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Echoes of Thanksgiving

22 Nov 2018 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving is here and that gives our entire team at R&A Contracting time to pause, reflect, and be present in the moment. For those of us here in the U.S., many of us know the hustle-and-bustle of Thanksgiving. It’s the kickstart for the holiday season in the minds of many, even though department stores and […]

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Meals for a Million Packs St. Charles Family Arena to Beat Hunger In St. Louis and Beyond

4 Sep 2018 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments

“From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked” – Luke 12:48 The principles of our faith provide guidance in both our personal life and our business. We believe all of us are blessed with the ability to […]

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How the Latest Tax Law Overhaul Could Save Your Business Big Bucks (And Lead to a New Roof)

30 Apr 2018 | Under News, Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments

President Trump signed legislation creating the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on December 22nd, 2017. This was the first time the American tax code had been overhauled in more than 30 years. Many of the changes to the tax law were made with the success of small business owners in mind. The new legal language […]

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Why Thanksgiving Means More Than Simply Taking A Moment To Be Grateful

28 Nov 2017 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is right around the corner. With a few short days left in November, we still want to linger on the gratitude of Thanksgiving. It helps us focus in on the history and intent of a holiday we often whisk past too easily. We’re all familiar with the classic, romanticized version […]

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R&A Contracting Helps Pack a Million Meals for Houston and St. Louis Communities

28 Sep 2017 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments

“And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.” – Matt. 25:40, ESV This verse is not only a source of inspiration; it guides our lives on a personal and spiritual level. We were recently […]

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Goose-Proof Commercial Roofing Starts With R&A Contracting

1 May 2017 | Under News, Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
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This feature article first appeared in Spray Foam Magazine. In business for over 25 years, the crew at R&A Contracting Inc., is quite familiar with challenging projects. They are not afraid to tackle cool roof installations on the cusp of seasonal change in St. Louis, Missouri. Their slogan, “We put the proof in waterproof” is hard-won […]

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R&A Contracting and Beraka Ministries serve Juarez with food and blankets

23 Jan 2017 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments

Every year our R&A Contracting team supports our nonprofit ministry partner Beraka Ministries in their efforts to serve Juarez. Beraka Ministries works with local friends in El Paso, Texas to purchase blankets and food for homeless and elderly citizens in Juarez. This past Christmas we were able to deliver roasted chickens, groceries, and blanket on […]

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Merry Christmas from R&A Contracting!

21 Dec 2016 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting team - Christmas 2016

The holidays are here and we love this time of year! Who doesn’t love looking at Christmas lights, putting up the Christmas tree, singing carols, drinking hot chocolate, and spending time with those you love? Our team knows there’s more to Christmas than just presents and treats. We believe in a greater story. We believe […]

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What our website can’t tell you about R&A Contracting

25 Oct 2016 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments

We love being upfront and honest about our team here at R&A Contracting. We have a good website that tells you all about our business and what we have to offer. We have videos, testimonials, pictures, blog articles, checklists, and more. But there are a few things our website can’t tell you about R&A Contracting… […]

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R&A Contracting and Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolatier featured in July/August 2016 issue of Spray Foam Magazine

29 Jul 2016 | Under News | Posted by | 0 Comments
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The July/August edition of Spray Foam Magazine is out and guess who is featured inside?! Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolatier started making confections in the 1600s and royally surged into popularity when King Louis XIV of France proclaimed the Bissinger family to be the “Confiseur Imperial” (“Confectioner of the Empire”). The Bissinger family migrated to Cincinnati in […]

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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