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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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.
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.
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:
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:
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.
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."
There are certain business relationships that naturally form in life. You trust your hairstylist or barber to make you look your best each time you make an appointment. You've found a mechanic who you trust to always do what's in the best interest of your vehicle's health and well-being.
So, what about your house?
Your home is arguably one of the most important investments you're ever going to make. Thus, it only makes sense to put it in the hands of expert professionals you can trust.
Naturally, your roof is poised to incur the brunt of Mother Nature's elements, as it does its job keeping your family protected and dry in the home below. Reactive repair and maintenance to your roof can be quite costly, so taking a proactive approach is always best when it comes to keeping your home in tip-top shape.
Your home is your castle, which means your roof is the ultimate crown. It does the job of keeping your family dry while keeping the external elements at bay.
In other parts of the country, natural disasters such as hurricanes and heavy snows make the need for shingle repairs readily apparent. However, just because our Las Vegas climate tends to be pretty neutral and devoid of adverse weather conditions, it doesn't mean your roof doesn't deserve your attention.
Shingle Repairs 101
Shingle roofs last for about twenty years, but the individual shingles often need some love and attention within that two-decade timeframe.