7 05, 2019

Drone use in Insurance Claims

By |2019-05-07T14:11:53+01:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography, Featured, Inspections & Surveys, Insurance|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone use in Insurance Claims Drones are fast becoming part of the landscape of various different industries, reinventing traditional practices were time and cost efficiencies can be made. The insurance industry is one that is benefiting from UAV technology, especially those that are working directly with the Drone Safe Register network as we can leverage our UK and Ireland commercially approved pilot network to provide a fast response to your insurance needs. The insurance industry has a poor reputation for the time it takes to investigate and settle claims.  However, this [...]

29 04, 2019

Drone Roof Inspections – What can they look at?

By |2019-04-29T12:44:37+01:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Roof Inspections What can they look at? Roof inspections can be a crucial measure in saving you money in the long term by spotting potential problems early, whether you are inspecting a property you are planning on purchasing or one that you already own. However, traditional inspection methods such as scaffolding erection or hiring elevated platforms can seem to incur more expense and disruption than the benefit that they provide.  Luckily, drone roof inspections can provide a faster, cheaper and simpler solution to your roof inspection needs. A house is [...]

5 09, 2018

Roof Inspection Report for Insurance

By |2019-03-19T21:16:50+01:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Damage to roofs following storms and heavy rain is one of the most common reasons for claims on home insurance policies. Water pouring into your home can be devastating, causing damage to electrical wiring, plasterwork, carpets and internal contents. Even small roof leaks can be costly in terms of damage and repairs. Unfortunately, many roof damage insurance claims are turned down. This is due to the fact that insurance company argue it’s ‘wear and tear’ and a lack of maintenance rather than sudden damage caused by a storm. If this happens, it’s worth getting a roof [...]

1 09, 2018

Flat Roof Survey – When Do I Need One?

By |2019-03-19T21:16:50+01:00September 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Flat roofs are a fairly modern development. Victorian houses featured some areas of flat roof, but it’s only since building extensions have become more popular and as materials have improved that large flat roofs have become common. Quality is key when it comes to roofing, and this is even more so the case for modern construction methods. It’s generally believed that a felt roof has a lifespan of ten to fifteen years, but this is only true if it’s well maintained. It’s advisable to have a flat roof survey carried out at least once a year [...]

30 08, 2018

Roof inspection Cost UK

By |2019-03-19T21:16:50+01:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A roof inspection cost UK varies depending on a number of factors. These include the size of your property, its location, the type of inspection you need and how it will be carried out. Drone roof inspections are now widely available in the UK, and these are often a more cost effective solution. Roof inspections can be necessary for several reasons including – A property purchase. The roof is one of the largest and most expensive parts of a property, so the cost of a roof inspection can be a very worthwhile investment. Older properties in [...]

29 08, 2018

Why hire an independent roof surveyor?

By |2019-03-19T21:16:50+01:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The roof and its supporting structure is one of the largest parts of a property. If not maintained and repaired on an ongoing basis, large and expensive building work may be necessary in the end. Small internal leaks may be manageable, but things will only get worse if you don’t tackle the problem. Hiring an independent roof surveyor is a great way of ensuring you know the state of your roof and what work may be required. Some lenders request a roof survey as part of their loan approval process, so you may not have a [...]

28 08, 2018

Roof Survey Reports in the UK

By |2019-03-19T21:16:51+01:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A roof survey report is very useful for assessing the condition of a property and what maintenance may be required. If you’re buying a property with a mortgage or loan, the lender may insist that you provide a roof survey report as part of the approval process. Even if they don’t, it can be very worthwhile having some kind of roof inspection carried out. If repairs are required, a roof is one of the most expensive parts of a property to work on. A mortgage valuation survey will not include a roof inspection, and is purely [...]

27 08, 2018

What does a Roof Inspection Cost?

By |2019-03-19T21:16:51+01:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Roof inspections are requested by home buyers, estate agents, building societies and insurance Loss Adjusters. They can pick everything from a blocked drain to the need for a complete roof replacement. So what does a roof inspection cost in the UK? If you’re buying an older property you should certainly consider a full roof inspection. It makes sense to shop around, consider options and compare prices, but choosing not to pay for one is a false economy. The cost of a roof inspection could pay for itself many times over if it identifies serious problems. Even [...]

25 08, 2018

Drone Roof Survey Cost

By |2019-03-19T21:39:39+01:00August 25th, 2018|Categories: Inspections & Surveys, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A drone roof survey cost varies depending on a number of factors. One thing you can be confident of is that it’s very likely to be cheaper than traditional methods. If completed by a professional drone pilot with experience of roof inspection work, it could also save you money further down the line. If you’re buying a home with a mortgage, the lender will usually insist on a full home-buyers survey. This is very useful, but it doesn’t tell the full story. A drone roof survey cost will often prove to be a very worthwhile investment. [...]

11 07, 2018

Drones for Insurance Claims – The Perfect Solution

By |2019-01-23T14:21:06+01:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Insurance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve ever had to make an insurance claim for damage to your home, you’ll know it can be a long and painful process. Insurers are quick to take your money, but not so when it comes to paying claims! Investigating claims to make sure they are valid and fair can take weeks, but new technology is bringing improvements. Drones for insurance claims are a powerful tool. Damage following a storm is a great example. Insurers often want to satisfy themselves that damage claimed for isn’t just general wear and tear, and difficulty accessing a roof [...]

22 05, 2018

Drones for Insurance Claims

By |2019-01-23T16:33:02+01:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Insurance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The insurance industry is one of many that are benefiting from the ability to hire a drone pilot in the UK. An approved drone pilot can be with you in a matter of hours and save a huge amount of time and expense in dealing with an insurance claim. In spite of popular belief, insurance companies don’t go out of their way to avoid paying claims. Unfortunately, the industry has been slow to adopt new technology, and there is a shortage of qualified insurance professionals in the UK. These are just two of the factors that [...]

23 02, 2018

Drone Inspection in the UK

By |2019-02-09T11:53:39+01:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drones have become a valuable tool in the construction, insurance and energy industries. As well as being used for surveying and planning, they have revolutionised the way inspections of hard to reach places are carried out. Forget about helicopters, scaffolding and ladders – a drone can be in the air within minutes and capture high resolution photographs and video footage. A drone inspection in the UK costs from around £300, and this is a huge cost saving over other methods. It can also be safer if carried out by a qualified, CAA approved drone pilot – [...]

23 01, 2018

Per Day Drone Insurance From Coverdrone.

By |2019-01-29T12:01:31+01:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A 12-month drone insurance policy doesn’t suit every commercial UAV operator. That’s why Coverdrone has introduced a flexible “per-day” option that enables less frequent flyers to purchase cover for between one and seven days. To use this new feature, users will be asked to register when they access the Coverdrone system for the first time. This will allow them to log on at any time in the future to enjoy the benefits that the UK’s largest insurer of drones can offer. The new per-day features are perfect for occasional operators. Covering a minimum 24-hour period, users [...]

14 02, 2016

Drone Aerial Inspection

By |2019-03-19T21:19:46+01:00February 14th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone Safe Register was created to help people find and hire fully qualified, professional drone pilots who have permission to carry out aerial work by the CAA. DSR felt a huge sense of responsibility in ensuring that businesses and the general public understand the importance of safety when it comes to employing the services of a drone company. When handled by professionals, drones are completely safe and provide fantastically unique angles to a wide range of events. However, flying drones illegally poses considerable risks to the public. Unfortunately, there is a growing number of people illegally operating drones, and it’s [...]