Thought Leadership

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

Disaster Recovery and Ending the Cycle of Mistrust

POSTED ON: March 4, 2019
Hot off the press, we have a second video for you which highlights the value of establishing a close partnership with a resoration provider to accelerate property recovery overall. If you missed our first blog installment which discusses how Interstate's unique approach to recovery is different ... Read More

Is your Business Prepared for Winter?

POSTED ON: November 19, 2018
We've written a lot of blogs over the years. Nearly 400 to be exact. So instead of sharing new content this week, we thought we'd compile our favorite blog topics on preparing your business for cold winter weather. The blogs hightlighted in this week's post cover everything from frozen p... Read More

Choosing a Restoration Provider: 4 Tips You Need to Know

POSTED ON: August 13, 2018
An organization's approach to safety is one of the most important indicators of their efficacy. Ensuring the safety of customers, employees, passersby and the work crew is critical to limiting potential liabilities. Watch our latest video to learn four tips for choosing a resoration providerR... Read More

The Value of Social Media During Disasters and Helpful Feeds to Follow

POSTED ON: June 18, 2018
If you look at practically any checklist for a disaster preparedness kit, a battery-powered radio and extra batteries will be near the top. Yet although radios will probably always be important to readiness, smart phones have quickly become the preferred resource for figuring out what’s happening ... Read More

Snow Boots or Rain Boots?

POSTED ON: March 6, 2018
With spring upon us, many parts of the country are breathing a big sigh of relief. But for businesses in many areas, we’re also entering one of the rockiest times of the year for weather. From day to day and week to week, spring weather can sometimes feel like a rollercoaster ride. Nice days can q... Read More

11 Characteristics of Great Crisis Leaders

POSTED ON: January 29, 2018
With 17 extreme weather events, 2017 was one of the busiest and costliest years on record for disaster recovery in the U.S. If the recent weather trends continue, many areas of the country can expect to face difficult circumstances in 2018 and beyond. Any time your business confronts a rapidly unfol... Read More

3 Essential Pre-storm Tips for Every Business

POSTED ON: November 27, 2017
There are a few critical steps every business should take to prepare for severe weather. And although no two disasters are alike, we think we have a pretty good idea of what it takes to prepare your business for an (un)expected disaster. Watch our latest vlog to learn how to make your life just a l... Read More

Social Media is Changing Disaster Response; find out what it means for Your Business

POSTED ON: September 18, 2017
Once upon a time when disaster struck, the first thing most people would do was turn on their radio or television set to get a better sense of the situation. Although mass media was and, to some extent, still is invaluable for understanding the big picture of a disaster, there are limited places rep... Read More

What’s the Deal? The Reason behind Increasing Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Forecasts

POSTED ON: June 30, 2017
It’s early July, and the Atlantic has already had 3 named storms. While early summer season hurricane activity does not necessarily correlate with overall numbers of hurricanes in the Atlantic, seasonal forecasts have generally been increasing over the past few months. For example, Colorado State ... Read More