DRS & 1-800-BOARDUP DONATE SMOKE ALARMS TO LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

Domino's East Granby Fire Department(PORTLAND, Conn. Nov. 8, 2017) – Disaster Restoration Services (DRS), a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, teamed up with 1-800-BOARDUP of CT to donate smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to the East Granby Fire Department, which had partnered with Domino’s Pizza to promote the importance of working smoke alarms. Continue reading “DRS & 1-800-BOARDUP DONATE SMOKE ALARMS TO LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK”

DAMAGE CONTROL HOLDS FRIENDS OF THE POOR WINTER COAT DRIVE

(EYNON, Penn., Nov. 1, 2017) – Damage Control, Inc., a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced they are partnering with the Friends of the Poor to hold a winter coat drive through November 15, 2017.

They are collecting any new or gently used winter coats at their facility at 342 Main Street in Eynon Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

If you are a business and would like to request a donation box for your location or a pickup for your collected coats, please contact Joe Shaughnessy at 570-878-2827. Continue reading “DAMAGE CONTROL HOLDS FRIENDS OF THE POOR WINTER COAT DRIVE”

J.C. RESTORATION, INC. RAISES $3,795 FOR LOCAL BURN PREVENTION CHARITY (IFSA)

JCR Check Presentation IFSARolling Meadows, Ill., Oct. 16, 2017 – During the week of September 18 through 22, J.C. Restoration, Inc. (JCR), a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, successfully hosted seminars on water damage mitigation for over 340 industry professionals from the insurance and property management sectors in the Chicagoland area. Throughout the week, the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance, JCR’s chosen charity collected $3,795. These donations came from onsite donations from attendees and the class registration fees collected by JCR. Continue reading “J.C. RESTORATION, INC. RAISES $3,795 FOR LOCAL BURN PREVENTION CHARITY (IFSA)”

3 Commonly Neglected Evacuation Preparedness Tactics

Between this incredibly active hurricane season and the wildfires scorching much of California, most of you should be prepared, if you weren’t already, for a natural disaster. No matter where you live, a natural disaster can strike at any time, leaving you and your family to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Here are some commonly neglected evacuation tactics that could help protect you and your family in an emergency. Continue reading “3 Commonly Neglected Evacuation Preparedness Tactics”

Air Quality Safety During a Wildfire

It’s National Fire Prevention Week October 8 through 14. Unfortunately, with the droughts, high heat, lower humidity, and heavy winds in parts of the country, wildfires are more prevalent this time of year. It’s important to be prepared.

Share the below safety information with all business or home owners. Continue reading “Air Quality Safety During a Wildfire”

K-TECH HOLDS 18TH ANNUAL GOLF OUTING TO RAISE FUNDS FOR HOLIDAY FOOD BASKETS

forefoodgolf(Weston, Wis., Oct. 4, 2017) – K-tech Kleening, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced K-tech Charities, in conjunction with Chatterbox Charities, hosted their 18th annual Fairways Fore Food Golf Outing at Tribute Golf Course on September, 23 2017. Continue reading “K-TECH HOLDS 18TH ANNUAL GOLF OUTING TO RAISE FUNDS FOR HOLIDAY FOOD BASKETS”

Don’t Throw It Out! Property Restoration Might Be an Option

Guest Blog By: Preston Guyton of CRG Companies, Inc.

It is a homeowner’s worst nightmare to sustain damage to a home’s structure and its contents such that most things are lost. However, few homes are truly a complete loss of everything inside and out. Many homeowners struggle to part with cherished family items that they cannot replace. The truth is that they may not have to. Personal property restoration services can often give a second chance to certain materials that have been damaged by fire, water, smoke, or mold. Continue reading “Don’t Throw It Out! Property Restoration Might Be an Option”

COUSINO RESTORATION HOSTS 7TH ANNUAL CHIC PALOOZA

chic 2 2017(PERRYSBURG, Ohio Sept. 25, 2017) – Cousino Restoration, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced the success of its seventh annual Chic Palooza on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at The Lodge at Strawberry Acres in Holland, OH.

This complimentary ladies night included speaker, cardiologist, Carolyn Gbur, music and dancing, shopping opportunities, wine tasting, a photo booth and a massage or manicure treatment. Cousino hosts the event each year as a way to show thanks to their female clients, and to introduce a new, local charity. Continue reading “COUSINO RESTORATION HOSTS 7TH ANNUAL CHIC PALOOZA”

DISASTER RESTORATION SERVICES RAISES $5,500 FOR THE CONNECTICUT FOOD BANK

DRS_Golf_Charity(MIDDLETOWN, Conn. Sept. 20, 2017) – Disaster Restoration Services (DRS), a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced that they successfully raised $5,500 for the Connecticut Food Bank and Connecticut Burns Care Foundation through hosting their first annual charity golf tournament. Continue reading “DISASTER RESTORATION SERVICES RAISES $5,500 FOR THE CONNECTICUT FOOD BANK”

Shocking Statistics from Hurricane Harvey, and Why You Should Prepare!

DKI is busy monitoring the floods in Houston and its surrounding areas, and working with our clients to ensure their safety during this tragic event. We have support from our member companies from all over the country, on the ground, to assist those impacted!

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Harvey is one of the worst flood disasters in U.S. history, with record-breaking rainfall. Here are some of its shocking statistics: Continue reading “Shocking Statistics from Hurricane Harvey, and Why You Should Prepare!”