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04/08/2019
Although hail storms can hit any time of year, they’re typically more frequent during spring and summer months. You may remember the Denver hail storm in 2017 where hail, ranging in size from pebbles to baseballs, rolled through the Denver metro area, extensively damaging building roofs and exteriors. In fact, that storm has now been described as one of the (if not the) worst in Colorado's history, with damages reported upwards of $1 billion. The Denver storm is a good reminder...
04/01/2019
We invite you to attend our annual hurricane webinar hosted by Dr. Phil Klotzbach (Research Scientist with the Department of Science at Colorado State University) this Wednesday, April 10th at 3:00 PM EDT. This webinar is an exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Dr. Phil who will dive into the just released 2019 Atlantic hurricane season predictions and highlight the potential risk for North America. He will also touch on the potential impacts that climate change may have played with...
03/04/2019
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 from all the rest, check it out here.  WATCH NOW: Disaster Recovery and Ending the Cycle of Mistrust
02/18/2019
Slips, trips and falls are the leading cause of general workplace accidents and injuries ranging from minor bruises to severe traumas such as head injuries, broken bones, sprains and lacerations. In fact, slips, trips and falls are often reported as the most common causes of workers' compensation claims. To reduce the potential hazards that lead to slips, trips and falls, there are ways you can proactively manage your workplace environment to help lower the risk of injury to your employees...
02/11/2019
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.
01/28/2019
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 five tips are for preventing frozen pipes this winter.
01/07/2019
When winter temperatures are at their coldest, the last thing you want to deal with is water damage or roof damage—or both. Yet the wintery mix of cold and freezing temperatures and powerful storms means that frozen pipes as well as flooding, or even a compromised roof, are very real possibilities. We speak from experience because the most frequent calls we receive in the winter are usually about these three types of disasters. That’s why this week, we wanted to highlight a few...
12/03/2018
Do you know how to safeguard your business from common cold weather issues? This week we are sharing our top five tips for protecting your property as we start to see cold weather and snowy forecasts throughout many areas of the country. Remember to also check out the quick links at the bottom of this article for even more cold weather tips! 
11/19/2018
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 orderly and rapid recovery once the worst has passed. The disaster recovery experts at Interstate Restoration have developed a Jump Start to Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) for Hospitality that...
11/12/2018
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. In the week leading up to the game, the Dallas area was hit with a deep freeze. Snow and ice blanketed the area, causing havoc with Super Bowl preparations as well as in businesses across...