When Was The Last Time You Completed These Fire Prevention Tasks?

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You’ve heard all of the preventative steps, you’ve prepped your employees, and your building is up to code. However, the easiest prevention methods are usually the most overlooked. Some of the biggest ways to avoid needing fire damage restoration services are usually some of the quickest to check. Inspect these things today and be sure to set reminders accordingly: Smoke… Continue reading

Why Timeliness Counts With Fire Damage Restoration Services

Neighborhood completely damaged by storms that came though

While you can do your best to prevent fires, sometimes the unexpected can happen. DKI provides top quality fire damage restoration services that can help you return your home or business to normal. However, time is of the essence and you should find and call a restoration service sooner rather than later. Fires can cause a variety of damages such… Continue reading

Are You Ready for A Major Storm?

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Starting in the summer, hurricane season can creep up on us since we’re usually distracted by the activities of the season. By now, you know the basics of hurricane preparedness. Stocking up on non-perishable food, knowing evacuation routes, and being informed on how to prep your business are all part of the preparation. But, we bet you’ve forgotten some of… Continue reading

Why You Should Hire DKI for Your Medical Office’s Repairs

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When your medical office needs damage repairs, don’t just call any repair service. You need one that knows how to best work with medical offices and healthcare facilities; how to keep things clean and up to health industry standards. DKI Services knows how to perform restoration services for medical facilities and has the training to keep everyone safe while getting… Continue reading

Easy Ways to be Better Prepared for a Tornado

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There are steps you can take to become more familiar with tornadoes and how to be prepared for one. Here are a few easy things that you can do today to become better acquainted: Know the signs: Do you know if your area is prone to tornadoes? Typically, the Midwest and Southeast regions have tornadoes more often, however, tornadoes have… Continue reading

What We Learned from 2017’s Biggest Storms

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2017 saw an increase in major hurricanes. Twenty hurricanes surged through the Atlantic, and six of them were classified as Category 3 or higher. With this sudden rise in major storms, many families are wondering what they can do to prepare for 2018’s storm season. Here are some of the most important lessons we learned from 2017’s tumultuous hurricane season:… Continue reading

Providing Better Patient Care During Natural Disasters

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When a flash flood or storm leaves local communities flooded, caring for patients can be very challenging, even for well-equipped hospitals. The number of people seeking shelter and medical attention can seem overwhelming at first, but there are several things physicians and other health professionals can do to cut down on the chaos. Here are just a few: Plan ahead.… Continue reading

Assessing Your Property for Storm Damage Restoration

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Post-Storm Damage Assessment After a storm has rolled through the area, your priority is getting your home or business back to the way it was. Storm damage restoration begins with an assessment. First, no matter how small the storm is, take a look at the outside of your property and catalog the results. You want to be sure you know… Continue reading

Flash Flood Season: What You Should Know

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While flash floods can occur with little to no warning, they most commonly happen between spring and fall. However, depending on your geographic location, these times can vary. Here are some location-specific tidbits for homeowners to stay on top of natural disasters and potential flash flood threats. Coastal Areas Though they have a reputation for being hot and sunny, states… Continue reading

How to Spot Hazardous Trees on a Property

Tree damaged by lightning in a home's front yard

Leaning – Most trees will lean a little bit, but sometimes trees lean because of poor weight distribution or root damage. If your tree looks like it is leaning a little more than usual, check the base of the tree. If you see cracked or heaving soil on the opposite side of the lean or exposed roots around the bottom,… Continue reading