Are There New Board Up Materials in the Commercial Restoration Industry’s Future?

Are There New Board Up Materials in the Commercial Restoration Industry’s Future

NPR has reported that Ohio has become the first state to ban the use of plywood for boarding up vacant and abandoned houses. The usual plywood material is being replace by a clear polycarbonate clear board to improve aesthetics and help with security of the property. In the commercial restoration industry, board up services are often used after a disaster… Continue reading

What To Do if Your Basement is Flooded

What To Do if Your Basement is Flooded

It’s a nightmare that a homeowner never wants to wake up to: a flooded basement. Whether it’s just used as storage or is a second living room for your family, a flood in your basement can cause severe damage to the room and entire home. Here are some tips to follow in the event you find yourself literally, and figuratively, knee-deep… Continue reading

Tornado Safety Tips

Tornado Safety Tips

There’s nothing quite like the feeling you get when you hear the word “tornado” on your local weather channel. When it comes to staying safe during this type of weather, coming up with a plan of action when disaster strikes is crucial to keep you and your family safe. Here are some safety tips when it comes to protecting you,… Continue reading

Preparing For the Worst: Your Fire Evacuation Plan

Preparing For the Worst_ Your Fire Evacuation Plan

When it comes to making sure you and your family are prepared if your home were to ever catch on fire, it’s crucial to have a plan in place. Whether it’s determining who to call or where to go in the event of an emergency, having organization around your evacuation strategy is going to save your lives. Here are some… Continue reading

DKI’s New Website to Provide Support in Your Time of Need

DKI Website Homepage with images of natural disasters

(ELK GROVE VILLAGE., Ill. Jan. 9, 2017) – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, is pleased to announce its redesigned website: The site has a fresh, new look, designed to enhance usability for residents and businesses searching for local property restoration services in their time of need. DKI’s upgraded website is both desktop and mobile-enabled, showcasing large,… Continue reading

Three Things to Do After Disaster Hits Your Home

Newly constructed home surrounded by dirt yard

A disaster can strike at a moment’s notice. While you can prepare for the worst, sometimes there is just no avoiding the major damage a natural disaster can cause. When it is safe for your family to return, these are three things you should do before acting on our 24 hour emergency services: Inspect Your Surroundings Simply put, if your… Continue reading