Don’t Fret: The Snow Doesn’t Stop Home Improvement in Greater St. Louis

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The Greater St. Louis area got a really good taste of spring with the high temperature reaching 64 degrees on Thursday. However, a strong cold front moving through the area today, Friday, February 15, 2019, has brought gusty northwest winds and below freezing temperatures once again. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for St. Louis and most of the surrounding region from 9 a.m. to midnight Friday. The snowfall on Friday is expected to end by around midnight, leading to a roughly 24-hour snow-free period before another system comes through our area with a roughly 50 percent chance of bringing light snow late Saturday night and early Sunday morning. This shift back to cold weather brings …

The Importance of Proper Ventilation of Your Home

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As a Greater St. Louis homeowner you should be aware of how very important it is that your home is properly ventilated. One of the problem RRSA St. Louis runs into as home ventilation specialists is when homeowners don’t realize how poor the air quality of their home is until someone in the family gets sick. Ventilation is needed to provide oxygen for metabolism and to dilute metabolic pollutants (carbon dioxide and odor). It is also used to assist in maintaining good indoor air quality by diluting and removing other pollutants emitted within a space but should not be used as a substitute for proper source control of pollutants. Ventilation is additionally used for cooling and (particularly in dwellings) to …

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How Did Your Greater St. Louis Roof Handle Our Single Digit Weather?

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This past week in the Greater St. Louis area saw temperatures plummet down into the single digits. We hope all of our blog readers stayed safe during this extremely cold weather. Fortunately, the forecast calls for temperatures to be in the 50s and 60s next week, which after what we have experienced will feel very warm! But what kind of affect did the single digit temperatures have on your roof? In this article from Buildings.com, experts discuss how winter can wreck roofs. We have posted below a quote from a roofing expert in that article: Why Winter Can Wreck Roofs The temperature changes and precipitation winter brings can cause a number of problems on your roof. “Changing temperatures can be especially tough …

We Had a Blast at RRSA Annual Retreat in Cabo San Lucas!

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Each January, after all of the hullabaloo of the holidays, is over the parent company of RRSA St. Louis, Roofing & Restoration of America, host an annual retreat for its employees and branches. This year we went to Cabo San Lucas. Wikipedia notes that Cabo has been rated as one of Mexico’s top 5 tourist destinations, and now we know why! It is such a beautiful place and we had so much fun. Below are some pictures from our trip. As you can see, Cabo San Lucas is a gorgeous place! We really enjoyed getting to visit with our fellow RRSA employees from branches from across the US. And one thing we want to make sure and point out to …

Vertical Vs. Horizontal Siding: Which is Best for Your Greater St. Louis Home?

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If you are thinking about having siding installed on your home in the Greater St. Louis area, there are several considerations you should keep in mind. For one, which type of siding is best for your home? The team at RRSA St. Louis are siding installation experts, and we can help you choose just the right type of siding. Choosing the right material depends on what you want your home’s exterior to look like and the degree of maintenance each material needs. Some materials tend to be lower maintenance than others. Vinyl Siding – This is probably the most durable siding option for the cost. Vinyl can provide you with the look of real wood without the cost and maintenance. This …

Keeping Family & Pets Safe During St. Louis Winter Storm This Weekend

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RRSA St. Louis cares deeply about our customers and our neighbors in the St. Louis area. With this weekend’s winter storm warning, it is imperative that you take steps to make sure your family and your pets stay safe. When we began this blog post today it was our intention to talk strictly about keeping our families safe this weekend during this winter storm, but a Twitter alert with a press release from PETA prompted us to include pets in our advice on staying safe. After all, what would our mascot, Shadow, think if we didn’t include pets in our safety advice? Below is a section of that press release from PETA: Urgent Message From PETA: Winter Storm Survival Tips for …

Is Your Greater St. Louis Home Ready for Upcoming Bitterly Cold Weather?

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One of the most reliable sources of weather predictions, The Old Farmer’s Almanac, has been depended on, especially by farmers, since 1792. Their prediction is that the Greater St. Louis area is going to experience bitterly cold weather come mid-February, 2019. Actually, the exact wording The Old Farmer’s Almanac uses is, “most of Missouri can expect “teeth-chattering cold and plentiful snow.” RRSA St. Louis wants our blog readers to know that we are ready to help you get your home prepared for this upcoming very cold weather. Now is the perfect time to have our experts repair or replace your roof, install new siding, install gutters and downspouts, or handle any other major home improvement project you have in mind. If you …

The Benefits of Installing New Siding on Your Greater St. Louis Home

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As a Greater St. Louis homeowner, if you have been thinking about having new siding installed on your home, one of the first benefits you probably think of is the aesthetic advantages. And yes, by all means, new siding will make your home look beautiful. However, there are several other major benefits besides curb appeal to new siding that you may not have considered. The team at RRSA St. Louis is an expert at siding installation in Greater St. Louis, and we have listed the major benefits of new siding below: The Major Benefits of New Siding Enhanced Beauty– Siding just makes a home look great. Clean lines, crisp colors that won’t fade or chip, and matching trim and accessories can …

Merry Christmas from the Team at RRSA St. Louis!

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From the team at RRSA St. Louis we want to wish everyone in the Greater St. Louis area a very Merry Christmas! RRSA St. Louis is your local expert for all your home improvement needs. We proudly serve the Greater St. Louis area and specialize in solving all kinds of roofing problems. As part of a national network with decades of experience in the roofing and siding industry, we know how to diagnose and solve any problem you might encounter. All of our technicians are fully trained and certified to carry out work needed. We prioritize customer service, and we value the relationships we are able to build with our customers. We’re there for you whenever you need us. Below is …

RRSA St. Louis DOES Work All Winter Long!

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The team at RRSA St. Louis has been having SO much fun lately–with our trip to Guatemala, and our company Christmas party–we wanted to make sure that homeowners and commercial property owners in Greater St. Louis understand that we are still hard at work. RRSA St. Louis takes on projects all through the winter. Below is a list of the services we offer, with links to the details of each service, even through the holidays and the rest of the winter months: SERVICES Roof Repair Roof Inspection Roof Replacement Siding Commercial Roofing Gutters & Downspouts We pride ourselves on serving homeowners and commercial property owners in the Greater St. Louis area. One thing many people in the area might not …