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

10 Ways to Reduce Slips, Trips, and Falls in Your Business

POSTED ON: February 18, 2019
Slips, trips and falls are the leading cause of general workplace accidents and injuries ranging from minor bruises to severe traumas such as head injuries, broken bones, sprains and lacerations. In fact, slips, trips and falls are often reported as the most common causes of workers' compensatio... Read More

Ground-Shaking U.S. Earthquake Facts

POSTED ON: February 11, 2019
It’s Earthquake Awareness Month and now is the time to get prepared. Take the time to view the infographic below to discover some “Ground-Shaking U.S. Earthquake Facts” and learn about the actions businesses can take before an earthquake to prevent costly property damage.... 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

5 Easy Tips for Preventing Frozen Pipes this Winter

POSTED ON: January 28, 2019
When temperatures are at their coldest, the last thing you want to deal with is water damage from a frozen pipe. Yet the wintry mix of cold and freezing temperatures and powerful storms means that frozen pipes and flooding are very real possibilities. Check out our vlog below and see what our top fi... Read More

Everything Else in Business Is Moving Faster…Claims Should Too

POSTED ON: January 21, 2019
When your business experiences a disaster, recovery time and costs can add up fast. Between insurance company practices, restoration provider processes and your own internal procedures, there is a lot that needs to happen after a disaster. The high probability for disconnects (think surprise change ... Read More

What Does the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Have in Store?

POSTED ON: January 14, 2019
Access Spanish Version (Acceso en Español) The slightly above-average 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended on November 30, but initial outlooks have already been issued for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. The season officially starts on June 1. The Tropical Meteorology Project (TMP) ... 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

2019 Disaster Readiness: How to Get Prepared

POSTED ON: January 2, 2019
As the calendar ticks over to a new year, we hope you’ve had a relaxing and happy holiday season. And whether or not you typically make New Year’s resolutions, we wanted to challenge you to try something slightly different this year; make a resolution that will prepare your business for a disast... Read More

Wishing You a Wonderful Holiday Season!

POSTED ON: December 17, 2018
2018 marked some exciting changes for Interstate and we can't wait to see what 2019 has in store. We thank you for being such an integral part of our 20th anniversary year and wish you the merriest of holiday seasons!