DKI Educates on Fire Damage Restoration in Ireland

DKI presentation

September 30, 2015 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, met this week with DKI Ireland in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, Ireland to present a three-day course, “An Overview of Fire and Smoke Damage.” Ken Larsen, Director of Education for DKI, along with DKI President and CEO Dan Cassara and President of DKI Ireland Pat Casey presented the… Continue reading

American Integrity Restoration and Team Hot AIR “Run for a Reason”

Nora Mercier and family pose for a picture

September 29, 2015 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced today that one of its Member Companies, American Integrity Restoration (AIR) is sponsoring the Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce Applefest 5K on Sunday, October 18 at 8 AM at the Riverfront Park. For the past five years, the Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce has chosen a local family, or… Continue reading

3 Tips to Better Your Sales Technique and Customer Service

Sept 29, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Let’s face it – No one likes solicitors. But, soliciting your business is how you develop leads, right? If so, how does this work when businesses and households hang signs near their doors, refusing solicitation, or solicitors receive the constant hang-up the second the receiver realizes the phone call is a… Continue reading

When the Lights Go Out – Power Outage Tips for the Office

Lightbulb glowing with dark background

Sept 22, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC A power failure is one of the most common business interruptions. Whether the cause is weather related, due to a fallen tree or human error, a power outage can be inconvenient and impact business operations. Follow the tips below to help minimize your business interruption during a power outage. BEFORE First… Continue reading

Hurricanes – Fact or Fiction?

Sept 14, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Lately, there has been a lot of commotion surrounding the topic of hurricanes (Danny, Fred), and we have been monitoring several recent Tropical Storms – Erika, Grace, Henri. But, can these hurricanes reach us in-landers? Do we really have to worry about these tropical storms, when they don’t develop into more?… Continue reading

What to do if Driving Near a Wildfire

Wildfire in a forest

Aside from the traffic buildup in these situations, are you aware of the driving risks associated with wildfires? Do you know how to avoid these areas, or stay safe while driving? In the event of a wildfire in your area, here are some safety and prevention tips to follow when you’re on the road: Smoke can quickly change direction and… Continue reading

Flood Your Business With Preparedness

Sept 1, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC For National Preparedness Month, Week 1: Floods Floods are the number one natural disaster in the United States, and all 50 states are subject to flash floods. It’s important to be aware of the risks associated with flooding and know how to prepare and stay safe in the event one should… Continue reading