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Water & Flooding Damage

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...
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...
10/02/2017
Everyone knows mold is unpleasant, and you’re probably well aware that mold can lead to costly problems for businesses. But beyond that, how much do you really know about mold and how to prevent it? Read on for nine interesting facts and a few critical prevention tips: Source: Brian Kichan, CARNO. (2015, July 21). Telephone Interview.
07/24/2017
Quickly addressing water damage can be crucial to recovery. Interstate has created a series of four how-to videos that quickly run-through common scenarios to address water damage. Not only will you be able to watch the effects of water damage to drywall, but you will also learn how to mitigate damage to preserve the structural integrity of your building. Watch the videos below:  Witness water damage to drywall through wicking demonstration Find out how to make flood cuts when...
06/07/2017
June 1st marked the first day of hurricane season and although originally forecasters were calling for a below-average season, they are now predicting 2017 to be absolutely average activity. Take a moment to understand the 2017 hurricane season forecast, and then be sure to complete your preparation checklist.  Sources: 1 Extended Range Forecast Of Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Activity And Landfall Strike Probability For 2017, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State...
05/15/2017
So far in each month of 2017, we’ve already seen significant flooding and flash flooding in many parts of the country. In January, severe storms began in Texas and pushed all the way into South Carolina.1 In February, parts of Utah, Idaho and Washington saw flooding and severe winter storms causing a major disasters declaration. 2 And most recently, just earlier this month, we saw floods and deadly storms throughout the South and Midwest.3 And in addition to the possibility...
05/08/2017
All it takes is a single tropical storm or hurricane to put a serious damper on your business activities. That’s why it’s critical to take steps to prepare your business for a worst-case scenario even though the extended-range forecast for the 2017 hurricane season is reporting as below normal.1 May 7th marks the start of Hurricane Preparedness Week 2017.2 With June 1st, the official start to the hurricane season, right around the corner, now is the time to make sure your business...
04/10/2017
Be the first to get an insider’s look into the how’s and why’s of the latest 2017 hurricane season predictions. We invite you to attend our free webinar on Wednesday, April 12th at 12:00 PM PST to hear from Dr. Phil Klotzbach, Research Scientist with the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University. Dr. Phil will discuss the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predictions, released just last week, in a short 30-minute webinar. In addition, Dr. Phil will expand...
04/06/2017
With the 2017 hurricane season officially beginning in a just a few short months (June 1st), The Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University (CSU) has released its first official forecast of what we can expect to see this year. Be sure to sign up for Dr. Phil’s upcoming webinar on 4/12 to delve deeper into the below predictions. The April 6th report details the number of named storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes we may see this year. To better understand the most...
03/28/2017
Spotting hail damage can be tricky. If you don’t know what to look for, you can easily overlook some important vulnerabilities, leading to additional damage and expenses. With an already active hail season underway in a number of states throughout the U.S., now is the time to start planning your “what if” hail scenario.  Watch our latest video to see how Interstate can help you with the hail claims process: Sources: A Year in Review: 2016 Notable Weather Events 2015...