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March 15, 2021
What Causes Your Roof To Leak And What You Should Do

What Causes Your Roof To Leak And What You Should Do

The last thing any homeowner wants is a leaking roof. Even the slightest roof leak can cause a huge damage when left unaddressed for long.
February 22, 2021
What Happens If You Ignore A Leaky Roof & Who To Hire

What Happens If You Ignore A Leaky Roof & Who To Hire

Storm damage, high winds, or heavy rains can expose vulnerabilities in your roof’s integrity. It’s important to address these problems sooner rather than later for a […]
January 11, 2021
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 […]
December 28, 2020
What Will Go Into Your Complete Roof Replacement?

What Will Go Into Your Complete Roof Replacement?

How much of your home’s original roof disappears in a complete roof replacement? A roof is not as simple as most homeowners think; it is an […]
December 7, 2020
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 […]
November 23, 2020
3 Steps To Take When Your Roof Is Leaking

3 Steps To Take When Your Roof Is Leaking

When you notice stains or other signs of dampness in your ceiling, this usually means you have a roof leak. Since a leaky roof can lead […]
November 9, 2020
How To Choose The Best Residential Roofing Shingle

How To Choose The Best Residential Roofing Shingle

Cape Cod, Colonial, Contemporary Craftsman — whatever your Norwood-area home’s style, you want to complement it with the right shingle. What is the best residential roofing […]
October 19, 2020
How To Understand The Layers Of Your Roof

How To Understand The Layers Of Your Roof

Some roofing contractors often prefer to keep their customers in the dark with regards to the many layers which make up a solid, reliable roof. However, […]
September 28, 2020
How To Make A Roofing Emergency Action Plan

How To Make A Roofing Emergency Action Plan

Emergency repairs are inevitable over the entire life of your roof. When leaks suddenly spring or other problems expose your home to the elements, do you […]
September 7, 2020
What To Expect During Your Roof Replacement

What To Expect During Your Roof Replacement

As a homeowner, you will have to replace your roof at some point; however, once the time comes, few homeowners know what to expect. After you […]
August 24, 2020
What You Should Know About Roof Replacement vs. Repair

What You Should Know About Roof Replacement vs. Repair

Your roof is an important part of keeping your Norwood home dry and safe. When you’re having problems with your roof, how do you know if […]
August 3, 2020
3 Steps To Take Immediately After Storm Damage

3 Steps To Take Immediately After Storm Damage

When bad weather comes through the Norwood area, it can take a toll on your roof. Whether your roof has minor or major damage, it’s important […]
July 20, 2020
How To Finance Your Roof Replacement

What You Need To Know About Emergency Roof Repairs

The roof on your home is the first line of defense against weather elements. It can become vulnerable when storms move into your area. Damaging hail, […]
July 6, 2020
How To Finance Your Roof Replacement

How To Finance Your Roof Replacement

Roof replacement is an expensive investment. But the good news is, there are multiple financing options to help you replace your old or damaged roof without […]
June 22, 2020
How To Empower Your Roof With These Ice Melt Solutions

How To Empower Your Roof With These Ice Melt Solutions

An ice dam can form as a ridge along the edge of your roof. These dams are a result of melting snow running down your roof […]
June 8, 2020
The Best Way To Remove Evil Roof Ice Dams

The Best Way To Remove Evil Roof Ice Dams

Ice dams often seem like a problem your house will never have. Sure, your neighbors’ houses sometimes get ice dams, but surely your house never will. 
May 15, 2020
Old Shingle Roof

Spring Roof Maintenance

With spring in full swing in New England, it is important to ensure that your home’s roof is in good repair, considering it is your home’s […]
May 4, 2020
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 […]
April 27, 2020
How To Tell You Can Trust O'LYN Roofing

How To Tell You Can Trust O’LYN Roofing

When you need roofing work performed, the first question is which company to use. Honesty, experience, and professionalism are top qualities to look for, and you’ll […]
April 6, 2020
How To Protect Your Roof From Nasty Ice Dams

How To Protect Your Roof From Nasty Ice Dams

Those sparkling icicles hanging from your roof can create quaint, beautiful winter scenes, but they could also be delivering a message. They can be a telltale […]
March 23, 2020
Behind The Scenes Of 7 Fantastic O'Lyn Roofing Services

Behind The Scenes Of 7 Fantastic O’Lyn Roofing Services

The roof is one of the most important and delicate parts of a home. So you will always want to take good care of it. We […]
March 2, 2020
How To Tell You Should Work With O'Lyn Roofing

How To Tell You Should Work With O’LYN Roofing

O’LYN Roofing is the premier residential roofing contractor in Norwood, MA. We offer our customers top-quality roofing materials, expert roofing installation, repair, and replacement. As a […]
January 7, 2020
Ice Dams along gutter system

How To Prevent Ice Dams

Do you notice all those ice chunks that hang off of your roof during the winter? They may be a pretty sight at first look. However, […]
October 28, 2019
New aluminum gutters

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 […]
September 30, 2019
Damaged Shingles Needing Repairs

Common Causes of Roof Leaks

Oh no, roof leaks are the worst, especially when a home or business is involved! It’s critical to get roof leaks dealt with as soon as […]
August 30, 2019
Snowy American Home Roof

Steps for Preparing the Roof for Fall and Winter

Preparing your roof for the fall and winter can go a long way when it comes time to batten down the hatches. It’s not difficult to […]
August 5, 2019
Asphalt Shingles Poorly Installed

How to Spot Wind Damage With Your Shingles

Forecasters always warn of wind, but many homeowners pay these warnings no mind. While severe thunderstorms, precipitation, and tornadoes pose a risk to your home, wind damage […]
June 3, 2019
Slate Roofing

Most Fire Resistant Roofing Materials

While wildfires don’t occur often in the Northeast, it is certainly not unheard of, and homes often burn down due to human error as well. When […]
May 13, 2019

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 […]
May 13, 2019

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 […]
May 7, 2019
Roof Inspection Services

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 […]
April 16, 2019
Flat Roofing Installation

Maintain Your Flat Roof to Prevent Costly Problems

The roof is a key part of a home and functions like an umbrella protecting the things beneath it. It stands up to every weather condition […]
March 14, 2019

Benefits of Installing a Skylight

Skylights are considered by many homeowners to be an unnecessary addition to a home, an additional expense that offers little to no benefit to the home.  […]
February 11, 2019
Autumn Roof with Leaves

Best Season to Replace Your Roof

If you’re in need of a roof replacement, you may be curious which season is best to have it replaced.  Is it in the middle of […]
January 11, 2019
Slate Roofing Red and Gray

Pros and Cons of Slate Roofing

If you need to replace your home’s roof, the first option that typically comes to mind is the tried-and-true classic of roofing materials, asphalt shingles.  However, […]
December 11, 2018
Damaged Shingles

Signs Your Roof Needs To Be Replaced

Sometimes the signs that your asphalt roof needs to be replaced are obvious, like a tree falling through it or a windstorm blowing off a large […]
November 20, 2018

Getting Your Gutters Ready For Winter

As the temperature begins to cool, it brings it a whole new set of home maintenance rules and practices.  One of the most overlooked parts of […]
October 10, 2018
What to Expect From Your Roof When the Temperature Drops

What to Expect From Your Roof When the Temperature Drops

With cooler weather comes lower temperatures, and this change has its own unique impact on roofs just as the warmer temperatures. A significant decrease in temperature […]
September 11, 2018

How to Inspect Your Roof

At some point, all homeowners should check their roofs for problems and call professionals if needed. Most people, in fact, end up having their roofs replaced […]
August 20, 2018

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. […]
July 18, 2018
Choosing the Best Roofing Contractor For You

Choosing the Best Roofing Contractor For You

As a homeowner, you will have to deal with roof repairs or replacement at some point. It’s an unavoidable part of having a house; roofs don’t […]
June 11, 2018

4 easy signs it’s time to replace your gutters

Gutters aren’t quite the most exciting purchase when updating the exterior of your home. However, they keep your home protected from rain which can be a […]
May 3, 2018

Giving Back: Tom Olen Memorial Cancer Fund

April 23, 2018

Most Common Roofing Mistakes

Not only is your roof a focal point of your home, but it is also the protection from the weather elements that keep you safe inside. […]
April 3, 2018

Spring Roof Clean Up Tips

Spring is here and that means it’s time to make sure that the exterior of your home is clean and damage free. After a long winter […]
March 22, 2018

Benefits of a New Roof

If you’ve had your roof for over 20 years, it might be time to consider adding a new roof to your home. While this is a […]
January 3, 2018

O’LYN Photo of the Year 2011

A homeowner in Natick had the misfortune of having this branch go right through his roof. However, he not only ended up with the GOOD fortune […]
July 14, 2017

A Special Thank You to Tucker Olen

A company is only as strong as the team that makes it up. For the past few months our intern, Tucker Olen, has proven himself to […]
March 16, 2017

What is the Real Cost of the Lowest Price?

When buying something as important as a roof, the desire to make the “right” decision is often stronger than with everyday purchases; very few people purchase […]
January 5, 2017

The 5 Most Common Mistakes Made When Purchasing A New Roof

There is a lot involved in purchasing a new roof. A new roof should not be an impulse decision; rather, buying one is a valuable and […]
February 13, 2015

Winter in Massachusetts 2015:

The term “Ice Dams” has probably become one of the most searched phrases on the internet in the New England area and especially the Massachusetts region […]
December 22, 2014


If you’re like your most people your day is a mix of work, errands, three square meals and a warm bed. Days are busy and filled […]
November 11, 2014

Defeating the New England Ice Dam

Ice dam season is around the corner and many homeowners begin to prepare for their yearly battle with ice dams and leaks as a result. What […]
October 31, 2014

Roof Algae, Moss & Lichen – Nature’s Triple Threat To Your Roof

There is no question that plant growth on roofs can cause premature aging as well as other potential problems. And there are three types of plants that […]
May 12, 2014

Don’t Skimp on Cost when Choosing a Flat Roof Contractor

Mike St. Pierre, O’LYN Roof System Specialist: Winters in New England are known for their fierceness and this year did not disappoint in that regard. Inclement […]
May 12, 2014

Don’t Skimp on Cost when Choosing a Flat Roof Contractor

Mike St. Pierre, O’LYN Roof System Specialist: Winters in New England are known for their fierceness and this year did not disappoint in that regard. Inclement […]
May 3, 2014

The New Faces of Recycling

The New Faces of Recycling: Contractors Share Their Asphalt Shingle Recycling Success Stories Recycling has become an integral part of construction, but recycling asphalt shingles can […]
April 3, 2014

2013 Gold Standard of Customer Service Award

O’LYN Roofing is proud to recognize, Mike St.Pierre, recipient of the Gold Standard of Customer Service Award (GSCSA), for his outstanding service to our customers. It […]
January 23, 2014

Cold Weather? Frozen Gutters

With heavy snow fall and record low temperatures this winter, it is important to keep your gutters from freezing. Frozen gutters means water will not divert […]
January 17, 2014

Valuable Consideration: The Future is Bright for Solar

Appraisal value of residential photovoltaic systems (PV) is looking bright. In the past, many appraisers typically did not assign any value to the existence of PV […]
December 16, 2013

The Gift of Giving

O’LYN is strongly committed to giving back to the local community. Every year O’LYN Roofing makes contributions to help support our local food pantries. This year […]
November 29, 2013

Protect Your Home From the New England Winter

Winter is coming. Ah yes, winter in New England. So begins a season of Christmas music, traffic jams on 93, and snowfall. One must only look […]
October 1, 2013

2013 Tom Olen Memorial Fund Golf Outing Photographs

Thank you to everyone who came out! We look forward to seeing you next year. View Golf Outing Photos
June 17, 2013

U.S. Home Prices Finally Beginning to Rise Again!!!

According to Zillow’s April Real Estate Market Reports, national home values rose 0.5% from March to April 2013. Year over year basis, from April 2012- April […]
April 22, 2013

O’LYN Celebrates Earth Day 2013

Since our very first press release of October 18, 2010, which we’ll consider the official launch of our asphalt shingle recycling efforts, we have just updated figures […]
April 22, 2013

Please Help our fellow Roofers, The Norden Brothers, deal with the aftermath and rehabilitation from this years Tragic Boston Marathon Bombing.

April 17, 2013

ENERGY STAR® Rated Shingles That Qualify For the 2013 Federal Tax Credit

April 9, 2013

Break Through Solar Technology for the Roofing Industry!

Have you considered or thought about replacing your roof with Solar Shingles?  What’s very exciting and very cool about Solar Shingles is that it converts solar […]
April 3, 2013

Summer 2013 O’LYN Money & Energy Saving Promotions!

O’LYN is constantly striving to help you save money AND energy. The O’LYN Roofing System is not just shingles. It’s a system of components that protect […]
March 20, 2013

Is your attic properly ventilated???

Heat is something to think about before summer hits!  If you haven’t been up in your attic in a while (or ever), now is the time […]
November 2, 2012

O’LYN Donates to Aid Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts

Hurricane Sandy caused billions of dollars of damage throughout the East Coast. In response to the storm, we’re repairing roofs and storm damage throughout the greater […]
August 6, 2012

Home for Little Wanderers Opens in Roxbury

Mayor Menino along with O’LYN team members at Home for Little Wanderers Opening Nine young adults in the city of Boston will now have a stable […]
August 1, 2012

Michael Olen Selected for Owens Corning Platinum Advisory Board

O’LYN Contractors, Inc. president Michael Olen has been selected by Owens Corning to serve on the Platinum Advisory Board. The Platinum Advisory Board is a group […]
July 20, 2012

Black Roof Algae is a Growing Problem in New England

This summer O’LYN Roof Cleaning is celebrating its third full summer season. Since we started the roof cleaning division, black roof algae has gone from almost non-existent in […]
July 20, 2012

O’LYN Recycling Program Update: Over 50 Tons Recycled So Far!

O’LYN Contractors, Inc. has just surpassed 50 tons of roof tear off diverted from landfills since our recycling program began with the Willard House & Clock Museum project […]
July 18, 2012

The Newest Member of the O’LYN Family

Martin Webb, who has been with the company for nearly twenty years, became a new grandfather when Paislee Eva was born on July 6, 2012. Paislee […]
April 27, 2012

It’s Earth Day All Year at O’LYN Contractors

As part of celebration of Earth Day 2012, we’ve chosen this week to announce our shingle recycling partnership with E.L. Harvey & Sons and Owens Corning. Our ultimate […]
April 20, 2012

O’LYN Adds Two New Fuel-Efficient Vehicles to its Fleet

O’LYN Contractors welcomes the newest members of our vehicle fleet; two 2012 Ford Transit Connects. You may have already seen them driving around town. With gas mileage of […]
March 3, 2012

A New Roof for the Willard House & Clock Museum

In the sleepy town of Grafton, Massachusetts, stands the Willard House and Clock Museum, home to over 80 Willard clocks, timeless treasures that are all the […]
January 23, 2012

Who’s Living Under Your Roof?

Every homeowner likes to think that his/her family members are the only ones living under the roof. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case as rodents and […]
December 23, 2011

Supporting the Community During the Holidays

Supporting our community is important to all of us at O’LYN. We support local charities and organizations year round, and give extra help around the holidays. […]
November 1, 2011

Solar Panel Installations Increase Over 100% in 2010

The Associated Press recently published the article: “Solar Power is beginning to go Mainstream.” The article highlights some amazing statistics such as the 102% growth in solar […]
October 20, 2011

Asphalt Shingles Account for Nearly 70% of Domestic Roofing Installations

Asphalt shingles are by far the preferred material roofs accounting for nearly 70% of domestic roofing installations according to the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) and the Bob […]
October 20, 2011

Tom Olen was Integral Part of O’LYN Roofing

Tom Olen dedicated over 30 years to O’LYN Contractors and played a big role in making this company what it is today. He passed away one […]
October 19, 2011

Hurricane Relief Fundraiser – Sunday, October 23, 2013

A fundraiser will be held for Terry & Don Reddick, longtime residents of the Walpole area who moved to Vermont and lost their home during Hurricane […]
October 18, 2011

O’LYN Roofing Supports NEMBA and Local Mountain Biking Trails

October 12, 2011

O’Lyn Roofing Committed to Furthering Shingle Recycling in Massachusetts

O’Lyn Roofing Contractors is leading the effort in Massachusetts to make shingle recycling more available! Did you know…. 10 million tons of tear-off asphalt shingles are […]
August 18, 2011

Video Testimonials from Happy O’LYN Customers

At O’LYN, our goal is to create happy customers with every project. That’s why we are so excited that two of our recent customers were so […]
August 11, 2011

The Soldiers Project – A Worthwhile Cause

The Soldiers Project is a private, non-profit, independent group of volunteer licensed mental health professionals including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, registered nurses and marriage and family therapists. They provide […]
August 10, 2011

Summer Temperatures often 20 Degrees Hotter on a Roof

OSHA has recently launched a campaign against heat-related illnesses especially for construction crews and roofers. “Every summer, dozens of fatalities are associated with heat,” said David […]
July 6, 2011

The Benefits of Cellulose Attic Insulation

At O’LYN Roofing, we’re big proponents of cellulose attic insulation. The benefits of cellulose insulation over other materials include: High thermal performance Resistant to fire, mold, […]
June 28, 2011

What to Know Before Choosing a Roofer: Our Checklist

Choosing a roofer is a big decision for any homeowner. Make sure that you don’t get stuck with a roofing company that is unreliable, unprofessional or […]
June 20, 2011

What are the Requirements & Choices when Getting a New Roof?

If your roof is leaking or shingles are coming off, you’re probably thinking about having a professional come out to take a look.  If you’ve never […]
June 10, 2011

O’LYN Roofing Nominated for the 2011 Family Business Association Awards for Massachusetts

This week it was announced that O’LYN Roofing is an nominee for the 2011 Family Business Association Awards for Massachusetts. The awards program honors the most […]
July 27, 2010

O’LYN Supports NEMBA

NEMBA is a recreational trails advocacy organization dedicated to taking care of the places that we ride, preserving open space, and educating the mountain bike community about […]

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