The Xactimate Opening Statement is one of the most overlooked and under-utilized tools in the Restoration estimator's tool box.
The following link will allow you to download my latest version of what I'm calling the Ultimate Opening Statement.
I've looked at hundreds of opening statements from contractors and insurance companies, and included what I believe are the most important items a contractor should include in every opening statement.
~ Andy McCabe runs an Xactimate estimating and property claims consultancy called Claims Delegates. He is currently accepting new client applications from contractors needing help with Xactimate: http://www.claimsdelegates.com/ClientIntake