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Safety Precautions and Tools to Use When Removing a Broken Lightbulb from Its Socket

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Mar 13, 2019 2:26:00 PM

Who hasn’t accidentally broken a lightbulb while trying to remove it from the socket? Next time you replace a broken or burned-out bulb, here are some simple, effective tools you can use to safely remove the base that’s stuck inside the socket:

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Topics: education, home maintenance checklist, home maintenance in las vegas, Las Vegas Home Maintenance, energy efficient, home safety, tips

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

3 Home Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn’t Forget to Do This Winter

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Feb 21, 2019 8:23:00 AM

Each season brings a new set of tasks that must be done to keep your home properly maintained. But sometimes these tasks get put off or forgotten about altogether. Here are three home maintenance tasks you definitely don’t want to forget to take care of this winter:

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Topics: Home Maintenance, education, Las Vegas, temperature, home maintenance in las vegas, Las Vegas Home Maintenance, energy efficient, home safety, tips, Winter

Tips to Easily Remove a Tree Stump

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 29, 2019 2:45:00 PM

Although trees can add curb appeal to a home, a tree stump can be an eyesore, a hazard and an inconvenience in the yard. Here are a few simple methods and tips to easily remove a tree stump from your lawn:

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Topics: Home Maintenance, education, home maintenance in las vegas, Las Vegas Home Maintenance, home safety

The Truth About Roof Maintenance: Do Roof Inspections Affect Your Insurance?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 24, 2019 11:07:00 AM

Throughout our years of performing roof maintenance, one question we frequently get asked is, "Will a roof inspection affect my insurance?" The answer is maybe, and it mostly depends on your insurance company. Here's what you need to know:

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

Tips for Keeping the Air in Your Home Clean

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 21, 2019 10:39:00 AM

It is easy for pollutants to penetrate the air in your home, causing problems for those who live in your home. Follow these simple tips to eliminate air pollutants in your home:

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Topics: education, home maintenance checklist, home maintenance in las vegas, Las Vegas Home Maintenance, home safety, tips

Address and Prevent Mold in Your Home with These Home Maintenance Tips

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 16, 2019 1:37:00 PM

Mold grows in many places in the home, including on carpets, wooden structures, stone walls, drywall, leaking pipes, and above the ceiling tiles. Here are the most important home maintenance tips to follow to prevent and remove mold from the house:

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Topics: Insider, Home Maintenance, education, drywall, Home Improvement, home improvements in las vegas, home maintenance checklist, home maintenance in las vegas, Las Vegas Home Maintenance, home safety, tips

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: education, energy efficient, home safety, tips

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: education, organization, storage, home safety, tips

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: temperature, home safety, entertainment, tips