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07/27/2015
What's the true cost of doing nothing in the way of disaster preparedness? Interstate addresses this exact question below in the latest episode of the Innovations television series with Ed Begley, Jr. which aired on Fox Business News this past Saturday. Take just a few minutes to tune in and learn the critical steps needed for businesses to ensure a smoother recovery. *FOX Business aired this segment on Saturday, 7/25/15 at 4 p.m. ET. To learn more about Interstate's emergency...
07/20/2015
Natural disasters aren’t always the most pressing danger to your business. Even a simple pipe leak can lead to financially crippling damage. When time is of the essence to save damaged documents and books, find out why upfront planning is key in the video below: To learn more about Interstate's emergency response and general contractor services, please call 800-622-6433.
07/13/2015
Looking back on 17 years of business, it’s incredible to think how far Interstate has come. We started with limited resources but a lot of know-how and motivation back in 1998 in Texas, and over the years we’ve added the equivalent of more than an office a year to better serve our clients. That’s why we want to say a BIG thank you to all of the companies and organizations that have continually put their trust in us over the years. We know when you pick up the phone to call us...
07/06/2015
Hear how Interstate helped renovate the historic National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi in San Francisco, California. Dedicated as a historical landmark by the California Historical Society in 1972, watch the new beauty unfold as the floors, pews and the santuary area are renovated.  To learn more about our award-winning emergency response restoration and general contracting services, call 800-622-6433.
06/29/2015
After your facility is struck by a disaster, many companies are faced with the reality that rebuilding cannot start until insurance check(s) are issued. And it’s often discovered that it’s much more difficult to get your checks quickly if you’re not organized. That’s why it’s recommended most businesses and organizations have a point person (or team) for managing the relationship with the insurance company and restoration providers. This week’s post builds...
06/19/2015
The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicked off on June 1st, and so far, the U.S. has already been impacted by two tropical storms (Ana in South Carolina in May and Bill in Texas in June). Despite these two early-season tropical cyclones, the Tropical Meteorology Project (TMP) at Colorado State University continues to predict a well below-average hurricane season due to a strong El Niño which is already contributing to very strong levels of vertical wind shear (the change in wind...
06/15/2015
In keeping with this year’s National Safety Month theme of “What I live for,” we wanted to answer the question from the Interstate perspective and talk about how it impacts safety and our relationships with employees, customers and the public—and why it’s so important.  What We Know At Interstate, our leadership team knows our employees don’t always live for their work. They work so they can support their families, enjoy their lives and pursue...
06/08/2015
What do you live for? When it comes to safety, it’s an important question and the theme the National Safety Council (NSC) wants you to consider throughout June for National Safety Month. This year, the NSC is offering tips on a variety of topics, including prescription drug abuse, transportation and driving—and emergency preparedness, and slips, trips and falls—two topics that are highly relevant to what we do. In fact, slips, trips and falls ties directly to this post...
06/01/2015
In the latest episode* of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr. distributed via the Discovery Channel and Fox Business News, disaster readiness is the focus. Hear firsthand from Stacy Mazur (CEO at Interstate) and Andrea Steinberg (Senior Vice President/Account Executive at Lockton Companies) as they dig deeper into the "cost of doing nothing" and why it's so important for businesses to be prepared before a disaster strikes. You'll also witness the critical steps...
05/26/2015
Hurricane season officially starts June 1st and predictions are favorable for a relatively quiet 2015. However, it is important to keep in mind that it takes only one hurricane making landfall to turn a quiet season into an active one. Join us for a free web clinic on June 2nd at 10am PDT/1pm EDT to find out what Colorado State University's Tropical Meteorology Project team is predicting for the 2015 hurricane season. Dr. Phil Klotzbach will discuss the latest forecasts for the...