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DKI
www.dkiservices.com / HQ: Chicago / Specialty: Disaster restoration / Dan Cassara,
president and CEO: "We are the hardest organization to join in our industry."

Raising the Bar
Becoming a DKI franchisee is difficult, and setting high standards for becoming a part
of the company is one of the reasons it is so successful. BY ERIC SLACK

DKI's diverse range of products and services
helps customers with restoration projects.

Headquartered in Chicago,
DKI is the largest disaster restoration contracting organization in
North America. The organization and
its franchise companies are located
throughout the United States, Canada and Ireland, serving property owners of all types, as well as risk managers, property managers, insurance
carriers and commercial clients.
"We started in 1974 after our founder put together a thesis paper for what
he thought would be a perfect network for contractors," President and
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CEO Dan Cassara says. "At the time,
contractors were competing as independents with the large companies,
and his concept devised a way that the
independents could share resources
and come together."

ONLY

THE

BEST

Today, DKI's franchisees provide a
wide range of restoration services to
customers. This broad set of products
and services includes everything from
24-hour emergency services, water
damage, fire and smoke, storm dam-

age and tree removal to mold and environmental remediation, catastrophe response, reconstruction and
repair, and contents pack-out, storage
and cleaning.
DKI wants potential franchisees
who are experienced and already have
a presence in the disaster restoration
industry. Only existing companies
with a record of success in their markets can become a part of DKI's franchise network.
"We have a franchise sales team,
but most often contractors are com-


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