The “Dragon Test” and 10 Tips for Preparing for Emergencies and Disasters

POSTED ON: February 12, 2018
“It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit Unlike dragons, natural disasters and business emergencies are all too real. After all, 2017 was a record year for billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S., with a s... 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

Find out what the Initial Outlooks say about the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

POSTED ON: January 15, 2018
The extremely active 2017 Atlantic hurricane season may have officially ended only a couple of weeks ago, but several groups have already issued their first outlooks for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season which officially starts on June 1st. The Tropical Meteorology Project (TMP) at Colorado State U... Read More

Happy New Year from Interstate

POSTED ON: January 8, 2018
Here at Interstate, we are very excited for 2018. Not only is it a new year with a fresh start, but we are celebrating 20 years of business this year! Twenty years of helping companies get back to business through our disaster recovery services…and twenty years of helping their people get bac... Read More

Happy Holidays from Interstate

POSTED ON: December 22, 2017
Thank you for being such an important part of our year! We wish you all the joys of the holiday season and happiness throughout 2018.

Why a DRP Should be a Top Priority for 2018

POSTED ON: December 11, 2017
The High Cost of “Disaster Fatigue”  It’s completely understandable if you’re suffering from disaster fatigue as 2017 winds down. There were times this year when there were a dizzying number of near-simultaneous disasters happening around the country. In fact, as of October, the U.S. had al... Read More

Infographic: 2017 Storm Season Record Breaking Stats

POSTED ON: December 4, 2017
With the 2017 hurricane season ending late last week, we thought the timing was perfect to take a look back at the storms that impacted the U.S. this year. From hurricanes to hail to tornadoes and wildfires, it sure was a busy year for extreme weather events. In fact, 2017 broke the record for the m... 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

Putting a Spotlight on Holiday Safety

POSTED ON: November 20, 2017
On you mark, get set… it’s time to plan and decorate for the holidays! But as you do, don’t forget about the safety considerations we highlight below. Why? Because there’s nothing worse than dealing with an injury or fire during the season of thanks and celebration. And unfortunately, the ri... Read More

5 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for Fall and Winter

POSTED ON: October 30, 2017
Ready or not, fall is upon us. We hope you’ve had a great summer and that you get to enjoy plenty of mild weather before winter hits. In the meantime, it’s an ideal time for some building and property upkeep that will help you ease into the holiday season and winter knowing you’re ready for wh... Read More