Alliance Disaster Kleenup Ranks Amongst the Best

Alliance Disaster Kleenup award

July 6, 2016 –  For the second consecutive year, ADK ranks as one of the best places to work in IL  Alliance Disaster Kleenup (ADK), a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced their recent honor as one of 2016’s “Best Places to Work in Illinois” in the category of companies under 99 employees.… Continue reading

Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration Raises over $9k for West Virginia Flood Relief

Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration flood relief team

July 22, 2016 – Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced it raised $9,212.72 for the American Red Cross W.Va. Flood Relief at the annual country music fest, Jamboree in the Hills Pre-Party on July 13, 2016. The Pre-Party is a free concert hosted each year by Panhandle, to… Continue reading

Is Your Business Earthquake Safe?

Cracked cement from an earthquake

July 22, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Earthquakes can occur at any time of the year, day or night. Some are small tremors that are hardly felt, if at all; others can rattle buildings and become strong enough to damage structures, belongings and lives. It is important to take action before, during and after a quake to protect… Continue reading

Communication is Key in Times of Need

DKI Emergency Line helping a Customer

July 6, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Communication is the most essential tool to have for personal and business relations. It enables connections between people and allows for learning and growing. In our industry, where emergencies occur on a daily basis, communication not only provides opportunity for growth and improvement, but also allows us to offer efficiency and… Continue reading

Returning to Work After a Holiday Break

To do list on a pad of paper with a DKI pen sitting on top of it with a cup of coffee next to the paper

July 5, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Your vacation has come and gone, yet it may be difficult to let it go… The thought of your toes in the sand, watching fireworks shooting off over the calm, clear waters. Looking back on the weekend barbeque, enjoying good food and fun with family and friends. Whatever it may be,… Continue reading

3 Steps to Keep Your Business Safe Over the Holiday Break

Conference room with floor to ceiling windows during Holiday Break

June 30, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC With the Fourth of July around the corner, your business may be considering closing early tomorrow and taking a four-day (or longer) weekend vacation. And, why shouldn’t you? After working hard to maintain growing your business, you deserve some time away to recharge before heading into Q3. But, before you leave… Continue reading

It’s Hurricane Season – Prepare Now!

Stormy skies over Iceland Town during Hurricane Season

June 23, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Hurricane season is upon us. While most commonly running June 1 through November 30, it is not unusual to experience a hurricane outside of this timeframe as well. With sustained winds of more than 74 mph, hurricanes are the most destructive storms – having the power to crush buildings, uproot trees… Continue reading

Determine And Manage Common Workplace Stress

People walking through crowded street in Grove Village, IL

June 14, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC The workplace is full of frustrations, deadlines and demands. Unfortunately, throw in your personal strains too, and stress becomes a way of life. Stress is not uncommon, but can be damaging to your health, productivity and relationships. Determining your own stressors and how to manage them, is the first step to… Continue reading

Restotech DKI Renews Franchise Membership with DKI

May 22, 2015 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced that Restotech DKI of Laguna Hills, Calif has renewed its Franchise Membership with the DKI network. By continuing its DKI Franchise Member ship, Restotech DKI will continue to utilize DKI’s 24 hour call center, its claims tracking technology, and other tools to enhance its ability to serve its insurance and corporate customers. Restotech DKI also gains access to DKI’s training seminars and workshops to ensure they remain abreast of… Continue reading

Why Purpose Matters

May 16, 2016 Guest Blog by Howard Shore, Founder Activate Group The trademarks of a great operation are how well its leader and team use time and set priorities. Too often people confuse activity with productivity. Setting priorities starts with a plan. A good plan creates focus, sets goals, creates alignment throughout an organization, and provides a means for accountability.… Continue reading