Water Damage Tips for Landlords/Property Managers

Water damage can occur when we least expect it. Whether it is caused by broken pipes or a blocked drain, water damage can quickly become a mold/mildew problem for the landlord and the tenant. DKI Services is here to provide water damage tips for landlords to prevent the need for emergency water damage restoration:
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DKI MEMBERS HONORED AT THE 2018 RIA CONVENTION & EXPO

Ernie Storrer with DKI member company, BALES RESTORATION, and DKI member company, France & Co., were presented with two of RIA’s annual awards.

StorrerFeb. 22, 2018 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, proudly announced that two recipients of this year’s Restoration Industry Association’s (RIA) prestigious awards are DKI members. Ernie Storrer, owner of DKI member company, BALES RESTORATION in Lynwood, Wash., earned the 2018 Martin L. King Award for his continuous exceptional service and dedication to the restoration industry. DKI member, France & Co. out of Wenatchee, Wash., was recognized for the Phoenix Award for Innovation in Restoration. Both awards were presented the evening of February 14, 2018 during RIA’s International Restoration Convention and Industry Expo in Austin, Texas. Continue reading “DKI MEMBERS HONORED AT THE 2018 RIA CONVENTION & EXPO”

Preparing a Healthcare Facility for a Major Storm

Even after starting a new year, we have only recently begun to understand the tragedy and destruction left behind by the hurricane season of 2017. With an estimated cost of over $200 billion from Hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey, last year’s hurricane season brought some of the most dangerous and expensive hurricanes to the United States. To prepare for this year’s storm season, we have created a helpful list of items that need to be checked prior to a storm:
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Reopening a Healthcare Facility after Major Water Damage

When a crisis hits, many people turn to hospitals for safety and recovery. However, this can be disrupted if too much water damage causes a healthcare facility to close down for days or weeks. Even after water has been extracted, hospitals can continue to suffer the consequences of mold or mildew caused by leaks or flooding. Follow these important steps when reopening a healthcare facility after major water damage:
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How to Protect Your Home When Lightning Strikes

Over the past few years, lightning strikes have become an increasingly greater threat to homes, businesses, and communities everywhere. With the ability to hold over 100 million volts of electricity, one bolt can rip through powerful structures or cause power surges in large neighborhoods with no warning. That is why it is important to keep you, your family, and your home and/or business safe from lightning storms with these preparation tips:
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BALES RESTORATION DKI EARNS ANGIE’S LIST 2017 “SUPER SERVICE AWARD”

Feb. 6, 2018 – BALES RESTORATION, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, proudly announced they have earned Angie’s List’s “Super Service Award” for 2017. This is the second consecutive year BALES has been awarded this achievement. Continue reading “BALES RESTORATION DKI EARNS ANGIE’S LIST 2017 “SUPER SERVICE AWARD””

Tips for Creating a Fire Prevention Plan for School

Fire-safety around school campuses has become a large concern for education administrators around the US. Although small fires, when detected, can be resolved in a matter of minutes, it can also take only a few seconds for a spark to explode into much larger, more powerful flames. It’s important to know these strategies for creating a fire prevention plan for a school:
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