The Importance of Flood Insurance

November 4, 2019

We’re back with more tips on staying prepared for disasters! Today we’ll cover a topic that can quickly become confusing. In a city like Houston, it is necessary to assess your flood risk where you live or operate your business. Are you near a bayou? Does your home or building sit at street level, or is it higher off the ground? Regardless of your answers to these questions, as a […]

Prepare to Succeed

September 30, 2019

Benjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” We think these are wise words that apply directly to disaster preparedness. As a small business that has flooded four times, being prepared has become a daily part of running our business. Many of you will recall a few weeks ago Houston was hit hard by Tropical Depression Imelda, causing record flooding. Imelda was a surprise to […]

Remembering Hurricane Harvey, Two Years Later

September 2, 2019

This past week marks two years since Hurricane Harvey changed the lives of Houstonians forever. Our Braeswood location took on four feet of water, damaging thousands of dollars of equipment, ingredients, and product. There is a certain type of trauma that comes with going through a natural disaster. For months after Harvey, our team would grow anxious any time the bayou behind Braeswood would rise. If a lot of rain […]