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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

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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Topics: tips, home safety, energy efficient, save money, roof damage, roof problems, roofing companies, las vegas roof repair, roof maintenance in las vegas, las vegas roofing, Las Vegas roofing contractors, roofing company in Las Vegas, roof leak repairs, education, roof repairs, roof inspections

An Overview of the Heating and Cooling Mechanisms in Your Home

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Nov 29, 2018 11:40:00 AM

Many people often struggle with how to operate their heating and cooling units to save on costs. This is understandable, considering that 50% of energy consumption in the home goes towards heating or cooling costs

To understand how your heating system works, you first need to understand how heat is transferred through the air. Most homes today use central heating systems that feature a furnace and an air conditioner. The furnace delivers warm air to your home, while the air conditioner delivers cold.

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Topics: tips, energy efficient, save money, Las Vegas insulation contractor, las vegas home insulation, attic insulation in las vegas, Insulation

Read This Before Using Fiberglass Batts for Your Attic Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Nov 8, 2018 9:14:00 AM

When temperatures drop in the colder months of the year, it is important to have proper attic insulation. With the many insulation options and materials available, it can be difficult to find the right material to keep your attic warm. Here is what you need to know about insulating your attic with fiberglass batts:

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Topics: energy efficient, save money, Las Vegas insulation contractor, las vegas home insulation, home insulation in las vegas, Home Improvement, temperature, attic insulation, education, Insulation

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with These Simple Tips

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Oct 18, 2018 4:51:00 PM

The average American produces about 4.5 pounds of garbage per day. There is more waste in Nevada landfills than any other state in the country, or the equivalent of 38.4 per tons of waste per person. By putting some simple conservation ideas into action, you can reduce the amount of waste you produce.

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The Benefits of Waste-Free Living

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Oct 9, 2018 10:58:00 AM

Did you know that the average American generates 4.4 pounds of trash every day? The people promoting zero-waste living have a formidable goal: creating less than a jar of waste per year!

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Topics: save money, organization, education

Detecting, Preventing and Fixing Air Leaks with Proper Home Insulation

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 31, 2018 11:24:00 AM

Even the smallest of air leaks in your home are a big deal. From garage to attic, they can happen anywhere and represent a serious increase in energy costs. In fact, between 10% and 30% of a home’s typical energy costs can be traced to energy leaks that could have (and should be) sealed. Fixing air leaks doesn’t have to be complicated and sufficient home insulation is a likely solution.

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Topics: blown in insulation, energy efficient, save money, Las Vegas insulation contractor, las vegas home insulation, home insulation in las vegas, home insulation, attic insulation, Insulation

Important Home Insulation Facts to Know

Posted by First Quality Roofing & Insulation on Aug 17, 2018 9:54:00 AM

In Las Vegas, the extreme temperature fluctuations from high to low that often occur between day and night, especially in the winter, can make heating and cooling your home a challenge. Home insulation helps create energy efficiency and keeps your home comfortable no matter what the temperature is outside.

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Topics: blown in insulation, energy efficient, save money, Las Vegas insulation contractor, las vegas home insulation, home improvements in las vegas, home insulation in las vegas, home insulation

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