Behind Geomatics: A Detail of Land Surveying

For those interested in a career in land surveying, exploring the field of geomatics could be beneficial.  What is geomatics and what does it have to do with land surveying?  The answer to that might surprise you! Geomatics is a link between land surveying and cartography which integrates the two using modern technology such as… Read more »

How Phones are Changing Standard Land Surveying

With their captivating and innovative digital capabilities, smartphones instantly took society by storm, and over the past 10 years or so, developers and engineers have competed to produce the fastest and most intelligent technologies. A good majority of people in America now own some type of smartphone and use it daily for updating social media… Read more »

Understanding a Boundary Survey

When you buy a property, you’re going to want to know what that property entails including its size and its boundaries. And sometimes, finding that out is more complicated than one might think. That’s where a boundary survey comes in. A boundary survey is one of the most common land surveys performed for public use… Read more »

Weather Can Affect Land Surveying

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. Here are a few common weather conditions that land surveyors face and how to work… 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 »

Instances Where a Land Survey Proves Useful

At BLAZE not only do we think it’s needed for any major land-related undertaking, but also, it can prove useful in a handful of scenarios that many people do not immediately think of. Here are a few instances where it’s good to have a land survey done: Construction Projects Most municipalities or states require a… 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 »

Benefits of Land Surveying in Settling Property Disputes

Property disputes have been around as long as there has been property—unfortunately, arguments over what belongs to whom, and what a specific property’s boundaries entail, is part of our human nature. But it doesn’t always have to be this way. With new land surveying methods, we can avoid the delays and detriments that property disputes… Read more »