Friday, May 12, 2017
With summer on the way, many people are thinking about how to cool off on a hot day. For many home owners, institutions, and communities that means installing a swimming pool. Combined with a detailed site plan, your swimming pool installation can lead to a complete revitalization of your yard, your fitness facility or your community’s parks and recreation offerings. Swimming pools helps people stay cool, stay fit and have fun. They bring people and communities together.
But not just anyone can install a swimming pool. It takes close understanding of several factors including the land elevation, its composition, risk of erosion, local and state building codes and more. In short, this is a job that requires a plan, a Pool Grading Plan. And to get quality pool grading plans in Bergen County, NJ, you need to speak with a qualified engineering firm.
Omland & Osterkorn have decades of experience creating pool grading plans and know how to answer those questions and see the process from its inception to approval. They will ensure that your pool grading plans in Bergen County, NJ get done right, on-time and on budget.
To schedule an appointment with an experienced engineer for your Pool Grading Plan, call Omland & Osterkorn at 201-899-3413.
Omland & Osterkorn, your trusted source for Pool Grading Plans in Bergen County, NJ.
Monday, May 8, 2017
New Jersey has a flooding problem. Be it flooding, hurricanes, even super storms, New Jersey communities have suffered extensive flooding and water damage over the past decade. That makes flood protection, and flood insurance, more important than it has been in recent memory. But if you are trying to get flood insurance, you will find that you need something called a “flood elevation certificate” to get the best possible rate or to even get insurance at all. And to get that flood elevation certificate, you will need to hire a skilled and certified land surveyor.
Land surveyors will carefully study your property, be it commercial or residential, to determine the base flood level of your property. When they are finished, they will present you with a Flood Elevation Certificate. These certificates are used for purposes of record keeping, but also to use in studies by organizations like FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Association) to improve national flood preparedness. You can be comfortable in knowing that the time and effort you spend getting your certificate is going to help prevent loss of property and life due to flooding.
Insurance companies ask for Flood Elevation Certificates because they need to add that information to their actuarial tables to determine what to charge you for insurance. The less of a flood risk you are according to the elevation certificate, the lower your insurance rates. Having a Flood Elevation Certificate can help to save you a lot of money when you add up all the savings over the life of your property.
Omland & Osterkorn are skilled land surveyors and engineers with extensive experience getting flood elevation certificates in Bergen County, NJ. They can get your elevation certificate survey done efficiently and accurately so that you can pay a fair insurance rate for your property.
To schedule a survey for a flood elevation certificate in Bergen County, NJ, call Omland & Osterkorn at (201)899-3413.
Omland & Osterkorn – Your trusted surveyors for a flood elevation certificate in Bergen County, NJ.
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