Category Archives: Survey

What are Pre-Engineered Buildings?

Pre-Engineered Buildings (PEBs) are the building components which are manufactured at a factory and assembled on site. Usually PEBs are steel structures and can be an alternative to conventional structural steel buildings. PEB structural components are fabricated at the factory to exact size, transported to site and assembled at site, usually with bolted connections. This…
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Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.

Logos are a part of our everyday life, on a t-shirt, a TV commercial and signs as you drive through town. They can be big, small, colorful, simple or bold. All have their own unique attributes, but they are everywhere. Many of them often include taglines such as "Design with Purpose. Build with Confidence.," but…
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Land Survey Myths and Misconceptions

Are you purchasing a new property? Maybe you’re thinking about a new extension to your business or extending your parking lot? Have you thought about a land survey yet? It’s imperative that you hire a professional land survey firm if you’re thinking about starting any new construction project – or it could end up costing…
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Meet Schemmer’s Dan Marti, PLS, Survey Manager

You could say surveying is in his blood. Dan Marti, PLS, Schemmer's Survey Manager, is a third generation professional land surveyor and started working in the field when he was just 13-years-old. His mom was a Land Surveyor in training and his grandpa and uncle were both licensed Land Surveyors. Meet Schemmer's Dan Marti, PLS,…
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Before Hiring a Surveying Firm for your Next Project

Professional Land Surveyors are the only people trained and licensed to make property line determinations. Many people assume telephone poles, fences, or cracks in the sidewalk are the property corners when in reality they most likely are not. Dividing one land parcel into two or more parcels can be a lengthy process, and every municipality…
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Schemmer Attends VA Central Iowa Health Care System’s CLC Cottage Groundbreaking

Schemmer’s Karl Person, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Project Manager, was on hand for the VA Central Iowa Health Care System's (VACIHCS) Community Living Center (CLC) Cottage for Hospice/Palliative Care groundbreaking ceremony that took place on November 19, 2018. Schemmer is providing design, construction and post-construction services for the CLC Cottage. The cottage is designed to meet cultural transformation improvements and provide a more…
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Missouri River Emergency Levee Rehabilitation

The Schemmer Associates is performing site surveying and geotechnical engineering services on the Missouri River Emergency Levee Rehabilitation project, lead by the Army Corps of Engineers. Levee repairs are at the top of the Corps priorities, following the historic three-month flood that devastated the region last summer. The project consists of time-sensitive emergency levee rehabilitation…
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