Water & Flooding Damage

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

Water Damage? 3 Things You Need to Know about Drying Out

POSTED ON: May 6, 2019
After your business experiences water damage from a leaky pipe, rainstorm or flood, you naturally want to get things back to normal as soon as possible. If you’re dealing with anything other than a large incursion, you understandably may be considering handling the cleanup and drying yourself to s... Read More

Mind-blowing Tornado Facts

POSTED ON: April 29, 2019
It is no secret that tornadoes are one of nature’s most violent storms. And although nothing can be done to prevent tornadoes, there are actions property owners can take year round to protect their businesses and prevent costly property damage. Check it out below:... Read More

Spring Flooding: What Business Owners Need to Know

POSTED ON: February 25, 2019
Did you know that 98% of U.S. counties are impacted by a flooding event?1 Of all of the different types of natural disasters that take place in the U.S., flooding is one of the most prevalent and costly. In fact, flooding inflicted upwards of $260 billion in damage in the U.S. from 1980 to 2013.2 A... Read More

Three Quick Tips for Preventing and Evaluating the Effects of Frozen Pipes

POSTED ON: February 4, 2019
The Polar Vortex affected much of the Midwest last week and we've been busy mobilizing staff and equipment to meet the demand for restoration services as more burst pipes are expected during this week’s thaw.  Our Detroit, Michigan team is especially busy from service calls as a result of bur... Read More

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

POSTED ON: January 7, 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

Frozen Pipe Action Plan: Three Steps to Minimizing Damage and Recovery Time

POSTED ON: November 26, 2018
If your business is in an area like Dallas where you get occasional freezes during otherwise mild winters, here’s an important fact: Upwards of 90% of the calls Interstate receives are related to frozen and broken pipes. Surprising isn’t it? But, the culprits for frozen pipes can vary. For examp... 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

Preventing Document Damage Nightmares

POSTED ON: October 25, 2018
If you’ve never experienced a paper-related disaster, you’d be surprised how fast things can go off the rails in document storage areas. And schools, government offices, law firms, medical offices and other business and facilities that deal with a lot of paper are all at risk. It only takes an e... Read More

Hurricane Safety: What to Do to Protect Your Business Before and After an Event

POSTED ON: October 11, 2018
For businesses in regions that can be impacted by hurricanes and tropical storms, there are few things more agonizing to deal with than a major hurricane warning. In addition to your normal day-to-day business tasks, keeping an eye on trajectory and intensity of a storm can put you on an emotional r... Read More