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Ream Companies Welcome New Team Member Shawnae Groenewoud

Disaster Kleenup Specialists and the family of Ream Companies is proud to announce the addition of Shawnae Groenewoud as their new Corporate Bookkeeper.  Shawnae comes to the organization with an extensive background in accounting and experience in the property restoration, janitorial and construction industries, and looks forward to using her knowledge to help the companies and their clients. This dynamic 25 year old graduated with honors from Bethany University and has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.  She is [...]

Volunteering For the Red Cross: A Business Owner’s Mission to Help Others

Helping others has been a lifelong vocation for Terry Ream.  As the owner of five Sand City businesses, including Disaster Kleenup Specialists and Ream Construction, Ream and his employees provide assistance to those who have been affected by fires, storms, floods, biohazard emergencies and many other types of incidents, both large and small. The mission of Terry Ream and the Disaster Kleenup Specialists and Ream Construction staff is to help people who have suffered a loss restore their homes or [...]

The Heroes Celebration Is Announced By The American Red Cross

MONTEREY, CA (January 17, 2012) – The American Red Cross Monterey Bay Area Chapter is pleased to announce the 2012 Heroes Dinner will be held on Saturday, May 19 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. The Heroes Celebration event has been held at American Red Cross chapters across the country for over 10 years. The goal of the event is to recognize acts of heroism by local residents and pay tribute to those who have performed lifesaving deeds while supporting the [...]

Flood Cleanup Needed Twice

The Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 30, 2011 Capitola Village Drying Out; One Critic Raises Environmental Concerns By Jondi Gumz CAPITOLA -- Companies large and small are hustling to prevent mold from growing at homes and businesses flooded last week in Capitola Village, but one restoration specialist has opted not to work there, citing concerns about airborne contamination. It's hard to say how many people were cleaning up Tuesday, but it's safe to say the village was abuzz with activity. Fans blowing. Dehumidifiers running. [...]

Gonzales Fire Guts Salon

The Monterey County Herald, Friday, January 5, 2007 Gonzales Fire Guts Salon, Displaces Businesses Cause OF Pre-Dawn Blaze Undetermined By Clarissa Aljentera Note: This article details the process leading up to Disaster Kleepup Specialists performing a fire restoration and clean up of this salon and neighboring businesses. The business Julie Rocha and Anna Trujillo spent the past five years building in Gonzales went up in flames early Thursday. But Rocha said the show of support she has received since word spread about her loss has [...]

Mold Remediation At Agriculture Office

The Monterey County Herald, Tuesday, March 22, 2005 Air to be Sampled for Mold Particles at Agriculture Office By Larry Parsons Note: This article details the process leading up to Disaster Kleepup Specialists performing the mold remediation of the University of California's Cooperative Extension. A cleanup of potentially harmful mold in the Salinas office of the Monterey County agricultural commissioner is expected to be wrapped up today. But another round of air sampling must be done to determine if it’s safe for about 50 employees [...]

Assessing Flood Damage

The Monterey County Herald, Friday, September 19, 2003 Monterey County Local State AN INDOOR ISABEL PROBATION ASSESSES FLOOD DAMAGE By Virginia Hennessey Monterey County probation workers have some special sympathy for the storm-ravaged folks on the Atlantic Coast after a flash flood swept through their building Wednesday. “It was like Isabel in the Probation Department,” Margaret Mudd, assistant Probation Department chief, said of the river of water that first came whooshing down the hall toward her office and then seeped through the floor to rain [...]

Busy Woman Balances Family and Work

The Monterey County Herald, Monday, May 2, 2005 Monterey County Business Keeping Things Together Busy Woman Balances Family, Work Editor’s note: Theresa Ream is a busy woman. A wife, and mother of two, the Seaside resident is active in her church as well as several organizations, including the Parent Teachers Association for the Monterey Bay Christian School, and the Seaside/Sand City and Monterey Peninsula chambers of commerce. She has received accolades from her colleagues in the Professional Women’s Network (PWN) of the Monterey Peninsula, which [...]