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Blown in Attic Insulation: It’s Time to Re-insulate Your Home

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 17, 2019 10:58:00 AM

Your home’s insulation regulates heat flow, keeping your home at comfortable temperatures during the extreme winter and summer months. However, with time, your insulation settles and losses its thermal resistance or R-Value depending on the material. This reduces the efficiency of your insulation and may result in both discomfort and inflated energy expenses.

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Topics: Insulation, attic insulation in las vegas, attic insulation, home insulation in las vegas, las vegas home insulation, Las Vegas insulation contractor, blown in insulation

Keep Allergies at Bay with Spray Foam Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 1, 2019 12:41:00 PM

Itchy, watery eyes, runny nose, relentless sneezing, and sinus headaches. These are the surefire signs that springtime allergy season has arrived.  If you're one of the 50 million people dealing with seasonal allergies, you might think there's nothing you can do but suffer in silence.

Luckily, this isn't actually the case. While there's not a lot you can do about the pollen and other allergens floating around outdoors, adding spray foam insulation to your home can help improve your indoor air quality so you can relax and breathe easy.

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Topics: Insulation, home insulation in las vegas, las vegas home insulation, Las Vegas insulation contractor, Health

How Insulation Keeps Your Home Cool

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 26, 2019 11:43:00 AM

Keeping Your Home Cool


Humans have been trying to stay warm or cool for as long as we have existed. In fact, it’s one of those things that will never change, and the fight for cool or warm temperatures continues to this day. However, unlike the cavemen days, there is a lot more technology and expertise available to make your home comfortable than just a fire or a door or shutters. This technique is called insulation, and the idea is simple; to keep the temperatures indoors at optimum levels, regardless of what it is outside. If your home is like an icebox in the winter or an oven during the summer, it’s most likely because of bad, or not enough, insulation.

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Topics: Insulation, attic insulation, home insulation, las vegas home insulation, save money, energy efficient, blown in insulation, Winter, summer

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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Topics: Insulation, attic insulation, money saving tips, home insulation in las vegas, las vegas home insulation, save money, energy efficient

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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Topics: Insulation, education, attic insulation in las vegas, attic insulation, money saving tips, home insulation in las vegas, home insulation, las vegas home insulation, Las Vegas insulation contractor, save money, energy efficient

Keep Your Pipes from Bursting This Winter with These Home Maintenance Tips

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 27, 2018 11:32:33 AM

When the temperature drops, this puts your home's pipes at risk of freezing. A frozen pipe can burst and cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home. Keep reading to learn a few simple tricks and home maintenance tips to keep this from happening.

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Topics: Insulation, Las Vegas, temperature, home safety, tips

An Overview of the Heating and Cooling Mechanisms in Your Home

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Nov 29, 2018 11:40:00 AM

Many people often struggle with how to operate their heating and cooling units to save on costs. This is understandable, considering that 50% of energy consumption in the home goes towards heating or cooling costs

To understand how your heating system works, you first need to understand how heat is transferred through the air. Most homes today use central heating systems that feature a furnace and an air conditioner. The furnace delivers warm air to your home, while the air conditioner delivers cold.

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Topics: Insulation, attic insulation in las vegas, las vegas home insulation, Las Vegas insulation contractor, save money, energy efficient, tips

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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Topics: Insulation, education, attic insulation, Home Improvement, temperature, home insulation in las vegas, las vegas home insulation, Las Vegas insulation contractor, save money, energy efficient

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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Topics: Insulation, attic insulation, home insulation in las vegas, home insulation, las vegas home insulation, Las Vegas insulation contractor, save money, energy efficient, 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