Three years ago, Interstate Restoration recognized the need to provide green building and renovation support for its partners, ensuring that product and sales management teams were properly trained and certified.
One of the biggest challenges a restoration company faces is working with business owners to cover financing for a renovation. When things are already in disarray, it can seem like there are a confusing number of hoops to jump through with the insurance company and quoting costs. Using a claims estimation tool, like Xactimate, can help you reduce some of the associated stress and speed up the process in several ways.
In honor of National Hurricane Preparedness Month, join us for a complimentary Web clinic on June 11th to learn about the latest predictions for the 2013 Atlantic basin hurricane season. Dr. Phil Klotzbach from Colorado State University's Department of Atmospheric Science will present the Tropical Meteorology Project's latest forecasts and provide greater insights into the above-average hurricane landfall probabilities expected for various portions of the United States coastline and Caribbean this year.
Hurricane Preparedness Week is here, and there's no better reminder to review your response plan, or create one if you haven't yet. Whether you're a business owner, homeowner, employee, or family member, having a plan is just as important as having a partner with the right technology to call when the storm is approaching.
Hurricane Tracking and Response
ABC news focused on the story of Joe Berti who had just finished running the Boston Marathon as the two explosions ripped through the nearby crowd and who immediately returned to his home in Texas just in time to have a close call with the explosion of a fertilizer plant.
Coupled with the housing crisis, economic conditions have caused a perfect storm of interest in restoration contracting. The influx of choices and competition for your business stemming from the amount of new-to-the-industry contractors, can make choosing the right reconstruction contractor a challenge.
In today's world, it is no surprise that mitigating risk is a common goal for most organizations. With a wide array of environmental, economic, social, and financial risks to consistently evaluate and contend with, there is no such thing as being "too" prepared.
What steps can you take to minimize a healthcare disaster? In addition to planning and proper communication, prevention plays a key role in mitigating problems, and problem escalation, at the restoration site.
Prevention in Healthcare Facilities
The damage is done. Or is it? After a flood, fire, or other disaster, there are often secondary problems disguised within the initial damage.
Every minute you spend thinking about disaster response now, before a disaster strikes, is a minute you save critical time and resources when the unimaginable happens. When patient care could be compromised and critical materials need expert containment, having a plan in place ahead of time means the difference between a single, isolated event, and a cascading effect of potentially life-threatening issues.
Planning for a Healthcare Facility Emergency
So how do you respond?