Couto Construction

Home/Couto Construction

About Couto Construction

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Couto Construction has created 91 blog entries.

Nervous About A Surprise Roof Replacement? 5 Ways To Finance Your Unexpected Roofing Project!

When it comes to home repairs, few things can be as daunting and expensive as needing a roof replacement. Not only can it come unexpectedly, but the financial burden can also add to the stress. Many issues make a complete roof replacement necessary. Some, like the natural aging process, happen gradually, giving you enough time to prepare accordingly. Conversely, complications like storm damage or rapidly spiking energy bills may catch you unaware. Fortunately, Couto Construction understands the importance of having a reliable roof and offers financing options to make the process more affordable. Below we’ve listed some options that you may [...]

2023-03-03T14:14:20-06:00Categories: About Roofers|

Ice Dams: What Are They? PLUS: 3 Of The Most Common Ways They Can Cause Damage To Your Home!

You might worry about winter storms tearing shingles off your roof when it’s cold out. However, there’s a common winter roofing problem of which you might not be aware. Ice dams can form during winter, leading to extensive roof damage. As a homeowner in Southeastern Massachusetts or Rhode Island, your roof can be vulnerable to ice dams. Knowing what these are, how they form, and what kinds of damage they do can help you better understand why they’re so hazardous. What Ice Dams Are Ice dams are ridges of ice that develop along the edges of roofs. These ridges are [...]

2023-02-07T16:53:25-06:00Categories: Residential|

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|