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DKI members team up to assist Joplin families

January 17, 2012

WOOD DALE, IL — Disaster Kleenup International LLC (DKI) has announced that DKI member companies, Accent DKI of Omaha, Nebraska; TRC Disaster Solutions of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and AAS Restoration of Kansas City, Missouri, helped build seven homes in seven days for seven deserving families, according to a press release.

On May 22, 2011, a catastrophic tornado ravaged the town of Joplin, Missouri, killing approximately 160 people and destroying nearly 8,000 homes, the release stated.

According to the release, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition traveled to tornado-ravaged Joplin to celebrate its 200th episode in what was the biggest build ever for the show.

DKI member companies assisted by providing drying services, including dehumidification and around-the-clock monitoring and labor, to expedite the drying of the drywall, primer and paint in the interior and exterior of the home, the release noted.

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