Tuckey Restoration Earns Top Performer Award

(Carlisle, Penn., May 16, 2017) – Tuckey Restoration, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, proudly announced their recognition as a Contractor Connection Top Performer for 2016 based on their dedication to quality and excellence in service.

The Top Performer Award is given out each year to performance leaders who display overall excellence measured by a range of factors, including customer service scores, professionalism in communication and cooperation.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from a national industry organization,” said Matt Tuckey, business development director for the Tuckey Companies. “This affirms our commitment to building strong relationships with our customers by providing superior service on every project.”

Tuckey Restoration will receive a “Top Performer” ribbon and “Golden Hammer” lapel pin with a special recognition during the general session at the 2017 Contractor Connection Conference & Expo in June. As an award winner, they will also be invited to Chicago in September to attend Contractor Connection’s two-day Top Performer Symposium event.


About Tuckey Restoration, Inc.

Tuckey Restoration provides emergency clean up, remediation, restoration, and reconstruction services after fire, water, or storm damage, as well general construction services. The company also offers industry-recognized expertise on air quality issues involving mold remediation, as well as concept development, project design services, facility maintenance, historic preservation, and new construction. You can learn more about Tuckey Restoration at www.tuckey.com.

About Contractor Connection

Contractor Connection, an industry leader in contractor managed repair and home improvement services, provides insurance carriers and consumers a national network of residential and commercial contractors that are vetted and managed for performance, measuring quality, timeliness and customer satisfaction.

About DKI
DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI franchise member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to its consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit its website at www.dkiservices.com.

NETWORK PROPERTY RESTORATION EXPANDS EMERGENCY FLEET

(North Charleston, S.C. May 15, 2017) – Network Property Restoration, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, has recently expanded its fleet of emergency response vehicles with the addition of two new Nissan NV200 vans.

The company had each van professionally wrapped, proudly displaying their affiliation with the national DKI network, and to be easily recognizable to their customers and those in need.

Network understands the importance of growing their manpower, equipment and vehicles to continue to provide quick response and excellent service to their customers.

If you are in need of emergency response to property damage, call Network at 843-607-1900.


About Network Property Restoration

Network Property Restoration is a full-service restoration company that takes a very “hands on” approach, allowing the restoration process to flow smoothly for the owner, management company, and/or adjusting firm. Through years of experience, Network’s expert technicians can get any damaged home or business back to its original shape. Its staff has the right knowledge and state-of-the-art equipment, and provides 24/7/365 day a year emergency services. To learn more, visit www.networkisready.com.

About DKI
DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI franchise member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to its consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit its website at www.dkiservices.com.

DRY1OUT JOINS THE DKI NETWORK

(ELK GROVE VILLAGE., Ill., April 18, 2017) – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced that Restoration Specialists, Inc. dba Dry1Out, of Morgan Hill, Calif. has joined the DKI network.

By virtue of its DKI franchise membership, Dry1Out can employ DKI’s 24-hour call center, claims tracking technology, and other tools to enhance its ability to serve its insurance and corporate customers. The new member company also gains access to DKI’s training seminars and workshops, which ensure that it remains abreast of all changes in this rapidly evolving industry.

“We are excited to welcome Dry1Out into our growing DKI network,” said Charles Ebersole, DKI’s CEO. “Dry1Out’s commitment to excellent customer service, professionalism and sense of urgency parallels our solid reputation of service and quality. We look forward to working with them for many years to come.”

Dry1Out President Jason Pacheco and Vice President Shanna Pacheco are pleased that the company has been recognized by DKI as a quality restoration firm, meeting the high standards of DKI.  Being a part of the DKI network provides them the opportunity to work in partnership with other quality organizations. The DKI network allows Dry1Out to expand their scope of service, introduces them to new markets and ensures the company’s success long into the future.

In addition to the benefits of DKI’s technology and training capabilities, Dry1Out will also be able to utilize the DKI branding in its marketing efforts, participate in its various co-op programs, and leverage DKI’s corporate marketing efforts.


About Restoration Specialists, Inc. dba Dry1Out

Dry1Out began in 1998 as Restoration Specialists, a full-service water damage and sewage cleanup company. Offering state-of-the-art equipment and training, and providing excellent customer service, its technicians make sure that your home or business is restored in a timely manner. For more information, visit www.localrestorationspecialists.com.

About DKI
DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI franchise member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to their consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit www.dkiservices.com. If you are a property restoration expert, interested in becoming a DKI member, call (866) 233-9433.

BALES RESTORATION DKI EARNS ANGIE’S LIST “SUPER SERVICE AWARD”

(Lynnwood, Wash., April 14, 2017) – BALES RESTORATION DKI, 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 2016.

This highly coveted award is presented each year to only a select few companies that represent exemplary performance standards and customer service to the members of Angie’s List, a local services marketplace and consumer review site. Last year, in particular, Angie’s List’s member count experienced unprecedented growth of over 1.6 million.

The winners are determined by meeting strict eligibility requirements, including being in good standing with Angie’s List, passing a background check, abiding by Angie’s List operational guidelines and scoring an “A” rating, based on price, professionalism and punctuality. Reviews and ratings are updated daily by Angie’s List members.

BALES received their award in the water & smoke and mold testing & remediation categories in the Greater Seattle market.

“Our team is honored to be recognized with such a prestigious award. BALES RESTORATION DKI aims to exceed our customer expectations, and we thank all of Angie’s List’s members for your kind words and support of our services,” said Bill Leak, director of business development for BALES.


About BALES RESTORATION DKI

BALES RESTORATION DKI has built its business on customer needs and satisfaction, ensuring its professional staff is highly trained, skilled, and has all the resources and equipment to restore your home or business to pre-water damage condition. With immediate and 24/7 service, BALES can help you restore any water damage, no matter what size, in or around greater Seattle and Puget Sound, WA. To learn more, visit www.balesrestoration.com.  

About DKI
DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI franchise member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to its consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit its website at www.dkiservices.com.

About Angie’s List

Angie’s List helps facilitate happy transactions between more than three million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly rated service providers in more than 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of more than 10 million verified reviews of local service, Angie’s List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.

MOORING USA JOINS THE DKI NETWORK

(ELK GROVE VILLAGE., Ill., April 3, 2017) – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced that Mooring USA of Grand Prairie, Texas has joined the DKI network.

By virtue of its DKI franchise membership, Mooring USA can employ DKI’s 24-hour call center, claims tracking technology, and other tools to enhance its ability to serve its insurance and corporate customers. Mooring USA also gains access to DKI’s training seminars and workshops, which ensure that it remains abreast of all changes in this rapidly evolving industry.

“We are excited to welcome Mooring USA into our growing DKI network,” said Charles Ebersole, DKI’s CEO. “Mooring USA’s commitment to excellent customer service, professionalism and sense of urgency parallels our solid reputation of service and quality. We look forward to working with them for many years to come.”

Mooring USA Owner John Scott Mooring is pleased that the company has been recognized by DKI as a quality restoration firm, meeting the high standards of DKI.  Being a part of the DKI network provides  them the opportunity to work in partnership with other quality organizations. The DKI network allows Mooring USA to expand their scope of service, introduces them to new markets and ensures the company’s success long into the future.

In addition to the benefits of DKI’s technology and training capabilities, Mooring USA will also be able to utilize the DKI branding in its marketing efforts, participate in its various co-op programs, and leverage DKI’s corporate marketing efforts.


About Mooring USA

Mooring USA is a disaster recovery and reconstruction company with more than 60 years of experience. Its experience and expertise assures limited downtime for its customers regardless of the scope of the damage. For more information, call (888) 293-9953 or visit www.mooringusa.com.

About DKI
DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI franchise member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to their consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit www.dkiservices.com. If you are a property restoration expert, interested in becoming a DKI member, call (866) 233-9433.

Join Disaster Restoration Services for Their First Annual Charity Golf Tournament

(MIDDLETOWN, Conn. April 3, 2017) – Disaster Restoration Services (DRS), a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced they will be hosting their first annual charity golf tournament on August 17, 2017 at Lyman Orchards Golf Club on Lyman Road. All proceeds will go to the Connecticut Burns Care Foundation and Connecticut Food Bank.

The 18-hole tournament will be held at Robert Trent Jones Course at 9:00 AM sharp. All golfers will compete in scramble-format, and prizes will be awarded for putting, longest drive, hole-in-one and other contests. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase. Prizes include electronics, gift cards, sports tickets and more.

You can register by visiting www.drscharitygolf.golfgenius.com, or contacting DRS Event Coordinator Tammy Strong for more information at 860-788-6822. Register by August 7 and save $25. Registration includes access to all festivities with breakfast and lunch provided. The lunch reception is also available for purchase to non-golfers.


About Disaster Restoration Services

Disaster Restoration Services (DRS) can take any disaster clean up from start to finish. DRS is available 24/7 and services all of Connecticut. DRS provides services for: Water Mitigation, Fire Damage Clean Up, Storm Damage Clean Up and Mold Remediation. Not only can DRS do the mitigation, but DRS can also handle the remodel. Doing Restoration Strong! For more information, visit www.drscleanup.com or www.facebook.com/drscleanupllc.

About the Connecticut Burns Care Foundation

The mission of the Connecticut Burns Care Foundation (CBCF) is to promote burn prevention and help burn survivors lead productive and successful lives through the Children’s Burn Camp. The CBCF operates the Children’s Burn Camp for children ages 8 through 18, to promote self-discovery, build self-esteem and help children achieve a successful future despite challenges caused by their burn injuries. For more information, visit www.ctburnsfoundation.org.

About the Connecticut Food Bank

Founded in 1982 in New Haven, the Connecticut Food Bank is an affiliate of Feeding America. It partners with food retailers, growers, donors and volunteers to source food and distribute it through a network of community-based programs, including food pantries, soup kitchens, and emergency shelters that serve adults and children, as well through its Mobile Pantry, GROW Truck and Kids’ BackPack programs. To learn more, visit www.ctfoodbank.org.

About DKI
DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI franchise member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to its consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit its website at www.dkiservices.com.

DAVID REGESTER JOINS DKI

David Regester(ELK GROVE VILLAGE., Ill., Mar. 20, 2017) – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced its newest addition, National Director of Business Development for DKI Commercial Solutions David Regester. Regester joined the team on March 16, 2017.

Regester brings to DKI over 20 years’ experience in sales management and customer support. Included in his background, he has dedicated 11 years to the property restoration industry for large-loss and residential sales, project management and disaster pre-planning.

In his new role with DKI, Regester’s primary responsibility will be to drive growth across the national Commercial Solutions segment by building relationships with new and existing customers, and continually working to identify potential areas of opportunity where DKI can provide value and solutions.

“I believe strongly in service after the sale and rank very highly the importance of continuing to touch the customer and maintain that old-school ‘belly-to-belly’ relationship with each one of them,” Regester said.

Regester resides in Spring, Texas, and enjoys family cookouts, shooting and playing Xbox with his three children.


About DKI
DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI franchise member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to their consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit www.dkiservices.com.

Ken Copeland Joins the DKI Team

KenCopeland_2(ELK GROVE VILLAGE., Ill., Mar. 7, 2017) – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced their new Director of Business Development for DKI ProSupply Ken Copeland.  Copland began on Monday, March 6, 2017.

Copeland brings to DKI 15 years’ experience in different aspects of the construction industry, including plumbing during his most recent profession as a regional sales manager for Apollo Flow Products. He started his career during high school working with the Dwyer Group, where he learned about flood restoration and cleaning. Later, he opened his own business in Phoenix, Arizona for carpet dyeing, cleaning and restoration, bathtub refinishing and kitchen remodeling.

In his new DKI role, Copeland will manage relationships with DKI ProSupply sponsors, expanding their partnerships and promoting their programs to DKI members. He will report to Sharon Marvin and work with Bill Boyce during a transitional period.

Copeland remains in Phoenix with his wife of 27 years, Judy, and has one 25-year-old son, living in Denver, Colorado. During his free time, Copeland enjoys cooking and riding the windy Arizona mountain roads on his motorcycle.


About DKI
DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI franchise member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to their consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit www.dkiservices.com.

DOUG HEIFERMAN JOINS HUDSON VALLEY DKI

Doug_HudsonValley(New Hampton., N.Y., Mar. 2, 2017) – Hudson Valley DKI, a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced they hired Doug Heiferman on February 1, 2017 as their director of training to help develop Hudson Valley DKI’s new Training and Learning Center.

As an industry approved instructor and educator from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration (IICRC), Heiferman has trained and motivated thousands of professionals throughout the United States in the fields of textile cleaning, restoration services and facilities maintenance. He also holds certifications from the Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Services (FCITS) and OSHA. Heiferman is a master textile cleaner.

“Hudson Valley DKI is honored to have Doug Heiferman join our team. Doug brings a very diversified business background to the team. His 25 years of experience as an educator and industry consultant will add great value to our management team. We can’t be more excited to have Doug join DKI,” said President Angelo Ferrante.

Heiferman’s primary responsibility is to establish and promote Hudson Valley DKI’s new educational center through his hands-on, technical training courses. Through his IICRC instructor courses, he ensures that the team is up to date on the latest technology to effectively mitigate and restore property damage after a natural disaster strikes.


About Hudson Valley DKI

With over 35 years of experience in disaster restoration, Hudson Valley DKI is a leading restoration contractor in the Hudson Valley area of New York. They provide full service property restoration for commercial and residential clients. When disaster strikes, Hudson Valley DKI”s catastrophe team is ready to respond 24 hours, 7 days a week , 365 days a year. DKI restoring lives one job at a time. For additional information, call 845-294-8919 or visit www.dki-hudsonvalleyrestoration.com.

About DKI
DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI franchise member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to their consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit www.dkiservices.com.

UDK Earns Angie’s List “Super Service Award” for the Third Year in a Row

AL_UDK(Draper., Utah, Feb. 27, 2017) – Utah Disaster Kleenup (UDK), a member company of DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, proudly announced they received Angie’s List’s “Super Service Award” for 2016.

This is the third consecutive year UDK has earned this award for Salt Lake’s leading Water and Fire Damage Clean Up and Restoration Company, representing their consistently high-level customer service to members of Angie’s List, a local services marketplace and consumer review site.

“UDK is proud to have the Angie’s List members once again speak out on behalf of our services, and we are very proud to win this award for the third year in a row,” said Keri Jones, director of sales and marketing for UDK.

The Super Service Award is the highest honor given annually to the top five percent of qualifying businesses on Angie’s List. The winners are determined by consumer reviews and ratings, updated daily. They must meet strict eligibility requirements, including being in good standing with Angie’s List, passing a background check, abiding by Angie’s List operational guidelines and scoring an “A” rating, based on price, professionalism and punctuality.

“Companies that can meet [these] higher demands without missing a beat in their exemplary performance standards truly do stand apart from their peers. Only a fraction of the water and fire damage clean up and restoration companies in Salt Lake were able to do it,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks.


About Utah Disaster Kleenup

UDK is the largest disaster and restoration service company in Utah, offering 24/7 emergency residential and commercial response. Their advanced restoration technology, equipment, and facilities provide them with the resources needed to restore a customer’s property, so the customer can re-establish normalcy in their life. The central location allows for an immediate response time. UDK can reach you quickly, and start work fast. To learn more, visit www.calludk.com.

About DKI
DKI, headquartered in Chicago, is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in North America. DKI franchise member companies provide full service restoration to their customers: emergency response, water damage mitigation, fire and contents cleaning, mold remediation, complete reconstruction and much more, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. DKI returns damaged property to its pre-loss condition quickly and efficiently, delivering complete satisfaction to its consumer, insurance, and corporate customers. For more information about DKI, visit its website at www.dkiservices.com.