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Survey BEFORE You Break Ground!

4/27/2022 (Permalink)

Family enjoying their backyard with tall trees. Before you break ground on a project, call a land surveyor to ensure you know where underground system lines are.

 Home Renovation Season

With the summer season among us, we are about to enter a time where people want to make renovations to their homes and, specifically, their yards. Tik Tok has given homeowners many ideas on optimizing their yard space, whether planters, inground BBQ station, or the recent trend of small garden ponds. When people start these DIY projects, they often forget the most essential part, Surveying their yards.

Surveying your land has many benefits, some of which you could suspect, but other reasons might not have crossed your mind. Here are some of the many reasons you should survey your land before you start a DIY project:

Clearly displays where underground cables or drains are located by marking the lines. 

Knowing where the utility companies placed these underground wires will dictate where you can plant trees. You will also be the disliked neighbor in your neighborhood if you hit the water mainline or a sewage system. 

Undocumented Cemeteries

This would be a fascinating occurrence, but it would be better for the surveyor to find it than when you're breaking ground on your pool. The team you hire to survey your land can accurately find any undocumented cemeteries. 

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