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 »

Understanding Types of Residential Land Surveys

When you call on a surveying company to conduct a residential land survey for you, there will be a few different kinds of land surveys that you will need to choose from. It is important to pick a land survey that will best meet your needs, based on your specific reasons for obtaining a survey… Read more »

Hire a Land Surveyor Before Construction

There is a lot of preparation that goes into getting ready for a big construction project. You obviously need to design the structure that you are going to build. You also need to obtain the materials you will use in order to get your construction underway. One of the most important steps that you will… Read more »

How to Handle Neighbors and Land Survey Issues

When deciding to buy or build a new house, one of the first and most important duties is to have a land survey completed. Getting a land survey is your chance to understand the boundaries of your home so you can plan your residence accordingly. It is important to respect these land boundaries, but there… Read more »

History of Land Surveyors

Have you ever seen a land surveyor taking measurements before and wondered how that job was established? Surprisingly, land surveyors have been around for centuries and although the job has changed, it has been an established career for some time. Land surveying, defined as the process by which land is mathematically measured and mapped, has… Read more »