House & Travel

  By Marty Olivieri – Owner of Olivieri Roofing If you have been considering installing metal roofing on your home, there are a few things you should know first. Of course, there are several benefits you probably already know about, but if you’re looking to make an investment of this caliber, you need to be aware of any potential problems and drawbacks as well. This is the key to making a choice that’s truly beneficial for your...

  Written By Marianne Riess The carpet on the stairs from our finished basement up to the first floor was looking terrible. Carrying platters up from the outdoor grill had resulted in too many splashes on the beige carpeting. We decided we had to replace it before the sanitation police arrested us for being deplorable. The terracotta tiled the floor had led us to choose light-colored carpeting in the past; often it looked soiled after only a few...

  After the long winter and all the spring rain, my car looked tired and worn. Every time I went to the car wash, it would immediately snow or rain and the car would get streaked and dirty again. For Mother’s Day, my Godson gave me an unusual present - a car detailing by East Coast Auto Detailing, one of his advertisers. Finn and his helper Jason showed up in my driveway at 8:00 AM on the...

  By Marty Olivieri - Owner of Olivieri Roofing There are a number of siding choices available for new or existing homes. Wood, stucco, aluminum and vinyl siding are all options with pros and cons. Esthetics, cost, durability, efficiency and maintenance are a few of the considerations. Wood is a traditional choice, having been around for thousands of years. It has a higher installation cost and slightly lower efficiency. It also requires greater maintenance to stay in good...

  We are happy to pass along an insurance recommendation –   The Official Insurance Brokerage of Party with Moms Richard Insley, owner of Free From Risk Insurance Brokerage, provided excellent service and saved us a bundle of money on our auto and home insurance. We literally saved over $1,500 a year on the same insurance package we had with another company! Call Richard today for a free, no-obligation quote 914 - 500 - 9508. Free From Risk is an independent,...

  East Coast Auto Detailing will come to your house or office at your convenience - Anywhere in the Tri-State Area. Fully Qualified & Certified Detailers. Services include detailing, scratch repair and Ceramic Coating -  The ultimate protection for your vehicle. Packages begin at $45 or create your own by choosing from additional services. Corporate accounts, group rates and membership packages available. Only eco-friendly products used. Satisfaction and convenience guaranteed. Expertise extends to classic cars, bikes and even boats! Mother’s Day Special - $99 Full...

  The Inn at East Hill Farm in Troy, NH has it all and much more. Located at the base of Mt. Monadnock, in the southwestern corner of New Hampshire, the Inn features lots of activities for you and your kids if you want them, and lots of opportunities to relax, including hot tub, massage or reflexology sessions. Wouldn’t your children love a vacation on a real working farm? Where they could feed sheep and pigs, ride...

  Located at 21 Northfield Street, in the heart of Greenwich, Turabian & Sariyan’s experienced staff will work within your budget to carpet your room, staircase or entire house. They are fair, honest and completely reliable. No job is too big or too small. Quality Broadloom Carpeting - Custom Area Rugs - Excellent Service 21 Northfield Street, Greenwich CT 203 - 869 - 5950  ...

  East Coast Auto Detailing will come to your house or even office at your convenience. Packages ranging from $45 to $325 Or create your own package by choosing from their additional services. Your car will look great all year round and be protected from the elements. An added attraction – they use only eco-friendly products. Satisfaction and convenience guaranteed. Ceramic Coating Available! For an appointment, call 347 – 589 - 3549 www.ecadnyc.com ...

  Family owned and run, Pecora Brothers specializes in residential and commercial construction. Whether you are building your dream house or renovating a kitchen or bathroom, Pecora Brothers and their team will get the job done to your ultimate satisfaction. They have great working relationships with the Building Department at the Town Hall and their sub-contractors, so your construction or renovation is completed on budget and without delays. www.pecorabrothers.com 203 – 863 – 9555 ...

  Scheduling maintenance and repairs for your home can seem like a full-time job, even if you don’t do any of the work yourself. Who do I call when the dishwasher or the ice machine or dryer stops working? How do I know that they are going to do a good job? Is it time to schedule maintenance for my generator or furnace or septic tank? Did we use latex, oil paint or stain last time we painted? Didn’t I pay that bill already?  Here’s how to make the job a...

  Founded by Marty Olivieri in 1994, Olivieri Roofing has been serving Fairfield County and the Westchester area ever since. Marty and his team of trained professionals are excellent roofers. They complete commercial and residential projects from repair and maintenance to tear off and full installation all year round. They work with slate, Spanish tile, cedar and asphalt - they are experts at copper and metal work. Olivieri Roofing also does residential and commercial siding. Whether you...

  Turabian and Sariyan is a carpeting and fine rug store that has been satisfying discerning customers for over 70 years. Peter started working for Mr. Sariyan in 1986 and now owns the business. The work of Turabian & Sariyan is often featured in Connecticut Cottage and Gardens. Peter selects each of the lines displayed in the store from many different mills because he knows his clientele expects impeccable quality in their carpets and rugs. They...

  By Marty Olivieri – Roofing Expert and Owner of Olivieri Roofing   Every homeowner comes across roofing issues somewhere down the line. The process can seem overwhelming at first, but with a few roofing component basics in your back pocket, you can better prepare yourself the next time you need a roof replacement. That industry-specific terminology doesn’t have to be limited to those in the roofing business, so get your feet wet and keep your house dry...

  Whether it’s a simple dent or full frame straightening, they will get you back on the road, looking like new. Zelenz also specializes in interior & exterior detailing.  Completely honest, knowledgeable and high-quality service – In business for 100+ years! [caption id="attachment_8534" align="aligncenter" width="608"] Michael Zelenz, Owner Photo by greenwichtime.com[/caption] 37 Sherwood Ave, Greenwich, CT  203-869-1414  zelenz1@optimum.net www.zelenzautobodyrepair.com...

  By Marty Olivieri - Roofing Expert and Owner of Olivieri Roofing   Keeping a well-maintained roof over a home is one of the most crucial things homeowners can do to protect their home and its contents. A failing roof can allow snow and rain to come into the house and damage the ceiling, the electrical system, flooring and furniture. To avoid needing a premature roof installation, it is a good idea to keep an eye on the...

  The Inn at East Hill Farm is a family-friendly working farm and vacation resort in southern New Hampshire. Children love it there. Not only can they ride horses, milk cows, feed the sheep and goats, and gather eggs from the chickens, but they also can enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. Some of those activities include basketball, tennis, volleyball, swimming, and boating. You can take guided nature walks, or more challenging mountain hikes. There...

  Spectacular jewel box in-town corner unit, designer gem! Custom doors with custom hardware, impressive moldings, custom kitchen with updated appliances, and baths, the finest tile and onyx thru-out. New PTAC units. Walk to town, train, across from Greenwich Avenue. Tons of light, air flow and closets, wood burning fireplace, storage and garage space. Beautifully landscaped side yard, private street leading to perfectly maintained building. Common gathering room with exercise equipment, lovely landscaped plaza deck and...

  Thinking of building a new house? Or doing a renovation? Pecora Brothers would love to help you realize your dream home. They are experts in residential construction and beautiful interiors, using the finest materials, and working closely with you to give you exactly the look you want. Pecora Brothers, Inc. is a family-owned custom homebuilding and general construction company located in Greenwich, Connecticut, servicing all of Fairfield County and the surrounding areas as well as New...

  Since 1948, Turabian and Sariyan has been offering Quality Broadloom Carpeting Custom Area Rugs Excellent Service Located at 21 Northfield Street, in the heart of Greenwich, Turabian and Sariyan’s experienced staff will work within your budget to carpet your room, staircase or entire house. They are fair, honest and completely reliable. No job is too big or too small. Phone - 203 - 869 - 5950 21 Northfield Street, Greenwich CT  ...

  Located at 37 Sherwood Place, Greenwich, CT, Zelenz Brothers has been family-owned and fixing cars for over 100 years! They are approved by all insurance companies. Their work is first-rate and their prices are eminently fair.  Don’t trust your car to any other company. Call owner, Mike Zelenz today - 203 - 869- 1414 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed State of the Art Equipment Towing Services Assistance with Insurance Claims Earth-Friendly Waterborne Paint Courtesy Shuttle Rentals Available I-CAR...

  12 Laddins Rock Rd, Old Greenwich 06870 Open House - Sunday, March 12th, 1 - 4 PM Charming, sophisticated, well-maintained and just minutes from the picturesque beach, Tod's Point. Steps away from the train and the cutest town filled with shops and restaurants.  5 Bedrooms and 4 Full Bathrooms! 3,000+ Sq. Ft. Patio and backyard - perfect for entertaining!   Contact – Barbara Zaccagnini – 203 – 249 – 1454 Click here for full listing...

  By Marty Olivieri, Owner of Oliveri Roofing April showers bring May flowers, right? Well, they can also bring landscape puddles and pools, which can seriously affect your home. If you’re finding pools of water in your front or backyard it may be time to consider a landscape drain to make sure these puddles don’t erode your landscape or impact the stability of your foundation. However, what drain is best for your landscape? With several types to...

  By Marty Olivieri, Owner of Oliveri Roofing During the winter, not only should you be concerned about snow and ice accumulation on your roof system, but you should also keep an eye out for ice dams. Ice dams can cause serious damage to your roof and gutter system, as well as your wallet! It’s important to make sure you’re prepared to call for help at the first signs of an ice dam. An ice dam forms in...

  [caption id="attachment_7852" align="aligncenter" width="608"] "face to face" $5,200 + cost of glass - seating 4 to 6 people (glass sizes 4',5' price range $400 - $500).[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_7856" align="aligncenter" width="608"] "three monks" $4,200 + cost of glass - seating 4 to 8 people (glass sizes 4' 5' 6' 7' price range $400 - $700). Also "four monks" is available $6,500 + cost of glass - seating 9 to 12 people (glass sizes 8' 9' 10' price...

  11 Lafayette Court #6 A Greenwich, CT 06830 1 bd, 1 full ba, ½ ba, 1,117 sq. ft $749,000 Spectacular views of Long Island Sound from this beautiful 6th floor unit in exclusive Lafayette Court in lovely downtown Greenwich. Set on a charming tree-lined lamp-lit street, this unit features a great floor plan, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, dimmer switches and crown molding. Enjoy the spacious ambiance of high-rise living with a gourmet eat in kitchen, pantry, and laundry...