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

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

Our Fall Home Maintenance List is Like You: Proactive but Efficient

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Oct 3, 2018 10:49:00 AM

You don't shirk from a home maintenance challenge. But you don't exactly want to spend weekend after precious weekend with a flashlight in your hand and a ladder propped up against the side of your house, either.

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

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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Topics: roof maintenance, roof inspections, Home Maintenance, education, home maintenance in las vegas, roof maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roof repair, roof damage, roof materials

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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Topics: roof replacement, roof maintenance, roof inspections, roof repairs, roofing company in Las Vegas, las vegas roofing, roof maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roof repair, las vegas roof replacement, roof problems, roof damage

Why It's Important to Schedule an Annual Roof Inspection

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jun 11, 2018 9:32:00 AM

You probably don’t think much about your roof unless something goes wrong with it. But it’s an important part of your home that protects you and your family, the interior of your home, and your belongings. Some damage can be obvious from the ground, but other types can only be identified by a professional who is trained to perform a thorough roof inspection.

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Topics: roof replacement, roof maintenance, 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, Las Vegas Home Maintenance, roofing companies, roof problems, roof damage

It Isn’t Pretty: Here’s What Happens if You Don’t Clean Your Gutters During Roof Maintenance

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 23, 2018 10:07:00 AM

Do you know the best way to maintain your home’s gutters? Regular roof maintenance and inspections!

Gutters are an important part of your roofing system. Designed to protect your home from serious water damage, keeping them clean and in good working order is often put on the back burner or altogether forgotten. Don’t be lulled into thinking everything’s fine just because there’s still rain water running from them or they don’t appear to be clogged.

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Topics: roof maintenance, Home Maintenance, education, home maintenance checklist, roof maintenance in las vegas

Roof Maintenance Tips to Prevent Wind Damage and Roof Repairs

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 7, 2018 9:16:00 AM

High winds can cause a great deal of damage to your home’s roof. It is impossible to predict when high winds may occur, so it is important to ensure that your roof is properly maintained to avoid the need for roof repairs in the future. These tips will help you protect your home’s roof from high wind damage:

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Topics: roof maintenance, roof repairs, roof maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roof repair, roof problems, roof damage

The Best Time for a Roof Inspection is Now

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Apr 23, 2018 9:27:00 AM

Spring is a time of renewal in the Las Vegas area, as temperatures begin to climb, and homeowners gear up to prepare their homes, landscaping, and backyard pools for the season ahead. It's also a great time to have a reputable roofing company assess the condition of your roof to identify any areas of damage, or signs that you may need a roof replacement or roof repair.

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Topics: roof maintenance, roof inspections, roof repairs, education, roof leak repairs, roof maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roof repair, roof damage

Your Roof May Be Out of Sight, But Keep Maintenance Top-of-Mind

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 7, 2017 10:03:00 AM

It can be difficult enough to maintain the things around your home that you can clearly see. How are you supposed to maintain your roof, which lies out of your line of vision?

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Topics: roof maintenance, roof maintenance in las vegas