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What Are the Different Types of Land Surveys?

August 26, 2020 11:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As long as humans have had the concept of owning land, they have needed to measure and mark the boundaries of their properties. Land surveying remains a crucial industry serving home builders and owners to this very day. Of course, the field has evolved over many generations to accommodate various land survey types in Guadalupe County, TX, and to use much more sophisticated equipment. Land surveys are needed if you are to accurately mark the boundaries of any property you are purchasing, selling or improving. Surveyors work with a number of sophisticated instruments to make measurements, take pictures and make... View Article

Accuracy Is Crucial When Conducting Underground Surveys

August 12, 2020 11:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Accuracy is always critical for surveys of all types. But when you’re performing work with underground utilities, it becomes especially important that you know exactly where all of your utilities are laid out. Here’s some information from a professional in the field of underground utility surveying in Guadalupe County, TX to give you an idea of why it’s so important you work with someone who can provide outstanding precision and accuracy in their surveying. All about underground utility mapping Finding and then mapping out the locations of utilities under the ground is a crucial part of planning for any construction... View Article

What to Do About Conflicting Property Boundaries

July 28, 2020 4:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s every property owner’s worst nightmare. You’re building a fence or a structure on your land only to discover that your neighbor believes you’re crossing the boundary onto their property. No matter which side of the dispute you’re on, conflicting property lines in Guadalupe County, TX is a big-time hassle. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to mediate these disputes or even avoid them altogether. Get a land survey first Don’t take any steps to develop your property without first making sure you’ve hired a qualified land surveyor. Before you have a professional create plans, and before you break... View Article

Myths and Misconceptions About Land Surveying

July 14, 2020 4:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You might think that you know everything there is to know about land surveying. You might even believe that the science and skill of land surveying is easy to master. You’d be mistaken on both counts. Misinformation surrounding surveying abounds. There are so many land surveying myths in Guadalupe County, TX—it’s essential to set the record straight. Here are some of the most common misconceptions regarding land surveying. Land surveys are useless Whether you are buying, developing or simply maintaining a piece of property, land surveys are invaluable. A land survey teaches property owners everything there is to know about... View Article

What Is a Contour Line?

June 30, 2020 6:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Contour lines in a Guadalupe County, TX topographic survey offer a way to determine the various elevations of the property’s topography. Any time you buy or sell a property (especially for development), you’ll need a land survey. The land survey will give detailed descriptions and information about the property, including a drawing that accurately depicts any changes in elevation. Why are contour lines in land surveys important? Imagine that you’re interested in buying a piece of property for developing. If you’re building a structure, you’ll need to know whether the land is suitable for it—whether it’s a house, a bridge... View Article

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Bettersworth & Associates, Inc.
111 E Mountain St
Seguin, TX 78155

Phone: (830) 379-5552

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