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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: education, Las Vegas, tips, holiday

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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Simple Tips for Keeping Your Christmas Decorations Organized

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 14, 2018 10:47:00 AM

Unpacking, re-packing and storing Christmas decorations tends to be a big project for many people. Precarious storage spaces, damaged ornaments, lights that don’t work and other hassles can be avoided with a few proactive measures. Here are some tips to help keep your decorations organized and easily accessible:

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6 Fun and Festive Ideas to Ring in the New Year

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 4, 2018 12:04:00 PM

Looking for the best way to ring in the New Year? The following are 6 ideas for how to welcome the New Year in style:

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"Playing With Fire" Can Easily Start A Christmas Tree Fire

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 19, 2016 12:06:27 PM

Let other people rush the joy of the season if they want to. You know that when you wait until the final days before Christmas to select and decorate a real tree, you enjoy its presence so much more.

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Dessert Ideas for Your Holiday Spread

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 16, 2016 7:46:00 AM

‘Tis the season when visions of sugar plums dance in your head, so we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite holiday desserts sure to give you and your guests sweet dreams.

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Cut Celery, Not Corners, With These Holiday Food Prep Tips

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 14, 2016 8:02:00 AM

If ever there is a time to take a shortcut in the kitchen, the holidays are it. The turkey is competing for oven space with the ham. Your sautéed green beans are edging out the gravy on your stovetop. And your famous cheesecake is crowding out your runner-up apple pie in the refrigerator.

No one would blame you for feeling harried, but everyone will blame you if someone contracts a food-borne illness because you took a well-intentioned shortcut.

The most trusted roofing company in Las Vegas, First Quality Roofing & Insulation, wants you to raise the roof with compliments, not complaints, over the holidays. So keep your shortcut impulses on a low flame and follow some sensible holiday food prep tips from the experts: the United States Food and Drug Administration.

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Don't Become a Tragic Holiday Statistic!

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 8, 2016 7:56:00 AM

More than turkeys, mashed potatoes and green beans cook in most American homes around the holidays. Fires, do, too, making the holidays the most common time of the year for residential fires.

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Hang Outdoor Holiday Lights Like a Pro

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 6, 2016 4:24:57 PM

It's supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year” – at least until the outdoor lights are safely hung and, of course, working as they should.

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Making Christmas Storage Easy and Efficient this Holiday Season

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 26, 2015 9:30:00 AM

When the holiday season is over, it's time to put away all of the Christmas decorations. This can seem like a daunting task, especially if you have fragile items and lack of storage space. However, with the following Christmas storage tips, you'll realize how easy it can be to store these items until next year. 

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