How to Prevent Fires in Your Home

There were over 300,000 house fires in 2015 according to the National Fire Protection Association. Fires can be caused by a variety of different things, including smoking, cooking, and electrical issues. While some are completely out of our control, many house fire causes can be prevented. By taking these small steps, you can prevent injury, death, major property damage, and having… Continue reading

Prepare Your Business for Severe Spring Storms

April 7, 2017 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC To quote the infamous American writer, Mark Twain – “In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four-and-twenty hours.” While 136 may have been a bit of an exaggeration, spring weather, no doubt, can be very unpredictable, changing from sunshine to storms within… Continue reading

What to Look for in Commercial Restoration Companies

Choosing a commercial restoration company for your business can be a stressful task. While it seems easy to choose the first company that looks good, carefully looking at restoration companies is in your best interest. Before signing the dotted line, make sure the company you choose offers the following: A Portfolio of Previous Work A good restoration company, or really… Continue reading

Spring Clean Your Digital Files in 5 Easy Steps

It’s officially spring and that means it’s time to start fresh! While it’s nice to spruce up the office and give everything a good clean, why not do the same for your digital files?  Organizing your digital files is a great way to make the rest of your year’s work so much more efficient. It’s easy to get bogged down,… Continue reading

How To: Prevent Frozen Pipes

With winter refusing to leave lately on the East Coast, here are some quick tips to prevent the pipes from freezing around your homes and businesses. insulate Install foam sleeves or heat tape to water pipes that are easily accessible. Make sure to follow instructions carefully to prevent a fire hazard. Let faucets drip Let cold water drip from the… Continue reading

Why Choose DKI?

DKI Services Restoring Property Since 1974

About the DKI Network DKI is North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization with over 40 years’ industry experience. Boasting the highest standards required to join our network, we only allow the best of the best. Each of our franchise members meets stringent credentialing requirements unlike any other franchise in the market today. Built on Quality DKI’s core principles are… Continue reading

3 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Business

Spring is just around the corner. Here are 3 simple ideas for your business to get you refreshed and ready to tackle anything. Clean Up Your Workspace It’s as simple as doing a good clean of your desk or office! Break out the bleach wipes, go through the papers and consider even going paperless!  Nothing gets you ready for a… Continue reading

How to Develop Business Relationships with Remote Workers

February 16, 2017 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC As you’ve read earlier this month, workplace camaraderie can help improve productivity. And, employees agree! According to The Conference Board Job Satisfaction survey of 2014, 60.6 percent of workers stated that those around them at work improve their work environment the most. So, if developing friendships in the office can have… Continue reading

Next Steps after Calling an Emergency Water Damage Restoration Service

Emergency situations can happen in the blink of an eye, especially those that cause water damage. When the worst happens, calling an emergency water damage restoration company can help you get back on your feet quickly. Once you are allowed back into your home and the property is deemed safe, these are a few things you should do after calling… Continue reading

Improve Productivity with Color

A study by The University of Texas at Austin believes something as simple as the color of your office surroundings can help increase productivity. It’s easy to forget about the walls around you when you’re setting up an office. There are many important things to think about: phone and computer connections, desk, file cabinets, lighting, space assignments, white and cork boards.… Continue reading