Preparing Your Pets for Natural Disasters

pets preparing natural disasters

In Minnesota, the weather is infamous for turning on a dime. The warmer is the seasons are perhaps more notorious for potential danger, but being prepared against mother nature is a year-round task. This goes for people and their pets. Did you know that July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day? In honor of the occasion, we have outlined

DIY Improvements to Protect Your Home from Summer Water Damage

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With the rising temps of summer, it might not be in your mind, but water damage threatens your home year-round. In the summer, water damage most often threatens a home that is ill-prepared for a severe storm or flood. Other culprits can be leaky pipes, outdated appliances, or faulty HVAC systems. Check out some of the DIY home improvements you

Preventing Summer Water and Pipe Damage

Summer Water and Pipe Damage

It’s not something homeowners typically worry about once the cold weather subsides, but your plumbing may be in danger in the summer just as it is during the winter.  Sure, it’s important to take special precautions in the winter to prevent our pipes from freezing and busting, but what could possibly cause a major plumbing issue in the summer?  

What to do when lightning strikes and damages your home

The saying goes, “Lightning never strikes twice.” Yet, this is false. Lightning can strike twice and can even strike your home. Research shows that one out of 200 homes will be struck by lightning each year. This means that the odds of your home being struck by lightning are one in 280,000. Since this is somewhat of a rarity, here’s

How to Cope with the Loss 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

Overcoming a Home Tragedy

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.

Spring Storm Damage Prevention

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

Winter Storm Damage Prevention and Repair

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,

Primary Classifications of Water Damage

Just like there are many causes of water damage—a flooded basement or the result of putting out a fire—there are specific water categories and classes. Knowing the source of the damage and when it occurred will help the experts determine what steps need to happen to make sure damage is cleaned up properly, leaving you with fully restored, good-as-new items.