Helping Our Communities One Tree at a Time

POSTED ON: August 19, 2019
As a disaster restoration company that’s been involved in every major disaster over the last 20 years, we see how catastrophes affect people, businesses and communities everyday. At Interstate, we are committed to addressing the entire disaster life cycle and part of that commitment means help... Read More

7 Steps for Effective Business Emergency Preparedness Planning

POSTED ON: August 12, 2019
If you noticed a gaping hole in the roof of your house, what would you do? A) Wait until there’s a greater than 50% chance of a storm and then call for help B) Call to have it fixed ASAP If you value your house and its contents you no doubt answered B. Why? Because if you try to play the odds with... Read More

5 Ways to Prepare Your Workplace for a Hurricane

POSTED ON: August 6, 2019
In response to recent hurricane and tropical storm activity, we want to share a few hurricane preparedness tips for your business. The best time to respond to a disaster is before it happens. Attention and effort now can prevent severe damage and help mitigate the effects of a hurricane-related disr... Read More

Marking 21 Years of Industry Service and Innovation

POSTED ON: July 29, 2019
Interstate Restoration has taken its 21st trip around the sun as of July 28th. And like every year in the restoration business, it’s been quite a ride. Since last year, we’ve strengthened our position in the industry with an important new partnership, continued to grow at a steady pace and conti... Read More

Is it enough? Backup generators for Florida nursing homes

POSTED ON: July 22, 2019
With peak hurricane season quickly approaching in Florida, it’s essential for nursing homes and assisted living facilities to make sure their backup power needs are fully supported. That not only means having a backup power generator on site—but also a “backup for the backup” in case your pr... Read More

Interstate Strengthens Southern California Presence with ASR Property Restoration Acquisition

POSTED ON: July 16, 2019
More resources mean enhanced capabilities and innovation for the region. In southern California the risks of natural disasters, including wildfires, mudslides, earthquakes and tsunamis, are ever-present. And the density of people and world-class businesses in the area creates a tremendous need for t... Read More

Tropical Storm Barry Slowly Churning its Way Towards Louisiana

POSTED ON: July 12, 2019
Tropical Storm Barry formed yesterday morning while drifting slowly westward across the northern Gulf of Mexico. Over the past 24 hours, Barry has slowly strengthened, but as can be seen from the satellite image below (Figure 1), the system is quite asymmetrical. Consequently, while the storm has st... Read More

What Would You do if Your Business Flooded?

POSTED ON: July 2, 2019
Flooding, whether it occurs as a flash or from a slow buildup, is a common occurrence in many parts of the country. If you’re wondering how to prepare your business for a flood, this week’s blog post highlights some key steps you should consider in your flood disaster planning. Flood Pla... Read More

Has anything changed with seasonal hurricane forecasts since the start of the Atlantic hurricane season?

POSTED ON: June 25, 2019
It is now late June, and many different groups have issued seasonal hurricane forecasts for the 2019 season. The Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University (CSU) released their most recent outlook on Tuesday, June 4. At that point, they called for a near-average season of 14 named sto... Read More

Getting Organizational Hurricane Preparation on Track: 5 Essentials

POSTED ON: June 17, 2019
When a large business or organization has a location or multiple locations in the path of a hurricane there is a lot at stake. Employee and guest safety. The ability to make sales or support customers. Employee livelihoods. And much more. That’s why it’s so important for large organizations to h... Read More