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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

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

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

What You Need to Know to Recycle the Most You Can This Holiday Season

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 24, 2018 10:18:00 AM

The holidays are known for exchanging presents, cooking and serving large meals, and putting up the Christmas tree. Even though you’re busy this time of year, take a little time to recycle what you can. Americans generate about 25% more waste during the season, and 80% of what’s thrown away this time of year could be recycled instead. Learning what can be recycled or repurposed can help make for a much more eco-friendly holiday.

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Topics: education, Las Vegas, tips, holiday

10 Things to Do Before Leaving for a Holiday Vacation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 20, 2018 3:58:52 PM

Finally, it’s time for your long-awaited trip! As you finalize your to-do list, make sure you address these ten items before leaving for your holiday vacation.

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Topics: education, Las Vegas, home safety, tips, holiday

Why You Should Never Plant These Trees in Your Yard

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 18, 2018 1:13:00 PM

Trees provide many benefits to your yard, ranging from natural beauty to cooling shade. But some species of trees can cause more problems than they’re worth, so choose carefully before you end up with year after year of issues you didn’t expect.
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Topics: education, Las Vegas, home safety, tips

Tips for Proper Bathroom Ventilation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jun 19, 2018 9:04:00 AM

Does excess condensation build up in your bathroom? Do you notice bits of mold growth around the windows or in the shower? You might have a bathroom ventilation problem. Improper ventilation can contribute to a host of health issues, including allergies and other mold and mildew-related problems. A buildup of moisture can cause the following issues:

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Topics: Home Maintenance, education, Las Vegas

Add Up the Many Benefits of Solar Panels

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 30, 2018 9:28:00 AM

Some of what you've heard about solar panels is probably true, especially the part about how it usually takes several years to recoup the initial investment.

In this way, solar panels are no different from other “big-ticket” items in your home, such as your furnace and air conditioner. It can take several years to recoup the initial outlay for these purchases, too.

First Quality Roofing & Insulation installs solar panels at homes and businesses throughout Las Vegas and knows that there are other, money-saving benefits, that they deliver from day one. Consider:

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Topics: education, Las Vegas, solar energy, solar power

Face Your Top 3 Home Improvement Challenges With Confidence

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 16, 2017 8:03:00 AM

You might be planning to put a new roof on your home in 2017. Or you might be debating whether to add another bathroom or remodel your kitchen in the new year.

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Topics: education, Las Vegas, Home Improvement

Cool Roofs: The Secret Weapon In The Battle Against High Cooling Costs

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 13, 2017 7:56:00 AM

In the battle against summertime sun, your roof is at the tip of the spear. 

With average high temperatures reaching triple digits during the summer months, Las Vegas can feel like an oven. And as the sun's rays bake down on your roof, your cooling costs rise.

But what if you could transform your roof into a shield strong enough to reflect sunlight? What if your roof could actually help cool your home, reduce energy consumption and cut your maintenance costs? 

You can, thanks to "cool roofs." 

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Topics: Insider, education, Las Vegas