RRSA St. Louis Helps Keep Greater St. Louis Homes Safe in Winter

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As a Greater St. Louis homeowner we are sure you are well aware that our freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your home’s exterior. We consider it our job at RRSA St. Louis to help make sure you and your home are properly prepared when temperatures dip. The consistent change in St. Louis winter of being below and above freezing can build up water and ice in unwanted areas and can cause real damage to your house. Below we discuss two of the major problems Greater St. Louis homeowners experience during our cold winter months: Improper Roof Ventilation–In this previous RRSA St. Louis blog post, we discuss proper roof ventilation and what can happen if your Greater St. Louis roof …

Financing Your Greater St. Louis Home Improvement Project in 2020

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RRSA St. Louis wants our blog readers to know that we offer financing of home improvement projects for Greater St. Louis homeowners through GreenSky. As the preferred home improvement specialist in the area, our professional craftsmen can take on projects such as roof replacement, siding installation, gutter and downspout installation, roof repairs, and much more. If you want to start 2020 off right by finally getting to that home improvement project you have been putting off, we are the company to call, and since we can help you with financing through Green Sky, that is one more reason to let us take on the job. In the home improvement industry, it’s not common to offer to finance. We at RRSA …

Start The New Year Off Right With New Siding For Your Home

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One of the smartest decisions you will make going into 2020 is having RRSA St. Louis add new siding to your Greater St. Louis home. As the preferred home improvement specialist in our area, RRSA St. Louis specializes in making homes more beautiful, durable and valuable with the installation of brand new siding. There are many advantages to having new siding installed on your home, not the least of which are better protection for your home, improved appearance, and curb appeal. According to the National Association of Realtors, (NAR) homeowners looking for the most bang for their buck in terms of remodeling projects, should put exterior replacement projects, like siding, at the top of their lists. According to their Remodeling Cost …

Is Your Greater St. Louis Roof Ready for Santa and His Reindeer?

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We have had a snowy last few days in the Greater St. Louis area along with well below freezing temperatures. Although this kind of weather is a hassle and can be dangerous, it also can be a lot of fun and make it feel a whole lot more like Christmas. With Christmas only a few days away, the RRSA St. Louis team wanted to ask our blog readers if your roof is ready for Santa and his reindeer to land. We have done the research for you, and according to the website Neowin, “ Assuming that each child gets nothing more than a medium-sized Lego set (two pounds), the sleigh is carrying over 500 thousand tons, not counting Santa himself. On …

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 …

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 …

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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 …