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Where Does the Water Go?

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Water can seep through any crack or crevice, no matter how small. Porous objects also absorb it and become soggy, rotten, and moldy over time. To make matters worse, water damage is often hidden from view, occurring behind walls or under floors. Detect structural damage before it’s too late by checking these places where water likes to hide. Under the… Continue reading

DKI WELCOMES K&P FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TO ITS NETWORK OF ELITE RESTORATION SERVICE PROVIDERS

February 12, 2021 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, proudly welcomes K&P Facilities Maintenance of Wappinger Falls, NY to its national provider network. (more…) Continue reading

Mold—Removal vs. Remediation

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If the mere thought of mold makes you recoil in disgust, you may be appalled to find fuzzy, slimy, or powdery mold growth throughout your house. Should you take steps to simply remove the mold, or is remediation the better choice? Learn the difference between the two so you can combat your mold problem correctly. Understanding Mold Mold growth may… Continue reading

Different Categories of Water Damage

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A flooded home is never a good thing, and can cause serious damage if not treated immediately. The steps you must take to clean up the damage though depend on what category of water has infiltrated your home. Category 1: Clean Water Flooding from leaky appliance hoses, faulty toilet tanks, melting snow and rainwater can lead to Category 1 damage.… Continue reading

Choosing a Restoration Contractor

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If your home is damaged in a fire, flood, or natural disaster, the restoration contractor you hire can make all the difference during the recovery process. Follow these tips to help you choose the best company for the job. Seek Recommendations Start by asking friends and neighbors about the restoration contractors they have used in the past. If you file… Continue reading

Outdoor Winter Activities to Help You Stay Active When It’s Cold

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When the weather is warm and the sun is shining, it’s easy to go for a run or do laps in the neighborhood pool. Things aren’t so simple during the doldrums of winter, especially when the coronavirus pandemic still has many indoor pools and gyms closed. This may have you wondering—what outdoor winter activities are available? Here are some ideas… Continue reading

DKI passed its 2021 ISO 9001:2015 Recertification Surveillance Audit

DKI is proud to announce ISO 9001:2015 recertification for 2021! DKI experienced its first exposure to a surveillance audit conducted by its ISO auditor. The audit was completed with DKI having zero nonconformities, and confirmed the restoration company remains compliant with the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System. (more…) Continue reading

Winter Safety in the New Year

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As you ring in the new year, remember that winter will be around for another few months. Are you ready for sudden storms, cold temperatures, and potential power outages? How’s how to prepare your home, vehicle, and family for the remainder of winter. Prepare Your Home for Winter Staying indoors is no guarantee of safety. First, make sure your heating… Continue reading

8 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Fires this Winter

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The winter holiday season is a time for family and togetherness. Unfortunately, many family holiday traditions increase the risk of house fires. Protect your family and property by following these eight holiday fire safety tips. Check your holiday lights for frayed cords or broken plugs. Don’t use any that appear damaged. Also, follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for how many strands… Continue reading

Staying Safe Before, During & After a Winter Storm

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Most North American cities experience severe winter weather. Heavy snow, ice storms, and extreme temperatures threaten to damage your home and vehicle. You can’t stop a storm in its tracks, but you can prepare now so you’re ready when bad weather hits. Here’s how to stay safe before, during, and after a winter storm. How to Prepare for a Winter… Continue reading