Our Projects

When disaster strikes your home or business, DKI is the company you can trust to restore your property and belongings to their original condition. Our trained and experienced specialists have performed restoration work for nationwide properties within a variety of channels, from water, fire, and smoke damages to large loss hurricane events. For every project, we make it our goal to restore the property quickly and effectively. See our work in action with these highlights of a few of our previous projects:

Water Damage Projects

Water Mitigation At Bridge Properties

On September 12, 2013, Bridge Properties called DKI Commercial Solutions (DKICS). Unprecedented, record-breaking rainfall had caused widespread flooding throughout Colorado - Considered a "thousand-year event;" areas that had history of no flooding became inundated. In Aurora, Bridge's Landon Park Apartments were flooded by rising ground water. At the time of…

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Bank of America Plaza Building Water Loss Restoration

On January 2, 2013, Bay Area DKI successfully assisted the Bank of America Plaza building with water restoration following a major pipe leak on the 15th floor of the 42-story building. Employees were headed back to work early that morning after a holiday break for the New Year when the pipe…

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Water Intrusion In Major Department Store

Late in the afternoon of a record-setting cold day in Westchester County, NY, a water pipe to the fire suppression system broke at a major department store. The break came in the mechanical room that is housed near the front of the store. Water spewed from this main supply pipe…

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Water/Flood Damage Restoration For Local Schools

On an early Sunday morning, a Frenchtown School District employee arrived at Frenchtown Junior High and High School to discover a leak. A pipe in the boiler room had broken, spilling more than 1,200 gallons of water per minute throughout the school. Dayspring Restoration, which services the Missoula and Western…

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Complete DKI Helps Restore Louisiana School District

Unexpected catastrophic flooding in Louisiana left homes and businesses in several parishes severely damaged. DKI Member, Complete DKI, helped one of the parishes that sustained damage to its schools, office facilities, libraries and its church. The team worked with the school district to restore their properties, including four of its…

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Large Water Loss In Wisconsin

Thunderstorms with heavy winds and hail produced widespread damage across Wisconsin during the month of July 2016. Due to the velocity of these storms, two buildings: Oz and Grimm on the Epic Software Campus in Verona, WI were largely affected. Oz and Grimm were located within an active construction site…

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Water Damage Restoration For Major Children’s Apparel Store

On Sunday evening, NBD International - NE Ohio DKI received a call from a large national children's retailer needing emergency water damage restoration services. A water loss occurred that damaged the ceiling tiles and hardwood floors of one of their stores. The store was closed at the time of the call,…

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Water Damage Restoration At Tower Of Four Lakes

Heavy rains caused a large underground parking structure, underneath the apartment complex of the Tower of Four Lakes in Lisle, IL, to flood with an estimated 3.2 million gallons of water. The flooding also impacted an elevator shaft leading and the residential lobby area. After our water damage restoration service inspected the…

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CSM Construction Repairs Large Food Packaging at St. Louis, MO

CSM Repairs Large Food Packaging Facility after Heavy Rains

Problem: Continuous torrential rain from April 28 through May 1, 2017 in the St. Louis, MO area caused heavy flooding to a 350,000 square foot food packaging facility in Pacific. Solution: After impressing Graphic Packaging with their high level of performance from a former job, DKI Member, CSM Construction, was…

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Fire Damage Projects

Complete DKI Restores Bakery From Fire Damage

PROBLEM: On Monday, January 15, 2018, Adonna’s Bakery in downtown Pensacola had a kitchen fire on the second floor. The upstairs kitchen and downstairs retail area was impacted by fire damage and damage from the water used to extinguish the fire. Since the bakery is in a commercial complex with…

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Fire/Smoke Remediation For Large National Drugstore

About 10:30 p.m., Sunday, June 15, 2014, a small fire started in an aisle display at one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributors. Arson is suspected. The sprinkler system was activated and put the fire out before there was too much damage. Soon, the fire department arrived and turned off…

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Fire Restoration With Foam Generators

In December, 2013, DKI was called to do fire restoration services to a private residence's wood stove (supplemental heat system). In general, there must be enough clearance between the flue pipe and combustible materials, such as wood framing. This residence, however, had a heavier gauge metal flue pipe, limiting the amount of space,…

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Fire Damage Restoration At Capitol Plaza Apartments

On December 16, 2013, a fire started on the 10th floor of an 11-story senior living apartment building. The fire damage was contained to one single unit, but a total of 34 occupied units were affected by either smoke or water. The 10th and 11th floors suffered heavy smoke damages,…

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Fire Damage Restoration For Fanatics Sports Memorabilia

On October 10, 2013, JC Restoration was contacted to perform fire damage cleanup to the Fanatics, Inc. warehouse and office in Northbrook, IL, where an unknown source had started a fire inside the 150,000 square foot building. The building needed significant help from a fire damage restoration service. The ceilings, walls, shelving units…

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Main Oil Plant Back To Full Production

On November 7, 2015, a devastating fire broke out in the 77-year-old Giles & Kendall CedarSafe plant, located in Madison County, AL. As the only producer of rare, top quality cedar oil used in top of the line perfumes, the factory had only 45 days to get back to production.…

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Fire/Smoke Remediation For Popular Retail Pet Store

In the middle of the night, an electrical fire started in a display counter at the 20,000 square foot pet store in North Jackson, TN. While the cause was unknown, the fire was limited to a small section of the store and was extinguished quickly. However, there was extensive smoke…

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First Restoration Services Project - Restores Local Apartments

First Restoration Restores Local Apartments

On October 29, 2014, First Restoration was contacted by their local fire department to inspect an apartment building that had caught fire overnight. The fire, believed to have been lit by a cigarette in the leaves of a front porch, caused the majority of the center of the complex to…

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Bay Area DKI Restores a Piece of Tampa’s History

On December 13, 2013, Bay Area DKI was contacted about a reported fire at a 2,800 square foot historical home in Tampa, FL. The home was built in 1925 and had experienced an electrical fire. The residents had to evacuate immediately. Because the home was located in Tampa's historical district,…

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Former Chicago Firehouse Catches Fire

J.C. Restoration, Inc., based in the greater Chicagoland area, quickly responded to a fire at the former historic firehouse-turned-steakhouse in Chicago's South Loop. The building, originally built in 1905, housed some of the city's heroes, the local firefighters. In 2000, it reopened as a fine dining establishment, serving some of…

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18th Century Derrin Farmhouse Restored

On Wednesday, May 11, the historic Derrin House in Avon, CT sustained serious fire damage. The Derrin House was used as a public museum by the Avon Historical Society to showcase what life was like on a 18th century New England farm. Members from the society had been restoring the…

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Fire & Subsequent Water Damage

Around 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2015, Complete DKI was called to respond to a small electrical fire that had started in the bathroom of one patient's room at a hospital in Pensacola, FL. The installed sprinkler system extinguished the fire right away, but caused damage to the four…

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Two Elementary Schools Restored After Sulphur Fire

The Sulphur Fire, one of the dozens of wildfires that devastated the state of California in October 2017, blazed for nearly three weeks and destroyed over 150 structures, while damaging several others. Included in those damaged were the Pomo and Burns Valley Elementary Schools of Konocti Unified School District. The…

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Storm Damage Projects

Complete DKI Storm Damage Restoration in Pensacola, FL

Storm Damage Restoration In Pensacola, Fl

In February 2016, two tornadoes, seven days apart from each other, tore through the exact same location in Pensacola, FL. Before the initial storm, business owners of the Eastgate Plaza were aware of severe weather expected to enter their area, but most did not expect a tornado. Around 6:00 P.M.…

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Storm Damage Restoration In Wheeling, Wv

On July 6, Wheeling, WV sustained extreme thunderstorms during the afternoon, causing several businesses in the valley to flood from the run-off of the hills and back-up of the storm drains and sewage systems. Experiencing the most damage of about 90 percent flooding, Rite Aid's store manager called Panhandle Cleaning…

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Complete DKI Keeps Mcguire’s Irish Pub Operational after Severe Storm Damage

Problem: During the winter of 2017, a streak of nasty storms, creating multiple tornados and straight-line winds, caused damage to several structures along the Gulf Coast, including Complete DKI’s client, McGuire's Irish Pub in Destin, FL. McGuire's experienced severe damage to approximately one third of its flat roof over the…

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Complete DKI Restores Public Library Hit by Hurricane Harvey

Problem: When Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas in 2017, Port Arthur, TX became inundated with flood waters. One of the many buildings affected, the Port Authur library, had three feet of standing water and took over 48 hours before the water receded. The library held over $12M in books, one…

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