Adjuster Resources

Special Limits and Tree Debris Removal

In order to give our clients and insureds the most fair and accurate estimate for debris removal, you have to understand how special limits apply. Take a few minutes to make sure you are estimating correctly.

Estimating Ordinance or Law/Code Upgrade

This video will show how to correctly show damages related to Ordinance or Law/Code Upgrade on your estimate. The video focuses on Harbor’s preferred method but is useful for all carriers.

Using the SLG Report Writer

Make sure you are always using the most current version of the client’s report utilizing the Straight Line Global Report Writer. Here is a simple tutorial.

The industry’s best, and easiest report

The Straight Line Global Report Writer guarantees that all of your report follow the client’s requirements. Write faster and more accurate reports using the Straight Line Report Writer.

Password is “123456” 1. Select the client’s name from the dropdown 2. Select Submit (your completed report will show below) 3. If you need to make changes, revise the report and submit again 4. Save the report document, email it or copy/paste the text. 5. Paste the body of the report into he Xactimate GLR as you normally would

The Straight Line Global App

You’ve heard it said that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that is true, a video is worth a thousand pictures. If you are not using the Straight Line Global app, you are missing the opportunity to share something special with our client. Additionally, you may benefit by having a video record of the loss. Best of all, the app is free. Download it and give it a try. An overview of its functions and benefits is included in the video.

Reference blocks in Sketch, make them behave.

Xactimate Sketch is a powerful tool. In order to get the most out of it, there are some tricks. This video demonstrates the use of reference blocks. Not only how to set them, but then how to set their behavior. A reference block is just a picture unless you define how it behaves in the estimate.

Are your photos and estimate in the same order, always?

It is a common requirement that the order of the estimate and the order of the photo sheet should line up. There are several ways to do this, but this is the easiest and most accurate. Never worry about the room names or the order matching again. This short video demonstrates the process.