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How To Measure Lawn Size Using Satellite Imagery

In the green industry, accurate measurements hold the key to effective landscaping, lawn care, lawn maintenance, and the optimized use of resources like grass seed and fertilizer. In the past, lawn care professionals had to rely on manual measurements or GPS coordinates, but the advent of satellite imagery has changed the game. Read on to see how you can leverage this advanced technology to get precise lawn measurements and gain valuable insights for informed decision-making in the realms of lawn management, landscaping, and resource allocation.

Benefits of Using Satellite Lawn Measurements

There are many upsides to using satellite lawn measurements, including precision, efficiency, and accessibility.

Precision and Accuracy

Harnessing advanced satellite technology allows for incredibly precise measurements, offering a level of accuracy unmatched by traditional methods. By eliminating the potential for human error, discrepancies commonly found in manual measurements using tools like measuring tape are avoided, ensuring reliable and exact dimensions for informed decision-making.

Time and Cost Efficiency

Unlocking speed and efficiency, satellite imagery provides quick and automated yard measurements, eliminating the need for time-consuming on-site visits and costly surveying expenses. This innovative approach not only saves time but also streamlines the measurement process, offering a swift and cost-effective solution.

Remote Accessibility

Satellite technology enables you to conduct yard measurements effortlessly from anywhere with internet access, giving you the convenience of remotely accessing precise measurements and data. This flexibility empowers users to manage measurements and estimates efficiently, providing a seamless and convenient solution without geographical, physical, or weather-related constraints.

Preparing for Lawn Measurements with Measurement Assistant

ReallGreen’s Measurement Assistant® is built to help you increase efficiency and precision in measuring and estimating. Accessible online 24/7 on any internet-enabled device, it offers the flexibility to create estimates at any time, regardless of location, schedule, or weather conditions. With features like high-resolution aerial photography, easy measurement resizing, and dynamic area adjustments, it caters to both residential and commercial properties. This user-friendly tool also facilitates address incorporation into your marketing strategy, automated calculations, and custom document creation, providing a comprehensive solution for accurate and convenient measurements in any setting.

Measuring Yard Perimeter 

To use Measurement Assistant most effectively, start by selecting the yard boundary points for perimeter measurement. You’ll be able to easily record and verify the total area of the yard while excluding things like driveways, walkways, exterior buildings, etc. The user-friendly interface makes it easy; the program does all of the work in calculating accurate measurements.

Measuring  Irregular Yard Shapes

Measurement Assistant makes measuring irregular yard shapes simple, eliminating the need for clumsy on-site measuring and complicated manual calculations. The dynamic interface means you can easily reshape, resize, move, or delete property boundaries with just a few clicks.

Get Quick and Easy Lawn Care Estimates

Let the Measurement Assistant help you optimize your lawn care operations. You’ll save time, effort, and money with streamlined workflows, which will not only make it easier for you to scale but will also keep your customers happy.

Learn How RealGreen’s Lawn Care Estimating Software Can Streamline Your Measurement Processes 

Ready to get started? Schedule a free demo today to see how RealGreen’s lawn care software can help your business grow, and see Measurement Assistant in action.

Mike Carden

Mike Carden

Mike Carden has been with RealGreen since 2010 and has served in a variety of roles. Mike has helped companies across all verticals in the Green Industry, with footprints varying from owner-operator to national franchise brands, utilize RealGreen products to manage and grow their businesses. Since 2020, Mike has been the Product Manager for Service Assistant, working to cement the vision and direction for Service Assistant.