4 Foolproof Tips to Have a Fun and Safe Family Vacation

Family at a safety vacation at beach

Summer is coming to an end, and school is about to start up again for your kids. This is usually the time you try to schedule in that last family summer vacation. As you start your planning though, consider these safety tips. Check the Weather It’s important to always check the weather forecast before you book your trip. If you’re… Continue reading

Are You Prepared for a Tornado?

Tornado ripping through an open field with a large tree in distance

Tornadoes can cause devastating damage in a matter of minutes. Keeping yourself and your family safe is priority number one in the event severe weather occurs. These are a few things that you should have in place so that you’re ready in the event of a tornado. Emergency Plans: Make a plan and discuss it regularly with your family. Have a… Continue reading

Places Mold May Be Hiding In Your Home

Places Mold May Be Hiding In Your Home

Mold is practically everywhere you go! Depending on your sensitivity to mold allergies, you may not even realize that there’s mold hiding in your home. Luckily, mold remediation is a process that can be completed fairly quickly. Remediation and restoration can even save items covered in mold if caught quickly enough! However, do you know where mold could be hiding… Continue reading

3 Easy Ways to Prevent House Fires

Firefighters on rooftop extinguishing a fire

According to the Department of Homeland Security, a house fire can turn deadly in less than two minutes. While you should already have an emergency plan with your family on how to exit your home in the event of a fire, you should also discuss how to prevent fires. By paying attention and taking a few minutes monthly to check… Continue reading


(ELK GROVE VILLAGE., Ill., July 7, 2017) – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced that Blue River Restoration of Indianapolis, Ind. has joined the DKI network, as of June 30, 2017. By virtue of its DKI franchise membership, Blue River can employ DKI’s 24-hour call center, claims tracking technology, and other tools to enhance its ability to… Continue reading

Ways to Protect Your Home Before A Flood

Neighborhood of houses flooded

Flooding is extremely unpredictable, making damages to your home so much worse than normal water damage. However, you can take small steps before and during flood warnings to keep your family safe and minimize any damages or flood cleanup that can occur. First, make sure you have your furnace, electrical panels, and water heaters elevated and up off the ground.… Continue reading