About BK Restoration and Remodeling

About BK Restoration & Remodeling

The origin of BK Restoration & Remodeling dates to 1971. Members of our staff have over 60 years of combined construction and general experience. We have specialized in restoration since 1985 and are privileged to be local direct repair vendors for top insurance companies. We work closely with insurance companies to repair and restore commercial and residential properties damaged by fire, water, wind, or hail, as well as various other occurrences and types of severe structural damage.

Whether you have experienced water damage, wind damage, fire damage or damage from hail… catastrophic restoration is something we are fully familiar with. We are premier remodelers and professional restoration specialists. You can expect experienced workmanship that meets or exceeds industry standards of excellence.

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Our Staff:

Jeff Koepke Jeff Koepke Jeff graduated from Southeast Community College at Milford Nebraska in 1985. He then went to work for a custom cabinet builder in Lincoln and also did remodeling jobs on the side. In 1991 Jeff and Sharon had a house fire. Jim Bartolome was called in by Jeff and Sharon’s insurance company to restore their home. Since then Jeff joined Jim in insurance restoration. Jeff and Sharon bought the business from Jim in 1997. Jeff can truly empathize with a disastrous fire.
Mark Bartolome Mark Bartolome Mark attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Mark worked for a commercial painting contractor, gaining extensive knowledge of both commercial and residential painting. After working for several years as a property manager for the largest property management company in Lincoln, Mark joined BK Restoration & Remodeling in 1997, working as a painting subcontractor. After working for a couple of years as our primary painter, Mark was trained as a carpenter specializing in framing, trimming and roofing repairs. Armed with several years of fieldwork, Mark was moved into the office as a project manager in April of 2003. Mark’s duties consist of working with insurance companies to establish the value of repairs, communicating with the insured and coordinating the repair process. Having a professional with multi-faceted experience is an invaluable asset.
Will Elliott Will Elliott Will has over 15 years of experience in Fire and Water Restoration. He works closely with homeowners and insurance companies to help restore lives. His background is a great asset due to his vast knowledge of the steps it takes to any project large or small. Will has IICRC certifications in fire, water damage and structural drying, which has helped him gain the knowledge to be an asset to the company. Will is a native of Greenwood, NE. and currently resides in Omaha with his daughter named Grace. Will is our Project Manager for the Omaha, Council Bluffs and surrounding area.
John Determan John Determan John Determan is a graduate of the University of Nebraska.  While attending college John worked at several lumber yards and this giving him knowledge of the construction industry.  After graduating college John worked as a pharmaceuticals sales representative.   Since then John has been in the Fire and Water Restoration industry and is also certified with the IICRC in water damage restoration.  With his work history, John has vast experience in customer relations which is a great asset to the company.  John grew up in Pierce, NE., married to Chelsey and has two children Bella and Jackson.