPF insulation St. Louis

Businesses and homeowners alike have relied on spray polyurethane foam (SPF) as the industry leader in roofing material for the past fifty years. SPF was first developed and tested through Texas A&M in the 1960’s with incredible results in energy efficiency, strength, durability, and flexibility in installation. Its seamless composition is one of the many advantages to […]

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Do you know all the benefits of SPF roofing?

10 Mar 2015 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
What is a cool roof solution? - R&A Contracting

What are the benefits of using SPF insulation? Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) insulation was originally used in a upholstery work, but it quickly proved its worth as an exceptional form of roofing and construction insulation. Due to its liquid form during installation, SPF insulation provides a flexible solution to many hard-form insulation solutions, such as board […]

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Install SPF roofing and solar energy for optimal energy savings

4 Mar 2015 | Under Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
SPF Roofing & Solar Power - R&A Contracting

Can SPF roofing and solar energy dramatically reduce energy costs? Absolutely! Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) roofing and solar panels are not often installed together, but that’s all changing. The added flexibility of SPF installation and access to solar energy are creating possibilities of compounded energy savings that are greater than ever before! The key to this virtually untapped […]

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I’d be an idiot if I did not take this opportunity to communicate to you how much we appreciate the way in which you conduct business and take care of our facility. In my experience you, and your team, are at the top of the list of all the roofing companies I’ve dealt with over the years. Thank you!

Jim Lowry - Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

Eric and crew were really nice to have around. They were courteous, careful and caused little if any disruption. Their work looks good too! To be honest… a good experience with a product that I initially had misgivings about. I’m a convert because of Bubba, Sam and Eric. Thank you.

Jim Lowry - Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

“I want to thank the crew at R&A for a job well done on our very leaky roof at the shop. It is certainly nice to have the drips and rivers gone from the shop when it is raining. I also wanted you to know how much we appreciated that the guys were able to stay out of our way and allowed us to do business as usual without any problems or interruptions. The roof looks great and the clean-up after the job made it so we couldn’t even tell you’d been here. Thanks for doing what you do so well!”

Jay Moore, President of Safe Way Tire and Auto Center

“My wife and I were on vacation when water pipes burst in our house. We got a hold of Craig and the R&A crew was able to start evacuating the water immediately. The best part was that they were able to start work before we even returned home. It was a very fast turnaround considering the extensive amount of water damage.”

Will from Dardenne Prairie, MO

“Craig and Mike came out in a timely fashion when we needed the work done. They did a reliable and quality job.”

Jerry from SLR Properties

“Craig helped us out tremendously with the insurance process. Timely and very professional.”

Lindell from Greater Missouri Builders (GMB)

“We purchased a house and there was some damage to the roof. Very impressed with the thoroughness of Mike’s inspection. Very comfortable with their explanation of what needed to be fixed. Most impressive was the way they protected our landscaping. Really liked the way they treated me as a valued customer, even though it was only a small project.”

Ross from Troy, MO

“I use R&A Contracting when my commercial roofs receive storm damage. They work on our behalf through every step of the insurance claim process. They perform all of the work and complete the insurance process, making our roofs better than they were before the storm.”

Director of Facilities for a large Property Management Company

“The team at R & A Contracting responded immediately when notified of our water disaster. They removed water-damaged materials and property quickly and restored our home even before the final settlement from our insurance company. They minimized how long our family had to live in a hotel and got us back to normal as fast as possible.”

Will from O'Fallon, MO