Keep Your Property Safe with Holiday Décor

A string of holiday lights glowing

Dec 8, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Decorating for the holidays is fun, and bringing the festive spirit to the office can build an enjoyable environment in which to work. It’s not fun, however to get a visit from the fire department. Here are some tips to keep the holiday spirit alive in your place of business. Safety… Continue reading

Survive the Holidays

Dec 3, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC The holiday season is meant for relaxing and spending time with your loved ones. However, often times stress and exhaustion arise amidst all the joy and cheer. Have you ever had the following thoughts? It’s December?! Man, this year flew by! Or, do I really have to host this year? My… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Safety

Have a Safe Thanksgiving post with turkey background

Nov 24, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC As Thanksgiving approaches, home-cooking becomes more customary in homes throughout the country. With several cooks in the kitchen preparing multiple dishes, various activities going on, and children scattered about, it’s important to take extra precaution. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the number of kitchen fires triples on… Continue reading

Winterizing Vehicles

Car driving on the snowy road with snow packed into tires

Nov 17, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Since most of us rely on our vehicles to transport us to work, school, the grocery store and other places, it’s important to know your environment and prepare your vehicle for the colder weather conditions. CHECK IT: Fluid Levels Coolant Engine Oil Transmission Fluid Brake Fluid Power Steering Fluid Windshield Fluid… Continue reading

Floods Happen – Anytime, Anywhere. Be Prepared!

DKI Commercial Solutions Floods Happen Graphic with grass and sidewalks around building flooded

Nov 12, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC In response to the recent flooding in parts of the U.S., DKI wants to inform you all how to prepare for a flood – what to do before, during and after. BEFORE: Know your location’s risk for flooding If you are at risk for floods, it is highly recommended to purchase… Continue reading

Winterize your office

Nov 3, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Happy November! Time to bundle up in those cozy scarves and jackets, drink hot cocoa and gorge on hearty, homemade meals. Before you get too comfortable, though, it’s also the perfect time to winterize your homes and offices. Here are some tips to ensure your buildings remain draft-free, which will increase… Continue reading

Don’t Let Your Halloween Go Up in Flames

Oct 29, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Halloween can be a ton of fun, resurrecting witches and zombies or dressing as your favorite superhero! Without proper precaution, though, Halloween can also be a dangerous time of year. Did you know? The United States sees an overall increase of fires on Halloween with 15,500 fires and $92 million in… Continue reading

The Fire is Out…Now What??

Oct 17, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Each year, in the United States, there are approximately: 6,000 fires in the workplace 200 workers’ deaths and 5,000 injuries from office fires and explosions (Cited from OSHA facts Read our blog How to Prevent That Spark for tips to prevent an office fire. But, in the event a fire… Continue reading

How to Prevent that Spark

Oct 13, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC So far this month, we have covered which items to have around your office or building, having an evacuation plan, and how to use one of the main tools to combat a small fire – the fire extinguisher. Here are some everyday tips to prevent an office fire: Tidy up Throw… Continue reading

Remember the PASSword!

DKI Fire Extinguisher Steps graphic with image of fire extinguisher

Oct 7, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC You are probably familiar with the fire extinguisher, but do you know how to use one? You should always have a Class A fire extinguisher at home and at your place of work. Class A is used for the most common type of fires – wood, paper, fabrics, plastics, cardboard, rubber,… Continue reading