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

Everything Else in Business Is Moving Faster…Claims Should Too

POSTED ON: January 21, 2019
When your business experiences a disaster, recovery time and costs can add up fast. Between insurance company practices, restoration provider processes and your own internal procedures, there is a lot that needs to happen after a disaster. The high probability for disconnects (think surprise change ... Read More

What Does the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Have in Store?

POSTED ON: January 14, 2019
Access Spanish Version (Acceso en Español) The slightly above-average 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended on November 30, but initial outlooks have already been issued for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. The season officially starts on June 1. The Tropical Meteorology Project (TMP) ... Read More

Wishing You a Wonderful Holiday Season!

POSTED ON: December 17, 2018
2018 marked some exciting changes for Interstate and we can't wait to see what 2019 has in store. We thank you for being such an integral part of our 20th anniversary year and wish you the merriest of holiday seasons! 

Frozen Pipe Action Plan: Three Steps to Minimizing Damage and Recovery Time

POSTED ON: November 26, 2018
If your business is in an area like Dallas where you get occasional freezes during otherwise mild winters, here’s an important fact: Upwards of 90% of the calls Interstate receives are related to frozen and broken pipes. Surprising isn’t it? But, the culprits for frozen pipes can vary. For examp... Read More

Could Your Hotel Recover from a Disaster? Download Your Complimentary Planning Template Now

POSTED ON: November 19, 2018
In the hospitality industry, a good disaster recovery plan can make the difference between business survival or shuttered doors after unfortunate events happen. Disaster recovery planning is important not only to protect guests and employees at hotels and resorts during an event, but for ensuring an... Read More

Is your Business Prepared for Winter?

POSTED ON: November 19, 2018
We've written a lot of blogs over the years. Nearly 400 to be exact. So instead of sharing new content this week, we thought we'd compile our favorite blog topics on preparing your business for cold winter weather. The blogs hightlighted in this week's post cover everything from frozen p... Read More

Tips to Prepare Your Commercial and Multifamily Properties for Winter in Mild Climates

POSTED ON: November 12, 2018
In many parts of the country, such as Dallas, Texas; Phoenix, Arizona; and Seattle, Washington, mild winters are mostly par for the course. But that doesn’t mean that extreme winter weather won’t dramatically impact your city and business at some point. Just think back to Super Bowl 45 in Dallas... Read More

The High Costs of Ignoring Proper Drying Protocols

POSTED ON: October 31, 2018
You are probably familiar with the expression “what you see is what you get” or the associated WYSIWYG abbreviation. Although people use the phrase in a lot of different ways, the basic idea is that there is little to no difference between what is visible to you and the underlying reality of wha... Read More

Preventing Document Damage Nightmares

POSTED ON: October 25, 2018
If you’ve never experienced a paper-related disaster, you’d be surprised how fast things can go off the rails in document storage areas. And schools, government offices, law firms, medical offices and other business and facilities that deal with a lot of paper are all at risk. It only takes an e... Read More