How to Avoid Cooking Fires

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With over 172,000 fires occurring each year due to cooking activities, fire safety and prevention are essential parts of kitchen safety. With a few practical steps and some basic awareness, you and your family can decrease your risk of cooking fires this winter. What Causes Most Cooking Fires? Everyday cooking fires happen in the US for a variety of reasons:

Making a Family Emergency Preparedness Plan

Family preparing an emergency preparedness plan

For many households, keeping the family safe is the number one priority. Talking with your family and creating a plan for emergency situations is the best way to ensure everyone understands what to do in an emergency. In a proper emergency preparedness plan, identify how you and each family member will work together as a team in an emergency. Your

Preparing for the Aftermath of a Natural Disaster or Fire

Fragment of the burnt home after the fire in a wooden house

When a natural disaster strikes your home, it’s tough to understand the best course of action. Usually, the best outcomes are from homeowners who make preparations and have a plan of action in place. The aftermath of a flood, storm, or fire are best taken care of through careful planning. To help your household prepare for a natural disaster, follow

The Risks of Staying in Your Home or Workplace After a Fire

Interior of a home’s kitchen after a fire, soot-covered wall, fire damage

A fire can be one of the most damaging disasters to take place – whether in your home or place of business. Once the flames are out and the damage is assessed, it can be tough to know when it is safe to go back. The absence of fire isn’t the only factor–lingering effects can also be detrimental to your

Protein Fires—What are They?

burning gas stove flame

Have you ever heard of a protein fire? A protein fire is the result of significantly burning a protein source or another food source. While no fire is a walk in the park, a protein fire appears to be far less serious initially than they truly are. The smell is worse than other fires and restoration may be tricky.  

The Long-lasting effects of not fixing smoke damage in your home

Smoke damage on the exterior of a home

When your life is uprooted by a housefire, the first thing you want to do is return to your home. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. Many individuals do not take into account the smoke damage that has affected their home. In addition, many want to skimp on clean-up costs because they are deemed unnecessary. This is far from the truth.

How to Cope with the Loss of a Home

The charred remainders of a home

If the wildfires in California last summer taught us anything it’s that disaster and tragedy can strike at any time. Disaster doesn’t care how large your home is or what neighborhood you live it. It can happen at any time to anyone. So how do you cope with and move forward after something like that happens?   Royal Renovations understands

The Danger of Electrical Fires

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Summer is heating up, and that means that we, as human beings have the desire to cool down! As we rely more and more on appliances and electricity to keep us cool, we’re also running more of a risk to cause an electrical fire. Each year in the U.S., there are more than 40,000 electrical fires responsible for $700 million

Summer Fire Risks and Fire Damage Restoration

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There are many different ways residential fires occur during the summer months. Here are a few of those risks and some steps you can take if your home has fire damage.   Storm Damage: With the increase in extreme weather wreaking havoc all over the country, it’s no secret that many fires are started from storms. The weather can impact

Fire Recovery

A fire can occur in your home no matter the time of year. You might not associate fires with winter because it’s so cold out, but a winter fire is not out of the question. A stove goes unattended, a toaster gets left plugged in, a portable furnace is running too long, a heated blanket is left turned on and