Xactimate Estimates for Contractors

Contractors Need Xactimate Estimates

Insurance Repairs Require Xactimate

It’s as simple as that.  And there is a HUGE learning curve with the Xactimate software.

The good news is that you found US!  We’ll take it from here.

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Restoration Starts Here

In order to create a complete Xactimate estimate, no matter who is writing it, it is important to have a system for gathering information.  This package is your introduction to the type of information required to write great insurance repair “sheets.”

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The best way to learn something is my doing it.  This package includes all the setup and initial training you’ll need to start receiving top-quality Xactimate estimates from Claims Delegates.

We’re here to walk you through the steps.  It’s in our best interest that you get estimates that are:

  • Thorough and Complete
  • Easy for adjusters to say “Yes” to
  • Professional looking with your logo

Satisfied Customers Are Talking…

"Andy understands the business very well and is adept at using excel, technology, and assets to produce high quality work product." Rudi S.

Xactimate Estimating, American Technologies

"Appreciate you and all you do for us :)"


Misty McCuen

Office Manager, Allied Restoration

"Quick and Easy!"



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"Andy does great work, is very knowledgeable and get us the information we need in a timely fashion."


Project Manager, Restoration Solutions

Maximize Estimator ROI

We are the only service provider in Portland that specializes in helping non-restoration GC’s perform insurance repairs. With Claims Delegates, any quality contractor can avoid the learning curve and break into this exclusive market.  Our goal is for every homeowner to truly be able to chose their own contractor to repair their home after a loss.

You do high quality work.  That’s exactly the kind of work that most people want done when disaster strikes.  We’re here to make sure you get paid to do just that.

Here is a sample XACTIMATE estimate.  As you’ll see, they aren’t exactly self-explanatory. This particular estimate was the final product of several rounds of negotiation and revision.  And the contractor still has the ability to supplement for permits and other “open” items.

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