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Unique Roofing Options: What Is Vegetative Roofing?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jul 9, 2018 8:41:00 AM

Vegetative roofing is increasing in popularity because of its many advantages. This type of roof can be used on homes, apartment buildings, office buildings, and more, and can provide aesthetic, economic and other practical benefits. Here is a closer look at these benefits and why this is becoming one of the most popular green roofing options

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Topics: save money, roof materials, roof color, las vegas home renovations, las vegas roofing, education

Beating the Heat: Are Clay or Porcelain Roof Tiles Best Choice?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 18, 2018 8:25:00 AM

For many homeowners, the roof is an afterthought. Well, at least until it starts to leak! But your roof doesn’t just keep you dry during those 20 or so days a year that Las Vegas sees rain. There are also about 3820 hours, or 160 days, of sunshine during the same time. That’s a lot of heat!

At First Quality Roofing & Insulation, we are often asked: “Which roof tiles are best for absorbing heat and keeping a house cooler, porcelain or clay?” While porcelain has its advantages, including great water resistance and a good level of heat absorption, clay tiles are the best absorber of heat, and have been for centuries. If you’re looking to replace your home’s existing roof, read on for why clay may be your best choice.

 

 

 

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Topics: roof materials, roof color, las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roofing, temperature, roof replacement

Why Homeowners Are Turning to Tile Roofs

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Mar 20, 2018 8:36:00 AM

People often describe tile roofs as “beautiful,” “eye-catching” and “stunning.” Many have found there is more to these roofs than meets the eye. If you're in need of a roof replacement this spring or summer, consider the following reasons this roofing option is becoming increasingly popular.

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Topics: roof materials, roof color, las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roofing, roof replacement

Roofing Color Trends for 2018 Roof Replacements

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Feb 22, 2018 7:51:53 AM

Many people want their home to blend in, not stand out, on a block. Then there are those homeowners who abandon convention and make design choices that are bolder and more daring. If you belong to the latter group and you're mulling color choices for a new roof for your roof replacement, the verdict on 2018 roofing color trends from the Metal Roofing Alliance is in.

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Topics: roof color, roof replacement