How to Spot Hazardous Trees on a Property

Leaning – Most trees will lean a little bit, but sometimes trees lean because of poor weight distribution or root damage. If your tree looks like it is leaning a little more than usual, check the base of the tree. If you see cracked or heaving soil on the opposite side of the lean or exposed roots around the bottom, it is time to have it removed before it falls and damages your property. Continue reading “How to Spot Hazardous Trees on a Property”

K-TECH’S POLKA MEETS COUNTRY RAISES NEARLY $14,000 FOR ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

April 24, 2018 – K-tech Kleening, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced that they raised nearly $14,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during their eighth annual K-tech Charities event, Polka Meets Country, on April 7, 2018. Continue reading “K-TECH’S POLKA MEETS COUNTRY RAISES NEARLY $14,000 FOR ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL”

WERNER RESTORATION EARNS 2018 BBB TORCH AWARD

werner_teamApril 19, 2018 – Werner Restoration Services, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, proudly announced they were one of the five businesses chosen for the 2018 Quad Cities Better Business Bureau Torch Award. On April 26, the BBB will recognize Werner during a luncheon at Jumer’s Casino and Hotel in Rock Island, IL. Continue reading “WERNER RESTORATION EARNS 2018 BBB TORCH AWARD”

7 Tornado Safety Tips

Find a Safe Place – The first thing you need to do when you hear that tornado siren is get to a safe area. If you are in a mobile facility, go to a sturdy building or storm shelter nearby. If you cannot get to a building, do not attempt to drive away; find a ditch, get down in it and cover your head. If you can get to a basement, do so right away, but avoid using elevators to get there in case the power goes out and leaves you stranded. Continue reading “7 Tornado Safety Tips”

What to do After a Fire

Make Some Phone Calls – Assuming first responders have already been called and are working on putting out the fire, the first thing you need to do is contact family members. Give them any necessary information, including updates on your safety. Next, call your insurance provider. It is important to get in touch with the insurance company as soon as possible so that a claim can be filed. Be sure to save receipts if you go to a hotel for emergency lodging, as this can be used in your insurance claim. Continue reading “What to do After a Fire”

COMPLETE DKI HONORS THEIR LOCAL TROOPS

April 5, 2018 – Complete DKI, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced that during the months of April through June, they will be honoring the members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families through weekly and monthly acts of kindness. Continue reading “COMPLETE DKI HONORS THEIR LOCAL TROOPS”