First Quality Blog

How the Sun Affects Your Roof - Pt. 1

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Mar 12, 2019 11:12:00 AM

You wouldn't be the only homeowner who assumes that summer storms and Las Vegas's infamous monsoons pose the biggest threat to your roof.

And it's true: roof damage can be caused from torrential rains, flash flooding and frequent lightning strikes. But when it comes to Enemy No. 1, make sure you have your shades on. The scorching Las Vegas sun poses the most serious threat to your roof in three ways – and First Quality Roofing & Insulation wants to ensure you know how to protect it in the first of this two-part series.

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Topics: roof maintenance, roof inspections, roof repairs, las vegas roofing, roof maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roof repair, las vegas roof replacement, roof damage

Why You Should Ask Your Roofing Contractor About a Tile Roof for Your Home

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Feb 4, 2019 2:50:00 PM

Many homeowners debate the advantages of a tile roof vs. a shingle roof. The fact is that both options are good. Both provide a durable covering that will protect your house for many years to come. Although shingles are usually the more popular choice, there are several unique benefits that a tile roof has to offer.

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Topics: education, Las Vegas roofing contractors, las vegas roof replacement, roofing companies, roof materials

The Truth About Roof Maintenance: Do Roof Inspections Affect Your Insurance?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 24, 2019 11:07:00 AM

Throughout our years of performing roof maintenance, one question we frequently get asked is, "Will a roof inspection affect my insurance?" The answer is maybe, and it mostly depends on your insurance company. Here's what you need to know:

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

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

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

Understanding the Roof Replacement Process: A Step-by-step Guide

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Nov 7, 2018 12:13:00 PM

If your roof gets damaged, you will typically need to get it replaced as soon as possible. If you’re in need of an emergency roof replacement, the following is a step-by-step guide covering how your old roof will be removed and a new one installed:

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

Can I Install a New Roof Over Existing Shingles?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Sep 28, 2018 10:32:36 AM

A roof replacement for your home is one of the biggest investments you'll make. Aside from being a major project, it's also essential as your roof has to do the hard work of keeping your family and belongings safe and comfortable no matter what the weather conditions are like. On the other hand, many homeowners wonder if there are ways to cut the cost of a roof replacement, including shingling over an existing roof. Here's what you need to know about whether to tear off your old roof before starting a roof replacement project.

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Topics: roof replacement, education, roofing company in Las Vegas, Las Vegas roofing contractors, las vegas roofing, las vegas roof replacement

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

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

Failing to Plan Is Planning to Fail: How to Save on Roofing in Las Vegas

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 15, 2018 4:52:42 PM

Your roof is the most vulnerable part of your building. Every day, it’s exposed to the elements that contribute to deterioration and decay. Proper maintenance and protection help prolong the life of a roof, but eventually, even the most well-maintained roof will need to be replaced.

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Topics: roof replacement, roofing company in Las Vegas, Las Vegas roofing contractors, Las Vegas roofer, las vegas roofing, las vegas roof replacement, roof problems, roof damage, roof materials, save money