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

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

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