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“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 military originally used polyurethane as part of aircraft manufacturing in the 1940s and the construction industry quickly saw its value.

Spray Polyurethane Foam usage in the 1960s

Spray polyurethane was mostly used as commercial insulation in the 1960s. SPF was used in the manufacturing of everyday devices and household appliances, such as refrigerators. The problem was the SPF application was a strictly in-plant process. Fortunately, commerce evolved the SPF process into a mobile application unit with reliable proportioning and compression equipment for on-site application.

Spray Polyurethane Foam usage in the 1970s-2000s

The energy crisis of the 1970s increased demand for energy-efficient solutions, including the introduction of SPF for commercial roofing application. Open-cell spray foam made its entrance in the 1980s, further lowering the cost of spray foam insulation. Demand skyrocketed more in the mid-1990s into the 2000s with the boom in U.S. construction. Its popularity as a commercial roofing solution just started gaining mainstream attention over the past five to ten years.

Spray Polyurethane Foam in everyday devices

Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is featured in countless consumer, residential, and commercial materials. You interact with SPF on a daily basis, even though you may not realize it. From the insulation inside your house’s walls to the armrests in your office chair, SPF helps us aim towards an even more energy-efficient tomorrow.

Of course, our favorite use of SPF is as a commercial roofing solution. You might even say we’re the spray foam specialists of St. Louis. If your commercial roof needs protection, our R&A Contracting team is here to help.

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