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In 2007 brothers Bob Cates and Jon Cates started Advanced DKI with a push mower and a borrowed pick up truck from their father. Due to the misfortune of corporate downsizing the brothers saw a need and pursued their quest. What started with a push mower and the borrowed truck has grown to one of the top 500 contractors in the country as stated in the August 2014 issue of Qualified Contractor , a national publication servicing contractors. Today, Advanced is a General Contracting firm that completes a full list of repairs and environmental remediation. The company has recently been acknowledged as a National Veteran Owned Business Association (NoVOBA) due to president Bob Cates's service in the United States Marine Corps, and by the Small Business Administration as a HUBZone Certified Firm. With the recent accolades by Qualified Contractor, membership to NoVOBA, and HUBZone Certification the team at Advanced is geared to grow again. Along with these accolades, Advanced is also Certified with IICRC ( for Water Damage Restoration, Fire & Smoke Restoration and Odor Control. Certified with Safety Training Center of St. Louis ( for Mold Remediation. The company is certified with The US EPA for Lead Abatement (certificate number NAT-122601-1). The brothers have taken several Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) training classes and attended many seminars on the subject. Roofs, siding, seamless gutters, windows, doors, soffit, fascia, kitchens, baths, paint, flooring, drywall, basements, foundation waterproofing, foundation repair, and paint.

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Water Damage
Water damage is one of the most common forms of damage to a property. Yet, whether it’s a minor leak from a broken pipe in the kitchen, a sewage backup or a flooded floor from your collapsed roof, it can quickly disrupt your day to day. All water damage must be addressed immediately to prevent further damage, such as mold, so you can get back to your everyday life.
Count on Advanced DKI to quickly and efficiently work with you and your insurance company to develop a seamless, quick and cost-effective plan to repair your property.

Fire Damage
A fire is a traumatic experience to any home or business owner. From watching the flames tear through your residence to experiencing the after-effects of structural damage, health concerns from the smoke, or potential water damage from putting out the fire, we understand the emotional toll a fire can take. For some, however, a home fire is an unimaginable event, yet the most common causes of fire can happen to anyone if not careful.
Be aware of these potential home fire starters:
Cooking equipment
Heating devices
Smoking materials
Electrical cords and overloaded outlets
Children playing with fire
Faulty wiring
Holiday decorations
Grilling and barbeques

Mold & Environmental Remediation
Whether you experience mold, asbestos or other hazardous materials, Advanced DKI has the knowledge, training and experience to perform the needed environmental remediation services. With our fast response time and ongoing communication to give you peace of mind, we separate ourselves from the rest of the pack. Following industry standards, Advanced DKI professionals assess each environmental situation before putting together a plan to remediate and restore any property loss along the way. Our environmental remediation experts come equipped with all the best industry technology to properly diagnose your situation so that it can be safely and adequately removed – once and for all.

Building Restoration
Fires, floods, mold and other disasters can be detrimental to a business, from structural damages to operational interruptions. This is why it is essential to hire restoration professionals like Advanced DKI who can help get your facility back up and running quickly and efficiently, with minimal disruption.

24-hour emergency service to restore your building
Whether you’re restoring the dining room of a restaurant, a section of hotel rooms, or an entire condominium, it’s important to get your physical structure back to its pre-loss condition. The faster this gets done, the faster you can move on from the disaster and get back to your life again. At Advanced DKI, our licensed contractors have the skills and tools to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and restore your property to its previous state quickly and professionally.
Advanced DKI provides high-quality structure restoration as one of the many 24-hour emergency services we offer. Regardless of job size, Advanced DKI will oversee each reconstruction job from start to finish. Your Advanced DKI contractor will evaluate the situation and discuss what steps need to be taken in order to restore the property professionally and efficiently. Advanced DKI’s contractors are respectful of our clients’ needs and will minimize any inconvenience to you and your property.

Construction services for every need
Whatever your building has gone through, we offer a variety of construction services to get you back on track, including:
Fire and smoke damage repair
Mold removal
Water and storm damage repair
Structural drying
Building and property demolition
Complete debris removal
Contents Pack-out, storage and cleaning
And, more!
Our team will assess the structural damage to determine if repairing or replacing the damaged area is the best solution.

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Commercial and Residential Restoration

Commercial Damage Restoration Services
Here at Advanced DKI, we understand that the faster you respond to an emergency, the better your chances of having a complete recovery. That’s why emergency response teams are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to respond to any disaster as soon as it happens. Whether your facility is in need of emergency water damage restoration or complete reconstruction, our nationwide team is readily equipped and trained to handle any commercial property damage of any size.
CODE RED Emergency Response: In case of an emergency, our local response team can be dispatched at any time for mitigation. Our CODE RED projects are customized to every company’s needs and requirements.
Damage Restoration for Healthcare Facility: In times of crisis, many people will turn to hospitals for help, but where can healthcare facilities turn to during a catastrophe? Our damage restoration teams are trained on the latest tools and ICRA protocols to provide a quality disaster repair for your healthcare facility.
STARC Systems Rental: We trust STARC Systems to keep any damage repairs contained so you can continue daily operations and continue seeing clients or patients.
Contact Advanced DKI for damage restoration services in healthcare facilities, offices, educational facilities, and more.
Residential Damage Restoration Services
Your home is a major investment and, in the event of a catastrophe, it takes a fast restoration solution to bring you back to normal quickly. Advanced DKI provides residential damage restoration services for homeowners throughout the U.S. From mold or broken pipes to complete reconstruction due to a fire or flood, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a time sensitive and cost-effective solution.
Our Services for Your Home Restoration Needs:
Water, Flood & Mold Damage Remediation:
When not handled correctly, water damage can cause further damage to your home, including mold or flooding. That’s why the experts of our emergency Water Damage Restoration services team will arrive within just two hours after receiving your call and get to work immediately on assessing the damage to starting the repairs.
Fire & Smoke Damage Repair:
Whether a wildfire erupts in your community, or your kitchen catches fire while preparing dinner, the resulting damage can be devastating. Count on Advanced DKI’s professional Fire and Smoke Restoration team to restore your property, removing any lingering soot and odors, and get you and your family back to normal quickly.
Storm Damage & Tree Removal Services:
Storm damage can occur when you least expect it. In fact, tornadoes have the ability to form in a matter of seconds, and hurricanes can increase in strength rapidly, so having a quality team you can rely on for emergency services is important. Put your trust in Advanced DKI’s Storm and Wind Damage Restoration services for repair or remediation.
Advanced DKI also provides pack-up, storage and cleaning for your personal contents (upholstery, clothing, electronics, and more).
Check out our case studies, including how our teams restored individual homes to full apartment complexes from fire or flood damages.

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