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DKS Featured In The Carmel Pine Cone

Can working for a company that "routinely deal[s] with slime, sludge, stink, blood and body tissue, and...dangerous invisible entities like the coronavirus" actually be rewarding? You bet it can. Read our May 8th feature in the Carmel Pine Cone to learn more about how Disaster Kleenup Specialists is working hard to get and keep homes and businesses safe during the COVID-19 outbreak in addition to some fun insight into how quirky this job can really get. "Coronavirus might be the most [...]

DKS Offers First Responder Vehicle Cleaning

Read and watch our April 22nd feature in Kion News! Our team is on a mission to keep COVID-19 at bay in our community, so we are disinfecting all "high-touch" surfaces (doors, steering wheels, etc) in first responder vehicles. Read Full Article

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 [...]