Water & Flooding Damage

Document Restoration: What Every Business Owner Should Know About Wet Documents

POSTED ON: December 8, 2014
You just discovered that important business or historical documents or books are moist or wet. Now what? Hopefully you will never be in this situation. But if you ever are—or are now—it’s important to know what to do. First, don’t panic. Freeze drying and restoration processes can save your ... Read More

Atlantic Hurricane Season Update – A Benign First Half but Still Several Weeks To Go

POSTED ON: September 15, 2014
The Atlantic basin hurricane season officially started on June 1, and through September 15, it has been very quiet. While the first half of the season has been below-average, there are still several weeks left before potential hurricane impacts along the United States coastline decline significantly... Read More

7 Handy Preparedness-Related Twitter Feeds

POSTED ON: September 8, 2014
For risk managers and business owners looking to stay on top of risks, Twitter is a great resource. Not only can you follow individuals, organizations and businesses that focus on specific risk-prevention-related topics, but Twitter can also provide invaluable real-time updates from everyday people ... Read More

Interstate’s Freeze-drying Technology Speeds Document Restoration Process

POSTED ON: June 2, 2014
Flooding, fire, pipe breaks, or even adverse conditions like humidity, can quickly destroy paper documents, records and books. But content recovery and restoration methods, such as freeze-drying, can save critical paper assets. Planning ahead for a rapid response is key. Interstate’s Document Rest... Read More

Hear How Interstate Helps Fairfield with Disaster Recovery

POSTED ON: April 21, 2014
Hear firsthand from Stacy Wells, Vice President at Fairfield Residential, how Interstate helps them quickly recover from unexpected disasters like fires and floods, as well as everyday events like sprinkler breaks.  To learn more about our award-winning emergency response restoration and general co... Read More

Your Quick Guide to Water Damage

POSTED ON: March 3, 2014
Whether dealing with flooding from an area-wide disaster or small water leak, both events have the ability to bring business to a complete standstill.  To help you prepare for the unexpected, we invite you to enjoy FREE access to our most popular resource – A Quick Guide to Water Damage. Dow... Read More

Failing to Prepare for Severe Weather is Expensive

POSTED ON: February 17, 2014
The kids are staying at home due to snow, and the roads won’t be clear for a few days – let’s just hope that the power doesn’t go out! Sound too familiar lately? This year’s winter has experienced extremes that some areas of the country have not seen for decades. The northwest ... Read More

The Cost of Disaster Losses in 2013

POSTED ON: January 20, 2014
Globally, natural disasters caused an estimated $45 billion dollars worth of insured losses last year according to a report published by Impact Forecasting (Aon Benfield Group Ltd.). As companies start 2014 with (hopefully) a comprehensive disaster response plan, much of what we learned in 2013 can ... Read More

Colorado Flooding Continues

POSTED ON: September 13, 2013
With rain still falling and flooding continuing to threaten homes and businesses in Colorado communities, we would like to remind those affected to please put safety first during this difficult time. There are numerous resources available to help you stay informed and safe, so please reach out and r... Read More

Before, During, & After – How Hurricane Response Evolves

POSTED ON: September 3, 2013
Hurricane Preparation: Before the Storm September is National Preparedness Month and part of having an actionable hurricane contingency plan is preparing before a threat is ever present. If you run a business, for example, you should know exactly what your daily operations take to function – and i... Read More