Uses and Applications of Topographic Land Surveys
A topographic survey is an important tool used by a variety of professionals, ranging from architects and construction workers to engineers and government agencies. Advance Surveying & Engineering, an established member of the Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors and one of the leading surveying companies serving St. Paul, is happy to share insights into a
Advice on How to Handle Conflicting Property Boundaries
Many homeowners and business owners don’t know where their property ends and their neighbor’s land begins. In fact, most don’t really think about their property’s boundaries until they think someone or something is encroaching upon them. There are a lot of things that can cause landowners to argue over boundaries, such as a bank or
What Is a Plat Survey?
Even if you’re a landowner, you may not be familiar with what a plat survey is. A plat survey is the means used to make a plat, or an official, drawn up map of a piece of land, accurately. To make a plat, a system that employs geographic features, distances between clearly identified points and
Advance Surveying and Engineering is very proud to announce that we are under a new ownership team. In April the company was purchased by longtime employees Tom Bloom (President), Wayne Preuhs (Vice President) and Mary Wrob (Secretary and Treasurer). We are excited to offer exemplary land surveying and engineering services as we have since the
Our new office location!
We are very proud to announce our new office location, 17917 Highway 7, Minnetonka, MN, 55345. While we spent many years at our old office location (only 0.5 miles from our new office location) we felt compelled to improve our location and move to an office that is more visible to the public. Our new
The year in review….
At Advance Surveying and Engineering we are taking some time to look back at 2015. It was a very good year for the company as we embarked on relationships with new clients and a few interesting surveys. We have taken pictures of the ups and downs of 2015. Please enjoy.
Surveying in the summer is probably my favorite time of the year to be in the field. The flowers are blooming, the trees are full with leaves and the ground is so soft, but with the nicer weather comes the downside to surveying in the summer…mosquitoes. I often wonder, after a day in the swamp
Spring, summer or winter, and what is that guy looking at through that thingy on the side of the road?
April 6, 2015 As I am writing this there is snow falling, but in the last couple of weeks I have been in shorts one day and had my winter boots on the next week. That’s the beauty and charm of Minnesota some say. To me it means that almost every stitch of clothes I
Spring is here!
March 22, 2015 As most land sureyors will agree to spring is much anticipated in this business for a few reasons. First and foremost, in our book, is the frost finally leaving the ground and the search for land survey monuments is now much easier. Of course the warm weather puts a smile on most
Too Cold to Survey (or just waiting for warmer temps)
With warmer weather just around the corner, this last day of sub-zero temperatures seems to be worse than normal. Completing a land survey in the winter can be challenging and time consuming, but with a little preparation and warm clothes, we can deal with pretty much anything mother nature has to offer. Trying to find property