Foundation Layout


Licensed & Certified Surveying Team

Arek Surveying provides clients across the 5 NYC boroughs, including Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and even Nassau County with professional foundation layout services. A foundation layout is helpful for many in the construction industry, as it yields results to ease the building of a new property. So many within the construction and contracting industry use a foundation layout to help complete a new project. Or inform themselves on how to best complete it. And our team of professional surveyors is there to get the job done in a timely and efficient manner.

We are a licensed and certified surveying company and offer many different surveying options. So you can trust our team of professional surveyors to get the job done right. Check out our full selection of surveying services available to you when you go with Arek Surveying.

What Is a Foundation Layout?

A foundation layout is vital when it comes to construction projects in the greater New York City area, including Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx. It is often the first step in many home and commercial projects, as it is used for both planning and insurance purposes. The outcome for many of these types of projects are reliant on the care and effort that was put in with the survey. It needs to be precise.

Everything that gets built on your house for any home project will be based on the layout. That makes it crucial to the construction process. Any preliminary mistake initially can cause issues down the road. Getting it right will help you immensely when it comes to any changes you or the contractors may want due to unforeseen circumstances.

Then there is the desire for engineering surveying, which allows for an update on any boundary lines and prepares a site for construction in order to prevent legal disputes for occurring. Learn more about an engineering survey and how it relates to a foundation layout.

Foundation Layout Methods

Getting your foundation layout square and to the correct dimensions is a key element while in the midst of any sort of construction project. There are two popular methods that can be used to properly handle a job like this:

  • 3:4:5 Triangle Method
  • Diagonal Method

The 3:4:5 Triangle Method is able to produce a perfect 90-degree corner. It forces your foundation layout to be a perfect rectangle instead of a parallelogram. The Diagonal Method of a layout works the same way as the 3:4:5 method, except you only measure the opposing diagonal corners until you get them the same distance apart. Once these diagonal lines are equal, you will have a perfect triangle.

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Arek Surveying has years of experience in the surveying field and provides clients with trusted and reliable surveying options. These foundation layouts are vital for many construction projects, as they provide a clear and concise look of the grounds. We also provide for professional geological surveying, which is a survey that records all geological data of a certain area including geology, topography, and water and mineral deposits.

For more information about our foundation surveying options, please reach out to us today. We proudly serve clients across the five boroughs of NYC and beyond.

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Foundation Layout surveys are available in all New York and New Jersey Counties: Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Westchester, Yonkers, Richmond, Suffolk County, Nassau County, Rockland, Bergen, Essex, etc.