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Why Home Insulation Installation Should Always Be Left to the Experts

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 15, 2019 12:53:00 PM

Many homeowners enjoy undertaking “do it yourself” home improvement projects now and then, but some things are best left to the professionals. Installing your home insulation is a project that can be very challenging and even dangerous for the average DIYer. Here are the top three reasons you should never try to install your home insulation.

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Topics: education, attic insulation in las vegas, attic insulation, home insulation in las vegas, home insulation, las vegas home insulation, Las Vegas insulation contractor, blown in insulation, Health

Keep Allergies at Bay with Spray Foam Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 1, 2019 12:41:00 PM

Itchy, watery eyes, runny nose, relentless sneezing, and sinus headaches. These are the surefire signs that springtime allergy season has arrived.  If you're one of the 50 million people dealing with seasonal allergies, you might think there's nothing you can do but suffer in silence.

Luckily, this isn't actually the case. While there's not a lot you can do about the pollen and other allergens floating around outdoors, adding spray foam insulation to your home can help improve your indoor air quality so you can relax and breathe easy.

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Topics: Insulation, home insulation in las vegas, las vegas home insulation, Las Vegas insulation contractor, Health

Understand the Benefits of Recycling

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Mar 29, 2019 3:48:42 PM

Recycling plays an important role in improving the natural quality of the earth and reverses some of the damage humanity has caused, but how exactly does it do this? Beyond the simple statement of "recycling saves the planet," it is important to understand exactly what recycling does and what the overall benefits are. Here are several critical points of interest for just how important recycling is.

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Topics: education, Las Vegas, Health

Composting 101: It's Easier Than You Think!

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Mar 26, 2019 11:21:00 AM

Earth Day is right around the corner, and many people are taking the opportunity to start thinking about doing their part to take care of the planet. While reducing your plastic use is usually the first thought, composting kitchen scraps is actually one of the most effective ways to reduce waste.

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Topics: education, Las Vegas, money saving tips, save money, energy efficient, tips, Health

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Roof Damage from Birds

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Mar 22, 2019 1:33:00 PM

Once again, spring is here. The weather is warmer, the air is fresher, and the scenery is magnificent.

Everybody loves spring, and so do birds. Las Vegas, which lies on the North American Flyway, provides a temporary home for millions of birds every Spring as they migrate North for summer. While their sweet songs and colorful feathers are a welcome sight for many, birds present a big problem to homeowners.

Bird droppings and nests can cause severe roof damage if left unchecked. Here are 5 ways of keeping these guests at bay during spring.

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Topics: education, las vegas roofing, roof maintenance in las vegas, roof problems, roof damage, tips, Health

Major Indicators of an Electrical Problem in Your Home

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Feb 28, 2019 11:23:51 AM

Approximately 2,000 electrical fires occur in homes across America every month. These are typically caused by faulty wiring, cords, plugs, lighting fixtures, surge protectors, and meter boxes, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. However, a fire can be prevented by heeding these signs of an electrical problem:

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Topics: education, home safety, tips, Health

Feeling Blue? How the Right Lighting Can Change Your Internal Hue

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Feb 27, 2019 11:09:00 AM

When you’re feeling tired, sluggish or irritable, the last thing you need is several rainy days to add to your gloom. It can feel like a heavy weight until the sun finally peeks out from the clouds, brightening your mood on the spot.

In this way, the sun is acting like a teacher, too: Research linking the effect of sunlight on mood consistently shows that light energizes the brain, kick-starting the “feel good” chemicals known as beta-endorphin and serotonin. When you can't wait or don’t want to wait for the sun’s rays to reenergize you, take a lesson from the sun and make some subtle but important changes to brighten your home – and your mood – at the same time.

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Topics: education, tips, Winter, Health