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Various Types of Insulation and Why Attic Insulation is a Beneficial Option

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Mar 18, 2019 3:55:52 PM

A well-maintained property can last for decades. Insulation is one key maintenance factor in your home. Proper insulation has an "R-Value", which defines heat-deferral potential.

In addition to greater comfort within your home and reduced energy bills, deferring heat impact through high R-value insulation increases property value. Various types of insulation include:

  • Fiberglass Batts and Blankets
  • Loose-Fill Insulation
  • SIPs
  • Spray Foam Insulation
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Frequently Asked Questions: Everything You Need to Know About Residential Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Feb 11, 2019 4:56:11 PM

At First Quality Roofing & Insulation, we love answering our customers' questions and helping you understand the importance of residential insulation. Here are some of the questions we hear most, along with the answers:

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Winter Home Maintenance Checklist: 3 Things to Bundle Up this Winter

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 31, 2019 3:16:00 PM

To avoid the winter cold and keep your heating costs as low as possible, it is important to make sure proper insulation is on your home maintenance checklist. Here are some of the most essential areas to focus on:

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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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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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How You Can Tell if Your Attic Needs Additional Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Oct 26, 2018 1:06:00 PM

Most homeowners think about the windows, walls and doors when planning to insulate the home, forgetting that the attic also plays a significant role in the conservation or loss of energy. If your home seems well-insulated, but you are still getting outrageous energy bills, it is time to look at other parts of the house which could be the cause – like the attic. Here, are the benefits that you will get from proper attic insulation: 

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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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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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Keep Calm and Follow These Tips: How to Keep Cool when Your A/C Goes Out

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 7, 2018 11:42:00 AM

Las Vegas homeowners are no strangers to the heat of the summer, but we all rely on air conditioning to stay comfortable during the hottest months. On occasion, A/C systems go out and staying cool suddenly becomes your top priority! If your cooling system is out of order, here are a few ways to keep calm and stay comfortable:

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Topics: education, attic insulation, home insulation in las vegas, las vegas home insulation, blown in insulation

The Research Is in: Your Home Needs More Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jun 29, 2018 3:01:00 PM

According to a recent study, your home doesn't have enough insulation. You may have beefed up the attic a bit, or added blow in insulation to the exterior walls during a previous renovation, but the numbers are in. According to the U.S. EPA, about 90 percent of single-family homes in the United States do not have enough insulation and these homeowners are losing money in energy waste every day.

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Topics: Insulation, education, attic insulation, home insulation in las vegas, las vegas home insulation, save money, blown in insulation