Top 10 Questions About Storm Monitoring with Drones

Commercial and Institutional property and asset managers have a thousand items they have to address daily. Potential damage from a storm should not be one of them. At Advocate, we have a program in place that evaluates your property based on weather occurrences in the area at no charge to your firm.

Why does Advocate use drones in the storm monitoring program?

First, one of our core values is safety. We want to ensure we keep everyone safe after a weather event. Second, we want to utilize real-time data to make the most informed decisions.

How can a drone help me with our commercial building?

Advocate uses drones as part of our overall program. This, combined with our monitoring and inspection programming, provides a best-in-class solution that preserves the safety and integrity of the building.

Why would a commercial building need storm monitoring?

Being proactive enables Advocate to quickly assess areas such as roof damage from storms. This proactive approach helps prevent accidents and ensures the safety of occupants and property.

What are the benefits of using drones for building assessment?

The benefits of using drones include real-time data collection, rapid assessment of potential risks, cost-effectiveness compared to traditional methods, and increased safety for your staff.

Do you charge a fee for the storm monitoring program?

No, utilizing AI and drone technology enables us to provide a more accurate assessment of the property.

Does Advocate share the data with me?

Yes. We work with you to determine a proper course of action. Our goal is to ensure your property is functioning properly.

Are drones cost-effective?

Yes. Our drone system collects data faster and keeps both of our teams safer, at a fraction of the cost of putting a team on the roof.

Are drone programs regulated, is Advocate’s compliant?

Yes. All Advocate pilots are licensed and registered with the FAA. Advocate complies with all regulations for utilizing drone technology.

Is Advocate experienced in this kind of business?

We have been in business since 2012.

Is Advocate certified to work with commercial insurance?

Yes. We work with you, your insurance, and public adjusters to ensure the best solution and return your building to pre-storm condition