What can Drones do for Me?

Drones have a great deal of industrial and commercial applications, from agriculture through to construction and many more areas besides.  However, they can also provide many benefits to the ‘domestic’ customer.

Aerial wedding photography by drone
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Wedding Photography and Videography

If you’re getting married, then you can look at hiring a drone pilot to capture your big day from an aerial perspective to add a little cinematic glamour to your wedding imagery. We’ve got lots of advice on the types of venues best suited to drones, what you can use them for during your wedding day, and how to go about finding the perfect drone pilot for your wedding day.  Just click on the button to search through our article archive.

Drones for Weddings

House Portraits

Whether you are looking to capture your house and garden to create a lasting memory of your home or to add to an estate agents’ details, drones are perfect for property photography. Having a camera in the sky allows you to showcase your home’s best features and demonstrate how it sits within the landscape. They can create beautiful photographs and video for you to enjoy or use to engage potential buyers. A key point is to ensure that your have tidied the garden and have laid out everything as you would want to see it from the sky, such as arranging the garden and patio furniture into symmetrical patterns and cutting the lawn into stripes.

Building Inspections

A short and simple drone flight can be all that it takes to get a detailed aerial view of your home’s roof, gutters and chimneys. This can be an invaluable tool if you want to carry out an inspection to find the source of a problem, provide data to support an insurance claim or just for peace of mind on your own home or one that you are looking to purchase.  Today’s drone cameras can create incredibly high quality images that allow you to zoom in on small areas for detailed evaluation with no need for scaffolding or cherry pickers.

Solar Panel and Flat Roof Inspections

As well as allowing you to examine your roof for visible problems, drones are capable of carrying thermal imaging cameras. In the hands of a qualified thermographer pilot, these can be used to carry out fast and effective inspection for example of domestic solar panels and flat roofs.  Thermal images can determine if your panels are functioning both safely and at maximum capacity and to check your roof for signs of damage of water ingress.

So as you can see, there are lot of ways that drone technology can be of service to domestic customers.  If you’re looking to hire a drone pilot, then the Drone Safe Register is a great place to start as you can be sure that all of our pilots are qualified, CAA approved and insured. Just use the search facility to find your local pilot or ask for a quote from your nearest operators.

Aerial roof and chimney inspection by drone
Aerial guttering inspection by drone
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