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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

Why Home Insulation Installation Should Always Be Left to the Experts

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 15, 2019 12:53:00 PM

Many homeowners enjoy undertaking “do it yourself” home improvement projects now and then, but some things are best left to the professionals. Installing your home insulation is a project that can be very challenging and even dangerous for the average DIYer. Here are the top three reasons you should never try to install your home insulation.

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

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

The Advantages of Air Sealing and Home Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Feb 15, 2019 2:11:00 PM

Though most homeowners understand that home insulation is a must, some may not fully realize just how many variables can negatively impact the comfort and energy efficiency of your home. That’s why, in addition to with installing home insulation, you must also make sure that your home is sealed to prevent air leakage and intrusion.

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

Save Money with These Energy-conscious Practices and Better Insulation in Las Vegas

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Feb 13, 2019 10:25:00 AM

Without proper insulation in Las Vegas, it’s easy to run up huge electric bills in the summer. Here’s a quick look at how, statistically, a typical household utilizes energy, how you might reduce your usage and how better attic insulation can help:

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

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

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