What is a Topographic Survey Used for?

Topography in the surveying industry is very useful. A topographic survey is essentially a 3-D map of a 3-D property portraying all the natural elements and man-made features of a property. If you’re an avid hiker that uses specific trail applications, you’ll know that the topographic maps play a big role in navigating your hike…. Read more »

A Construction Site Supervisor is Crucial for Construction Jobs

Regardless of the type of construction project you are involved in, it is always wise to have a qualified and experienced site supervisor to manage the project. Proper supervision not only ensures that projects get completed efficiently, but also helps guarantee the safety of all workers. In addition, the site supervisor can work with subcontractors,… Read more »

The Importance of FEMA (Flood Certifications)

The reason why flood certifications are so necessary is the fact that they act as confirmation of a real estate property or zone’s flood status.  As FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) uses maps to examine specific addresses or geographic coordinates, they are in turn able to certify whether or not a property is in a… Read more »

Land Surveying for a New Property

Land surveying for a new home

Buying a piece of land provides you with new opportunities to build a home or keep it for other things such as farming. When it comes to building a new piece of land you’ve purchased, there is plenty of planning and organizing that goes in before you can build a home. One of the most… Read more »

What is Land Use Planning, and Why Is It Important?

Land Surveyors conduct land use planning

Land use planning is extremely important for a wide range of projects you might have. Before you start building something on a new plot, it’s important to have someone help plan the project due to the amount of technical details you’ll have to pay attention to in order for the project to run smoothly. What… Read more »

Why Telecommunication Land Surveys are Essential

Farmers and landowners make quite a bit of money leasing land to cell phone companies who build cell towers on their rural land. On top of farming, this is a great addition of revenue for them. We live in a digital world, and times have changed for telecommunications. Cell towers are sprouting up around everywhere…. Read more »

Natural Disasters and Land Surveying

Natural disasters and land surveying

Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and wildfires have riddled our communities across the country. As of late, it seems there have been more and more frequent tropical storms and wildfires spread across many areas of the United States. Once a natural disaster strikes down, the aftermath can be very difficult to overcome. It’s time for rebuilding once… Read more »

Be Aware of What is Actually Yours on Your Property

BLAZE Design land surveying

The space that you live on can be very confusing. If you own property, there are issues that arise with neighbors, additions, buildings, etc. A land surveyor can come in and determine what is actually yours on your property. Don’t ever assume that everything on your property is something that you own.  Homeowners tend to… Read more »

Home Projects During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Building a shed on your property

During the lockdown and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s rather easy to become stir crazy. If you have a home, and you’re looking to do some home projects to keep yourself busy, here are some suggestions. Obviously, if you’ve been meaning to get some of these projects done for some time now, why… Read more »