What to do if Driving Near a Wildfire

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

J.C. Restoration, Inc. Named to Qualified Remodeler’s 2015 Largest Remodeling Firms in the U.S.

September 2, 2015 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced today that one of its Member Companies, J.C. Restoration, Inc. (JCR) has earned the number 61 spot on Qualified Remodeler Magazine’s 2015 edition of the Top 500 Remodelers in the United States. JCR has appeared on the list since 2007. The Qualified Remodeler Magazine Top 500 list… 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

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

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

DKI Commercial Solutions Joins Red Cross’ 6th Annual Preparedness Summit

August 14, 2015 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced DKI Commercial Solutions’ Vice President of Operations Bill Robinson will be joining DKI Chief Executive Officer Dan Cassara at this year’s American Red Cross Preparedness Summit on Thursday, August 20 at the Gleacher Center in the University of Chicago, Ill. The Preparedness Summit is an opportunity… Continue reading

Maui Fire And Flood DKI Renews Franchise Membership with DKI

August 11, 2015 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced that Maui Fire & Flood DKI of Maui, Hawaii has renewed its Franchise Membership with the DKI network. By continuing its DKI Franchise Membership, Maui Fire & Flood DKI will continue to utilize DKI’s 24 hour call center, its claims tracking technology, and other tools to… 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

DKI Teams up with the Red Cross at Brookfield Zoo’s Blood Drive

August 6, 2015 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced their participation with the American Red Cross’ 100th Anniversary in Chicagoland sponsoring the Brookfield Zoo Summer of Connections Blood Drive yesterday, August 5. Donning their red DKI Volunteer shirts, several DKI Franchise Members and corporate personnel volunteered their day at the zoo, giving blood, aiding the… 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