Air Quality Safety During a Wildfire

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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. Always pay attention to the news and warnings. Even if you are not within the area(s) that evacuations are ordered,… Continue reading

Rental Property? Here are 3 Tips to Make Life Easier

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Thinking of owning a rental property? Being a landlord is a great way to earn additional income and equity on a property. However, there are a couple things you should do before acquiring any property. Here are three tips that will make life easier in the long run: First, check over the place completely for mold, water damage, or even… Continue reading

How to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season

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While hurricane season is on its way out, you may be thinking about packing up your supplies and waiting for next year. When you’re packing up your items, there are some things you can do to prepare yourself for next year, so you aren’t in a panic when a storm arrives. Here are some things you should keep in mind… Continue reading

Preventing Bathroom Mold from Developing

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If left untreated, bathroom mold can become a health hazard. In a room with constant moisture or a leak, and the right conditions present, mold can thrive. When ignored, the situation may escalate and you may turn to a professional mold removal company to make your home inhabitable again. Prevent mold from getting worse by thoroughly drying areas where spores… Continue reading

Avoiding Washing Machine Disasters and Damages

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Washing machines are one of the most common causes of home water damage. Understanding what can trigger a washing machine accident can help you protect your home from scenarios where you would need water damage restoration services. Without proper maintenance or careful use, your washing machine can cause a flood, resulting in extensive damage to your personal property and belongings.… Continue reading

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

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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! Harvey is one of the worst flood disasters in U.S. history, with record-breaking rainfall. Here are… Continue reading

Prevent Hurricane Damage with these Steps

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If you’ve never experienced a major storm, an impending hurricane can be a scary thing to think about. After making sure you and your family have a plan, you should make a plan to secure your home. By taking these steps, you can keep your home safe from preventable damages. First, when a storm is on the way, bring in… Continue reading

Workers’ Safety During Severe Weather

DKI Workers' safety during severe weather infographic

Whether you’re suffering from extreme heat or dodging thunderstorms, it’s important to keep you and your employees safe! Since the weather can sometimes be unpredictable, be prepared for all conditions so you don’t have to think twice when working outdoors during severe weather. First, and you’ve heard it before, but always do your research; identify potential weather disasters in your… Continue reading

4 Foolproof Tips to Have a Fun and Safe Family Vacation

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Summer is coming to an end, and school is about to start up again for your kids. This is usually the time you try to schedule in that last family summer vacation. As you start your planning though, consider these safety tips. Check the Weather It’s important to always check the weather forecast before you book your trip. If you’re… Continue reading

Are You Prepared for a Tornado?

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Tornadoes can cause devastating damage in a matter of minutes. Keeping yourself and your family safe is priority number one in the event severe weather occurs. These are a few things that you should have in place so that you’re ready in the event of a tornado. Emergency Plans: Make a plan and discuss it regularly with your family. Have a… Continue reading