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Behind The Scenes Of Your Roof Repair

Roofs are designed to provide protection from the elements for a number of years. If you still have 10-15 years left in the lifespan of your asphalt shingles roof, repairs can keep it protecting your home for years to come. As long as the repairs are minor, you don’t need to spend huge sums of money on a full replacement yet. However, roof repair can be both expensive and time-consuming depending on the extent of damage and scope of restoration required. A reputable roofing contractor should first assess the damage from both inside and outside your home before issuing an [...]

2020-09-29T07:44:11-05:00Categories: Blog, Roof Repair|

What Does Roof Repair In The Winter Involve?

In some areas of the country, you can’t get away from the wear and tear caused by snow, ice, and freezing weather. It can be a stressful and confusing time to notice a roof problem during winter months. Fortunately, there are certain actions you can take to protect your home and possibly repair your roof in winter. […]

2020-09-29T07:43:59-05:00Categories: Blog, Roof Repair|

The Benefits Of Couto Construction’s Gutter Services

If you live in New England, then you know mother nature can throw a lot at you. We can switch from rain to sleet to snow and back in the blink of an eye, often with high winds thrown in for good measure. You know what has to deal with all of it? Your gutters. […]

2020-09-29T07:43:29-05:00Categories: Blog, Gutters|

How To Know When You Need Your Gutters Cleaned

Gutters don’t demand a lot of attention. They do their job, quietly, month after month, year after year. They don’t complain. However, this doesn’t mean they should be ignored. When gutters get clogged, dirty, disconnected or broken, it can lead to all kinds of other issues. […]

2020-09-14T08:29:32-05:00Categories: Blog|

8 Helpful Gutter Terms You Need To Know

Gutters systems have their own sets of connecting parts which make them complete and functional. Whether you’re interested in new gutters or just need a couple of parts replaced, it’s important to understand common gutter terminology you may come across so you can feel confident in your gutter choice. […]

2020-08-24T07:38:04-05:00Categories: Blog, Gutters|

Couto Construction named to Inc. 5000, Roofing Contractor lists

It’s been a great couple weeks at Couto Construction. The family-owned home improvement experts were named to Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing private companies and to Roofing Contractor’s list of Top 100 roofers. Both national awards were announced within 20 days of each other. And to think that just five years ago, Couto Construction hired its first salesman so that co-owners Derek and Jason Couto could turn their focus to managing and growing the business they took over from their father Gil. The brothers never thought they would reach their current level of success so quickly. “We’re both very determined, [...]

2020-08-20T07:58:01-05:00Categories: Blog|

Which Gutter Material Is The Best For Your Home

Gutters and downspouts play an important role in directing rainwater off your roof and keeping it away from the foundation to prevent flooding or water damage to your home. Knowing what material to get your replacement gutters made from is a tough choice. Here are some of the best options available: […]

2020-07-10T09:17:11-05:00Categories: Blog, Gutters, Residential|

How The Treated Lumber Shortage Is Affecting The Area

It seems everyone wants a deck these days but building them is becoming a real challenge for Couto Construction and other home improvement contractors. Pressure-treated lumber is at a premium, selling out almost immediately. Couto Construction is doing its best to service customers, but the shortage of decking materials is finally affecting production. It’s unclear when the shortage will end. “If we get any pressure-treated lumber in, it’s gone within 24 hours,” Fairhaven Lumber’s John Kalife told The Standard-Times. When Boston construction shut down in March due to COVID-19, those who supply construction slowed production so as to not get [...]

2020-07-27T08:09:44-05:00Categories: Blog, Decks and Patios|