Skip to main content
24-Hour Emergency Response
800 622-6433
24-Hour Emergency Response
877–778–6731

Blog

01/15/2018
Access Spanish Version (Acceso en Español) UPDATE: Sign up for our annual hurricane webinar here. The extremely active 2017 Atlantic hurricane season may have officially ended only a couple of weeks ago, but several groups have already issued their first outlooks for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season which officially starts on June 1st. The Tropical Meteorology Project (TMP) at Colorado State University will issue its first formal forecast for the 2018 hurricane season on April 5th...
01/08/2018
Here at Interstate, we are very excited for 2018. Not only is it a new year with a fresh start, but we are celebrating 20 years of business this year! Twenty years of helping companies get back to business through our disaster recovery services...and twenty years of helping their people get back to life as quickly and as safely as possible. We are so grateful for our growing team, our wonderful clients, and our strategic partners. Thanks to each of you for being such an essential part of...
01/02/2018
After your business experiences water damage from a leaky pipe, rainstorm or flood, you naturally want to get things back to normal as soon as possible. If you’re dealing with anything other than a large incursion, you understandably may be considering handling the cleanup and drying yourself to save money or time. The problem is that cleaning up and recovering from water damage isn’t always as straightforward as it seems. This post highlights 3 key things you need to be aware of...
12/22/2017
Thank you for being such an important part of our year! We wish you all the joys of the holiday season and happiness throughout 2018.
12/11/2017
The High Cost of “Disaster Fatigue”  It’s completely understandable, if you’re suffering from disaster fatigue as 2017 winds down. There were times this year when there were a dizzying number of near-simultaneous disasters happening around the country. In fact, as of October the U.S. had already seen 15 $1billion+ loss events.1 And the severe weather wasn’t isolated to just a couple or few parts of the country—it battered areas across the Midwest...
12/04/2017
With the 2017 hurricane season ending late last week, we thought the timing was perfect to take a look back at the storms that impacted the U.S. this year. From hurricanes to hail to tornadoes and wildfires, it sure was a busy year for extreme weather events. In fact, 2017 broke the record for the most named storms with 17 total named storms recorded. But that's not all...be sure to check out our latest infographic below to see all of this season's highlights: Sources: 1 Unless...
11/27/2017
There are a few critical steps every business should take to prepare for severe weather. And although no two disasters are alike, we think we have a pretty good idea of what it takes to prepare your business for an (un)expected disaster. Watch our latest vlog to learn how to make your life just a little bit easier after a disaster by simply planning ahead. Want more? Be sure toheck out our two other popular vlogs before you leave! As always, please feel free to share with anyone you...
11/20/2017
On you mark, get set… it’s time to plan and decorate for the holidays! But as you do, don’t forget about the safety considerations we highlight below. Why? Because there’s nothing worse than dealing with an injury or fire during the season of thanks and celebration. And unfortunately, the risks at work and at home are all too real this time of year. Decorating injuries in November and December account for thousands of emergency room visits every year. Falls (34%),...
10/30/2017
Ready or not, fall is upon us. We hope you’ve had a great summer and that you get to enjoy plenty of mild weather before winter hits. In the meantime, it’s an ideal time for some building and property upkeep that will help you ease into the holiday season and winter knowing you’re ready for whatever Mother Nature has in store. This blog post provides five tips for preparing commercial properties for upcoming inclement fall and winter weather. 1. Start at the Top with a Roof...
10/24/2017
Hurricane Sandy, aka "Superstorm Sandy," certainly made its impact five years ago. In the wake of one of the busiest hurricane seasons on record, Interstate has been able to look back and apply some of the lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy. Read the full press release below.