FAQ

What is an elevation certificate?
An elevation certificate is a certificate regulated by FEMA. It verifies the elevation of the finished floor in comparison to sea level to determine whether or not the home meets or exceeds the standards set forth by F.I.R.M. (Flood Insurance Rate Maps)

Why do I need an elevation certificate?
An elevation certificate can greatly reduce the cost of your flood insurance. It allows an insurance company to better assess the risk (your home) being insured.

When should I order an elevation certificate?
You can order an elevation certificate anytime. Typically an insurance agent will recommend it when you purchase flood insurance. That is the most common time to order an elevation certificate. Other times include determine construction, development, drainage projects and other applications.

What makes elevationcertificateshouston.com the best choice?
We provide high quality service, very fast timelines, and use the latest technology to ensure accuracy. Because we invest in technology we can produce the most accurate results in short amount of time.

How long does it take to get an elevation certificate?
Our typical production time is 3-5 days. If needed sooner we can sometimes accommodate.

What are my payment options if I order from elevationcertificateshouston.com?
We accept cash, money order, cashier’s check and all major credit cards.