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Intersecting Roof in Sketch

Intersecting Roof in Sketch

Not many people who use Sketch know how to angle components in relation to a roof or a room. In this video, I show how to line up a gable roof ridge with a hip roof hip in a few easy steps. You can also use this shortcut that I demonstrate to rotate stairs, reference...
Show Ceilings in Sketch

Show Ceilings in Sketch

Just recently I learned that you can show your ceiling surfaces in Sketch while in the 3d view. For some reason, I had always thought this was not possible and had resorted to using the “C” in the calculator field for the line item. In this video, I show...
Rooms Below Stairs

Rooms Below Stairs

When there is damage to the SF of a finished room below a staircase, it can be confusing on where and how to find the dimensions to calculate your line item quantities. In this video, I show how you can add line items directly to the room below the stairs in Sketch. I...
Best View in Xactimate

Best View in Xactimate

When writing estimates in Xactimate, I like to avoid extra clicks at all costs. I learned that clicking to scroll up and down the Grouping Tree window in the Estimate Items tab was a big time waste, so I wanted a better option. I learned that the Low Resolution view...