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What Is Radiant Barrier Insulation and Why Do You Need It?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 2, 2019 10:53:00 AM

If you have noticed that your home isn’t as comfortable as you would like throughout the year, the problem might not be your HVAC system. In fact, many homeowners are surprised to learn that the source for their discomfort is often their home’s roof and attic. This is why the right insulation is so important.

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

Simple Tips for Keeping Your Christmas Decorations Organized

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 14, 2018 10:47:00 AM

Unpacking, re-packing and storing Christmas decorations tends to be a big project for many people. Precarious storage spaces, damaged ornaments, lights that don’t work and other hassles can be avoided with a few proactive measures. Here are some tips to help keep your decorations organized and easily accessible:

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Topics: tips, holiday, Las Vegas insulation contractor, storage, organization, home insulation in las vegas, attic insulation in las vegas, attic insulation

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

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

How You Can Tell if Your Attic Needs Additional Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Oct 26, 2018 1:06:00 PM

Most homeowners think about the windows, walls and doors when planning to insulate the home, forgetting that the attic also plays a significant role in the conservation or loss of energy. If your home seems well-insulated, but you are still getting outrageous energy bills, it is time to look at other parts of the house which could be the cause – like the attic. Here, are the benefits that you will get from proper attic insulation: 

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

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

Important Home Insulation Facts to Know

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 17, 2018 9:54:00 AM

In Las Vegas, the extreme temperature fluctuations from high to low that often occur between day and night, especially in the winter, can make heating and cooling your home a challenge. Home insulation helps create energy efficiency and keeps your home comfortable no matter what the temperature is outside.

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Topics: blown in insulation, energy efficient, save money, Las Vegas insulation contractor, las vegas home insulation, home improvements in las vegas, home insulation in las vegas, home insulation

Does Your Cathedral Ceiling Need More Ceiling Insulation?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jun 7, 2018 9:22:00 AM

Cathedral ceilings make any room look bigger – and they create space for other desirable features such as towering picture windows, oversized chandeliers and ceiling fans. Yet, you may notice the room in your home with the cathedral ceiling feels chilly in the winter and warm in the summer. The solution could be the need for proper ceiling insulation

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

Climate Change vs. Climate Control: Why You Need Home Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jun 5, 2018 1:45:00 PM

Does your home have enough insulation? Every external part of your home should be properly insulated, and that’s especially true in the hot desert. If you want to lower your energy bills and control indoor temperatures, home insulation is the first place to start. Climate change is a large reason for insulation, as weather conditions continue to fluctuate. Here are some facts to keep in mind as you begin insulating your home:

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

5 Signs Your Home Needs Better Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 9, 2018 9:24:00 AM

Does your home have enough insulation to protect it from the Las Vegas heat? Winter is a great time to check, especially if you have an older home or you’re not sure your insulation is the right R-Level. When insulation is up to code and properly installed, it can make a big difference for your power bill and indoor comfort. But if it’s insufficient or shifts around over time, your home could be vulnerable to everything from drafts and heat gain to pests, leaks, and mold.

Proper insulation helps maintain a protective seal and regulate indoor temperatures. If you notice any of these five red flags in your home, you may need more – or better – insulation to correct the problem:

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