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Myths, Facts, and the Truth About Silicone and Elastomeric Roof Coatings

21 Jun 2017 | Under Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments
SPF roofing solutions St. Louis

Not all roof coatings are created equal! There are two main types of commercial roof coatings we consider at R&A Contracting: acrylic and silicone. Both are good products, but as with many products, acrylic and silicone each have good and bad qualities. We believe in being transparent in presenting any materials for our customers to […]

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Preparing your commercial roof for spring

11 Jan 2017 | Under Roofing | Posted by | 0 Comments

A new year means Cardinals baseball is less than six weeks away! Spring training is almost here, but we’re even more excited for spring weather. We still have a few months of winter ahead though. If you’re a business owner, you probably want to know how to keep your roof healthy and happy this year. Schedule […]

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How does the spray foam expansion process work?

13 Oct 2016 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
How does Spray foam expand? - R&A Contracting

When business owners think about spray foam, it’s hard to see how foam could be used to fit and fill any crack or crevice on a roofing system. How does spray foam work? First, spray foam is created from two chemicals in liquid form: isocyanate and polyol fiber. The two liquid chemicals are often delivered […]

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SPF Roofs have serious energy-saving advantages

10 Oct 2016 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments

Polyurethane spray foam roofs, sometimes called SPF roofs or spray foam roofs, have significant advantages! A leakproof roof is peace of mind for building owners, which is why we trust spray foam roofs to keep you covered in rain, snow, or sunshine. There are several energy-saving advantages to using spray foam for your commercial roof: […]

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How does Spray Foam hold up against St. Louis weather?

21 Sep 2016 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments

St. Louis can be brutal when it comes to weather extremes. Ice storms and temperatures in the teens can storm through our city in January and February. Cardinals baseball means triple-digit scorchers in the bleachers during August. Business owners looking for a reliable roofing solution may wonder, “How does spray foam respond to such temperature […]

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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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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 […]

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St. Louis and Spray Foam, a match made for years to come

1 Sep 2016 | Under Roofing, SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments

St. Louis, we love you. From your Fitz’s Root Beer to this Bud’s for you, from ice skating at Forest Park to the tip-top of the Arch, there’s no question we kinda have this thing for St. Louis. You know who also loves ‘the Lou’? Spray foam, and it’s undeniable. Whether it’s a truck fueling […]

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You won’t believe what Spray Foam can do!

18 Aug 2016 | Under SPF Insulation | Posted by | 0 Comments
R&A Contracting - Spray Foam St. Louis

Building owners across the U.S. are raving about spray foam for their roofs. You may wonder, “It’s spray foam- how fantastic could it possibly be?!” Prepare to be wowed! Spray foam is delivered in liquid format contained in large drums that are transported to the jobsite. The drums contain two separate chemical elements: isocyanate, a type of polyurethane, and […]

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Does your commercial building need a vented attic?

12 Aug 2016 | Under Energy Efficiency | Posted by | 0 Comments
Vented Attic R&A Contracting

Are vented attics or conditioned attics better for commercial buildings? Business owners have been asking this question for years. Vented attics have been around for centuries. If your building has a vented attic, rest assured that there’s nothing inherently wrong with vented attics. The best way for vented attics to be energy-efficient is by having […]

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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