DKI Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity for the Second Year

DKI Services participated in a Habitat for Humanity build in Martinez, CA

October 2, 2015 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration organization, announced today that its CA location will be participating in a Habitat for Humanity build in Martinez, CA on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. For the second consecutive year, the CA office employees will meet with other volunteers to assist in building a brand new community, called Muir Ridge, which… Continue reading

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

Never Forget Why You Are Here

A mother posing with her child for a picture

Aug 25, 2015 By Dan Cassara, President & CEO of DKI Ventures, LLC At DKI, we restore homes and businesses in their time of need, and more importantly, we are considered the very best this industry has to offer. Last month, DKI completed an incredibly successful marketing event that invites local business development professionals from DKI companies across the country… Continue reading

Spark Your Marketing Efforts with Word of Mouth

U.S. consumer traits and buying habits

Aug 18, 2015 By: Jessica Nielsen, DKI Ventures, LLC Consumers are becoming savvier in the way they research products/services and make purchases. Not only do they research before making purchases, but they know when they’re being sold to. This especially rings true with Millennials (those born roughly between 1980-2000). This large and increasingly powerful generation is having a profound effect… Continue reading