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Archive For December, 2015

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from R&A Contracting!

24 Dec 2015 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments

A new year approaches with hope springing new. We wish you the happiest from our crew to you. This holiday season with lights ’round the tree remind us of blessings and loved ones to see. May-the eaves of your substrate be strong ‘gainst the wind; May the roof o’er your head keep you safely within. Merry Christmas […]

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How much does ice and snow affect your commercial roof?

| Under Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - Snow roof St. Louis

Winter is officially here! December 22nd kickstarted the first day of winter, the winter solstice, and that means a flip of the calendar can turn the holiday season into a winter wonderland of snow and ice. Brrr! While you hunker down for a long winter’s nap, you may want to consider how much snow and […]

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The best investment you can make in your office building in 2016

17 Dec 2015 | Under Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - commercial roofing St. Louis

With 2016 right around the corner, it’s budget time for a lot of businesses: where will you invest your time, attention, and resources towards building your business in 2016? As business owners look to the new year, careful budgeting means measuring what you spend as well as what you don’t have to spend. Roof maintenance repairs can […]

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Quit throwing your roof away!

11 Dec 2015 | Under Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - St. Louis commercial roofing

Did you know the average commercial roof with “as needed” maintenance lasts only thirteen years? The Roofing Alliance for Progress studied low-slope commercial roofs with regular maintenance compared to low-slope commercial roofs with only reactive(“as needed”) maintenance. The study spanned fifteen years with intriguing findings: Commercial roofs with reactive (“as needed”) maintenance routines cost an […]

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Ho! Ho! Holy smokes- guess who just crashed through your leaky roof?!

9 Dec 2015 | Under Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - commercial roof Santa

The holidays are upon us and that means putting up the tree, stringing the lights on a rickety ladder, and waiting for Christmas snow to fall. It also means the Big Guy is on his way. You know who we’re talking about, the Big Guy. Red coat, white beard, sleigh with reindeer, the two-list-checking Big Guy: Santa. […]

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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