Restoration: Documenting Damages in the magicplan app

Learn the various methods for recording damage within the magicplan app.

Accurately documenting and highlighting damaged areas in a property is crucial for effective assessments, planning, and communication with clients and insurance adjusters. magicplan offers various annotation tools that allow you to enhance your floor plans, making them comprehensive and easy to understand. Here’s how you can use photos, annotation objects, restoration objects, and color coding to highlight damaged areas in your floor plans.

Methods to Document Damage in magicplan

Add Photos

A photo provides visual evidence of the damage and the progress of restoration work, allowing for accurate and efficient documentation.

  • After a natural disaster, attach photos of damaged areas to provide a clear visual record for insurance claims, clients, and other stakeholders. 
  • Photos can be added to floors, rooms, objects, or you can create a virtual tour of the property.

Learn more about using photos to capture damage here.

Annotation Objects

The Annotation object category in magicplan contains objects that can help you mark specific points of interest, such as areas of damage or important restoration actions.

  • Indicate areas on your floor plan that need repair, installation, removal, inspection, draining, drying, or cleaning.

Learn more about magicplan's objects here.

Restoration Objects 

Restoration objects in magicplan represent various types of equipment and tools used during the restoration process. Placing these objects on your floor plan helps document the equipment used and their locations.

  • Place dehumidifiers and air movers in rooms affected by water damage to show equipment deployment for drying purposes.
  • Add vacuums and air scrubbers to document areas undergoing mold remediation and air purification.

Learn more about magicplan's Restoration Objects here.

Color Coding Rooms 

Color coding rooms in magicplan allows you to visually distinguish different types of damage or areas that require specific restoration actions.

  • You can use this feature to color code rooms based on the stage of restoration (e.g., yellow for initial assessment, orange for ongoing work, green for completed).

Learn more about color coding rooms here.