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Gutter Placement 101: Choosing the Best Location for Your Gutters

Gutter Placement 101: Choosing the Best Location for Your Gutters

Residential homeowners know the value gutters provide. However, they may not understand the intricacies of gutter placement, spacing, and hanging. We will explore the daunting topic of gutter placement and answer critical questions. Does My Home Need Gutters? Nearly every home benefits from having gutters installed. Gutters provide an effective rainwater drainage system that cannot …

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How to Choose Your Roofing Contractor

When it comes to home improvement projects, choosing the right roofing contractor is of utmost importance. The quality of work completed by your chosen professional can significantly impact your home’s value, safety, and aesthetic appeal. From fixing leaks to installing a brand-new roof, the contractor you choose will play a critical role in ensuring the …

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Top Reasons to Hire a Professional Roofing Contractor for your Roofing Project

Top Reasons to Hire a Professional Roofing Contractor for Your Roofing Project

The average homeowner has several choices when it comes to replacing their roof. Those options boil down to three primary alternatives: Each option involves particular considerations that residential homeowners must take into account. Reasons Why Hiring A Professional Roofing Contractor Over Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Is Advised Enhanced Safety One of the most inherently dangerous human activities …

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The Lifespan of Different Roofing Materials

The Lifespan of Different Roofing Materials

The roof is arguably one of the most vital components of any structure. It shields the interior from the elements, adds aesthetic appeal, and contributes to the overall integrity of the building. Given its importance, the choice of roofing material significantly impacts the longevity and durability of the roof over time. Different materials have different …

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DIY Roofing vs. Professional Roofing: The Differences

As homeowners, we are frequently faced with the decision to either tackle a project ourselves or enlist the help of professionals. One such project that often brings about this debate is roofing. This introductory section to our article on ‘DIY Roofing vs. Professional Roofing: The Differences’ aims to provide a brief overview of the topic …

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How to Choose the Right Gutter Material for Your House

How to Choose the Right Gutter Material For Your House

Many varieties of gutter systems exist for homeowners. But how do you know which gutter material best fits your home? Choosing the right option can feel like a daunting task. Thankfully, systems can be broken down into categories to simplify decision-making. For savvy homeowners, involving a knowledgeable roofing professional enables an optimal gutter installation strategy to …

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What Are The Benefits of De-Icing Panels For Roofs and Gutters?

Winters in Norwood come with plenty of snow and ice. This kind of weather means your roof is at risk of developing ice dams. These ice blockages can lead to leaks that damage your roof’s shingles. What can you do to lower this risk? Using roof de-icing panels can help prevent ice from building up …

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Types of Historic Roofing Materials and Choosing The Best One For Your Home

A structure is only a home once it’s fitted with a roof. Effective roofing helps keep you warm, protects you from harsh and unfavorable weather conditions, protects you from wild animals, and so forth. While the importance of roofing is often overlooked by design professionals, it remains a vital aspect of any construction project. Modern …

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The Reasons Why Building Regulations Are Important For Your Roof Replacement

Roof replacement is essential for maintaining your home’s aesthetic appeal and structural integrity. This project, however, requires coordination and attention to detail. Your roofing contractor must follow all building regulations related to roofing.  These regulations ensure that roofs are built safely and meet quality standards. You’re guaranteed a more durable and long-lasting roof when your …

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How to Guide to Clean Roof Shingles; Can Roof Shingles be Pressure Washed?

Is your shingle roof stained with dark streaks? Are there any fuzzy areas on it? These are sure signs that your roof needs cleaning. Roof cleaning can enhance your home’s curb appeal, improve its energy efficiency, and extend the life of your shingles. So is this a viable option for your home? This brings two important …

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Tom Olen Memorial Fund Awards Scholarship to a Norwood High School Senior

Tom Olen Memorial Fund Awards Scholarship to a Norwood High School Senior

O’LYN Roofing raises $23,660 for families impacted by cancer during its 10th Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing Norwood, MA – O’LYN Roofing, a local roofing contractor that has operated out of Norwood for 49 years, hosted its 10th Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing last Thursday, June 1st, at Brookmeadow Country Club in Canton, …

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ABC Supply Co. to Donate and Participate in the Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing

ABC Supply Co. to Donate and Participate in Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing NORWOOD, MA- ABC Supply Co. will be a proud sponsor of the Tenth Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing at Brookmeadow Country Club in Canton on June 1st, 2023. The event honors the memory of Tom Olen, long-time resident of the …

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Central Auto Team to Provide a New Jeep for the Hole-In-One Competition at the Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing

Central Auto Team to Provide a New Jeep for the Hole-In-One Competition at the Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing

Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing Hole-in-One Competition Gets a New Jeep Courtesy of Central Auto NORWOOD, MA – On June 1st, 2023, O’LYN Roofing will be hosting the Tenth Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing at Brookmeadow Country Club. The event was started in 2013 to honor the memory of long-time Neponset Valley resident Tom …

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Heritage Wholesalers to Donate and Participate in the Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing

Heritage Wholesalers to Donate and Participate in the Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing

NORWOOD, MA- Heritage Wholesalers will be a proud sponsor of the Tenth Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing at Brookmeadow Country Club in Canton on June 1st, 2023. The event honors the memory of Tom Olen, long-time resident of the Neponset Valley community who passed away from cancer in 2010. All the proceeds are used …

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Historic Roof Styles: What Makes Them Different From Modern Roofs?

Historic Roof Styles: What Makes Them Different From Modern Roofs?

Shelter is one of the basic needs enshrined under the universal declaration of human rights. Humans have been seeking shelter since time immemorial. Over time, historic roof styles have changed to the countless options available today. Today, you can choose a roofing type, style, and material from numerous options. What is the best roof for …

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Go Green: How to Make Your Home More Environment and Money Friendly

Go Green: How to Make Your Home More Environment and Money Friendly

Having an older roof can give your home a distinctive appearance. However, older roofs can also make it easier for heated or cooled air to escape your home, especially when they’re not properly insulated or installed. This can lead to high heating and cooling bills and a chilly or uncomfortably hot interior. How can you …

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What are the Best Questions to Ask My Roofing Contractor?

What are the Best Questions to Ask My Roofing Contractor?

The roof is an integral component of your home. Roofing projects – installing a new roof, repairing a damaged one, or replacing a worn one – can be complicated, and you should hire a professional and competent roofing contractor. Understandably, many homeowners don’t know how to vet their roofing contractors, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation …

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Quincy Veteran to Receive New Roof Installed by O’LYN Roofing

Quincy, MA – Nick LoPorto, a U.S. Navy veteran, will receive a new roof on February 18th, from O’LYN Roofing, an Owens Corning Platinum Roofing Contractor, as part of the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project. Through a partnership with South Shore Habitat for Humanity, Nick LoPorto was selected and approved as the recipient for the …

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The Many Reasons Why Slate Roofing Has a Competitive Edge

The Many Reasons Why Slate Roofing Has a Competitive Edge

If the time has come to replace your roof, you have probably considered shingles. Maybe you’ve looked into standing seam metal roofs, and perhaps concrete tile as well. But have you considered slate roofing? Slate became a little less popular when affordable asphalt shingles became the norm. Indeed, slate roofs do cost more than shingle …

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Roof Financing: Why Do I Care and What Do I Need to Know?

Roof Financing: Why Do I Care and What Do I Need to Know?

Different types of roofs have varying lifespans, ranging from 15 years to more than 50 years. Replacing the roof becomes necessary at some point, and it can be a costly endeavor. However, the roof plays a critical role, and you cannot afford to delay the roof replacement project or use sub-standard materials and skills. This …

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How To Take The Best Care Of Your Skylights

Skylights are a fairly unique part of the home. They let in plenty of beautiful sunshine, making your rooms feel light and open. Gazing through your skylight at the stars is also a fun evening pastime. Today’s skylights are more energy-efficient, leak-proof, and durable than ever before. However, they do still require appropriate skylight maintenance …

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Gutter Guards – Why You Need Them And How They Take Care Of Your Work For You

Gutter Guards – Why You Need Them And How They Take Care Of Your Work For You

Water from rain or melted snow can be a big problem for your home, but your gutter system can save the day. As long as your gutters are clean, this water can move through them to downspouts, where it’s directed away from your home exterior. This helps prevent leaks, mold, and other water damage from …

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Can I Use Ice Melt to Destroy Roof and Gutter Ice Dams?

Ice dams are a common problem for homeowners in cold climates. They can cause serious damage to your roof and home, and the best way to prevent them is by preparing before winter arrives. If left unchecked, winter ice dams can create roof fractures, that can lead to water leaking into your home. This causes …

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A Checklist To Winterize Your Home & How O’LYN Can Help

The internet brims with videos explaining how to winterize your home. The problem? You cannot easily tote around a tablet and simultaneously perform the required home winterizing. What you need is a “How to Winterize Your Home Checklist,” something you can print and then carry with you as you move from task to task around …

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How Hail Can Damage Your Roof & Why Get Damage Fixed ASAP

If you have ever hefted a three-tab shingle, you know it is flexible, gritty, and sturdy. It is made of resilient, tough stuff. Try to tear it with your hands — you can’t. So how can hail damage a shingle roof? Should you, a Norwood-area homeowner, be worried about hail and your shingle roof? And …

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How To Storm Proof Your House With These 11 Action Items

How To Storm Proof Your House With These 11 Action Items

Thunderstorms, hurricanes, tornadoes, tropical storms — these weather events make most people nervous. You might worry your home will be damaged, either by wind and hail or by flying debris. Sadly, you can’t change or control the weather. But what you can do is make sure you’re as prepared as possible for any storm that …

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Behind The Scenes Of Roof Repair Cost & Their Lifespan

Behind The Scenes Of Roof Repair Cost & Their Lifespan

There are a myriad of factors which go into determining the overall cost of completing a roof repair. The location and extent of the damage, along with the materials your roof is made of, are important to consider when estimating the price of repair. If your home has suffered recent damage from severe weather or …

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What You Need To Know About Your Leaky Roof & Insurance

What You Need To Know About Your Leaky Roof & Insurance

For homeowners dealing with a leaky roof, the first thing which comes to mind is to contact the insurance company and file a claim. While insurance will cover many issues you may encounter, it doesn’t cover everything, and it’s important to understand the stipulations involved for covering roof leak repairs. Take a few moments to learn …

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Roof Replacement: Behind The Scenes Of Timeline & Cost

Roof Replacement: Behind The Scenes Of Timeline & Cost

Having a solid, reliable roof over your head is always a top priority for any homeowner. The roof plays an important role in keeping the structural integrity of your property. But when issues such as leaks begin to show up, it is vital to seek the help of a professional roofing contractor in your locality. …

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Signs You Need To Replace Your Gutter System

Signs You Need To Replace Your Gutter System

Your gutters system if one of the most overlooked and underappreciated pieces of your home’s exterior. It serves a number of important services for your home’s exterior, including keeping your home protected from water damage by directing it away from your roof & foundation, as well as improving your home’s curb appeal & resale value. …

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Comparing Different Gutter Materials: Which One is Right for You?

Comparing Different Gutter Materials: Which One is Right for You?

Do you know how valuable your rain gutters are? Many people do not realize just how critical they are to protecting your home’s exterior. These seemingly insignificant pieces mean the difference in having a solid roof and one that is dealing with rot, pests, and damage.  Gutters come in a variety of materials that make …

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Central Auto Team to Sponsor ‘Hole-in-One’ Jeep

Central Auto Team to Sponsor ‘Hole-in-One’ Jeep

NORWOOD, MA – On June 13th, 2019 O’LYN Roofing will be hosting the Seventh Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing at Brookmeadow Country Club. The event was started in 2013 to honor the memory of Tom Olen, long-time employee and friend of O’LYN who passed away from cancer in 2010. All of the proceeds are …

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ABC Supply Co. to Donate $3,000 to the Tom Olen Fund

ABC Supply Co. to Donate $3,000 to the Tom Olen Fund

NORWOOD, MA- ABC Supply Co. will be a proud sponsor of the Seventh Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing at Brookmeadow Country Club in Canton on June 13th, 2019, hosted by O’LYN Roofing. The event honors the memory of Tom Olen, long-time employee and friend of O’LYN who passed away from cancer in 2010. All …

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Benefits of Having Your Roof Inspected

Benefits of Having Your Roof Inspected

Your roof is arguably the most important piece of your home’s exterior. Functioning as your home’s umbrella, your roof provides a number of benefits including protecting your home from the elements and pests, providing an additional layer of insulation, and boosting your home’s curb appeal and resale value. However, it can often be difficult to …

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Tips on Safely Inspecting Your Roof After a Storm

Tips on Safely Inspecting Your Roof After a Storm

Severe storms represent a serious risk to the integrity of your roof. Wind and hail damage, fallen debris, and even rain can test your roof’s durability. To determine whether your roof remains safe after a storm, it is essential to do a thorough check for any compromised areas. These tips will help you to carry …

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Over $10,000 raised to support families struggling with cancer

Over $10,000 raised to support families struggling with cancer

O’LYN Roofing held it’s 6th Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing on June 14th, 2018. Over $10,000 was raised in funds and will go directly to beneficiaries of the Tom Olen Memorial Fund. Norwood, MA – June 20, 2018 NORWOOD, MA- O’LYN Roofing held it’s 6th Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing on June 14th, …

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ABC Supply Co. to Be a Sponsor for Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing

ABC Supply Co. to Be a Sponsor for Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing

NORWOOD, MA- ABC Supply Co. will be a proud sponsor of the Sixth Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing at Brookmeadow Country Club in Canton on June 14th, 2018, hosted by O’LYN Roofing. The event honors the memory of Tom Olen, long-time employee and friend of O’LYN who passed away from cancer in 2010. 100% …

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Central Auto Team to Sponsor Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing

Central Auto Team to Sponsor Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing

NORWOOD, MA – On June 14th, 2018 O’LYN Roofing will be hosting the Sixth Annual Tom Olen Memorial Golf Outing at Brookmeadow Country Club. The event was started in 2013 to honor the memory of Tom Olen, long-time employee and friend of O’LYN who passed away from cancer in 2010. All of the proceeds are …

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