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Hurricane Updates

October 5th, 2020|

Tropical Storm Delta Storm Name Region Date Time Report # Tropical Storm Delta Gulf Coast Florida to Texas 10/5/2020 5:00 AM 1 Current Situation Summary Flood Zone Disaster Recovery Solutions is currently monitoring this system. According to the

5 Recovery Tips for Commercial Storm Damage

September 18th, 2020|

The storm is gone, the rain has stopped, and the wind has subsided. Unfortunately, your business has sustained damage and your doors are closed to customers. While nobody expects this scenario, it does happen. Your next steps as a

Potential Impact of Isaias on Businesses

July 29th, 2020|

Isaias is currently a tropical storm with the potential to become a Hurricane impacting Florida's West Coast Businesses.  Business interruption from Hurricanes can be detrimental and is not limited to flooding or property damage.  Prolonged power outages, supply chain

Are Masks Necessary?

July 20th, 2020|

There is an aggressive debate going on whether cloth masks are necessary. Are they meant to protect you from getting the virus? COVID-19 spreads when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks through respiratory droplets. These droplets land in

Helping Tampa Bay Businesses with Coronavirus Disinfection

June 28th, 2020|

Coronavirus is hitting Tampa Bay businesses hard. Cases are at record highs and our COVID Teams are working double time. Clients are calling us day and night with questions about COVID-19 services. Commercial disinfection teams are going to positive

Why Business Interruption Insurance Isn’t Enough

June 24th, 2020|

While Business Interruption insurance is a must-have for most, the coverage alone does not guarantee that you will still be operational after a disaster.  During Hurricanes and other regional disasters, the coverage may not apply at all!  Typically, business

Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020

May 2nd, 2020|

With all that is happening around the world and stress due to the global pandemic, it's hard to believe hurricane season is just a few weeks away. The Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1 and ends on

Florida’s Plan for Re-Opening

April 30th, 2020|

On April 29, 2020, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Phase 1 of his "Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step." Plan to Re-Open Florida. Most non-essential businesses will be permitted to re-open starting on Monday, May 4 in every county except Dade, Palm

Georgia Businesses Reopening

April 25th, 2020|

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has announced new guidance allowing more businesses the option to reopen on April 24 and 27 if they follow Minimum Basic Operations and specific health and wellness guidelines. Read the Executive Order here. Some businesses,

White House Issues Guidelines for Opening Up America Again

April 25th, 2020|

In an effort to revive America's battered economy, The White House has released Guidelines for Opening Up America Again. The plan entails a three-phased approach with recommendations for state and regional officials, employers, and individuals, and is implementable on

Tips for Wearing Masks and Gloves

April 15th, 2020|

The CDC now recommends Americans wear cloth face coverings in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19. This recommendation comes after research findings which show that asymptomatic people, those who are not experiencing any symptoms, can spread the

COVID-19 Positive: A Recordable Illness for Employers

April 13th, 2020|

OSHA COVID-19 Guidance for Employers OSHA is already receiving complaints related to the Coronavirus Pandemic currently impacting our Nation.  In fact, WJHL news out of Tennessee reported on April 8th that one Tennessee OSHA office had a total

The Importance of Handwashing

March 26th, 2020|

We asked a Registered Nurse what is the best way to prevent contracting the novel coronavirus. Here's what she had to say: Facts Not Fear As we know, if we properly wash our hands with soap

Will the United States be Quarantined?

March 10th, 2020|

We are hearing about people, cruise ships, and entire countries being quarantined to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus which is the cause of the infectious disease CoVID-19.  So what does being quarantined mean?Containing a person or people that

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

March 4th, 2020|

Characteristics of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Different families of viruses have many common characteristics and COVID-19 is no different.  It is the newest member of the coronavirus family, but not all species of coronavirus are

Disinfection After a Coronavirus Outbreak

March 3rd, 2020|

Successful disinfection and decontamination of a building that has had a recent outbreak of coronavirus, or any virus, requires a thorough understanding of that virus.  The newest species of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is still being researched for its means

Coronavirus – Are We On The Downhill Trend?

February 7th, 2020|

We have all heard of the coronavirus (Cov-19), But, how concerned should we really be? Do we continue to let businesses open up?  Do we shut it down again?  How many people have already been affected and

Preparing Your Business for Disasters

September 3rd, 2019|

We all do it - we worry about things we cannot change. What if you didn’t have to worry as much? You can’t prevent disasters from happening, but you can be prepared for a disaster before it takes

Don’t Be a Victim of Unqualified Service Providers

September 20th, 2018|

After a hurricane or other regional disaster, the hardest-hit areas are often flooded with contractors and service providers that aren’t properly licensed or qualified to perform the work they are hired to do. Too many people hire the first

Why You Should Purchase Flood Insurance

September 3rd, 2018|

Floods are the most common and costly natural disaster in the US. According to the NFIP, 90% of natural disasters in the US involve flooding. And, flood damage restoration is expensive to repair. FEMA states that 1 inch of

Property Loss Mitigation Before the Storm

June 11th, 2018|

Property Mitigation Tips We all do it, we worry about things we cannot change. What if you didn’t have to worry as much? I’m not saying you can stop a disaster from happening, but you can be prepared. Wouldn’t you feel better knowing you have

Business Continuity and Risk Management Matters

May 17th, 2018|

Mitigate Property Damage and Risk Continuity planning can be time consuming, and you might even think it isn’t necessary. Maybe you have had a loss before and feel as though “it can’t happen again, right?” Maybe you are too

Know Your Commercial Insurance Policy

April 9th, 2018|

Understanding Your Commercial Property Damage Insurance Policy is Critical This isn’t some evil rant on insurance brokers. It’s just common sense that’s not so common. Commercial Brokers don’t intend to under insure a property or exclude coverages from your