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Archive For August, 2015


“I have a damaged roof and I want R&A Contracting to help me.” If your commercial roof is in need of repair, our R&A Contracting team is here to serve you. Severe storm weather, specifically hail, is a very common cause of commercial roof damage. There are some key steps we value in helping business owners […]

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FAQ on Commercial Roof Insurance Claims

R&A Contracting - FAQ commercial roof insurance claims

When it comes to insurance claims on your commercial roof, business owners have a lot of questions. If your business’ building roof needs repair, there can be a lot of uncertainty. It’s helpful to know how an insurance claims process works, but you may have other questions. Here are some of most common questions and concerns […]

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How to process an insurance claim for your commercial roof

Your business building’s roof was just damaged in last week’s storm. What steps do you need to take to process your insurance claim? Do you call your insurance company first, or do you call a roofing contractor? Do you automatically file a claim, even for a seemingly small amount of damage? How long does it […]

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How to prevent wind lift on your roof

Wind Lift Commercial Roof - R&A Contracting St. Louis

Is your roof capable of withstanding pre-tornado winds? Thunderstorms in the summer and ice storms in the winter make St. Louis a tumultuous place for roofing to survive. Regular winds across St. Louis can often gust up to 50 m.ph., more than enough wind power to even cause wind lift of flat roofs in extreme situations. Here […]

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5 questions all insurance agents ask about commercial roofs

What do you say when you file an insurance claim on your commercial roof? If your roof recently suffered storm or structural damage, you may need to file an insurance claim. Knowing how much deductible you have to pay is important, but you also want to know what other information they may require of you. Here are […]

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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