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Commercial roofing waterproofing St. Louis

Rainclouds over a business area can spell trouble for business owners as they race to grab buckets to catch the coming leaks.

Water-related damage is the second most frequently filed insurance claim in the U.S. (Source) Claims from water damage account for over $11 billion in damages every year. One of the most notorious entry points for water to damage a building is through the roof.

Business owners are well aware of the cost associated with an insurance claim. The average water damage-related insurance claim is over $5,000, which is guaranteed to spike your insurance rates during renewal. Our R&A Contracting team serves the greater St. Louis area as its leading commercial roofing contractor. We provide a variety of commercial roofing solutions, including SPF (Spray Polyurethane Foam). When it comes to preventing roof leaks and water damage, we highly recommend installing a SPF roofing solution.

What makes SPF so effective is its expansive and invasive structure. SPF roofing insulation is applied in a dual-compound liquid. Upon contact, the two chemicals, polyol and isocyanate, create a chemical reaction that triggers an immediate expansion process. SPF quickly expands up to thirty times its liquid density and adheres to any roofing surface, including stone, metal, and rock. SPF insulation can be applied over existing roofing material, including BURs and flat roofs.

What makes SPF so reliable is how seamless the finished product can be. Because of its liquid compound, SPF invades and seals off any existing opening in a commercial roof. All those drips, leaks, and even floods raining down on your inventory and office staff are quickly stopped with a long-lasting monolithic weather covering.

If you’d like to know more about how SPF roofing can stop a leaky roof, connect with a member of our R&A Contracting team. We love answering questions and providing business owners with the right answers to keep the roof over the heads safe and drip-free for years to come.

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