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The Importance of Not Going Overboard with a Home Renovation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Feb 18, 2019 12:37:00 PM

When you start to renovate your home, it’s normal to get excited about all your customization options. However, when it comes time for you to sell, too much customization often makes it difficult to get a decent offer. Make sure this doesn’t happen to you by avoiding these four home renovation mistakes:

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Topics: Insider, education, Las Vegas, tips

How to Paint a Stucco Exterior Like a Pro

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 18, 2019 4:48:15 PM

Does the outside of your home need a facelift? Repainting the exterior is one of the best ways to give it a fresh, new look. When painting stucco, however, there are a few specific factors to take into account.

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

Understanding Roofing Terminology

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 10, 2019 11:30:02 AM

Are you fluent in roof-speak? Like many occupations, roofing has its own unique lingo that serves as shorthand for common items and procedures.

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Topics: Insider, education, las vegas roofing, las vegas roof repair, las vegas roof replacement, roofing companies, roof materials

How to Organize and Simplify Your Move

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Sep 6, 2018 12:30:00 PM

Moving to a new home is a big deal, but staying organized is the key to preventing it from turning into a big headache. It’s no secret that moving all of your belongings takes a lot of work. Following these tips will help ensure everything goes smoothly:

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Does Partial Roof Damage Call for Repair or Replacement?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Sep 4, 2018 10:54:00 AM

Home Advisor calculates that roof repairs in Las Vegas range anywhere from $250 to $3,000, with the most common range between $475 and $1,149. So, what do you do when only half of your roof is damaged? Is that enough to warrant a roof replacement? How much roof damage is too much to repair?

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Topics: Insider, roof inspections, roof repairs, roofing company in Las Vegas, Las Vegas roofing contractors, Las Vegas roofer, las vegas roofing, las vegas roof repair, las vegas roof replacement, roofing companies, roof problems, roof damage

DIY or Call a Professional?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 29, 2018 10:54:00 AM

As a homeowner, you want to do what's best for your home while keeping your expenses in check when it comes to making home repairs. While it can be tempting to make as many repairs on your own as possible, there are some things that you should let the experts handle. The following are some common home repairs that you can do yourself, plus a few cases where it pays to call in a pro:

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Topics: Insider, education, Las Vegas Home Maintenance

How Thermal Imaging Can Protect Your Home's Roof

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 10, 2018 1:35:00 PM

Thermal imaging is a technique that’s quickly gaining popularity in the roofing industry. This non-invasive process allows roofers to discover hidden issues with a roof before they turn into much larger, more expensive problems. In other words, thermal imaging gives roofers the opportunity to solve tomorrow’s problems today.

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Topics: Insider, education, temperature, las vegas roof repair, save money, energy efficient, blown in insulation

Why You Should Never Turn a Blind Eye to Roof Stains

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 8, 2018 9:29:00 AM

While algae, lichens or moss is rare in Las Vegas, they can cause roof stains, which are nothing to ignore. These unsightly organisms literally eat away at a roof, threatening its structural integrity. And the longer this goes untreated, the worse the damage becomes. That’s why it’s best to immediately call a reputable roofing company if you notice roof stains.

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Topics: Insider, roof inspections, education, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roof maintenance in las vegas, roof problems, roof damage

The Big Residential Roof Debate: Is Flat or Pitched Better?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 21, 2018 9:04:00 AM

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Are you planning to add a new roof to your home, garage or both? If so, which residential roof do you think is best – flat or pitched? While a flat roof would not at first seem a great idea, there are times it’s actually a better solution. Before you decide, take the time to learn the difference between the two and why one over the other might be your best choice.
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Topics: Insider, education, las vegas roofing, las vegas home renovations, las vegas roof replacement