Severe Weather Season is Coming. Is Your Business Ready?

POSTED ON: March 25, 2019
Hopefully, severe winter storms are winding down for the season. This past winter has certainly been tough on U.S. businesses with the bitter cold brought on by the Polar Vortex (not to mention costing the economy about $5 billion.)1 And now severe thunderstorm season is just beginning, followed by... Read More

We Hope to See You in Indy!

POSTED ON: March 18, 2019
Our team is headed to the PLRB Claims Conference & Insurance Services Expo and we hope to see you there! Stop by our booth (#726) to meet Instagram phenomenon and latte portrait artist, Michael Breach. Need more reasons to visit our booth? We've got you covered right here. In the meantime, ... Read More

Flood Watch: Is Your Business Ready?

POSTED ON: March 11, 2019
In much of the U.S., potential flooding is a fact of life that often gets ignored until it’s too late. For businesses in any type of flood zone, however, preparation is key to protecting employees. Moreover, the survival of your business could depend on having taken a few essential steps ahead of ... Read More

Meet Yvette Winter, Seattle's Newest GM

POSTED ON: March 7, 2019
#BalanceforBetter That’s the theme of the 2019 International Women’s Day on March 8. To help celebrate women’s achievements, we sat down with our own Yvette Winter to ask her some rapid-fire questions. She’s a restoration and construction veteran who was recently promoted to GM of Interstat... Read More

Disaster Recovery and Ending the Cycle of Mistrust

POSTED ON: March 4, 2019
Hot off the press, we have a second video for you which highlights the value of establishing a close partnership with a resoration provider to accelerate property recovery overall. If you missed our first blog installment which discusses how Interstate's unique approach to recovery is different ... Read More

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