Category: Residential Land Surveying

Buying New Land? Have a Land Use Planning Survey Performed

Land Surveying for newly purchased land

There’s so much that goes into buying new land to build a home or commercial structure on. We wish it were as simple as buying the land, signing on the dotted lines, and starting the building process, but unfortunately it’s far from it. With so many factors to consider, such as drainage, stability concerns, traffic… Read more »

When You Need a Topographic Survey

Surveying for residential property

A topographic survey offers an ideal way to identify and map the surface features of the terrain in a given area. This very accurate system accounts for all of the existing objects in the area, from major features like trees, buildings and streets to every smaller item including manholes, retaining walls and utility poles. These… Read more »

Why You Should Hire a Land Surveyor Before Buying or Building a New Home

Land Surveying before new home construction

Building your dream home is an exciting opportunity for you and your family. You can literally watch your imagination spring to life from the ground up, and designing the unique aspects of your new home is often both fun and fulfilling. Buying an existing property can also be a perfect way of upgrading your living… Read more »

What is a Flood Study and Why is it Beneficial?

Flood in yard of residential property

Suppose you’ve found “the perfect setting” to build your dream house, and there’s a small stream out back. Before you buy the land, you should have a flood study done. One of the most important things a person or company should know before buying a property is whether or not it’s in a flood hazard… Read more »

Why a Land Survey is Important for Your Solar Installation

Solar panels on property after land surveying

Solar power has become more popular recently in the United States as focus on renewable energy has increased. Solar installations allow us to convert the natural energy of sunlight into electricity, saving money and helping the environment in the process. But if you’re considering a solar installation of any kind, it’s important to do a… Read more »

Commercial vs. Residential Boundary Surveying

When it comes to conducting a commercial land or boundary survey, it isn’t so much that the type or quality of work is any different from a residential survey. Instead, the difference lies in the fact that often times, a commercial survey can be much more intensive, and subsequently, more expensive. Why? Because these different… 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 »

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 »