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Understanding Roofing Terminology

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 10, 2019 11:30:02 AM

Are you fluent in roof-speak? Like many occupations, roofing has its own unique lingo that serves as shorthand for common items and procedures.

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Topics: roof materials, roofing companies, las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roof repair, las vegas roofing, education, Insider

Why You Should Schedule a Roof Inspection This New Year

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 19, 2018 1:47:00 PM

The new year signals a fresh start. Therefore, it is the perfect time to schedule a roof inspection. If this is something you’ve been putting off, consider the following benefits of a well-maintained roof:

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Topics: home safety, roof damage, roof problems, roofing companies, las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roof repair, roof maintenance in las vegas, home maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofer, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas, roof leak repairs, roof repairs, roof inspections

Winter Prep Checklist: Scheduling Your Roof Inspection

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 6, 2018 12:07:00 PM

In Las Vegas, December can bring quite a bit of rain. If your roof's in disrepair, you don't want to find out the hard way for a number of reasons. One primary reason to have your roof inspected is that roof leaks are not uncommon.

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Topics: tips, home safety, energy efficient, save money, roof damage, roof problems, roofing companies, las vegas roof repair, roof maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas, roof leak repairs, education, roof repairs, roof inspections

How Roof Repairs Can Protect Your Home from Insects, Rodents and Birds

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Nov 26, 2018 11:23:00 AM

The presence of animals such as mice, rats, birds, and insects in your roof can spell disaster. In general, these types of pests are destructive. If they are allowed to live unchecked in your roofing structure, they will damage crucial building elements, including wooden roof framing, electrical wires and ceilings. In addition, certain rodents, birds and insects are carriers of disease. Here are practical guidelines to help you get rid of animals in your roof and avoid the need for roof repairs:

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Topics: tips, roof damage, roof problems, las vegas roof repair, Las Vegas roofer, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas, roof repairs, education

Tips for Choosing the Best Roofing Contractor

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Sep 26, 2018 12:10:32 PM

A properly maintained and insulated roof can save you large sums of money on your energy bill, since trapped heat and humidity can be as damaging as rain. With so much at stake, you need a competent roofing contractor who has experience in both roof repairs and home insulation. Here's how insurance agents and claims experts recommend that you select a roofer from a list that you have compiled:

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Topics: roofing companies, las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roof repair, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofer, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas

Does Partial Roof Damage Call for Repair or Replacement?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Sep 4, 2018 10:54:00 AM

Home Advisor calculates that roof repairs in Las Vegas range anywhere from $250 to $3,000, with the most common range between $475 and $1,149. So, what do you do when only half of your roof is damaged? Is that enough to warrant a roof replacement? How much roof damage is too much to repair?

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Topics: roof damage, roof problems, roofing companies, las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roof repair, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofer, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas, roof repairs, roof inspections, Insider

Gutter Guards: Worth the Cost?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 20, 2018 10:02:00 AM

Cleaning gutters is usually not at the top of the list of favorite projects. However, it is an important one, because clogged gutters can cause damage to your roof, windows and walls. From climbing ladders to scooping out sludgy leaves, an alternative to this annual chore would be welcome by most homeowners. Are gutter guards the answer?

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Topics: roof materials, roof damage, las vegas roof repair, roof maintenance in las vegas, education, roof inspections, Home Maintenance, roof maintenance, home maintenance in las vegas

How Thermal Imaging Can Protect Your Home's Roof

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 10, 2018 1:35:00 PM

Thermal imaging is a technique that’s quickly gaining popularity in the roofing industry. This non-invasive process allows roofers to discover hidden issues with a roof before they turn into much larger, more expensive problems. In other words, thermal imaging gives roofers the opportunity to solve tomorrow’s problems today.

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Topics: blown in insulation, energy efficient, save money, las vegas roof repair, temperature, education, Insider

Is Mold Covered Under Your Home Insurance?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jul 25, 2018 10:44:00 AM

Too many homeowners assume that mold damage is covered by their homeowner's insurance policy, only to realize that it isn’t. They learn the hard way that even one inch of water can wreak physical and financial havoc. As the National Flood Insurance Program notes, an “average” claim that includes the cost of replacing flooring, molding, drywall, and furniture can easily reach nearly $8,000.

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Topics: las vegas roof repair, roof leak repairs, roof inspections, education

The Many Sneaky Places Where Your Roof Can Spring a Leak

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jul 20, 2018 12:54:00 PM

As a homeowner, you want an easy fix. However, even if it’s been raining for days, roof leaks aren’t always easy to spot. If you’re having trouble identifying the source of a leak, contact the professionals for proper roof leak repair. Here are some unmistakable signs of a roof leak:

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Topics: roof leak repairs, roof damage, las vegas roof repair, las vegas roofing