Keeping Your Greater St. Louis Home and Family Safe During Christmas

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As the Christmas song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Christmas can be magical. It is a time for sharing our love with family and friends. However, the team at RRSA St. Louis wants to make sure that all Greater St. Louis homeowners have a very safe Christmas this year. To help make that happen, below we are sharing some great tips for keeping your home and family safe this Christmas season. Some of the information below comes from the National Safety Council. They even have a colorful PDF poster you can download for free with safety tips. The poster is called The 12 Days of Safety. You can print out the poster and place it somewhere …

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Is Your Greater St. Louis Home Ready for New Gutters and Downspouts?

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The team at RRSA St. Louis hopes all of our blog readers had a great Thanksgiving yesterday. Today we are going to go over how the right kind of gutter and downspout system can play an essential role in protecting your Greater St. Louis home from the elements. By directing water down from your roof and away from your foundation, gutters and downspouts help prevent problems such as roof damage, flooding, foundation issues, and water damage. At RRSA St. Louis, we provide expert gutter installation and repair services, including gutter guards. As your local gutter contractor in the Greater St. Louis area, we can help you get the right solutions to keep your home fully protected from water damage. When …

Does Your Greater St. Louis Home Need a New Roof For Thanksgiving?

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The RRSA St. Louis family would like to extend a Happy Thanksgiving to all of our blog readers! If you are traveling please be safe. If you aren’t traveling and would like one of our professional team members to come to your Greater St. Louis home and do a free roof inspection, or have us handle roof repairs you have been putting off. We are always available and can work around your holiday schedule. However, with the extremely cold weather we have been experiencing recently, you may be wondering about the wisdom of a winter roof repair or replacement. Don’t fret! Roof repair can be completed in cold, dry weather. While it may be possible to install roofs in temperatures …

What Goes on At RRSA St. Louis in the Winter?

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With the cold weather in the daytime and temperatures dropping below freezing over the last few nights–predicted to continue so through the weekend in the Greater St. Louis area–you may be wondering what the RRSA St. Louis team does during this kind of winter weather. Of course, our team works all year long no matter the weather, helping homeowners and commercial property owners with roofing and other improvements. But we also spend time hiring and training employees in preparation for the upcoming year. One reason winter is a great time to get hired at RRSA St. Louis is that naturally roofing and home improvement projects slow down in really cold weather. This frees up space and time in our calendars to …

Does Your Greater St. Louis Commercial Roof Need a Snow Retention System?

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As the owner of a commercial building in the Greater St. Louis area–which is known for snowy winters–with a metal roof, we want you to be aware of what Robert Haddock, Director of the Metal Roof Advisory Group, has to say on the subject. Mr. Haddock explains that since metal roofs are widely used in areas where snow is a natural winter phenomenon, unfortunately, one extremely important consideration is often overlooked in the design of metal roofs used in cold areas and that is a snow retention system. How Snow and Ice Depth Translate to Weight on Roofs  According to FEMA’s Snow Load Guide, one foot of fresh, light, dry snow weighs roughly three pounds per square foot. One pound of …

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Cold Weather Survival Guide for Greater St. Louis Homeowners

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The best word to describe our Greater St. Louis weather at night right now is “Brrr!” Temperatures have dropped below freezing on several nights and the forecast calls for more of that for several days of this coming week and into the weekend. Yes, the winter season has definitely arrived in Greater St. Louis. So how do you protect your home during severely cold weather? Below RRSA St. Louis has provided several helpful tips for making sure that both the inside and the outside of your home is protected from Old Man Winter: Inside Your Home Back at the end of the summer, the RRSA St. Louis blog wrote a post to help you prepare for cooler weather. We didn’t …

Unofficial Brag on Your Boss Day at RRSA St. Louis

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As the professional blogger for RRSA St. Louis I am fortunate to be given the freedom to blog each Friday about whatever I find relevant. Mostly I discuss roofing and other home improvement services offered by RRSA St. Louis. Of course, every once in awhile Managing Partner Eric Wylie or Lisa Teadt, RRSA St. Louis’s Office Manager, will request I blog about something specific, such as upcoming company trips or special events the team or Eric and his family are is involved with. So considering the wonderful freedom I have been given to choose blog topics, today I have dubbed October 25, 2019, the Unofficial Brag on Your Boss Day at RRSA St. Louis.  Below is a picture of Eric …

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Get Your Greater St. Louis Home Improvement Project Financed!

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RRSA St. Louis is the leader in handling home improvement projects for residents of Greater St. Louis. A few of the home improvement services we offer are as follows: Roof Repair Roof Inspection Roof Replacement Siding Commercial Roofing Gutters & Downspouts We are proud of the work we have done for homeowners in the Greater St. Louis area. But what a lot of our blog readers may not know is that RRSA St. Louis offers financing options for your home improvement project.  In the home improvement industry, finding a contractor who does superb work and also offers ways you can finance your project is uncommon, but we at RRSA St. Louis are different as we want to make sure every …

Greater St. Louis Homeowners Visualize Completed Projects with GAF e360

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As a GAF Master Elite Contractor, RRSA St. Louis uses GAF e360 technology to show Greater St. Louis homeowners a visual rendering of what their home would look like after a completed project, such as a new roof, siding, windows, and much more. The GAF e360 is one of the coolest tools available to contractors, as it allows a fully measured, customizable 3D model so we can save time and be more accurate in our estimates. This tool provides helps homeowners easily visualize what their final project will look like. In the above video from GAF, you can watch how e360 works, or if you would rather read about how it works, follow this link. In a nutshell, all our …

Eureka Scarecrow Festival: Vote for The RRSA St. Louis Scarecrow!

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The RRSA St. Louis family, like everyone else in Eureka, Missouri, becomes very excited once October arrives. October not only heralds much anticipated cooler weather but the city’s annual Eureka Scarecrow Festival! We have SO much fun with this event! The below description from the official Eureka Scarecrow Festival website will help explain why: “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 …