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Understanding the Roof Replacement Process: A Step-by-step Guide

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Nov 7, 2018 12:13:00 PM

If your roof gets damaged, you will typically need to get it replaced as soon as possible. If you’re in need of an emergency roof replacement, the following is a step-by-step guide covering how your old roof will be removed and a new one installed:

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Can I Install a New Roof Over Existing Shingles?

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Sep 28, 2018 10:32:36 AM

A roof replacement for your home is one of the biggest investments you'll make. Aside from being a major project, it's also essential as your roof has to do the hard work of keeping your family and belongings safe and comfortable no matter what the weather conditions are like. On the other hand, many homeowners wonder if there are ways to cut the cost of a roof replacement, including shingling over an existing roof. Here's what you need to know about whether to tear off your old roof before starting a roof replacement project.

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Topics: las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas, roof replacement, education

Failing to Plan Is Planning to Fail: How to Save on Roofing in Las Vegas

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 15, 2018 4:52:42 PM

Your roof is the most vulnerable part of your building. Every day, it’s exposed to the elements that contribute to deterioration and decay. Proper maintenance and protection help prolong the life of a roof, but eventually, even the most well-maintained roof will need to be replaced.

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Topics: save money, roof materials, roof damage, roof problems, las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofer, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas, roof replacement

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

Everything You Need to Know About Roof Warranties

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jun 15, 2018 7:34:00 AM

If you’ve had a new roof installed, it probably comes with one or more types of roof warranties. It’s important to understand exactly what’s covered and what’s not so that you can protect your investment. The following tells you everything you need to know about roof warranties:

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Topics: las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roof repair, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofer, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas, roof leak repairs, roof repairs, education, roof replacement

How to Determine When It's Time for a Roof Replacement

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Jun 13, 2018 11:48:22 AM

Your roof is your home's first and best line of defense against the elements. And its structural integrity can affect virtually every component in your home, from the walls and floors to the heating and cooling system. Check for these five warning signs to see if it might be time for a roof replacement:

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Topics: roof damage, roof problems, las vegas roof replacement, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roof replacement

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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The Benefits of Using Roofing Felt During Your Roof Replacement

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 29, 2018 10:42:00 AM

Roofing felt is a material that’s commonly used during a roof replacement, but unless you’re a roofer, you may not realize the benefits that this material provides. The following covers some common questions about roofing felt, including what it is and its benefits:

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

Up on the Roof: Why Roofing Shingles Feel Like Sandpaper

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on May 15, 2018 10:21:00 AM

Have you ever wondered why a cat’s tongue is so rough? It’s to help the furry feline survive. The tongue’s tiny bumps have 2 main purposes: they make it easier to hold onto prey and are efficient little tools for grooming.

Just like a cat’s tongue, roofing shingles feel like sandpaper for reasons that help your house survive: providing fire resistance, repelling water, and protecting the surface from harmful UV rays. They also help control the interior temperature, which is extra nice during Las Vegas’ heat waves!

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