Category: Flood Studies

Weather Can Affect Land Surveying

Winter snow and land surveyor overlooking city

Professional land surveyors know that the job is anything but mundane. There are always new challenges, and Mother Nature is not always on our side, especially in a state like Vermont, where we experience all extremes on a yearly basis. As the winter season approaches, land surveying can become tricky, but something that can be… Read more »

What is a Flood Study and Why is it Beneficial?

Flood in yard of residential property

Suppose you’ve found “the perfect setting” to build your dream house, and there’s a small stream out back. Before you buy the land, you should have a flood study done. One of the most important things a person or company should know before buying a property is whether or not it’s in a flood hazard… Read more »

Why a Land Survey is Important for Your Solar Installation

Solar panels on property after land surveying

Solar power has become more popular recently in the United States as focus on renewable energy has increased. Solar installations allow us to convert the natural energy of sunlight into electricity, saving money and helping the environment in the process. But if you’re considering a solar installation of any kind, it’s important to do a… Read more »

Land Surveying for a Flood

flood study land surveying

Flooding can leave you with a destroyed yard, flooded basement, and damage to the foundation of your home. These things can be a headache to homeowners but staying proactive before a flood happens is essential. Land surveying plays a big role if your property is susceptible to flooding. What Goes into a Flood Study? BLAZE… Read more »

FEMA Certification and Flood Insurance Critical to Home Protection

If you don’t live near a large body of water, you might be under the impression that you don’t need to have flood insurance for your home. But if the flooding that has taken place his winter has shown us anything, it’s that you can benefit from having flood insurance in almost any part of… Read more »

What Vermont Homeowners Can Do to Prepare for Floods

For homeowners, it can be unexpected and dangerous: flash flooding that can potentially harm or permanently destroy your property. In Vermont, it’s happening more often than you think. According to meteorologists, the record warmth we’re experiencing this season could bring with it an increased likelihood of floods statewide. Now is the best time to be… Read more »

Flood Certificates: What Are They and Why Do You Need One?

Is your property located in a flood zone? This is something that you should know when building a new home or commercial structure, you may face certain flood risks as a result of your building’s location. You may also be required to obtain special flood insurance for your property if you are located within a… Read more »