How We Respond

Frozen Pipes, Water Damage, Roof Damage: Tips for Winter Weather Emergencies

POSTED ON: December 9, 2019
When winter temperatures are at their coldest, the last thing you want to deal with is water damage or roof damage—or both. Yet the wintery mix of cold and freezing temperatures and powerful storms means that frozen pipes as well as flooding, or even a compromised roof, are very real possibilities... Read More

After the Smoke Clears: A Look at the Fire Recovery Process

POSTED ON: September 23, 2019
When it comes to writing a good disaster recovery plan (DRP), knowledge is power. After all, key steps in the recovery process will inform what’s possible in terms of restoring part or all of your business operations as soon as possible. That’s why we want to give you an insider’s look into th... Read More

The High Costs of Ignoring Proper Drying Protocols

POSTED ON: October 31, 2018
You are probably familiar with the expression “what you see is what you get” or the associated WYSIWYG abbreviation. Although people use the phrase in a lot of different ways, the basic idea is that there is little to no difference between what is visible to you and the underlying reality of wha... Read More

Interstate Applies Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy to Harvey, Irma and Maria Recovery

POSTED ON: October 24, 2017
Hurricane Sandy, aka “Superstorm Sandy,” certainly made its impact five years ago. In the wake of one of the busiest hurricane seasons on record, Interstate has been able to look back and apply some of the lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy. Read the full press release below.... Read More

Hail Damage Claims: What You Need to Know NOW for Later

POSTED ON: March 28, 2017
Spotting hail damage can be tricky. If you don’t know what to look for, you can easily overlook some important vulnerabilities, leading to additional damage and expenses. With an already active hail season underway in a number of states throughout the U.S., now is the time to start planning your ... Read More

Property Preparedness Tips for January Weather Extremes

POSTED ON: January 3, 2017
In January we typically focus our business preparedness tips on dealing with issues related to freezing temperatures and winter storms. After all, average temperatures in January and February are normally the lowest of the year. But as we transition into 2017, the weather has been anything but “n... Read More

How Interstate Responds

POSTED ON: October 24, 2016
Fire. Flooding. Storms. Natural Disasters. These events can bring business operations to a screaming halt. Getting a business up and running as quickly as possible is always our goal. How do we do it? Careful preparation and building relationships long before the storm hits. Being “Interstate prep... Read More

National Preparedness Month: How Prepared is Your Business for Unpredictable Weather Events?

POSTED ON: September 6, 2016
How has your year been so far? Hopefully your business hasn’t been impacted by any of this year’s historic weather events, blindsiding communities and businesses across the country.1 So far in 2016, many parts of the country have already seen record flooding, heatwaves, snowstorms, and destructi... Read More

The Importance of Giving Back

POSTED ON: July 18, 2016
It has now been 18 years since Interstate Restoration got its start in Texas back in 1998. There is definitely no shortage of gratitude to all of the companies, employees, and partners who have continued to place their trust in us throughout the years. And while alot have changed from decade to deca... Read More

Interstate Responds to the Flint, Michigan Water Crisis

POSTED ON: February 15, 2016
Helping put people's lives back together is what we know and do everyday. So, in response to the Flint, Michigan water crisis, our Southfield office was ready and willing to be involved in relief efforts.   Lisa Epstein, Principal of Chicago's Richard Henry Lee Elementary School, reached ou... Read More