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2 Replies and 7079 Views Simsol Software Tutorial  7079  2 Started by  rwheeling This recording is the first webinar in a series of videos to come from Simsol. Each of the webinars will cover features found in the version 5.0 of Simsol's estimating software and will be conducted by Simsol's training director, Danny Sutliff. For more information please visit Simsol's website at Here is the link to video tutorials:
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by  rwheelingJump to last post
07/09/2014 3:05 PM
67 Replies and 53408 Views SIMSOL VS XACTIMATE  53408  67 Started by  ekraft
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I have been an XACT user for a number of years.&160; Started doing some daily claims for a vendor and one client insists on SIMSOL program. ( I log on to their remote computer to write estimates)&160; Boy is it easy to learn and very 'adjuster' oriented.&160; No one in my neck of the woods uses Simsol.&160; If it weren't for the carriers who send me claims via XACT, think I would switch to SIMSOL.&160; Cost prohibitive at this point.&160; Would have to install program on a separate laptop ...
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by  DFWadjusterJump to last post
04/10/2013 7:40 PM
1 Replies and 3776 Views Simsol for Daily Claims  3776  1 Started by  jennrhot I am relatively new to the adjusting world.  I have been doing CAT work and now daily claims for a company that uses Simsol exclusively.  Does anyone know of any other companies that I can apply to for daily work that utilize Simsol.  I have found it to be very user friendly and would rather stick to one software program as I develop myself into a better adjuster.  I understand that Xactimate is the preferred software and I am level 1 certified with it, however I much prefer ...
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by  Jud G.Jump to last post
01/30/2013 5:42 PM
2 Replies and 5145 Views Simsol V4  5145  2 Started by  TMan &160;Simsol, A feature was disabled from V3 to V4 that is affecting my work flow. &160;In v3 I would preview my assembled file. &160;Once satisfied I would 'save as' a pdf to the desired location. The 'save as' feature is disabled in v4. &160;Now after previewing I have to close preview, return to global print screen, switch from preview to PDF, choose desired location proceed. This represents several additional steps over the previous linear work flow I was accustomed to in v3. &160; ...
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by  ChuckDeatonJump to last post
07/21/2011 4:05 PM
0 Replies and 4107 Views New Adjuster Short Form Report  4107  0 Started by  johnpostava We have had several recent requests for a new adjuster 'short form' report for smaller losses where a full captioned narrative is not needed.&160; Anyone have a good template they wounld not mind sharing&160; We can&160;build a form that autofills the loss&160;and estimate info and leave the&160;adjuster ample space to write a short narrative of the loss.&160; &160; If we use it, I'll send you some SIMSOL&160;Goodies.... My email is &160; &160;
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07/21/2011 3:56 PM
0 Replies and 4192 Views New SIMSOL Website Launched  4192  0 Started by  johnpostava All, We launched a new website design last Friday at the same address,; We've added some marketing and Help videos and some new features including an Owner's&160;Blog, a SIMSOL&160;Company Store&160;and&160;a&160;link to our sister company for cat claims, SIMSOL&160;Insurance Services, Inc. (; We were able to secure a few new flood claim accounts over the summer in preparation for the 2010 Hurricane season.&160; The season may be over but ou...
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12/21/2010 5:17 PM
1 Replies and 4506 Views Welocme 2010  4506  1 Started by  johnpostava This is the first time I have visited CADO in 2010.&160; Had some elective surgery in late December and ran into a glitch that kept me down for over a month.&160; All is well now and back at work (Arrrrrrr!).&160; Cat work is slow but Spring is around the corner and dreams of hail and flood (if the NE&160;snow melts fast!!!) are dancing in my head!!!.&160; To all seasoned cat folks - keep the faith and know that work is just a few months away. I don't have any news to share with you all, g...
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by  BeauKronJump to last post
07/31/2010 12:14 PM
8 Replies and 7934 Views Simsol Heavy Commercial Database  7934  8 Started by  R_Smith I am working on a project expanding the use of adjusters within the government recovery effort.  I am in our second trial with great support from the government, but Xactimate has decided not to support us on this trial.  I have never used Simsol, but would like to hear more about the program and just how robust is their heavy commercial database.  We look at educational facilities  ( public schools & colleges ), city facilities and state agencies.   A...
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
06/06/2010 8:11 PM
3 Replies and 5363 Views Simsol Coverage Setup  5363  3 Started by  Rscotth45 Hello all, I have been using Simsol for quite a few years now adjusting flood claims. I recently took a class for a different estimating software and one of the things that was taught was defining and using subcoverages. I know that in Simsol you can define a subcoverage but I have yet to find out how to actually use this subcoverage. What I am trying to do is define a subcoverage of coverage B for the special limits on a flood claim and have those Simsol specify those limits in the esitmate. I...
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by  johnpostavaJump to last post
02/22/2010 10:03 AM
3 Replies and 8215 Views Tutorials For Simsol?  8215  3 Started by  dparsons I am having to start using Simsol for a new customer and I used it years ago as a DOS program.&160; It uses the same basic format but is more Windows oriented and doing the estimate is pretty straight forward.&160; I downloaded the 30 day trial and there was a short 'Getting Started' tutorial but it didn't cover the Diagrams or Photos very well.&160; The download page refers to the Getting Started tutorial and a different tutorial but only the basic one is there to download.&160; Is there so...
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by  dparsonsJump to last post
08/08/2009 12:41 PM
26 Replies and 13846 Views Carrier Forced Pricing in Property Claims  13846  26 Started by  johnpostava
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The news wire just released a story about a fairly large restoration company in Denver being sued by the state for&160;'fraud' because their pricing was 20-30 above what the insurance carriers wanted to pay for repairs to damaged structures.&160; In the words of a popular news anchor, 'I may not be a restoration contractor but I am a thinker', so what the state is telling contractors, if you don't match the prices being offered by insurance companies to do the repairs to a building, you will ...
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
01/02/2009 1:33 PM
4 Replies and 5191 Views In Memory of Wendy Baran  5191  4 Started by  johnpostava We have all lost one of our own this past weekend.  Wendy Baran, one of the best flood adjusters and people I have ever had the priviledge to know passed away this past weekend.  Wendy was a young woman and we still don't know what exactly happened but she is gone and she will be greatly missed.  Pray for her family and friends as they deal with their grief.  Wendy, I will miss your simile and posittive attitude (even when the insured we were deailing with was a real a-hole!!...
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by  johnpostavaJump to last post
11/29/2008 11:47 PM
1 Replies and 4856 Views Simsol Disto A6  4856  1 Started by  billl12167 Need some help concerning the use of the A6 Disto with Simsol. When a dimension is transferred to the highlighted length of the room the number of feet is in the length and the inches flows to the width measurement. Example: Disto Measurement is 8’07”. Results after transfer: &160;Length is 8’ 0.00” &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;...
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by  hunter0544Jump to last post
10/14/2008 5:24 PM
7 Replies and 5204 Views Roy, what are you doing?  5204  7 Started by  johnpostava Roy, I don't know what you did to CADO the last time you brought the FORUMS down but it is a MESS! I can not find a 'contact us' anywhere on the site. My 'active topics' is not working as it used to and I can not watch my responds to my topics when someone posts. What is going on
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by  hostJump to last post
09/27/2008 4:58 PM
0 Replies and 3361 Views Ike Pricing for Texas and Louisiana  3361  0 Started by  johnpostava We would like to use this thread as a clearing house for repair pricing in the Ike-affected areas. Early indications that common item pricing is remaining steady. Housing and remodeling were way down prior to the storm indicating no inital major increase in labor costs. Inland material suppliers are up and running and materials are in good supply indicating no jump in material pricing. All indications point to no shift in repair costs at this point. However, that could change. As CAD...
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09/17/2008 2:37 PM
2 Replies and 7188 Views New NFIP Flood Schedule is Ready to Download  7188  2 Started by  johnpostava As many of you know NFIP flood adjusters are getting a raise next month.&160; The new fee schedule goes into effect 9/1/08 for all flood claims with dates of loss after that date.&160; Better fees on the lower end of the schedule.&160; The new fee schedules for both regular flood claims and ICC flood claims are ready to download into your copy of Simsol for Adjusters and can be found on our website ( onthe DOWNLOADS page.&160; Remember, do not have simsol running in the backgr...
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
08/30/2008 12:49 AM
16 Replies and 18641 Views The Ultimate Adjuster Scoping Computer...  18641  16 Started by  johnpostava &160; &160;
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by  BobHJump to last post
07/27/2008 12:33 PM
4 Replies and 6084 Views SIMSOL/PENPRO COMPATABILITY ISSUE  6084  4 Started by  ekraft I have been an Xact user for years and downloaded the 30-day trial of Simsol.&160; Installed it and started to familiarize myself with its components.&160; Then, I needed to use Penpro also to write a vehicle estimate.&160; Would not work.&160; Apparently, Penpro and Simsol use a similar databse engine and Simsol prevented Penpro from running.&160; I had to&160; uninstall Simsol and delete a command line in the MDE Administrator in order to get Penpro to run again.&160; Any idea on how to...
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by  ekraftJump to last post
07/11/2008 11:07 PM
5 Replies and 5454 Views Simsol SP3e Problem  5454  5 Started by  traindog71 I cannot change the RC Qualification for a Seasonal Home in Simsol, it will not let me change the status on the final.&160; Is anyone else having this problem
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by  okclarrydJump to last post
04/24/2008 8:51 PM
9 Replies and 17876 Views Common Estimating Errors  17876  9 Started by  johnpostava They say there have been more mistakes made by computers than Tequila and Hand Guns combined.&160; That being said, with the help of one of the top trainers at Vale National Training Center we published a white paper on what we feel are some of the top estimating errors adjusters make using computers or scoping losses in general.&160; The list is by no means complete.&160; The link is provided below.&160; Can you think of any other common mistakes even the best of us make from time to time ...
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by  Gale HawkinsJump to last post
03/15/2008 2:06 AM
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