New state law cracks down on roof scams…

Posted on: August 7th, 2019 by Sarah Burns

 

Texas Department of Insurance

August 7, 2019

A new state law makes it clear that it’s illegal for a contractor or roofer to waive an insurance deductible.

“This new law will help further protect consumers,” said Texas Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan. “Roofers who waive deductibles are cutting corners. Take your business elsewhere.”

Under the new law effective September 1, violators could get up to a $2,000 fine and up to six months in jail.

Read the news release

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Congratulations 2018 Scholarship Winners!

Posted on: August 28th, 2017 by Sarah Burns

 

CONGRATULATIONS 2018  SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS! THANK YOU CORPORATE SPONSORS, ABC SUPPLY, SOUTHERN SHINGLES AND BEACON ROOFING SUPPLY AND ALL OF OUR DONATING MEMBERS FOR MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO GIVE ADDITIONAL AWARDS IN 2018!

$32,000 IN TOTAL WAS AWARDED TO DESERVING STUDENTS!

 

How to avoid roofing scams – RCAT’s Executive Director

Posted on: May 11th, 2017 by Sarah Burns

 

There are daily news reports of folks getting scammed by roofers, help spread important tips on how to prevent this from happening to friends and family.

On March 31, 2017 ESPN Radio (Chicago, IL) interviewed Sarah Burns, RCAT's Executive Director, on her experience with the growing reports and advice to prevent folks from becoming victims. For Texas, RCAT has a searchable directory of licensed and registered roofing contractors.