Most Common Causes of Roof Leaks

With Central Minnesota’s unpredictable weather patterns, a leaky roof can present more than just a minor inconvenience. Left alone, a roof leak can serve as the catalyst for expensive problems, including roof damage, mold infestations, and interior water damage—a major leak can even compromise the structural integrity of your home.   Because roof leaks can cause all sorts of headaches, it’s

Mold Remediation: Signs You Need an Inspection

A homeowner inspects the back side of their wallpaper for mold. The wallpaper is wilting and bubbling from an advanced infestation. To the right of the image is the Royal Renovations logo.

Mold is one of the most common problems homeowners face, with some sources reporting that upwards of 47% of residential homes have some form of mold infestation. Left alone, mold can wreak havoc on the internal structure of your home and contaminate the air, causing health problems like coughing, sneezing, dry eyes, irritation, and headaches. If you suspect your home

Protecting Your Home Through Roof Restoration

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Your roof is the first line of defense against the elements, and thus plays a crucial role in protecting your home. With natural disasters and severe weather occurring more frequently, it’s never been more important to keep your roof in good condition. Effective roof restoration is worth it in order to safeguard your property from damage, secure your peace of

How Professionals Salvage Precious Records with Document Restoration

Accidents can happen when we least expect them. When disaster strikes, homeowners should have a plan in place to protect their precious documents and records. In a worst-case scenario, disaster restoration companies such as Royal Renovations offer document restoration services that help recover your documents before they’re lost forever, guarding them against further damage and preserving them for future generations. 

How to Identify Mold and Mildew

A magnifying glass highlights the buildup of mold and mildew of a radiator pipe. To the right of the glass is the Royal Renovations logo.

The terms “mold” and “mildew” are often used interchangeably, but they actually describe two different problems. Both mold and mildew are types of fungus, but they differ in appearance, growth pattern, habitat, and potential health risks. Both types of fungus require different removal methods, so understanding the differences between them is a vital skill for any homeowner.    Why You Should

Potential Lasting Effects from Fire and Smoke Damage

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A fire in your home or business is an extremely stressful event that can leave a lasting impact on your home—and your wallet. After a fire, contracting a professional fire and water damage restoration specialist to help with cleanup can save your building from additional structural problems in the future. What to Do After a Fire   For your own safety

Storm Damage Tips: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Home

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  Severe weather is never fun, especially when it damages your home or other property. However, as unstoppable as the weather may be, there are steps you can take to protect your property and keep yourself safe during heavy storms.     Preparing Your Home for a Storm    Because storms can strike at a moment’s notice, it’s essential to prepare

The Importance of Content Restoration

An in-progress kitchen renovation. All of the cabinets and drawers lie without countertops. Some drawers are missing altogether.

According to National Centers for Environmental Information, natural disasters are occurring more often than ever before. When disasters like floods, tornados, and fires strike, they can damage buildings and other personal property. Property and personal effects damaged by severe weather may initially seem like a lost cause, but the situation may be salvageable. A competent content-cleaning company can restore and

Health Risks and Water Damage

A white wall shows signs of mold and water damage, including staining and browning.

Keeping up with building maintenance, whether it’s your home or business, helps maintain aesthetic value and preserve the building’s structural integrity. However, some aspects of upkeep deal less with the longevity and appeal of the building and more with keeping its residents safe from potential health risks.     Known to cause mold and mildew, water can be particularly damaging. To

The Role of Professional Restoration Services in Home Content Recovery

Damaged exterior of a home

After a natural disaster or other unfortunate event, most homeowners will do whatever they can to save their furniture, valuable items, and other contents of their homes. The cleanup process can be an overwhelming undertaking, and it’s often difficult to know where to begin to properly restore your belongings. Calling a professional restoration service to help with home content recovery