The Rainy Season is Here but Hopefully Mold Isn’t

You can be a “fun guy,” but you don’t want fungi growing in your home. Mold is a fungus that commonly appears in homes in the midst of the rainiest time of the year. Mold grows anywhere under the right conditions. Sometimes it is possible to treat the mold yourself, but other times the mold gets out of control and

What to do After a Sewage Backup in your Home

Ah crap! No really, ah crap! What do you do when you find that sewage has backed up into your house? A sewage back-up can be caused by a toilet overflow, a clogged pipe, a frozen pipe, or a septic backup. A small sewage backup is usually confined to the bathroom or kitchen and can be managed to take care

Why Pipes Freeze and Break in Winter

It’s inevitable, the cold hits hard every winter and sometimes, despite all efforts, the cold wins and something breaks or bursts. Your pipes can take a beating in the winter. Prevent and protect your pipes from freezing and breaking, so a spring flood doesn’t hit you early. Your water pipes are at risk for freezing anytime it is below 32

How to Prepare for a Fire | Fire Escape Plan

Fire is dangerous. That is why it is important to have a good understanding of fire safety. Don’t get into the mindset that a fire could never happen in your home, instead be precautious and come up with a family fire escape plan. Call the family together and sit down for your first family fire meeting. One of the first

Importance of Fire Inspections

While it may be cold outside, things can still heat up inside as fires affect thousands of homes each winter resulting in property damage and loss. The importance of ensuring fire inspections are conducted cannot be emphasized enough for the most effective way of avoiding damage by fire is to prevent the fire. Here are some reasons on why you

Top Causes of Basement Flooding

It doesn’t matter if your basement is a simple storage area or a top-of-the-line entertainment room. All basements are subject to the same problems because of their location is at or below ground level, and below the water table. No one wants to have water seeping into their home, causing mold and rot, warped wood, and expensive basement crack repair.

CE Class Grand Prize Winners

Joelle and Jessica had a great time with our Winners! As I mentioned in our September CE Class Review Blog Post, we had Grand Prize and Runner-up winners.  Two out of the three winners choose to have a lunch party at their office. Grand Prize Winner We had lunch at Jack & Jim’s last Wednesday with Judi and her co-worker at Benton

September CE Class Review

September 28, 2017, CE Class Review Royal Renovations would just want to thank everyone that attended our most recent CE Class.  We had the highest number of attendees for this class.  I think that is because of the location, the price, the food, the speaker, and that we try to put on the best course we can. Our classes include

Non-Salvage Inventory

After a major fire in your home, you may find yourself overwhelmed and stressed with what you should be doing right now.  What are the next steps?  You may become displaced and need to find somewhere to live.  Your insurance company wants you to get moving on the process of repairs to avoid any extra expenses.  One of the first steps

September 28 CE Class – Only 7 Spots Remaining

Our Fall CE class is coming up on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at Coyote Moon and Grille in St. Cloud, MN.  Every year we offer two 8 hour days.  Each day has two four credit classes. If you would like to attend, please sign up here. Situational & Behavioral Ethics  AM Session – 4 Credits This session will summarize current