What to do if Driving Near a Wildfire

Wildfire in a forest

Aside from the traffic buildup in these situations, are you aware of the driving risks associated with wildfires? Do you know how to avoid these areas, or stay safe while driving? In the event of a wildfire in your area, here are some safety and prevention tips to follow when you’re on the road: Smoke can quickly change direction and… Continue reading

Flood Your Business With Preparedness

Sept 1, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC For National Preparedness Month, Week 1: Floods Floods are the number one natural disaster in the United States, and all 50 states are subject to flash floods. It’s important to be aware of the risks associated with flooding and know how to prepare and stay safe in the event one should… Continue reading

Never Forget Why You Are Here

A mother posing with her child for a picture

Aug 25, 2015 By Dan Cassara, President & CEO of DKI Ventures, LLC At DKI, we restore homes and businesses in their time of need, and more importantly, we are considered the very best this industry has to offer. Last month, DKI completed an incredibly successful marketing event that invites local business development professionals from DKI companies across the country… Continue reading

Spark Your Marketing Efforts with Word of Mouth

U.S. consumer traits and buying habits

Aug 18, 2015 By: Jessica Nielsen, DKI Ventures, LLC Consumers are becoming savvier in the way they research products/services and make purchases. Not only do they research before making purchases, but they know when they’re being sold to. This especially rings true with Millennials (those born roughly between 1980-2000). This large and increasingly powerful generation is having a profound effect… Continue reading

Remain Positive

August 11, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC How do you respond to “So, what do you do?” How do you explain “disaster restoration?” While the phrase can appear daunting, depressing or even dull to some people, the reality is it’s an exciting, rewarding job that never has a dull moment. Convey this when describing your work. Restoration is… Continue reading

Networking – Can’t Live With it, Can’t Live Without it

August 5, 2015 By: Zack Miller, DKI Ventures, LLC Networking is something that people can’t live with or without. Whether you hate it or love it, it is always important to make new connections in the business world. Many experts advise you to do so EVERY WEEK because of how much it can benefit you in the end. Not only… Continue reading

Battery Safety

July 22, 2015 Think about the many devices that require batteries. Now, think about how many of those devices you own or have around the office. How many of those do you use on a daily basis? From the moment we wake up, we use batteries. Whether you turn off your alarm clock, or even if we’re being honest here,… Continue reading

Feeling Stuck? Talk About the Weather

July 16, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Let’s face it – the most common topic of small talk is the weather. I’m not just speaking for those of us in the disaster restoration industry…Everyone stays on top the weather; whether or not they go out of their way to follow the news, they at least have a general… Continue reading

Fun Facts for the Fourth

July 2, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Amidst all the grilling, swimming, sun-bathing, and fireworks shows – what really is the Fourth of July all about? The Day We know it as Independence Day, the day our nation declared its independence from Great Britain – America’s birthday. Simple, right? Well, did you know – John Adams penned, “The… Continue reading

Safety Tips for Summer Work

June 23, 2015 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC It is officially summer, and that means days are getting longer and HOTTER! With parts of the U.S. suffering from extreme heat lately, and the west coast rationing water usage during this misery, it’s important to be aware of the risks to stay safe. Schedule your days early. Though, in this… Continue reading