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Signs it’s Time to Re-Roof Your Multi-Family Complex

11 Mar 2021 | Under Uncategorized | Posted by | 0 Comments

Owning a multifamily complex, like an apartment building, can be as exciting as it is challenging. Along with being able to attract higher-quality renters and charging bigger rents, says Pro X Management LLC, the economics of scale that comes with such buildings makes it possible to get considerable discounts on the cost of labor, materials, and […]

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You need to know about water perm vapor transmission!

20 Sep 2016 | Under Energy Efficiency | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - Water perm vapor transmission

Let’s talk about perms. No, not the hairstyle perms – we’re talking about water perms! What’s a water perm? A water perm is a measurement of water as it passes through a material over a period of time. The key part is that there needs to be a static vapor pressure difference between the two areas: […]

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Understanding air flow and heat transfer with SPF insulation

31 Mar 2016 | Under SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments

Think about the last time the door slammed shut when no one else was around. It probably made you jump a bit, right?! No, it wasn’t ghosts, just the wind or air letting you it’s still a force of energy to respect. There are other elements of energy that are more subtle but still important […]

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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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The Value of Sealing and Flashing on Commercial Metal Roofs

18 Nov 2014 | Under Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments

How do you keep a commercial metal roof from leaking? That is the question many business owners of commercial metal roofs are asking. Metal roofing is suspect to a high exposure to weather elements. This puts “watertight” protection at a premium across chimneys, roof hips, skylights, side seams, ridge vents, and endlaps. Even a seemingly insignificant gap […]

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Life-Cycle Analysis (LCA) of SPF Commercial Roofing

24 Oct 2014 | Under Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments

An important grading system for commercial roofing is the Life-Cycle Analysis (LCA) of roofing solutions. Organizations such as Green Globes, a by-product of the U.S. Green Building Initiative, provide the resources and tools necessary to accurately predict the LCA of any given commercial roofing solution. The better a commercial roofing solution’s LCA result, the more durable and […]

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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