TV star Mike Holmes to offer drone roof inspections in Canada
Mike Holmes, a Canadian builder and television personality known for rescuing homeowners from botched construction jobs, says his firm will now be using drones to help improve the quality and efficiency of roof inspections for property insurance claims.
Mike Holmes Inspections, an independent home inspection service company, is joining forces with US-based aerial imaging and data analytics specialist EagleView to create an extensive network of qualified drone roof inspectors across Canada.
These inspectors are being trained and equipped with drones that can safely capture imagery for the entire roof with automated obstacle detection that maps out each flight path to avoid trees, chimneys, and other potential dangers.
EagleView’s roof inspection drones, called Assess, are built on the Skydio platform, a leader in drone autonomy. So, on one hand, operators don’t need to worry about actively piloting the aircraft to collect accurate data. And on the other,…