to get a more accurate idea of how much their repair and maintenance contracts should cost.
Source of measurements before SiteRecon - Google Earth, Vendor data
“I’ve actually been searching for the last couple of years to find a program that does something like this. I’ve looked at Go iLawn and Go iPavement and it’s expensive! It’s a lot more expensive than what you guys are charging and you’re doing the work yourself. While we may not use it like a landscaper would, we still need it to check our vendors.”
Context - Stephen talks about why SiteRecon is the solution that he has been looking for.
“Not every vendor is honest and I found that out very quickly. There are a lot of people who’re trying to make an extra buck and if they can charge an extra $150 to $200 they’re going to do it. This (platform) helps us keep all our vendors in check. For instance, a repave on a parking lot can be from $30,000 to $60,000. So that extra 500 to 600 feet that isn’t really there, if they’re charging for that, you can say “Well where is that?” So you’re saving thousands of dollars.”
Context - Stephen talks about how automated measurements from SiteRecon have helped his company save thousands of dollars on repair and maintenance jobs.
“Before we just knew that the lot was small. We had some information and we pulled it if we needed it but no we didn’t. We just knew that truck stops cost a lot and the smaller lots, it’s a lot cheaper. But now, we have that price point. So if someone asks us what are you paying per square foot, we now have that answer. We’re a growing company and the bigger you grow the more data you need to show things and it’s going to help us in the long run to make decisions.”
Context - Stephen talks about how automated measurement data from SiteRecon helps him benchmark price points for repair and maintenance jobs.
“Having that data now is going to ensure us that we’re getting what we need and we’re not getting overbilled, because there are so many people out there that will overbill and it’s hard to catch it. We have thousands of work orders open at any given time for our stores, so, it’s a lot of moving parts. Sometimes, when we’re handling bigger jobs, we can use this data to ensure that we’re getting the right pricing.”
Context - Stephen talks about how having all the measurement data on the negotiating table helps him to avoid being overbilled.
“With most companies in today’s world, it’s like when you have to do something, you want to get it done right away. So knowing that we have that data is helpful to know, because when we need to get a job done in the future, we’ll have that square footage data that we can easily pull and get our information faster versus running in circles, trying to figure out what we need to do.”
Context - Stephen talks about how measurement data from SiteRecon helps fast track the process of getting the right vendor for the job.
“There are a lot of landscaping companies that don’t care and are trying to get the cheapest price and in the end, it hurts the business that they’re working for and we’ve seen that firsthand. So we’re trying to get the best that we can get and having that data - even though we might not use it everyday - is going to be a huge help.”
Context - Stephen talks about how SiteRecon data helps him weed out vendors who'd do poor jobs because they're charging too little to do the job properly.
“I was measuring manually using Google Earth but the more I read about it, I found out that it can be a little bit inaccurate. So I didn’t want to do it anymore. So I was looking for a better tool for a while and I found it.”
Context - Stephen talks about his experience of using other tools and how they compare to SiteRecon.
“A lot of our paint vendors would say that your canopy is x amount of square feet and this is what we’re charging. Now that we have the data, we can say, it’s only this much. Give us a lower price. It is helping us ensure that we get the best price we can.”
Context - Stephen talks about how having accurate data helps to get the best possible price from the vendors.
“We’re a convenience store but I think retail stores, standalone stores, or any company that needs that kind of information can use it and benefit from it.”
Parking lots, sidewalks and pavement surface areas for snow plowing and de-icing estimations
Turf, hard edges and soft edges for lawn care, irrigation and fertilization
Beds and pruning surface areas for shrub care
Tree count and height for estimating tree care operations
SiteRecon is an end-to-end, fully automated property measurement solution.
It is an online platform that measures the properties for you. You have the option to measure properties on your own or get them measured by the software.
It has a button - 'Get Measurements' - that creates orders to generate property measurements.
All you need to do is input the address, select the features to measure and press that button - SiteRecon pulls the property outline and high resolution aerial imagery; measures the property, checks for quality and delivers the data.
Result - fully automated property measurements.
You can measure standard features such as surface area of turf, beds, sidewalks, parking lots; length of soft edges and hard edges; count of trees and palm trees.
Depends on the size of the property, the number of features to be measured and the volume of order traffic. In case the system is not swamped with measurements (>95% of the time), you can expect to get back the measurements within:
Why does it take 30 minutes to do turf on a residential site? Because someone in our team always eyeballs the measurements extracted by the computer algorithm from aerial imagery to make sure that the data created is accurate.
SiteRecon users have verified the measurements through site visits and you can see their testimonial in the case study videos.
SiteRecon combines different sources of imagery to get the most complete picture of the site -
The above sources are combined with the latest high resolution aerial imagery of the site to extract measurements.
Yes. SiteRecon access the best-in-class aerial imagery from Nearmap to extract measurements. Nearmap imagery is collected over 700 cities within the last 1-9 months. The collection frequency depends on how big your city is. The bigger the city, higher the collection frequency.
Yes. It is possible to place bulk orders on SiteRecon. This how it works -
No. SiteRecon supports measurements for -
You can open SiteRecon app on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets/iPads. As long as you have an internet connection and a mobile in the field, you can access the maps.
SiteRecon enables you to share maps with accounts added to your organization's workspace. Everyone added to the workspace can view the maps and measurements
For people outside the team, you can share a map just like sharing a YouTube video - using a web page link.
The most common users of the platform are -
Once you decide to subscribe, there are five steps to go through -
Even if you have 50 properties to measure every year, those are 50 opportunities to have smarter pre-bid conversation with prospects, qualify leads faster, increase closing rates and optimally allocate sales reps’ time that you will miss out on if you continue with the old way of measuring properties.
You have only paid for the software subscription. You haven’t paid the real cost of using it - the cost of time invested into measuring properties and the missed opportunity to have smarter pre-bid conversation with prospects, qualify leads faster, increase closing rates and optimally allocate sales reps’ time that you will miss out on if you continue with the old way of measuring properties.