The Right Shingle For Your Roof

As a GAF Master Elite Contractor, we are wanting to provide our customers with correct information when it comes to replacing their roof.  From time to time, we get the question on how to pick the correct shingle type, color or style.  Being a partner with GAF, we can share the important information and keep…

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Is Your Roof Properly Covered?

We are excited to introduce Dean Hansen, of Farmer’s Insurance, in this month’s newsletter. Dean has been a local insurance agent since 2008. He is sharing critical information on homeowner’s insurance and what you need to to know about protection, specifically for your roof. From the Desk of Dean Hansen: Insurance and Your Roof When…

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New Year, New Remodel Ideas

We are contractors for home remodeling in McKinney.

The New Year is here and seems like the pandemic just won’t stop! It appears that home offices with virtual meetings will continue for at least the near future. All this time inside, may have you asking; how you can improve the place where most of your time is spent? Home remodeling is on everyone’s…

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LayerLock™ Technology For Roofing

Kangaroo Contractor Accredited Business

The revolutionary LayerLock™ technology for roofing, patented by GAF, has changed the game for both roofing contractors and homeowners, making Timberline HDZ® shingles easy and fast to install and providing the industry’s first unlimited wind speed warranty. Let’s take a closer look at what this technology is and how it impacts installation. How Does LayerLock™ Technology For…

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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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5 Tips for Avoiding Roof Repair Storm Chasers

Roof Hail Damage

After the storm passes you will need to be on the lookout for storm chasers. They are dishonest roofers who claim to help homeowners fix storm damages, but do it very quickly and inefficiently just so they can make a quick buck – in other words, a roofing scam. It’s important to be aware of…

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What is a Roof Underlayment?

Roof Underlayment

The average roof is far more complex than you would think. There are many home renovation shows now depicting just how complicated a roof problem can be, increasing the common understanding of the residential roof. Despite this, many people still think that it only consists of what they can easily see: the shingles, gutters and,…

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Why are the rooms upstairs hotter or colder than downstairs?

Have you noticed that the rooms upstairs in your house are always hotter or colder than other rooms in the house?  If your upstairs rooms are always hotter or cooler than the rest of your home it’s possible you have inadequate insulation in the attic or walls.  In this video, Scott Silva of Kangaroo Contractors, shows…

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