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As much as we might not like the idea that summer is coming to an end, the signs are there: the sun is rising later, the leaves are just starting to show signs of yellow and the mornings are definitely colder. This means that it is time to start thinking about routine maintenance for your...

Potlights have become a popular upgrade over the years because they are relatively easy to install and can lighten up areas of your home However, when they are installed, it is important to make sure an insulating cover is installed over the portion that protrudes into your attic. There are 2 main reasons for this:...

There are quite a few factors that can affect how long your roof will last. These can include the type of shingle that was installed, exposure to sun, wind, rain and snow and general maintenance of the roof. If your roof is more than 10 years old, it is generally recommended that you start having...

3 Tab vs. Architectural (Laminate) Shingles Many people are planning their roof replacement and trying to decide who will do the work. While price is a major factor, you should always make sure you are not comparing apples and oranges when you look at quotes from multiple companies. The largest cost factor in a roof...

There is no doubt about it, solar panels can be a great long-term investment in your home as they can decrease your utility bills for years to come. However, from a roofing perspective, there are a few things to take into consideration. First, your solar panels (or pool heater panels) are going to hide the...

Making the decision to replace your roof can be very stressful for a lot of reasons. The financial burden alone, particularly right now when the economy is reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic, is something people dread. Plus, no one really looks forward to replacing a roof! We can certainly admit that it is nowhere near...

Replacing a roof is not a simple process. There are approximately 20,000 nails used in a regular roof replacement! Tearing off the existing shingles, underlayment and metal flashing details is a messy job. At Chouinard Bros., we are aware that homeowners do not want to be left with a mess after their roof is replaced....

COVID-19 has proven that everything around us is temporary. Things our lives revolve around…work, gym, malls, movies…have all temporarily paused as we are all learning to live without them. It has taught us that in the end, it is our own home and family that keeps us safe. When it matters most, Chouinard Bros. is...

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