Record Year For Weather Disasters

POSTED ON: August 29, 2011
Before this past week’s Hurricane Irene, the United States had already tied a record for billion-dollar weather disasters with a price tag in the area of $35 billion for the year, the National Weather Service reported last week. That is the estimated damage from floods in the upper Midwest, tornad... Read More

Mobilizing For Hurricane Irene

POSTED ON: August 24, 2011
Emergency preparations are under way as Hurricane Irene heads for the east coast. Interstate Restoration has mobilized emergency response crews throughout the region to help our clients. The latest predictions show that Hurricane Irene is veering slightly eastward. She is expected to gain strength a... Read More

Safety in the Workplace

POSTED ON: August 17, 2011
We know safety pays in the construction industry. As a safety oriented commercial disaster restoration and construction company, we work to lower our insurance premiums which are based on a lower Experience Modification Rate (EMR). However, Interstate’s main objective in our safety management prog... Read More

Top 5 Most Expensive Natural Disasters

POSTED ON: August 9, 2011
In purely human terms, the loss, devastation, and damage caused by natural disasters is immeasurable. Calculating the financial toll of earthquakes, hurricanes, and other catastrophes, however, provides a practical means of judging the impact of such events. According to reports by the World Bank an... Read More

Potential Risk in Green Buildings?

POSTED ON: August 3, 2011
There has been a big push in the last few years for “Green Buildings”. These buildings are very energy efficient and use construction materials wisely. The materials include recycled, renewable and reused resources to the maximum extent that is practical. The buildings also have lower operating ... Read More

Residential Fire & Water Disaster Tips

POSTED ON: July 25, 2011
Dealing with fire damage or water damage in your home can be distressing. If you’re faced with such a disaster, the best thing to do is call for professional help immediately. Experienced fire restoration and water restoration experts will work quickly to minimize the damage and begin the restorat... Read More

Interstate's Emergency Restoration Services

POSTED ON: July 19, 2011
Fire. Flooding. Storms. Natural disasters. Don't let these events bring your business to a halt. Interstate's rapid and expert response makes coping with a disaster more manageable by providing one place for all of your emergency response restoration and reconstruction needs. No need to use ... Read More

Interstate Awarded For Oil Spill Cleanup

POSTED ON: July 5, 2011
The Gulf Coast Incident Management Team recently commended Interstate Restoration for work on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. According to The Florida House of Representatives, the oil spill triggered the largest cleanup response in U.S. history. Interstate oversaw management efforts for the cleanu... Read More

Wake Up Happy

POSTED ON: June 30, 2011
Attendees at last week’s National Apartment Association Conference in Las Vegas woke up happy. The event was well attended by multifamily housing professionals who stopped by the Interstate Restoration booth to learn about our emergency response services. Participants were also eager to participat... Read More

9 Tips to Save Your Most Critical Documents & Important Paper Records

POSTED ON: June 27, 2011
Most people don’t seem to think of grabbing their most critical documents when facing that quick decision to evacuate due to flooding. And the same rings true for businesses albeit the magnitude of documents may play a large role in that decision. No matter where we live in the world, we must have... Read More