Interstate Corporate Office is Moving

POSTED ON: February 21, 2011
We are excited to announce our corporate Fort Worth location will be moving to a new office effective March 1st. Our new address is: 3401 Quorum Drive, Suite 300 Fort Worth, TX 76137 Our phone and fax numbers will remain the same: Office: 800–622–6433 Fax: 817–293–0283 We gladly welcome visi... Read More

Disasters Even Happen To Us

POSTED ON: February 14, 2011
Each winter many property owners and managers are faced with the reality of water damage caused by frozen and broken pipes. Interstate is not immune to this type of disaster. Because of the freezing cold temperatures, our own building experienced a pipe burst just last week from a broken pipe in the... Read More

Preparing Your Home For Winter Weather…

POSTED ON: February 8, 2011
Let’s start with the basics. Keep your garage door closed as much as possible Check your outside water spouts to make sure they are insulated Check your main water lines coming into your house to make sure they are insulated Make sure you know where the water shut off valve is located In really co... Read More

Make Sure You Have a Trusted Emergency Restoration Company in Place

POSTED ON: February 8, 2011
Wild start to the New Year. Winter Storms hitting from the Rockies all the way to Boston. These storms have brought record low temperatures, record snow levels, and high winds. When times are hectic, especially during area wide events, that’s when you truly need a trusted partner you can count on.... Read More

7 Tips To Prepare Your Property For Winter & Winter Weather Impacts

POSTED ON: January 31, 2011
Are you prepared for winter storms? Winter is here and that means it is important for you to prepare your properties to withstand freezing temperatures to prevent pipes breaking and have a plan for snow removal to prevent a roof collapse. Having a winter storm disaster recovery plan in place can pro... Read More

Fall Protection: The New Standard for Roofers

POSTED ON: January 24, 2011
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a new directive withdrawing a former one that allowed residential builders to bypass fall protection requirements. The former directive had allowed residential roofers to utilize alternative fall protection means to protect their... Read More

What you can do before a disaster strikes…

POSTED ON: January 17, 2011
Many companies invest a lot of time and resources into making their business successful.  They hire good people, build a solid customer base and pay their suppliers on time.  But a lot of these same companies are not prepared when a disaster strikes.  “It is estimated that 90 percent of medium ... Read More

Set Realistic Expectations to Overcome Obstacles

POSTED ON: January 10, 2011
We should all be aware of the weather this time of year no matter where you live. In the event of a fire, flood, or natural disaster, take into consideration the obstacles your emergency responders may encounter. We all know it is the duty of our responders to serve and protect however, we must also... Read More

Focus on Safety and Do The Right Thing

POSTED ON: December 17, 2010
With the Holidays in full swing, it’s important to stay focused on what we stand for. ‘Safety’ and ‘Do the right thing’ are two components that drive our business. With the financial crisis of the past two years, these two items have come into play more often. More people are trying to val... Read More

The Key to a Smooth Project

POSTED ON: December 15, 2010
Effective communication can make you or break you! When dealing with your contractors make sure all priorities are communicated thoroughly and at the beginning of your loss. The efforts put in on the front end will speed up your recovery efforts not to mention keeping costs inline. One of the most c... Read More