Shingle Brands: Is One Better Than Another? How Do Owens Corning Shingles Stand Up To The Rest?

Are you looking at getting a new roof soon? One of the most important decisions you’ll need to make involves selecting material and brand. Asphalt roofing shingles are the most popular roofing material in use today, thanks to their durability, low cost, and wide variety of style options. But did you know asphalt shingles are not the same? Yes, there are many types, qualities, and brands of shingles in the market today. We’ll cover these here and discuss the benefits of Owens Corning shingles. Different Qualities of Asphalt Roofing Shingles 3-Tab Shingles Also known as strip shingles, 3-tab shingles are the [...]

2023-02-01T07:23:18-06:00Categories: Residential|

Metal Roofing vs Asphalt Shingles – which option really is the best choice?

A roof replacement allows you to ensure your home is well-protected from the elements. Having a new roof can also give your home an updated look. Regarding roofing materials, metal and asphalt are two options to consider. […]

2023-01-19T14:47:21-06:00Categories: Residential|

How To Know If Attic Insulation Is Worth Updating

You may have heard that attic insulation, when properly maintained, can last decades. The truth is that insulation becomes ineffective over time. The undesirable effects of worn-out insulation can show up during the winters and in your energy bills. Insulation that is more than 10-15 years old may not align with the U.S. Department of Energy’s guidance on proper insulation for homes. […]

2022-10-04T13:05:03-05:00Categories: About Roofers|

How Does A New Residential Roofing Warranty Work?

The roofs of homes throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island are tested from June through November by strong North Atlantic hurricanes. Winter brings ice storms and blizzards. How long can a roof last in such conditions? And how long does a roof warranty last?  […]

2022-09-07T17:42:07-05:00Categories: Residential|

Couto Construction Donates 200+ Backpacks in Back-to-School Campaign

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Couto Construction, a group of exterior home experts, is truly a company that cares. Its company is rooted in family values and it’s an important part of their mission to give back. That’s why they decided to help area schools and kids to get ready for the academic year ahead. They pledged to donate five backpacks for every new job sold. The campaign ended on August 31 and they donated more than 200. […]

2022-09-29T16:48:06-05:00Categories: About Roofers|

How To Choose The Best Shingle Color For Your Roof

What dessert is best? That’s a silly question, of course, because we all like different things, and some of us do not even like desserts. What color of shingles is best? Is that also a silly question? Yes, since color is completely subjective. But can some colors help your home? Worse, can some colors detract from your home? And does roof shingle color matter?  […]

2022-08-02T17:07:59-05:00Categories: Residential|

Can A Leaky Roof Cause Electrical Problems?

You know your roof has a tiny leak, and you mean to get to it soon. But now, the nagging voice in your head worries at you: can a leaky roof cause electrical problems in your Massachusetts home? With the right roofer on your side, you can put those worries to rest.  […]

2022-06-28T16:39:38-05:00Categories: Residential|

6 Tell-Tale Signs You Have A Roof Leak & What Makes It An Emergency

When you were a kid, you giggled over questions like, “What is the sound of one hand clapping?” As a homeowner, now you lie awake at night churning over vastly different questions. How can you tell if your roof is leaking? When is a leaking roof an emergency? Relax! Knowledge is power. […]

2022-08-01T10:41:15-05:00Categories: Residential|

Roofing Contractor Couto Construction Wins Owens Corning Award for Philanthropy

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., — In 2018, “Couto Cares” became Couto Construction’s company motto and it continues to be at the heart of what this roofing contractor stands for most. That’s why they’re excited to announce that they were the recent recipient of the Pinnacle Award, an Owens Corning Community Award, in the community category.  […]

2022-06-15T11:20:34-05:00Categories: About Roofers|