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9 Best drones for roof inspection

Drones are not only a great source of entertainment but are also useful in several other spheres of life. The drone photography field is one of the most commonly used aspect of drones and this has found its way into the real estate industry where drones are now being used for roof inspection. After careful research, we have narrowed down to 9 of the best drones that are used for home roof inspection.


1. DJI Inspire 2

The DJI Inspire stands out as one of the best aerial photography drones thanks to its unique features and a compact build. The drone comes with several camera solutions that will definitely fit into your budget. In addition to that, the Inspire 2 comes with a huge operating range of 7 kilometers which ensures you can cover a wide area at a time. And with the 27 minutes of flight time added, you can rest assured you will not miss any detail on your inspection trip.

2. DJI Phantom 4 Pro

This is another great piece from DJI Company. The drone comes with a compact build quality that is like no other. It is fitted with a powerful camera that shoots high quality 4K videos and capture crispy images. It also has a relatively huge shooting range of 7 kilometers and a flight time of 25 minutes which guarantees you all the details during your roof inspection. Irrespective of how high the roof is, you can rest assured you will cover every detail.

3.    YUNEEC Typhoon H

The Typhoon 4 is one of the best and most powerful hexacopters in the market today with very unique and simple characteristics. It comes with a simple design and an attached high quality camera that captures very clean images and shoots high definition videos. Its power rests on the high quality and intuitive FPV that helps keep you in control of the drone throughout the expedition. It comes with a powerful battery that can keep it airborne for over 25 minutes giving you enough time to cover every detail.

4.    DJI Mavic 4

The DJI Mavic 4 is not only powerful but also intimidating just by the look of it. It is highly compact and comes with a powerful camera that can shoot 4K quality videos and images. In addition to that, the powerful batteries are capable of keeping the drone airborne for more than 27 minutes at a time and with an operating range of 7 kilometers, who would want anything else? You will shoot very high quality images and videos without missing any detail.

5.    AUTEL X Star

The X Star is definitely a great buy thanks to its simplistic features and a great compact design. It is also one of the most expensive in the market thanks to the strong features and materials used in its design. The X Star comes with a powerful 4K camera to help you get the best of all video and image quality. You are also guaranteed of getting impressive airborne performance of 25 minutes of flight time in addition to the 2000 meters operating range that ensures you capture even the highest roof details.

6.    GoPro KARMA

While GoPro did not enjoy an impressive entry into the world of drones, the Karma model is one of their best tools so far for home inspection. The drone is fitted with a powerful camera such as the ones produced by GoPro which is one of the best-selling points for this drone. Additionally, the drone comes with a 25-minute flight time which guarantees the best in terms detail capturing.


The Parrot Bebop 2 makes it to this list not because of its exceptionally good features and performance but because of its competitive price and compact appearance. It is one of the very few drones that can fit into your backpack very easily and comes with a 14MP camera to boot. It can give you some of the best shots in the market and makes it ideal for this kind of work. Although it has an impressive flight time of 27 minutes, it has limiting operating range of 300 meters which may not be ideal for long range expeditions.

8.    DJI Phantom 3 Pro

This list cannot be complete without the Phantom 3 pro and with good reasons of course. The Phantom 3 comes with very powerful and compact features including a powerful 16MP camera and a compact body build that makes it crash proof. It also comes with an impressive flight time of 25 minutes and an operating range of 5 kilometers which ensures it can stay airborne for a long time.

9.    TRAXXAS Aton Plus

The Aton Plus comes with an attractive masculine design that gives you the impression and confidence of a powerful and strong drone capable of withstanding multiple crashes. It is also a fast drone that can hit speeds of 50mph and comes with a powerful 5000mAh battery capable of keeping the bird airborne for 25 minutes. This gives you enough time to gather all the details as you enjoy yourself.