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Teasdale Fenton Earns 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Jan. 21, 2019 – Teasdale Fenton, a member of the national restoration network of DKI, is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in… Continue reading

4 Ways to Obtain Good Homeowners Insurance Coverage

No one expects a disaster to affect them directly. Burst pipes, a house fire or a basement flooding might happen to others but never to your own house – right? If you have ever filed a homeowners insurance claim though, you know this isn’t true. Disasters may be few and far between, but they can happen and when they do,… Continue reading

Common Causes of Home Water Damage

When you think of the ways water can damage a home, you might picture flash floods, storm surges and hurricanes. However, the most common causes of home water damage actually come from inside the house. While many sources of water damage are not nearly as dramatic as a catastrophic flood, they can still do plenty of harm. Learn more about… Continue reading

Creating a Family Disaster Plan

Emergencies often strike without warning. By the time a flood, fire, earthquake or tornado is upon you, it’s too late to devise a plan. That’s why you need to sit down with your loved ones and create a family disaster plan today. Decide how everyone will get in touch, where you’ll meet and what you’ll do in an emergency. This… Continue reading

Hurricane Preparation Checklist

Hurricanes are some of the most destructive storm systems that can occur on our planet. They form over warm water and cause devastation when they make landfall. Powerful winds, heavy rains, damaging storm surges, landslides and flooding are just some of the potential threats of these storms. The ravages of hurricane season last until November 30. Now that winter has… Continue reading

Fireplace Safety Tips

There’s nothing like curling up by the fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa and a good book. This is an inviting scene, but without the proper precautions, a stray spark could do serious damage to your home. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), heating equipment starts more than 54,000 home structure fires each year, causing 480 civilian… Continue reading

EXPANDING DKI EXCELLENCE ACROSS THE U.S.

December 19, 2018 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, proudly announced that they acquired 12 new contractor memberships throughout 2018: (more…) Continue reading

UNITED FIRE & WATER OF LA HOSTS CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR THE LOUISIANA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

Dec. 14, 2018 – United Fire & Water of Louisiana (UFW) hosted the Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA) on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 for continuing education in water damage and mold remediation. (more…) Continue reading

DRS DELIVERS RECORD NUMBER OF COATS TO BUTTON UP CONNECTICUT

December 14, 2018 – Disaster Restoration Services (DRS), a member company of DKI, North America's largest disaster restoration contracting organization, delivered 710 winter coats on Wednesday, December 12 to Button Up Connecticut. This is the most coats DRS has collected in the last four years of sponsoring the annual coat drive. In 2017, they contributed 492 coats. (more…) Continue reading

Preparing Your Home for Winter Hazards

Winter is known for hazardous weather conditions that can cause extensive property damage. Heavy snow can collapse roofs. High winds can damage siding. Ice can accumulate in the gutters, causing ice dams and leaky shingles. Bitter temperatures can cause pipes to freeze and burst. With so many winter hazards to watch out for, you would be wise to prepare your… Continue reading