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01/21/2019
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 orders, erratic communications, and lengthy claims cycles, to name a few) can lead to all kinds of headaches in the claims process, including frequent delays and escalating costs. That’s why...
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...
12/17/2018
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! 
10/31/2018
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 what you are seeing. When it comes to water losses, a WYSIWYG mindset is a dangerous concept. Especially when the loss is in an apartment building or office building where people spend a lot of...
07/24/2018
July 28th marks Interstate’s 20th year in business and it has been an extraordinary journey that includes thousands of responses to many of the largest disasters in the nation along with consistent growth. Today, Interstate has more than 50 offices and employs more than 1,250 people across North America. In celebration of our anniversary, we are taking a look back at some of our key milestones—along with what’s next in our pursuit of service excellence.  But before we...
06/11/2018
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%. We will have a nitrogen popcorn bar to satisfy your sweet or savory snack-tooth. PLUS, we'll be giving away an iPad mini. So whether you are hungry or just want to chat more about collaborating...
05/07/2018
When it comes to writing a good disaster recovery plan (DRP), knowledge is power. After all, key steps in the recovery process will inform what’s possible in terms of restoring part or all of your business operations as soon as possible. That’s why we want to give you an insider’s look into the fire recovery process. As with most types of disasters, the damages from a fire may vary widely, depending on building- and situation-specific considerations. Yet in many cases,...
04/09/2018
We have a super busy week next week but we are so excited to see you! We'll have Interstate representatives at both RIMS and PLRB discussing how Interstate's accelerated portfolio approach to recovery after a disaster can reduce your claims costs and downtime by up to 50%. We will have nitrogen popcorn bars at both shows for the perfect mid-day treat. PLUS, we'll be showcasing new booths at both shows. So whether you are hungry or just want to chat more about collaborating...
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...
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.