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
So you’ve discovered mold in your home…yikes. What do you do now? Sure, you can throw away carpet and even insulation, but you can’t necessarily throw away wood, drywall, paint, and ducting. What do you do? You call the experts! At Royal Renovations, we understand how devastating and frustrating it can be to find mold in your home. Unfortunately,
It’s that wonderful time of year again! With the warmer temperatures and vacation days looming, it’s time to head to your cabin. But what happens when you walk in the door and it’s not as expected? Maybe you didn’t seal the cabin properly and critters got in or some bad weather caused water damage. Either way, you need a plan
Overcoming a tragedy in your home is a difficult process. Whether there’s a flood, a fire, or a sewer back-up, not only will the damage itself be frustrating, it has the potential to be emotionally scarring. There are various causes of a home tragedy. A sewer backup can send sewage into your home, coating your basement with harmful bacteria.
They say April showers bring May flowers, but they may also bring damage to your home. You might be more prepared for the crazy thunderstorms common in the summer, but spring storms can take us by surprise. You’ll want to take any and all precautions to prevent flooding, siding damage, hail damage, and more. Spring is the perfect time to
It’s the first big rainstorm of the season and your basement floods. What do you do? Will your homeowners insurance cover all the damage? Flooding is an ambiguous issue because there are so many potential causes. Some flooding issues may be covered by insurance while others are not. All policies are a little different, but let’s talk about what’s covered
Spring is on its way! That means flowers, warmer weather, sunshine, and new summer activities! It also means slush, mud, and the potential for basement flooding. With the combination of melting snow and spring rain showers, you have increased potential for a flooding disaster. If you’re worried about a basement flood, read on for tips to avoid the stressful situation.
With the polar vortex hopefully behind us, you’ve probably heard a few crazy stories about the sort of damage the frigid temperatures have caused. Of course, there are some silly and fun things happening where people have made the best of the below freezing temperatures by throwing coffee or boiling water in the air and watching it turn to snow,
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
Last month we talked about pipes bursting in the winter and how to prevent that cold weather nightmare. Sewer leaks can also be a problem in the frigid temperatures. You may associate sewer leaks with warmer spring and summer seasons because flooding is more common then, but winter is not exempt. The causes are numerous, from tree root blockages and