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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

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

Winter Prep Checklist: Scheduling Your Roof Inspection

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 6, 2018 12:07:00 PM

In Las Vegas, December can bring quite a bit of rain. If your roof's in disrepair, you don't want to find out the hard way for a number of reasons. One primary reason to have your roof inspected is that roof leaks are not uncommon.

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Topics: tips, home safety, energy efficient, save money, roof damage, roof problems, roofing companies, las vegas roof repair, roof maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas, roof leak repairs, education, roof repairs, roof inspections

An Overview of the Heating and Cooling Mechanisms in Your Home

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Nov 29, 2018 11:40:00 AM

Many people often struggle with how to operate their heating and cooling units to save on costs. This is understandable, considering that 50% of energy consumption in the home goes towards heating or cooling costs

To understand how your heating system works, you first need to understand how heat is transferred through the air. Most homes today use central heating systems that feature a furnace and an air conditioner. The furnace delivers warm air to your home, while the air conditioner delivers cold.

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Topics: tips, energy efficient, save money, Las Vegas insulation contractor, las vegas home insulation, attic insulation in las vegas, Insulation

How Attic Insulation Can Save You Money on Your Energy Bill This Winter

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Nov 23, 2018 9:50:00 AM

Proper home insulation can save homeowners “an average of 15 percent on heating and cooling costs,” they say. This is a significant amount, considering that most homeowners spend about $2,000 a year on those bills. One of the primary spaces in your home that loses insulation is your attic.

No matter how well-built your home may be, it also may be losing about 25 percent of the energy you pay for every month, mostly through the doors and windows. Other trouble spots often include:

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Topics: energy efficient

Read This Before Using Fiberglass Batts for Your Attic Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Nov 8, 2018 9:14:00 AM

When temperatures drop in the colder months of the year, it is important to have proper attic insulation. With the many insulation options and materials available, it can be difficult to find the right material to keep your attic warm. Here is what you need to know about insulating your attic with fiberglass batts:

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Topics: energy efficient, save money, Las Vegas insulation contractor, las vegas home insulation, home insulation in las vegas, Home Improvement, temperature, attic insulation, education, Insulation

Detecting, Preventing and Fixing Air Leaks with Proper Home Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 31, 2018 11:24:00 AM

Even the smallest of air leaks in your home are a big deal. From garage to attic, they can happen anywhere and represent a serious increase in energy costs. In fact, between 10% and 30% of a home’s typical energy costs can be traced to energy leaks that could have (and should be) sealed. Fixing air leaks doesn’t have to be complicated and sufficient home insulation is a likely solution.

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Topics: blown in insulation, energy efficient, save money, Las Vegas insulation contractor, las vegas home insulation, home insulation in las vegas, home insulation, attic insulation, Insulation

Important Home Insulation Facts to Know

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 17, 2018 9:54:00 AM

In Las Vegas, the extreme temperature fluctuations from high to low that often occur between day and night, especially in the winter, can make heating and cooling your home a challenge. Home insulation helps create energy efficiency and keeps your home comfortable no matter what the temperature is outside.

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Topics: blown in insulation, energy efficient, save money, Las Vegas insulation contractor, las vegas home insulation, home improvements in las vegas, home insulation in las vegas, home insulation

How Thermal Imaging Can Protect Your Home's Roof

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 10, 2018 1:35:00 PM

Thermal imaging is a technique that’s quickly gaining popularity in the roofing industry. This non-invasive process allows roofers to discover hidden issues with a roof before they turn into much larger, more expensive problems. In other words, thermal imaging gives roofers the opportunity to solve tomorrow’s problems today.

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Topics: blown in insulation, energy efficient, save money, las vegas roof repair, temperature, education, Insider

It's Time to Think Seriously About Solar Energy in Las Vegas

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jul 10, 2018 10:44:00 AM

Las Vegas is one of the sunniest cities in the country. While this causes temperatures to rise, it also proves to be a valuable resource for locals. For at least 300 days of the year, homeowners can harvest the energy of the sun and use it to power their homes in a way that's much cleaner and more efficient than virtually any other option. So, why aren't more people using solar energy?

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Topics: energy efficient, save money, solar panels, solar power, solar energy