Hurricane Michael — the Good News and the Bad News

POSTED ON: October 9, 2018
After a brief pause in intensification Monday night, Michael is continuing to strengthen in intensity. It's currently a Category 2 hurricane, and all signs point to it intensifying into a Category 3 hurricane by later in the day on Tuesday (10/9). The westerly shear that put a pause on its devel... Read More

It's Fire Prevention Week: Is Your Business Ready?

POSTED ON: October 8, 2018
Despite modern safety measures, devices and building techniques, fires still present a very real danger for businesses. Every year, upwards of 80,000 workplace fires occur, resulting in thousands of injuries and scores of deaths, so it is vital to keep fire prevention and evacuation strategies activ... Read More

Video: 5 Post-Disaster Building Inspection Tips

POSTED ON: October 1, 2018
Is your damaged building safe to enter? Assessing building damage after a disaster involves risks. But someone has to do it. If the task falls on you, it’s important you understand some key safety considerations before entering. Watch our latest video to learn our top five tips for staying safe du... Read More

Download Your Quick Guide to Fire Damage

POSTED ON: September 24, 2018
No one can tell you exactly what to expect in a building fire because there are simply too many variables to consider. Recovering quickly (relative to the circumstances) however, requires awareness of the basics of the recovery process, including key insurance considerations, what kind of help youâ€... Read More

Hurricane Florence: Dr. Phil Klotzbach Speaks LIVE

POSTED ON: September 17, 2018
Most importantly, our thoughts go out to those impacted by Hurricane Florence. As this storm continues to bear down on North and South Carolina with heavy rain and wind, we went ahead and asked Dr. Phil Klotzbach to sit down and discuss what he's seeing with this storm's progression and what... Read More

Hurricane Florence Weakened, Still Serious Threat

POSTED ON: September 13, 2018
Although Florence has weakened to a Category 2 hurricane, this storm is certainly still a very serious threat for the North Carolina coast. The National Hurricane Center is highlighting the chances of up to 40 inches of rain in localized areas, with a large area of 20+ inches of rain possible. The p... Read More

Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Florence Headed toward the Carolina Coast

POSTED ON: September 10, 2018
Following a very quiet August, the Atlantic season has really ramped up in September with three hurricanes churning across the ocean at the moment: Florence, Helene and Isaac. In addition, in the North Central Pacific, Hurricane Olivia is currently a Category 1 hurricane headed toward Hawaii, althou... Read More

It's National Preparedness Month…is Your Business Ready?

POSTED ON: September 4, 2018
Although National Preparedness Month (NPM) only occurs once a year, preparedness plans are an ongoing concern for every business that should be paid attention to year round. This year, NPM is focusing on “planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.” Rea... Read More

Hurricane Preparedness: Top Tips for Hurricane Season

POSTED ON: August 27, 2018
We've been through numerous hurricanes over the last 20+ years. Which means we've learned a lot when it comes to preparing your commercial property and minimizing downtime. So if you're looking for hurricane preparedness literature, we're your one-stop resource. We've compiled ou... Read More

Preparing for a Below-Average Hurricane Season: What’s Different?

POSTED ON: August 20, 2018
Coming off the heels of the 2017 hurricane season, the 2018 forecast for a below-average season is a relief. But just because this season’s forecast “only” calls for five hurricanes total, and one major hurricane, doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to let down your guard. One major sto... Read More