Inspecting Residential Construction Sites With Drones

Drone technology began in the military but has since moved to the public market for many applications.

The drones are used for home insurance claim inspections to survey the exterior damage.  The drone’s camera can see if there was bad wind storm damage to the roof, windows, and garage doors.  Once the claim is paid the homeowners can start repairing the garage doors on GarageDoorRepair123.com.  The claims adjuster can see multiple properties in a short amount of time.

Also, for residential construction site inspections, a drone flies easily and quickly over the site.  Other uses are photography & videography for realtors, the news, or social functions, search & rescue missions, and crop & livestock surveillance in agriculture.  Amazon even started testing drones for product delivery!

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UAV’s Will Increase Safety On Construction Sites

UAV’s On Construction Sites

Drone in constructionThe use of drones in construction is set to grow as legislation eases and more benefits are discovered.

For some, drones just provide a great form of aerial photography to get a bird’s eye view on a project, for others, the additional 3D scanners and cloud software mean more accurate mapping and effective communication of ideas.

Another advantage of using UAVs that cannot be overlooked is safety. With the right equipment and practices, site safety records could improve.

 Identifying problems before workers put themselves at risk

The most obvious safety aspect about using a drone in these situations is that they can be used to fly into areas that may not be safe for site workers.

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Changing Construction Processes With Drones/UAVs

Drones In Construction Processes

Drones in ConstructionAs the number of jobs that drones can do for us expands at a fast pace, it is becoming increasingly clear that these UAVs have the potential to be more than just a toy or an aide for basic photography and delivery systems.

The more that companies test out the capabilities of these unmanned vehicles, the more they learn about their potential.

This is certainly the case in industries such as mining, land management, farming, and construction.

Drones are providing new information and new solutions to problems to increase the effectiveness of a project and even make work sites safer.

In the UK, Crossrail has been working on a project of their own to test the potential of drones in the expansion of the rail network. That project is Innovate18.

What is the aim of

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