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 choose from, ask your local professional, like us at Olivieri Roofing, for help. In the meantime, here’s some more information about landscape drainage:
A roof is likely the most under appreciated element of your home. Because it is typically not something you look at every day, it’s easy to forget the vital part that a roof system plays in the safety and structural integrity of your home.
When it comes to commercial roofing, there are of course special requirements that must be met including durability and safety for employees and consumers alike. The unique needs of the business, zoning and maintenance requirements, as well as climate, weather and peripheral influences are common considerations prior to installing a new commercial roofing system. In terms of longevity, commercial roofing systems adhering to stipulated commercial standards can be expected to last 12-100 years, depending on the materials used.
As you’re day dreaming of enjoying your backyard this spring and summer, what does that daydream include? A patio? An outdoor kitchen? Family gatherings on your deck? Regardless of how you’re imagining your backyard, one thing’s for certain–you need an outdoor entertainment space. Patios are the most cost effective way to add outdoor entertainment space so maybe it’s time to start planning!
At Olivieri Roofing, we not only provide quality roofing and siding repairs and installations, but we also offer a whole host of masonry services. As the winter starts to wind down, now is good time to think about how you can add hardscape elements to your home to both enhance its aesthetic appeal and improve the health of your landscape.
Siding is an important piece of your home’s exterior. Regardless of whether you’ve chosen vinyl, wood, cedar or aluminum siding, you must keep up with annual maintenance and care to ensure that your home stays healthy and beautiful. When it comes to cedar siding however, there’s quite a lot of maintenance involved, although the aesthetic appeal may be worth the extra work. To help you determine if cedar shake siding is the right choice for your home take a look at our list of pros and cons:
Before the snow begins to fall it’s a good idea to determine if your roof is structurally sound. Depending on the roofing material that your home has, it’s lifespan can vary so it’s best to know how old your roof system is and to find out if it’s time for a replacement. When deciding between common residential roofing materials including metal, asphalt, cedar and concrete tiles, find out which material will provide you with the best return on your investment. To help you decide on a roofing material we’ve focused on the pros and cons of metal roofing so you can find out if this material is right for your roof:
Has your commercial roof experienced water issues? It’s not uncommon for commercial roofs to experience some sort of water damage, but it’s never a good sign. The best way you can avoid potential water issues: waterproofing your roof. Often waterproofing is an afterthought that is seen by some as an unnecessary expense or it is believed that the roof is already built well enough to withstand the elements. However, in reality a waterproofing sealant should always be applied to a commercial roof. Not only does waterproofing help protect the structure, but it will increase the lifespan of the roof. Depending on the weather conditions that the roof will be subjected to, we can help you select the right waterproofing sealant for your roof and business.
Ever wonder why some roofs are pitched while others are flat? For some homes or buildings the roof choice may be an important part of the architectural aesthetics, while in other cases it could depend on cost, size and local climate.
With so many roofing materials to choose from it can be difficult to narrow it down. From asphalt and cedar shingles to concrete and clay tiles, it can be quite overwhelming. However, there are several things to consider before selecting the right material for your home including climate, practicality and cost. When it comes to tile roofing these considerations are especially important, which is why we’ve pulled together a list of the pros and cons of tile roofing.