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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

Conserve Energy This Winter with These Tips

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Feb 19, 2019 9:46:00 AM

Whether you love the winter weather or are counting down to warmer days ahead, there is one place we can all agree that the cold air definitely doesn’t belong – inside the home. Keep your home comfortable and reduce your energy consumption with these tips on how to conserve energy during the winter:

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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

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

Is It Better to Wash Dishes by Hand or Use a Dishwasher?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jan 23, 2019 5:27:26 PM

Since the first dishwasher was invented, a debate has raged on about whether hand washing your dishes is better than using a machine. While scrubbing and drying your dirty dishes by hand takes longer, is it more sanitary? And which method is better for the environment? Below, we’ll answer both of these questions.

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Topics: education, money saving tips, home maintenance in las vegas, save money, energy efficient, tips

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

Expert Tips to Creating the Perfect Backyard Desert Oasis

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 13, 2018 12:12:16 PM

Have you always dreamed of having your own backyard oasis? A combination of careful design and quality materials can give you the luxurious backyard you’ve always wanted.

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Topics: education, money saving tips, Home Improvement, home improvements in las vegas, save money, tips

Why it Usually Pays to Buy, Not Lease, Your Solar Energy Installation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 9, 2018 9:39:00 AM

If the First Quality Roofing & Insulation team has heard the sales pitches from companies hoping to lease solar panels to Las Vegas residents, we assume you have, too. Before you do anything rash, be sure to gather all the facts. In most cases, leasing isn't the smarter choice. As Consumer Reports puts it, “Buying solar panels requires an investment and more decision-making than leasing, but over the long term the benefits of owning your system are hard to beat.”

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Topics: money saving tips, solar energy, solar power, solar panels, save money, energy efficient

How To Determine If Your Home Has Sufficient Attic Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 3, 2018 9:12:00 AM

Regardless of whether or not you've noticed a draft in your Las Vegas home, installing additional attic insulation can make your home more energy efficient and result in savings. Often times, older homes don't have as much insulation than newer ones, and even recently built homes aren't always properly insulated. 

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Topics: education, attic insulation in las vegas, attic insulation, money saving tips, save money, energy efficient

How to Keep Your Las Vegas Summer Home Cool – and Your Energy Bills Under Control.

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jun 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

No one has to remind you that some triple-digit-temp days lie ahead, so you're always on the lookout for ways to better manage your energy bills.

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Topics: money saving tips, Home Improvement