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What Is Highway Construction Surveying?

February 21, 2020 4:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

For most people in the great state of Texas, their perception of land surveying and civil engineering in Guadalupe County, TX is limited to simple property surveys and mediation of legal disputes. Indeed, these are a couple key components of land surveying, but there is more finesse, creativity and intelligence that goes into the job of a land surveyor and civil engineer than you might initially expect. Take, for instance, the act of highway construction surveying. Most of us don’t lend much thought to a highway as we’re rolling along in traffic. Still, the creation of a functioning highway is... View Article

Get a Land Survey for Fence Installation

February 7, 2020 4:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

No one would begrudge someone putting up a fence to add a little privacy to their front or back yard. Provided the job is done quickly and competently, a new fence can add value to your property and give you a little much-needed distance from your neighbors. Before they can have a fence put up, however, a savvy landowner should enlist the help of a competent land surveyor in Guadalupe County, TX. No matter how big or small your property is, you can’t go wrong hiring a land surveyor to guarantee you’re 100 percent sure of your property lines before... View Article

What Is Encroachment?

February 4, 2020 4:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

That tree that has grown on your property, the fence that seems about six inches over the line or that building that intrudes on your territory—these are all examples of property encroachment in Guadalupe County, TX, which can be a frustrating situation for all involved. It’s important to note that while land surveyors can’t solve or identify problems of encroachment (that’s a legal term), they can help delineate the exact boundaries of your respective properties, which will allow lawyers to take it from there. How do questions of property encroachment arise? You might have heard encroachment referred to by other... View Article

What Is a Lot Consolidation Plat?

January 21, 2020 4:18 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you have a development containing multiple lots, you may wish to combine those lots into one or more larger lots. This is called “lot consolidation,” and comes with some unique challenges. It’s the reverse of creating a subdivision, in which one large lot is divided into several smaller ones. Any type of land (whether residential, commercial or industrial) can be consolidated. Typically, people use lot consolidation plats when they want to create a larger parcel of land for a single use (such as a campground), sell their property to a developer or want to expand their property by buying... View Article

10 Texas Flood Plain Management Facts

January 18, 2020 12:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

How much do you know about flood plain management in Guadalupe County, TX? It’s important to have some basic knowledge to ensure proper management of these flood-prone areas. Consider the following facts to help increase your understanding of how and why certain areas of Texas are at risk of flooding and what action you may need to take: Flash floods: In all of the U.S., central Texas is the most flash flood-prone area, according to the National Weather Service. World records: The United States Geological Survey reports that Texas is a world record holder for rainfall rates. The state currently... View Article

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111 E Mountain St
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Phone: (830) 379-5552

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