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Home Maintenance 101: Things You Should Never Neglect in Your Home

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 14, 2019 12:35:00 PM

Keeping up on home maintenance can be tough. If you’re like most homeowners, you have so many chores on your plate that you may find it tempting to postpone certain tasks. Even though it’s understandable, there are many areas of the house that need your consistent attention. Here are a few things in your home that you shouldn’t neglect.

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Topics: tips, home safety, energy efficient, education

Understanding Roofing Terminology

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 10, 2019 11:30:02 AM

Are you fluent in roof-speak? Like many occupations, roofing has its own unique lingo that serves as shorthand for common items and procedures.

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Topics: roof materials, roofing companies, las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roof repair, las vegas roofing, education, Insider

Common Items Homeowners Should Never Store in Their Garages

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 8, 2019 11:14:00 AM

It's your garage, and it's one of the few places left where you can store, stack and otherwise stash overflow items from your home as well as the outdoors.

But not so fast. Before those common items take up permanent residency in your garage, be sure they don't pose a danger or at least a problem you should avoid. Some items might surprise you, which is good because this means you can take proactive steps to store them someplace else.

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Topics: tips, home safety, storage, organization, education

What Is Radiant Barrier Insulation and Why Do You Need It?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 2, 2019 10:53:00 AM

If you have noticed that your home isn’t as comfortable as you would like throughout the year, the problem might not be your HVAC system. In fact, many homeowners are surprised to learn that the source for their discomfort is often their home’s roof and attic. This is why the right insulation is so important.

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Topics: tips, energy efficient, save money, roof materials, Las Vegas insulation contractor, home improvements in las vegas, money saving tips, attic insulation, education

Avoid Burning These 5 Things in Your Fire Pit

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 28, 2018 12:02:00 PM

Ready to enjoy the cool outdoor temperatures and break out your fire pit? There are five materials that you should avoid burning next time you plan a backyard bonfire:

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Topics: tips, entertainment, home safety, temperature

Keep Your Pipes from Bursting This Winter with These Home Maintenance Tips

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 27, 2018 11:32:33 AM

When the temperature drops, this puts your home's pipes at risk of freezing. A frozen pipe can burst and cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home. Keep reading to learn a few simple tricks and home maintenance tips to keep this from happening.

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Topics: tips, home safety, temperature, Las Vegas, Insulation

What You Need to Know to Recycle the Most You Can This Holiday Season

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 24, 2018 10:18:00 AM

The holidays are known for exchanging presents, cooking and serving large meals, and putting up the Christmas tree. Even though you’re busy this time of year, take a little time to recycle what you can. Americans generate about 25% more waste during the season, and 80% of what’s thrown away this time of year could be recycled instead. Learning what can be recycled or repurposed can help make for a much more eco-friendly holiday.

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Topics: tips, holiday, Las Vegas, education

10 Things to Do Before Leaving for a Holiday Vacation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 20, 2018 3:58:52 PM

Finally, it’s time for your long-awaited trip! As you finalize your to-do list, make sure you address these ten items before leaving for your holiday vacation.

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Topics: tips, holiday, home safety, Las Vegas, education

Why You Should Schedule a Roof Inspection This New Year

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 19, 2018 1:47:00 PM

The new year signals a fresh start. Therefore, it is the perfect time to schedule a roof inspection. If this is something you’ve been putting off, consider the following benefits of a well-maintained roof:

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Topics: home safety, roof damage, roof problems, roofing companies, las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roof repair, roof maintenance in las vegas, home maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofer, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas, roof leak repairs, roof repairs, roof inspections

Why You Should Never Plant These Trees in Your Yard

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 18, 2018 1:13:00 PM

Trees provide many benefits to your yard, ranging from natural beauty to cooling shade. But some species of trees can cause more problems than they’re worth, so choose carefully before you end up with year after year of issues you didn’t expect.
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Topics: tips, home safety, Las Vegas, education