A Look Back At Kangaroo

Kangaroo Contractors

In celebration of our 25th year in business here is a look back at our logo and name changes over the years. Where it all started: The year was 1996 and I needed a job while I went to graduate school in Occupational Therapy. One of the guys I played basketball with on a weekly…

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Asphalt Recycling is the Future

Asphalt Recycling

Each year in the U.S., roughly 13 million tons of asphalt material gets torn off of old roofs to make way for new asphalt shingles. Currently, only about 10% of that tear-off gets recycled for use in paving and other roadway projects. That leaves about 12 million tons of waste to get shipped to landfills…

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New Timberline® HDZ Shingles found in Leading Roof Magazines

Roofing

Two leading roofing publications featured the launch of GAF Timberline® HDZ™ Shingles, powered by innovative LayerLock™ technology, today. Combined with all the benefits of America’s top-selling shingle, LayerLock technology mechanically fuses the common bond in Timberline HDZ shingles to offer: Up to 99.9% nailing accuracy thanks to our new StrikeZone™ nailing area – up to 600% larger…

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Preparing Your Gutters For Spring

Preparing Your Gutters For Spring

When the weather begins to get the slightest bit nicer, we tend to start making our home maintenance to-do lists. And after what seems like the longest winter ever this year, those to-do lists may be pretty long. One thing that you don’t want to neglect when preparing your home for springtime is gutter maintenance.…

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How Bathroom Renovations Can Add Value to Your Home

How Bathroom Renovations Can Add Value to Your Home

Not all renovations are created equally. You may have some grand ideas for your home, but not all of them will add to your home’s value. Updating your bathrooms or even adding in a bathroom will always be one of those renovations that will add to your home value. You can expect to recoup up…

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Why are Window Screens Important for Your Home?

Why are Window Screens Important for Your Home?

Your window screens are so helpful for keeping out flies, gnats, and other unwanted pests from your McKinney, Texas home. Living in a warmer part of the country we know these pests don’t really take a rest in the winter. And many of us believe that pest control is the main purpose of window screens.…

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Why is Proper Attic Ventilation Important?

proper attic ventilation

If you have taken a look at virtually any roof, you have probably noticed that most attics and roofs are vented. You may have seen a fan or ridge cap on the peak of the roof, and wondered to yourself, what is that?   We are here to tell you all about them. Plus the important…

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4 Reasons Why Powerwashing Is Good For Your Home

why power washing is good for you home

Power Washing your home may seem like something you do only to up the curb appeal or if you have some serious grime build up. However, it should be something that you do on a regular basis to keep your home at its best and avoid costly maintenance.  Your home is constantly being exposed to…

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Benefits of LP Smart Siding for your McKinney Home

LP Smart Siding

You may have heard us mention the LP Smart Siding we offer here at Kangaroo Contractors, but that is for good reason.   LP Smart Siding Benefit #1: Time Tested  LP has manufactured over nine billion square feet of SmartSide siding since 1997. That may not seem like long ago but we’re talking about siding…

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The 4 Ways Cleaning Your Gutters Will Save You Money

Cleaning your gutters will save you money. This is a fact. Cleaning your gutters will save you money on your gutters themselves as well as the cost of damage caused by water including expensive flooding, mold and mildew removal, landscaping and the host of costs associated with foundation repair.  When your gutters are blocked and…

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