Emergency Response Services In 3D

POSTED ON: June 27, 2011
Interactive…3D building models, oh my. Sounds cool but it can also be a fun way to learn about Interstate’s emergency response restoration and reconstruction services. Ok, maybe it’s not as cool as your kids’ PS3 but you get the idea. Check out our 3D virtual building to understand how we ca... Read More

Charity Golf Tournament Helps Disadvantaged Children

POSTED ON: June 21, 2011
It’s a special day when people come together for a good cause. And that’s just what happened last week when Interstate Restoration’s clients and vendors participated in our 7th annual golf charity tournament in Colorado. We raised more than $34,000 for the Denver 20/30 Active Children’s Foun... Read More

10 Tips for Preparing for Disaster: Business Disaster Preparation Tips

POSTED ON: June 20, 2011
Each year seems to bring with it an increasing amount of hurricanes and floods, and this years’ hurricane season doesn’t appear to be any different. Disaster planning is vital if you want to protect your home and property from the most common natural disasters in your region. Here are a few disa... Read More

Are You Ready for the NEW RULE??

POSTED ON: June 1, 2011
Effective June 16, 2011, employers utilizing alternative fall protection found in the rescinded 1999 Interim Fall Protection Compliance Guidelines for Residential Construction will be subject to OSHA citations if they fail to comply with 29 CFR 1926.501(b)(13). Why the rescission? Never intended to ... Read More

10 Disaster Preparation Tips for Businesses

POSTED ON: May 23, 2011
Is your business ready to handle a catastrophe? You owe it to your employees and your customers to be prepared – whether it’s for a natural disaster, a man-made hazard, or a large-scale utility disruption. That’s why risk management should be an integral part of every business continuity plan.... Read More

Say “No” to a client?

POSTED ON: May 9, 2011
As a parent of two small children the word “no” is all too often a part of my vocabulary. But why do I and many others find it so had to say no to a client or potential client? Too many times people in sales say “we can do that” — only to regret it later. Saying no to a job and a poten... Read More

What You Should Know Before A Disaster Hits Your Property

POSTED ON: May 4, 2011
In the event of a disaster of any kind the most needed answers are sometimes the most difficult to find. When your property has been affected, the last thing on your mind is “where is my main water shut-off valve?” Here are some tips and questions to ask yourself that will help you navigate a di... Read More

What will 2011 bring?

POSTED ON: April 11, 2011
Recently Swiss Re’s latest sigma study reveals figures reporting the economic losses from disasters in 2010. Worldwide, man-made and natural disasters cost $218 billion and the Insurance industry $43 billion. The $218 billion figure overshadows $68 billion reported in damages from catastrophes in ... Read More

How OSHA Plans To Spend Its Funding

POSTED ON: March 21, 2011
A lot of debate will occur between this week’s announcement of President Obama’s proposed budget, including funding for OSHA, and the start of the new federal fiscal year on Oct. 1. Forget about that debate for now. Instead, take a look at what OSHA plans to do with its funding, especially if yo... Read More

Why hire a restoration contractor?

POSTED ON: March 15, 2011
When meeting new and potential clients I sometimes get the question “why should I hire an emergency restoration contractor as opposed to a general contractor?” You may be surprised to know that an emergency restoration contractor is very different from a general contractor. Most general contract... Read More