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R&A Contracting - SPF insulation St. Louis

Businesses and homeowners alike have relied on spray polyurethane foam (SPF) as the industry leader in roofing material for the past fifty years.

SPF was first developed and tested through Texas A&M in the 1960’s with incredible results in energy efficiency, strength, durability, and flexibility in installation. Its seamless composition is one of the many advantages to creating the best moisture- and weather-resistant roofing solution available on the market today.

What is SPF insulation?

R&A Contracting - SPF insulation St. LouisEach SPF insulation mixture is unique to the manufacturer. R&A Contracting is St. Louis’ leading installer of Lapolla Industries‘ FOAM-LOK SPF insulation. FOAM-LOK uses a dual-compound mixture of isocyanate and a polyol blend that expands up to 20 times its liquid density upon contact. The end result is a semi-rigid insulation covering your entire roof, adhering to even the most unique substrate angle or surface material.

The hidden strength of closed-cell SPF insulation

During the curing process, SPF takes only a matter of minutes before it can support up to 90% of its weight load capacity. The secret source of such instant strength is its closed-cell structure. Unlike some other forms of spray insulation, SPF locks gas into closed cells (“closed-cell”) inside the spray insulation. The closed-cell construct is far more energy-efficient with a higher density ranging between 1.5-2.3 lb./cu. ft. SPF’s exceptional insulation value reduces energy costs by up to 40% for many owners without adding any significant volume to your roof’s exterior.

SPF Roofing: Any surface, any angle, any size

The beauty of SPF roofing insulation is that it can be applied to any roofing substrate made of any roofing material across any size available. Our R&A Contracting teams have installed SPF insulation on roofs ranging from only a few hundred square feet to tens of thousands of square feet. The easy application process of SPF allows our teams to cover any roofing surface with efficiency and seamless quality.

If you’re considering SPF as your next roofing solution, contact R&A Contracting to start a conversation today. We are here to answer any questions or concerns you may have and give you the best roofing solution to fit your budget. We’re R&A Contracting and we put the proof in waterproof!

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