Are YOU Cleaning Correctly?

Cleaning with spray detergent, rubber gloves and dish cloth on work surface

Good hygiene has always been important, but with the novel coronavirus making headlines, cleanliness has taken center stage. Are you cleaning your home as well as you should? Follow these guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to clean and disinfect your home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Clean, Then Disinfect “Cleaning” means to remove dirt, dust, and… Continue reading

Sewage Backup? Here’s What to Do

Digital 3D manhole inspection camera by DKI team

If you discover your sewer system has backed up, you must act fast. Follow these tips to help minimize property damage. Contain the Emergency For stopped-up drains: Attempt to clear the clog yourself. A plunger can be an effective tool for toilets, sinks, and tub or shower drains. A plumbing snake, also known as an auger, can remove stubborn debris… Continue reading

Why COVID-19 Disinfecting is Important

Woman cleaning a door handle with a disinfection spray

People throughout North America and the rest of the world are taking precautions against the novel coronavirus. One such precaution is to disinfect your home against COVID-19. Why Should I Disinfect Surfaces? Anytime you return home from work or running errands, it’s possible that you’re bringing coronavirus germs with you. While person-to-person contact poses the greatest risk of transmission, the… Continue reading

If Disaster Strikes Your Apartment Building, What’s Your Plan?

House after fire damage 2

Many commercial buildings are required to have detailed plans for handling fire and non-fire emergencies. They have designated fire- and life-safety staff, and they must hold fire drills every six months. The requirements for multi-family residential buildings are far less rigorous. The focus here is on informing residents of fire safety tactics in notices posted in common areas, as well… Continue reading