About Us

A Name You Can Trust for All Your Roofing Needs in VA

R.W. Harper & Son, Inc. is your local roofing and sheet metal expert. We have served residential and commercial customers from our same location at Decatur Street in Richmond, Virginia for 3 generations.

To us, no job is too big or too small. We love what we do, and we enjoy helping our community. So whether you just need to fix a shingle or two or you need a new roof installed, R.W. Harper stands ready to assist you with any roofing need.

Family Owned and Operated in Richmond Since 1967

R.W. Harper was born in 1927. He was a sheet metal fabricator by trade. R.W. was never completely satisfied working for other companies; he wanted something more. In 1967, R.W. struck out on his own, opening a sheet metal fabrication and roofing shop at 2104 Decatur Street.

The entrepreneurial spirit ran in the family. R.W.’s son Kennie joined the company as a teen and assumed leadership in the late 1980’s. Today, company leadership is transitioning to Kennie’s son, Josh.

Same Name, Same Location, Same Values Since the Beginning

We’re not a contractor that changes names or changes hands with the changing of the seasons. We still have the same phone number and address that R.W. set up back in 1967.

Our customers know that when they call R.W. Harper & Son, they’ll be dealing with someone familiar, and not some strange salesman. Most of our employees have been with the company for 10-20 years—if not longer!

And our customers know that when they choose R.W. Harper for their roofing and sheet metal needs, they’ll never find a contractor more reliable, honest or loyal than the R.W. Harper team.

Active in the Richmond Community and Beyond

We take part in our community, and are proud to give back to Richmond, as well as other parts of the world.

As part of community outreach we are a major supporter of LINK (Leading Innovatively Niger to the Kingdom) as well as numerous other non-profit organizations both financially and with direct labor support.

If you’d like to get involved with our efforts, please contact Kennie Harper. To learn more about this noble cause, please visit www.linkniger.com.

Need an estimate for your next roofing project? Call us at 804.233.6550, or submit a request online.

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