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3 Reasons to Schedule Regular Professional Roofing Maintenance

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 16, 2019 1:40:00 PM

To ensure your roof achieves its full lifespan, it's a smart decision to hire a professional to handle all your maintenance-related tasks. Your roof should also have an exhaustive annual inspection that can detect any issues before they turn into costly repairs or cause lasting damage. Check out a few of the benefits associated with hiring a pro roofer to regularly inspect and complete any necessary roof maintenance tasks. 

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Topics: roof inspections, roofing company in Las Vegas, las vegas roofing, roof maintenance in las vegas, roof damage, energy efficient, home safety, tips

Protect Your Pipes by Steering Clear of These Trees

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Mar 21, 2019 10:23:00 AM

It's well-known that trees growing too close to a house can pose a threat to its roof, but what many homeowners don't consider is that trees can be hazardous for their underground pipes as well.

As a tree grows, its root system expands. Over time, it can potentially become entangled with water or sewer pipes underground. However, many trees have particularly aggressive roots which can make their way into pipes surprisingly quickly. If a tree's roots do damage important pipes, it's going to be very costly to fix. Here are some of the most important trees to avoid:

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Topics: education, Las Vegas, home improvements in las vegas, home safety, tips

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