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Upgrades to Take Advantage of in Your New Home - Including Attic Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 25, 2018 9:02:00 AM

During new home construction, the number of upgrades and options that are available can be overwhelming. The costs of these upgrades can add up quickly, so deciding which things to include in the initial construction and which can wait until a later remodel is important. When planning out your new home construction, here are a few upgrades you shouldn’t skimp on.

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Topics: education, attic insulation, save money, energy efficient

The Best Time for a Roof Inspection is Now

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 23, 2018 9:27:00 AM

Spring is a time of renewal in the Las Vegas area, as temperatures begin to climb, and homeowners gear up to prepare their homes, landscaping, and backyard pools for the season ahead. It's also a great time to have a reputable roofing company assess the condition of your roof to identify any areas of damage, or signs that you may need a roof replacement or roof repair.

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Topics: roof maintenance, roof inspections, roof repairs, education, roof leak repairs, roof maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roof repair, roof damage

3 Ways You Can Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 20, 2018 8:19:00 AM

Taking steps to make your home more environmentally friendly is not only good for the environment but also for your wallet. You may have to pay some money up front, but these types of home improvements have the potential to save you money month after month on your power bill. And in some cases, you may even be able to receive rebates or tax credits to help you pay for your improvements.

The following are three ways to make your home environmentally friendly that you’ll want to consider:

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Topics: education, attic insulation, home insulation, las vegas home insulation, save money, energy efficient

Is it Better to Replace or Reface Outdated Cabinets for Your Kitchen Makeover?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 19, 2018 8:42:00 AM

Kitchens are not only the most often used room in the home, but the one that can most often make or break a sale according to its size and condition. Whether you're considering selling your home in the near future or would like to freshen up this vital space for your own pleasure, a kitchen makeover can add significant value to your investment. 

As one of the most vital and hardworking components of your overall kitchen design, cabinetry can change the entire look and feel of the room. The question is, is it better to replace or reface kitchen cabinets? Read on to learn the pros and cons of each, in order to make an informed decision that's right for you and your family. 

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Topics: education, Home Improvement, home improvements in las vegas

(The Best) Home Warranties Provide Peace of Mind

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 17, 2018 9:27:00 AM

First Quality Roofing & Insulation has repaired and replaced hundreds of roofs, and we've fixed even more roof and water heater leaks.

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Topics: Home Maintenance, education, home maintenance checklist, Las Vegas Home Maintenance

5 Tips for Converting Your Attic into Extra Living Space

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 13, 2018 8:46:00 AM

With a little inspiration you can turn your home’s unfinished attic into a beautiful master suite, home office, or bedroom/playroom for the kids.

Whether you have a growing family, have just downsized but need some extra room for visits from the grandkids, or want a dedicated home office, one way to do it is by converting your home’s attic to livable space.

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Topics: education, Home Improvement, home improvements in las vegas, las vegas home insulation, las vegas home renovations, organization, energy efficient

Easy Ways to Up Your Roof’s Eco-Friendly Status

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 12, 2018 9:11:00 AM

Looking for ways to make your roof more environmentally friendly? Great news! It’s never been easier to do your part for the world around you. From sustainable roofing materials to simple hacks that reduce your roof’s ecological impact, you have more options than ever before. Here’s how to do your part in making the world a greener and healthier place.

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Topics: education, roof materials, save money, energy efficient

Organize Your Home in Under an Hour a Day With These Home Maintenance Tips

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 9, 2018 9:37:00 AM

Today's households are busier than ever before, between work, school, sports, and other extra-curricular activities. The time that remains is better spent with friends and family, with little left for cleaning and organization. This can quickly lead to a home which is overrun with piles, to-do lists, and clutter—but the good news is that with just an hour or less each day, you can restore order from this chaos and get your home back on track. Here are some of our favorite tried and true home maintenance tips to help get you started.

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Topics: Home Maintenance, education, home maintenance checklist, organization, storage, Las Vegas Home Maintenance

Nail Down Which Energy-efficient Home Improvements Pay You Back

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 6, 2018 8:16:00 AM

There was a time when being included on a top 10 list meant that people were going to laugh when they found out why.

But Remodeling magazine's 31st annual “Cost vs. Value Report” is no laughing matter. It compares the costs of 20 of the most popular remodeling projects in 100 American cities with how much estate professionals believe those projects will improve a home’s value at resale time.

The average payback ranged from a high of 98.3 percent to a low of 47.6 percent. And for the first time, roof replacement cracked the top 10. By all indications, the installation of solar panels cannot be far behind.

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Topics: education, solar energy, solar power, solar panels

Why It Pays To Have A Roofing Contractor Handle Your Solar Panel Installation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 4, 2018 8:23:00 AM

Solar panel installation can seem like a complex process. From choosing your panels to having your roof evaluated, there are a lot of people involved. On the other hand, when you choose a qualified roofing contractor to install your solar panels, you'll not only streamline the process, but your overall results will also be better. Here's what you need to know about choosing a roofer for solar panel installation.

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Topics: Las Vegas roofing contractors, roof maintenance in las vegas, roofing companies, solar energy, solar power, solar panels, save money, energy efficient