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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

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

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

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

4 Ways to Repair Your Home While Saving Money

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jun 1, 2017 9:49:13 AM

Every house requires a certain amount of repairs and upkeep to keep it in good shape. But although home repair projects may seem like a financial drain, many of them can actually save you money – either when you do the job yourself or by improving the function and efficiency of your home. If you’re looking to find ways to save money while updating your home, here are a few projects you can try.

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Topics: money saving tips

How to Tell If You Are a Frugal Homeowner or a Cheap One

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 2, 2017 10:08:03 AM

Owning a home can be expensive at times. Saving money where you can is never a bad thing. But, there is a difference between being frugal and being cheap.

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Topics: money saving tips, Insulation

Making the Most of Your New Year's Resolution: Saving Money

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Mar 2, 2017 11:20:00 AM

2017 is well under way, and there are plenty of New Year's resolutions that have been broken by now. The calendar is a great guideline for plans and promises, but thankfully, it's not the end-all-be-all.

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Topics: money saving tips

Three Easy Ways to Reduce the Heating Bill in Your Las Vegas Home

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Dec 12, 2016 7:52:00 AM

Though winter may be relatively short and mild in the Las Vegas area compared to many other parts of the country, the cost of heating your home can add up quickly over the colder months. Here are a few money saving tips that can help you cut your heating bills without sacrificing your comfort:

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Topics: education, Las Vegas, Insulation, Home Maintenance, attic insulation, roof inspections, money saving tips, attic insulation in las vegas

Reasons to Have Las Vegas Insulation Specialists Install Radiant Barrier

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Nov 15, 2016 1:03:00 PM

If you find your home is uncomfortable year round it may be time to look at your home's roof and attic as the culprit.

Heat from the sun is transferred to the earth via UV rays. These UV rays hit the roof of your house and when this happens the roof starts to reradiate the heat, transferring this heat into your attic. This is then absorbed by the insulation in your attic. This built up heat eventually makes its way into your home.

To help keep your home more comfortable you need to

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Topics: education, Las Vegas, Insulation, attic insulation, money saving tips, attic insulation in las vegas