Using Matterport to Document Loss and Damage
Today, we’re going to take a second look at how Matterport can help contractors and adjusters document damage and loss on restoration jobs. In this video, we’re going to look at the tool inside an actual residence.
As we navigate to the page, you’ll see each location or job has a unique public web address. This gives people with access to the link, the ability to view scans easily. After you press play, it takes you into the space, first from a zoomed-out view, and then finally to the classic room view.
The circles, on the floor and throughout the home, represent different positions the viewer can move. These circles help the viewer navigate easily so they can capture what they need in the space. And because this home has two floors, you can move up and down the stairs to get a complete view of the interior.
In the bottom left-hand corner, you’ll see a couple of different viewing options.
– Dollhouse View
– Floorplan View
– Floor Selector
– Measurement Mode
Additional features are also available, including image labeling and tagging to highlight rooms and other specific areas of interest and a floor plan generator that can be used in programs like Xactimate.
We use the tool as an extra level of accountability, so contractors and adjusters have another easy way to verify inventories from pack-outs. If you have questions about Matterport please leave them below.
If you currently use Matterport, we’d love to hear about your experience using the tool.
– Has it improved your processes?
– Had it made your job easier?
– Has it helped reassure clients and adjusters?
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