Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are in widespread use now – regularly being used by consumers and commercially to help get a new perspective on a property, location, or public space.

The development of drone technology means they can fulfill many roles from being fun to fly as a hobby, to taking aerial photographs or carrying out complex industrial tasks using data collection for thermal imaging.

Commercial drones can capture high-resolution images, and 4K video footage, create 2D maps/3D Models and even check the health of plants on the ground. Each year more uses for drones are being found to provide solutions to problems or to deliver cost savings for business owners. Drones provide a number of distinct benefits in specific situations which supersede many traditional methods of image and data capture.

There are 3 main benefits of hiring a drone operator for regular drone surveys at construction sites:

Firstly, drone site surveys are a cost-effective alternative to traditional methods. A drone survey takes less time than a manual ground inspection. Even if your site is large, the drone can zip around in an efficient way and cover it all quickly! It can take less than an hour to complete all of the required tasks on-site and it can be done without disrupting any other work that is going on in that area at the same time. The drone itself can fly quickly around in an efficient way and cover it all. The data can be sent to the project team or archived to document the build.

Secondly, the UAV can capture images that are not possible from ground photography. The high-resolution images and data captured by a drone capture a complete audit of a construction project on a monthly, weekly, or even daily basis. This is an invaluable resource for project managers, senior management, planners, and anyone connected with the build. The images can be displayed in online galleries or using special construction industry software to display before and after images of different parts of the site. The benefits to a marketing department of having fresh images of the build progress to share with potential clients are clear. Drone surveys include the ability to provide detailed, high-resolution images and a bird’s eye view. All of these needs can be met with a regular drone survey at a construction site.

Thirdly, drones don’t need any additional materials like ropes or ladders either so there are no extra costs of other equipment that you may have to buy elsewhere (like scaffolding). It will be easier for people at construction sites to complete their jobs with fewer safety hazards too. Drone operations can be conducted away from workers on site but still capture detailed images. Working with an experienced drone operator mitigates health and safety risks from having unqualified people on-site taking images.

In summary, the benefits of drones are significant for the construction industry. These surveys document each stage of a construction project can help to ensure that everything is running smoothly. From a marketing perspective, the images and video footage can be invaluable for sharing with clients. It’s important to have regular drone site surveys at your construction site because this will help you save time and money.

360 Visual Media is a CAA Approved commercial drone operator based in Buckingham. We work with a wide range of commercial clients across the Home Counties and South East of England. UAV site surveys and drone roof inspections are one of a number of services we can provide for construction companies and anyone working in the property sector.

It goes without saying that we are fully insured and equipped to carry out work on your construction site. This includes the use of appropriate protective clothing and procedures to risk assess the site before any drone flights are carried out. Our clients include local government, private companies, and individual homeowners such as Example Company, Example Company, and Example Company.

We are an award-winning Buckingham Drone Services company that can provide regular construction site surveys across the county and beyond.

If you would like to discuss your requirements please contact Sharon at [email protected] or call me on 07961 822336

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