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

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: tips, holiday, Las Vegas, education

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

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: tips, home safety, Las Vegas, education

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: education, Home Maintenance, 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: solar energy, solar power, Las Vegas, education

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: Las Vegas, education, 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: education, Insider, Las Vegas

How a Great Relationship with Your Las Vegas Roofer Can Keep Your Home in Tip-Top Shape

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 12, 2017 8:01:00 AM

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.

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Topics: education, Las Vegas, roof repairs, Las Vegas roofer, roof inspections, roof maintenance, roof leak repairs, roof replacement, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas

Shingle Repairs: Ensuring They Are Ready For Longevity

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 9, 2017 8:18:00 AM

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.

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Topics: education, Insider, Las Vegas, roof repairs, Las Vegas roofer, roof inspections, roof maintenance, roofing company in Las Vegas, Las Vegas roofing contractors