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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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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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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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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Getting An Energy Efficient Roof

Reviews One of the biggest concerns with roofing energy efficiency is unwanted heat, you might assume that a lighter colored roof is always better than a darker roof. But the reality isn’t quite as straightforward. Getting an energy efficient roof requires some planning.  The best time to do this is when you are replacing your…

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4 Key Advantages That New Thermal Windows Provide

When was the last time you took a close look at the windows in your McKinney house? It is likely your residential windows look a little sad. Did you also realize that those aging windows are also not providing a lot in the way of practical benefits? Kangaroo Contractors provides thermal windows and vinyl replacement…

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Myths About McKinney Roofing & Attic Ventilation

Attic ventilation is a critical yet often overlooked part of your McKinney roofing system. Good attic ventilation not only helps maintain good indoor air quality, but it also plays an important role in your roof’s health. Just like properly sizing your furnace and air conditioning unit, you want precisely the right amount of attic ventilation…

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How To Check If My Roof Is Leaking

Do you think your roof is leaking? Roof leaks can occur for many different reasons but leaks typically begin small and evolve into larger issues over time. Even small roof leaks can result in significant damage to your home. In addition to the stains that roof leaks can leave on your ceiling, they can also…

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Warning Signs You Need New Gutters

Let\’s face it – Gutter repair is NOT glamorous!  Gutters are an important part of your home: They direct water away from your home\’s exterior walls, windows, doors, and foundation, preventing water from making its way inside. Although cleaning your gutters several times a year will enhance the longevity of your system, most gutters will…

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