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  Written by Marty Olivieri – Owner of Olivieri Roofing Roofing plays a huge part in giving your home the personality you love. Some design styles look amazing with wood-shake roofs while others are a perfect fit for terracotta tiles. In New York and Connecticut, it’s common for homeowners to choose flat roofs as a way to preserve some historical charm and add an artistic touch. What are the pros and cons of flat roofs? The Benefits of...

  Written by Marty Olivieri – Owner of Olivieri Roofing Expert roofing contractors can offer both flat roof installation and sloped roofs. Which fit is best for your home? There are many factors that can influence your decision. Here’s everything you need to know about flat versus sloped for homes. The Advantages of Sloped Roofing Sloped roof construction is relatively straightforward, and many homes use this type of roofing. Above the trusses for a sloped roof, contractors install the...

  Written by Marty Olivieri – Owner of Olivieri Roofing A leak in your home is one of the most frustrating problems you can face as a homeowner. Not only are the potential financial costs of a leak extremely high, but it can also be quite difficult to tell where your roof leaks are even coming from. If you have warning signs of potential leaks in your home and aren’t sure if your roof or chimney is...

    Written by Marty Olivieri – Owner of Olivieri Roofing When your roof is in desperate need of repair, the soonest season is the best season to get it done. However, when it comes down to an ideal situation, summer is a great time to get your roof replacement completed. First, summer in the United States is often an off-season for areas that tend to get hit with storms during the rest of the year. This allows your...

  Written By - Marty Olivieri  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 by learning the basics of the...