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R&A SPF Insulation

Last month we exposed the five of the worst assumptions and misunderstandings about SPF insulation. This post is part of a series on five dynamic truths about SPF insulation and its benefits for business and homeowners.

5 truths about SPF insulation – #1: SPF insulation is very comfortable.

Research shows that up to 40% of a building’s energy loss is due to air infiltration. (American Chemistry Council) As an example, if the 113 million single-family homes in the U.S. installed SPF insulation, Americans could save up to $33 billion in energy costs every year. SPF insulation’s expansive and flexible installation allows insulation to seal and insulate any crack, crevice, or opening in your building structure.

Closed-cell SPF is the most energy-efficient form of SPF insulation, which is why it is the preferred form of SPF used for commercial roofing solutions. SPF is installed in liquid format where it quickly expands up to thirty times its liquid density upon contact. The closed-cell nature encapsulates gas pockets throughout the foam structure, which cannot be as easily influenced by external temperatures like air pockets in open-cell SPF insulation.

Many business owners use SPF insulation as commercial roofing solutions. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) oversees the Energy-STAR program. The EPA estimates that adding SPF insulation and reducing air leaks could automatically save you up to 20% off your monthly energy costs. Business owners across St. Louis notice an immediate reduction in energy expenses after installing a closed-cell SPF roofing solution on their building.

With colder weather heading our way, now is the time to seal your roof against the frost and winter wind. Our R&A Contracting team thrives on helping our St. Louis businesses stay safe and warm throughout the winter with a new roofing solution. Contact our service team to learn more about the value and cost of SPF insulation for your business.

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