The Value of Social Media During Disasters and Helpful Feeds to Follow

POSTED ON: June 18, 2018
If you look at practically any checklist for a disaster preparedness kit, a battery-powered radio and extra batteries will be near the top. Yet although radios will probably always be important to readiness, smart phones have quickly become the preferred resource for figuring out what’s happening ... Read More

It's Time to Get Strategic About Disaster Recovery

POSTED ON: June 11, 2018
Interstate will be at the NAA Education Conference later this week and we hope to see you there! We'll have Interstate representatives at booth #1812 discussing how Interstate's accelerated portfolio approach to recovery after a disaster can reduce your claim costs and downtime by up to 50%.... Read More

National Safety Month: 3 Loss Site Dangers You Should Be Aware Of

POSTED ON: June 4, 2018
Did you know that every seven seconds, a worker is injured on the job? That adds up to a staggering 4.5 million injuries per year.1 Stats like those make it easy to understand why the National Safety Council (NSC) helps promote National Safety Month every June. This year’s theme is No One Gets Hur... Read More

5 Ways to Protect Your Business for Hurricane Season

POSTED ON: May 31, 2018
The updated 2018 seasonal Atlantic forecast was released just this morning and experts at Colorado State University are now calling for an “approximately average” hurricane season. But average still means storm activity. In fact, an average year constitutes six hurricanes and two major ... Read More

3 Building Maintenance Essentials to Tackle Before Summer

POSTED ON: May 21, 2018
Depending on what part of the country you are in, the summer months may bring a welcome respite from harsh winter conditions, oppressive heat, or even both. But no matter where you are, as we transition into the warmest part of the year, it’s important to make sure your building is ready for anyth... Read More

6 Steps to Prepare Your Business for Spring Flooding

POSTED ON: May 14, 2018
“Unusual” flooding events happen all over the country and aren't limited to a specific time of year. Whether or not your area is prone to flooding, now is a great time to prepare your business. Watch our latest video to learn the six steps you can take now to make sure your business is prep... Read More

Why Every Business Needs a Business Continuity Plan

POSTED ON: April 30, 2018
Quick: what’s the difference between a business continuity plan (BCP) and a disaster recovery plan (DRP)? If you’re scratching your head, it’s understandable since both terms are closely linked and often used interchangeably. But the terms do have different meanings that are important to under... Read More

Understanding Hail Damage: What to Survey after a Storm

POSTED ON: April 23, 2018
Depending on your roof material, it’s not always easy to determine if it has sustained hail damage after a storm. For example, if your building has asphalt shingles or a metal roof, you may see obvious dents. However, on a built-up (tar and gravel) roof, you might see few to no visible signs of da... Read More

6 Steps to Prepare Your Business for Spring Flooding

POSTED ON: April 16, 2018
Check out our latest blog turned vlog and see what our top six tips are for preparing your business for spring and summer flooding.

Here are the Top Five Things to Do After a Flood

POSTED ON: April 16, 2018
Flooding remains one of the most persistent natural disasters in the United States and throughout the world, causing billions of dollars in damage to homes and property each year. Preserving your business continuity in the aftermath can present a daunting challenge, but proper damage restoration is ... Read More