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R&A Contracting featured in September/October 2016 issue of SprayFoam Magazine

12 Sep 2016 | Under SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - SprayFoam Magazine

We told you about our team helping a world-class chocolate factory fix up its new headquarters, right? Guess what, we’re not the only ones talking about it!

We’re elated to say our work with Bissinger’s Chocolatiers is featured in the September/October 2016 issue of SprayFoam Magazine! Swipe over to page 76 to read the behind-the-scenes’ story of how we laid the spray for Bissinger’s new-to-them 220,000+ square foot home in the Warehouse District. Our connection with Musick Construction helped open the door to meet with Bissinger’s and we could tell it would be a good challenge.

The architects were ready to suggest that Bissinger’s use batt insulation for climate control, but it was Musick Construction that introduced the idea of spray foam. After hours of conversation in meetings with Bissinger’s, we convinced them of the value of spray foam. They asked our team many good questions, including how spray foam performed in different energy value ratings. We submitted an accurate bid and met a 90-day timeline with some creative scheduling.

We installed FOAM-LOK 2000 closed-cell spray polyurethane foam from Lapolla Industries at a three-inch thickness rating. The spray foam needed to be coated with an FDA-approved fire retardant coating. Our installation crew applied Lapolla’s Fire-Lok intumescent coating at 30 mils DFT. We’d love to tell you more about transforming an old train depot into a chocolatier’s home, but we think SprayFoam Magazine did a great job.

Click here to read the full article at SprayFoam Magazine.

Thank you, SprayFoam Magazine for highlighting our work. More importantly, thank you to Bissinger’s Chocolatiers for the opportunity to help your new home come to life in a cool and controlled way with spray foam.

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