Determining Property Lines After a Storm

  In our last post, we briefly made mention of the damage that was caused throughout the state of Vermont by Hurricane Irene in 2011. What we didn’t really go into detail about was how to deal with that damage once the storm has passed. As you sift through your water-logged possessions and all of… Read more »

Why FEMA Flood Certifications Are Necessary

  The reason why flood certifications are so necessary is because of 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… Read more »

How a Land Surveyor Can Be Involved in a Home Remodeling Project

  Land surveyors take on many roles and are irreplaceable on a myriad of projects. They are a huge part of large building construction projects, such as malls, large building complexes, skyscrapers, highway, and railway construction and planning. That being said, many don’t consider their use or importance on private home construction. However, a land… Read more »

BLAZE Design Inc.: There for All of Your Land Surveying Needs

  Land surveys are an important part of any building or construction project, but it’s important to keep in mind that there are many different types. Depending on the size and type of the project, one can determine exactly what type of survey needs to be done to move the construction project forward.   At… Read more »

The Misplacement of a National Monument Proves the Importance of Today’s Land Surveying Technology

  In the past, we’ve discussed the importance of land surveying and how the proper equipment is crucial to getting accurate results. However, there are times where we find it difficult to really understand certain things until we can see the evidence for ourselves. Well when it comes to this particular profession, we can think… Read more »

Why Choose a Career as a Land Surveyor

  Making the right career choice is extremely important; so it is good to know the benefits of choosing land surveying as a career. As with most careers in any industry, there are pros and cons; but once the proper training is obtained, land surveying can be a promising and lucrative life-long career.   There… Read more »

Land Surveying Safety Procedures

  Safety is important when working on any job, but for some careers it is of utmost importance. Outdoor workers who work with many different colleagues and heavy equipment are at the top of this list.   A professional land surveyor has many responsibilities. They organize and direct one or more colleagues to survey portions… Read more »

When to Hire a Land Surveyor

  It seems as though you can spot a land surveyor just about anywhere, but for those not in the know, it can be unclear what that surveyor is actually doing and why they’re doing it. Will there ever come a time where you yourself will need to call on one of these professionals? If… Read more »

The Importance of a Construction Site Supervisor

  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… Read more »

How to Become a Professional Land Surveyor

  After over 30 years in the business, I can confidently say that land surveying is a profession that is constantly evolving. Because of this, it is no surprise that the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook has reported that “employment of surveying and mapping technicians is expected to grow 16% from 2010 to… Read more »