Validating addresses

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Aleks Petrovic
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Much of the Uptick functionality is building centric, therefore valid addresses are crucial to the workflow. Uptick uses Google Maps to validate address.

There are several benefits to validated addresses:

  • It prevents double entry of sites where the address provided by the customer is slightly different, e.g. "10 Studley Street" vs "8-12 Studley Street"

Having all properties with valid addresses provides the following benefits:

  • It means you won't have to fill in contractor maintenance statements / signoffs from auditing customers
  • It will allow you to automatically load up asset lists and ESM registers for buildings already using bSecure.
  • Subcontracted jobs can share asset and rectification information.

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Entering a valid address during property creation

When creating a new property, start typing in the Validated Address field and possible matches will be shortlisted in a drop-down list. Selecting the address will complete the address and enter the same address in the Display Address field. 
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Validating addresses on already existing properties

From the Properties Dashboard

For existing properties that do not have a valid address:

  1. Click Properties > Properties need geocoding (x)
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  2. Click Geocode.mceclip1.png
  3. Enter the address details and click Update address.

From a Property

  1. From the Location section, click Updatemceclip2.png
  2. Enter the address details and click Update address

In both cases, the pop-up window displayed will look like the animation below:

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