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The History of Spray Polyurethane Foam

3 Mar 2016 | Under SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
Dr. Otto Bayer - R&A Contracting

“Spray Polyurethane Foam, isn’t that a new technology?” Many people see SPF as the latest in commercial roofing solutions, but the truth is that SPF technology has been around for over 75 years! A German scientist named Dr. Otto Bayer discovered a chemical reaction compound in 1937 that he later patented under the name of “polyurethane”. The […]

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Why you need an experienced commercial roofer to install your SPF roof

17 Feb 2016 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - SPF application

SPF installation is like driving: many experienced people are actually terrible at it. Many commercial roof installations are as reliable as your ninety-something blue-haired Nana white-knuckling her barge of a Buick as it straddles both fast lanes. Our team has reviewed the work of other commercial roofing installations that look as bad as your Nana’s driving record. That complete […]

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Why does SPF roofing require an elastomeric coating?

11 Feb 2016 | Under SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - Thermo-Flex acrylic coating

The U.S. demand for roofing is expected to rise in value to $27.2 billion by 2017. (SprayFoam.org) While SPF roofing accounts for only two to three percent of the total U.S. roofing demand, SPF roofing is fast becoming the most popular commercial roofing solution available today. Businesses who rely on SPF roofing often notice as much […]

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Why doesn’t SPF roofing need flashing?

28 Jan 2016 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
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Metal flashing, panel fasteners, and other hardware can be costly when installing or repairing a commercial roof. What makes SPF roofing different from virtually any other commercial roofing solution on the market today is that it doesn’t require flashing before application. Spray Polyurethane Foam roofing, or SPF roofing as it’s often called, may be directly applied to […]

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When it rains, it pours… inside my office building!

12 Nov 2015 | Under Roof Insurance Claims, Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
Commercial roofing waterproofing St. Louis

Rainclouds over a business area can spell trouble for business owners as they race to grab buckets to catch the coming leaks. Water-related damage is the second most frequently filed insurance claim in the U.S. (Source) Claims from water damage account for over $11 billion in damages every year. One of the most notorious entry points for […]

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5 truths about SPF insulation – #5: SPF roofing has an indefinite life-cycle.

4 Nov 2015 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
SPF roofing solutions St. Louis

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 – #5: SPF roofing has an indefinite life-cycle. This may be the most surprising […]

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5 truths about SPF insulation – #4: SPF roofing is easy to install.

27 Oct 2015 | Under SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
SPF roofing solutions St. Louis

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 – #4: SPF roofing is easy to install. Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) roofing insulation […]

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5 truths about SPF insulation – #3: SPF roofing is seamless.

22 Oct 2015 | Under SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
4 major types of SPF roof coatings - R&A Contracting St. Louis

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 – #3: SPF roofing is seamless. One of the best advantages of SPF roofing […]

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5 truths about SPF insulation – #2: SPF roofing often doesn’t require tear-off.

13 Oct 2015 | Under SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - SPF roof tear-off costs

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 – #2: SPF roofing often doesn’t require tear-off. Traditional commercial roofing solutions, such as […]

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

9 Oct 2015 | Under SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
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 […]

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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