An In-Depth Look At Preliminary and Final Plats
In simplest terms, a plat is a vital component whenever new parcels of land are created, or when the boundary between parcels needs adjusting. Of course, there are facets and nuances to the process which a licensed land surveyor like Advance Surveying & Engineering can help you navigate. Let’s go in-depth on the topic of
An In-Depth Look At FEMA Surveys
Advance Surveying & Engineering offers decades of experience across a range of disciplines. One of the many activities we’re involved in is the administration of a FEMA survey. This important survey and the subsequent certification it provides are must-haves for any property owner. What Is a FEMA Survey? A FEMA survey (the collective term for
Five Things Your Surveyor Wishes You Knew
Almost everyone has seen a land surveyor (white helmet, bright yellow vest, cool-looking instruments), but few people can describe what a surveyor really does – beyond, you know, surveying. In this spirit, Advance Surveying & Engineering lists five things your surveyor wishes you knew. Scientists At Heart As scientists at heart, surveyors aren’t accountable to
An In-Depth Look At Impervious Surface (Hardcover) Surveys
Impervious surface surveys, also called “hardcover surveys”, aren’t well-known to the majority of homeowners. However, these surveys are vitally important to ensuring your property complies with local rules and regulations governing such surfaces. Advance Surveying & Engineering takes an in-depth look at this topic. What Is an Impervious Surface? An impervious surface is any surface
What Does a Civil Engineer Do?
Civil engineering is the world’s oldest engineering field, and arguably its most important. Civil engineering services are required in countries across the globe, in all types of environments and in cities big and small. So what exactly does a civil engineer do? Advance Survey & Engineering answers this question today. What Is a Civil Engineer?
Tips For Hiring a Municipal Land Surveying Company
Searching for a land surveying company to spearhead your next municipal project? Advance Surveying & Engineering has plenty of experience in this area, including these tips for hiring the right firm. Data Handling Technological advancements have brought significant changes to the surveying industry. One area of interest is data handling. The best surveying companies have
Trends and Advancements In Land Surveying: Our Predictions For 2019
It was only a few decades ago that pulling a tape across the ground was the go-to means of distance measurement for every land surveyor. But as with many other fields, technology has introduced innovative trends for commercial and residential surveying, advancing our industry to places unthinkable even 15 years ago. As 2018 winds down,
Land Surveying Myths & Misconceptions
Can land surveys be wrong? Advance Surveying & Engineering, an experienced Minnesota land surveyor, explores the various myths and misconceptions associated with land surveying. Land Surveys Are Too Expensive Because land surveys can be done incorrectly, a professional land survey is never too expensive when you consider the thousands of dollars you might end up
How Do I Hire a Land Surveyor? What Should I Look For?
The two titular questions are commonly asked by homeowners and businesses throughout Minnesota. If you too are curious about how to hire a land surveyor, this blog post is for you. How Do I Hire a Land Surveyor? If you want to hire a land surveyor, the internet is always a good place to start.
Installing a Fence? Better Survey Your Land First!
If you’re considering a fence installation around your home, Advance Surveying & Engineering recommends hiring a land surveyor in Minnetonka before you break ground. Having a professional survey your land can save you time, money, and headaches. Not a DIY Job Installing a fence is definitely not a DIY job, and a property survey for