Category: When to Hire a Land Surveyor

Spring Flood Preparedness: Why Early Land Surveys are Crucial for Vermont Residents

Flood in yard of residential property

With its picturesque landscapes and proximity to water bodies, Vermont is no stranger to the risks associated with seasonal flooding. In this blog post, we’ll explore why early land surveys are crucial for residents and property owners in Vermont and provide valuable insights on proactive flood risk assessment and mitigation. The Importance of Early Land… Read more »

Past Mistakes that Land Surveyors Have to Fix

Land surveying on a residential property

Land surveying is done by licensed professionals with experience and training in the field. When a land surveyor comes in to conduct a survey, they may come across errors and past mistakes that they have to research and fix. The resume that BLAZE Design brings to the table is over 30 years of experience and… Read more »

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 »