How to Identify Potential Problem Areas With Aerial Photography

Drone from underneath

The ability to identify potential problem areas with aerial photography is one of the many
benefits that drones provide for the roofing industry. Traditional roof inspections can be
difficult and time-consuming when it comes to identifying potential issues, but with the
use of drones, roofers can now access hard-to-reach areas and take high-resolution
images and videos that can be used to identify potential problems.


One of the most significant ways that drones help to identify potential problem areas is
by providing a bird’s-eye view of the roof. This allows roofers to see the entire roof at
once, making it easier to identify potential issues such as leaks, missing or damaged
shingles, and other areas of concern. Drones can also be equipped with thermal
imaging cameras which can detect hotspots on a roof, indicating a potential fire hazard
or even a hidden leak.


Another way that drones help to identify potential problem areas is by allowing roofers
to inspect hard-to-reach areas. Traditional roof inspections can be difficult and time-
consuming when it comes to inspecting areas such as valleys, ridges, and steep
pitches. With the use of drones, roofers can now access these areas with ease and take
high-resolution images and videos that can be used to identify potential issues.


In conclusion, the use of drones for roof inspections has made it possible for roofers to
identify potential problem areas with ease and accuracy. The bird’s-eye view and the
ability to access hard-to-reach areas provided by drones, combined with thermal
imaging and high-resolution images and videos, allows roofers to identify potential
issues and plan repairs more efficiently, saving time and money for both the roofing
contractor and their clients.

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