Category: When to Hire a Land Surveyor

Surveying in Snow: Getting Properties Surveyed During Winter

Land Surveyor in the Winter

Surveying a property in the middle of the winter when there is snow on the ground is certainly not ideal. Snow will often obscure land markers and make it difficult for surveyors to see the property they are surveying. But a land surveyor should be prepared to work in any kind of weather to get… Read more »

Instances Where a Land Survey Proves Useful

Land surveying during construction

At BLAZE Design Inc., not only do we think land surveying is 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… Read more »

Weather Can Affect Land Surveying

Winter snow and land surveyor overlooking city

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. As the winter season approaches, land surveying can become tricky, but something that can be… 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 »

FAA Certification for Cellular and Broadcasting Towers

Land surveying for FAA Certifications

The Federal Aviation Administration has a set of rules and guidelines for when it comes to building cellular towers and broadcasting towers. Since these towers are extremely tall, they need to be built with guidelines for the safety of aviation. What is the FAA Certification Guidelines for these Towers? Building commercial structures is a tricky… Read more »

Benefits of Construction Staking in Land Surveying

Construction staking services

There are many techniques and strategies land surveyors use on a construction site to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the job for construction projects to run smoothly. Much of the job is making sure progress is being made in a project, and that it will be finished without going over budget or using more… Read more »

How Renewable Energy Projects will Help Land Surveyors

Commercial solar fields

Land Surveying is a trade and a field that is much needed in everyday life. From construction work to site planning, land surveyors have a wide range of services that are offered to help out contractors and individuals. With renewable energy projects being funded and launched throughout the country, land surveyors will be hard at… Read more »

Land Surveying During the Winter Months

Many people don’t think hiring a land surveyor during the winter months is a good idea due to the frozen ground and colder air, but in reality, this could be a good time to hire a land surveyor for their services, and here is the reason why. Business Slows Down in the Winter Not many… Read more »

Surveying and Job Site Safety

One of the first steps before beginning any construction project is typically land surveying. This part of the process is essential for the safety of the present and future of the building and its surroundings. If you’re planning on building a home or office, it’s vital to have a professional land surveyor measure, map out,… Read more »

Benefits of Re-Sloping Your Land Before Construction

If you have a piece of land that you’re looking to build on, there is quite a bit of work to do in preparation. One major obstacle to get over is re-sloping. Not every piece of land will need this done, but many do. Re-sloping your land will make building a home, barn, shed, or… Read more »