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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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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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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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Don't Believe These Home Inspection Myths

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 28, 2018 4:00:00 PM

When buying and selling a house, you're also dealing with at least one home inspection. Here are five home inspection myths we hear most often:

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Topics: las vegas roofing, education, roof inspections

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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Why You Should Never Turn a Blind Eye to Roof Stains

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 8, 2018 9:29:00 AM

While algae, lichens or moss is rare in Las Vegas, they can cause roof stains, which are nothing to ignore. These unsightly organisms literally eat away at a roof, threatening its structural integrity. And the longer this goes untreated, the worse the damage becomes. That’s why it’s best to immediately call a reputable roofing company if you notice roof stains.

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Topics: education, roof maintenance in las vegas, roof inspections, roof damage, roof problems, Las Vegas roofing contractors, Insider

How to Keep Your Home from Becoming a Pigeon Magnet

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jul 31, 2018 1:23:00 PM

Pigeons carry parasites that can be transferred to people, as well as three serious “bird diseases”: cryptococcosis, histoplasmosis and psittacosis. Their droppings are both abundant and toxic too; one pigeon can produce about 25 pounds of droppings per year, drawing flies, mice and rats, which carry their own share of diseases. Pigeon droppings are so acidic that they can also stain and eat away at the surface of roof tiles, which can result in roof leaks.

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Topics: education, roof maintenance in las vegas, Las Vegas Home Maintenance, roof inspections

Buying New Home? Don’t Forget the Roof Inspection

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jul 26, 2018 2:21:00 PM

Buying a new home – whether it's your very first or your fifteenth – is always an exciting experience. After you've done all the online research, figured out your budget, and saved for a down payment, the fun part starts. You tour homes in your desired neighborhoods, spend countless hours browsing photos online and, when you've finally found the perfect house, can't wait to buy

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Topics: education, roof inspections, roof problems

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

When to Schedule a Roof Inspection

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jul 17, 2018 11:23:00 AM

You know your roof is important; that's obvious. What's not always so obvious is what you need to do to keep your roof in tip-top shape. Like most things in life, homeownership doesn't exactly come with a user manual, and learning lessons the hard way can be costly. A routine roof inspection will help to preserve your roof by enabling a technician to identify and fix any issues before they become major.

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