Smiley Wylie Club Participates in St. Louis Autism Speaks Walk

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If you are at all familiar with the RRSA St. Louis team then you know that the son of Managing Partner Eric Wylie, Ethan, is on the Autism spectrum. In the above video, you can watch as Ethan gets braces that will only enhance his beautiful smile. Ethan is pretty famous for that smile, so much so that when Ethan Wylie and his family decided to walk in the Autism Speaks Walk in St. Louis on October 12, 2108, they named their team the Smiley Wylie Club. Walkers in the Autism Speaks Walk advocate and take action for the diverse needs of the Autism community. Their efforts help generate funds that fuel innovative research and make connections to critical lifelong supports …

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For Our Neighboring States After Hurricane Michael

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The team at RRSA St. Louis would be remiss if we didn’t dedicate our blog post today to our neighboring states that have been affected by Hurricane Michael. As a result of this massive tropical storm, the weather in Greater St. Louis is cool and rainy today. We have been blessed that this rainy weather is the extent of the effect Michael has on us. We are proud of several organizations across our Greater St. Louis area who are ramping up relief efforts to help the victims of Hurricane Michael. It makes us remember how something like this affects us all in myriad ways and the strength of the American character. To see some of the devastations that Michael brought to Florida …

RRSA St. Louis Participates in 2018 Eureka Scarecrow Festival

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As a way to celebrate the month of October and upcoming Halloween, the city of Eureka, Missouri holds its annual Scarecrow Festival. Here is a description of the festival from the Eureka Scarecrow Festival website, “Nestled in the foothills of the Missouri Ozarks, and just 25 minutes west of St. Louis, the city of Eureka will come alive the entire month of October with colorful and artistic scarecrows posing regally in front of businesses, churches, schools, and private homes.   These are not your ordinary scarecrows!  Each one is a work of art!  Whether you visit uptown Eureka, along Fifth Street, running parallel to I-44, or stroll down Central Avenue in downtown/old town Eureka, you will experience a fun and festive feast for …

How to Prepare for Your Greater St. Louis Roof Replacement

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One thing RRSA St. Louis knows for sure, when homeowners decide to get a new roof it is an exciting time for both of us. The RRSA St. Louis team gets excited because roof replacement is the wheelhouse of our company and we love the look on a homeowner’s face once their new roof is installed. Homeowners get excited due to the fact that this is a major home improvement and one that will increase the beauty, curb appeal, safety, and value of their home. If you are a homeowner who is getting ready to have us install a new roof on your Greater St. Louis home, there are some steps you can take before the job starts to make …

RRSA St. Louis is on the Radio!

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If you are in the Greater St. Louis area and listen to our local radio station, KSLQ 104.5 FM then chances are you have heard our new RRSA St. Louis radio ads. Two of those radio segments are included above this post, so take a listen. The team at RRSA St. Louis is excited about this new outlet for our message to homeowners and commercial property owners in the Greater St. Louis area. We have also chosen to do banner advertising on the KSLQ 104.5 FM website. If you are not currently a listener of KSLQ 104.5 FM radio we think its time you became one. Below is the coverage area of the station: In our radio ad, RRSA St. …

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Hurricane Florence Affects Greater St. Louis in Unexpected Ways

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Even though Greater St. Louis is not in the direct path of Hurricane Florence–which as of today, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, has decreased to a Category 1 storm but is moving slowly and constantly pounding the Carolinas with heavy rain and damaging winds–the effects of this hurricane are being felt in several unexpected ways in Greater St. Louis. This news report from St. Louis news station KMOV4 titled St. Louis Area Sending Help, Canceling Plans Ahead of Hurricane Florence just goes to show how far ranging the effects of a hurricane can be. Below is the gist of the news report: “ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — More than a million people along the East Coast are under evacuation orders due to Hurricane Florence, …

Is Your Greater St. Louis Roof Ready For Flash Flooding?

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The National Weather Service has issued this flash flood warning for our area this weekend. RRSA St. Louis wants to make sure our blog readers are prepared in case we get the predicted rain and possible flash flooding. Below is a portion of the NWS alert:   * The remnants of Tropical Cyclone Gordon will interact with a cold front stalled across Missouri and Illinois. Rich tropical moisture from Gordon will produce very heavy rainfall across the watch area today through Saturday night. Additional rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches are likely with locally higher amounts. Very heavy rain is possible on both Friday morning and afternoon as well as Saturday. * Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low …

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Happy Labor Day Weekend From the Team at RRSA St. Louis!

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The team at RRSA St. Louis would like to extend a Happy Labor Day weekend to all of our blog readers. We sincerely hope that you and your family in the Greater St. Louis area enjoy this well-earned end of summer holiday. Whether you have big plans to celebrate, or will just be relaxing and enjoying this time off, take a few minutes to remember the true meaning of Labor Day and how it began. The history of Labor Day is truly fascinating. A lot of people may not even know how and when it started. To remedy that, here are some facts about the true meaning of Labor Day and its history from an article we found at The …

Choosing The Right Siding for Your Greater St. Louis Home and Budget

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Among the many home improvement projects RRSA St. Louis performs for Greater St. Louis homeowners is the installation of new siding. One of the main questions we get asked by homeowners is which type of siding is right for their home and budget. Hopefully, the following information about siding and the different types and price points will help answer that question to your total satisfaction. Vinyl Siding is Economical and Versatile Vinyl is one of the most popular siding options because of its affordability. This is the best choice for budget-conscious homeowners in Greater St. Louis. Vinyl siding comes in a wide range of colors and styles. It is also very low maintenance. Vinyl siding is man-made, so it can imitate …

Ten Mistakes Homeowners Make When the Seasons Change

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At RRSA St. Louis we use our blog as a vehicle to inform and educate homeowners in the Greater St. Louis area. As part of that effort, today we would like to discuss mistakes homeowners make when the seasons change. By taking these mistakes into consideration and doing all you can to remedy them, you can rest assured that you are maintaining a healthy Greater St. Louis home year round. Not switching to high-efficiency light bulbs–This goes without saying that when the hot weather begins in Greater St. Louis, which is usually around late May, early June, switching to high-efficiency light bulbs throughout your home is one of the best ways to save on your energy bill. You’ll spend a bit …