Keep Your Home Safe During The Winter
- 1. Why do I have icicles forming on my gutters?
Ice Dams occur when snow falls, melts, and then freezes again, causing those sharp icicles. Although there is sometimes no escaping the New England weather, having a proper roofing system in place can help!
- 2. Can my home improvement project be completed in the winter time?
Your home improvement project can definitely be completed in the cold winter months, in fact you will probably start noticing all the water leaks when it begins to snow. Couto Construction will install roofing, siding, windows, and doors in the winter!
- 3. Can you complete my siding project in the rain?
As long as your home already has house wrap installed, your siding project can most definitely be completed in the rain.
- 4. Why is cold air coming through my windows?
Cold air coming through your windows could be because there is poor insulation around the window, the window is old and needs to be replaced, or poor seals.
- 5. Why is my home so cold in the winter?
Do you have attic insulation? Attic Insulation is the first step in making sure your home is a warm place. Having the proper attic insulation will help hold the heat inside your home instead of rising to the attic.
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 […]
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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