02. Definitions and Terminology

2.7 Tasks / Scheduler

To help your group coordinate work that needs to be done on properties, you can create and view Tasks on both the mobile app and the online portal. On the app, find Tasks in the main menu, below New Property/Unit. In the online portal, find Tasks in the Advanced menu tab. Use Tasks to: Create […]

2.6 Documents

Documents is a zInspector Pro feature that allows Property Managers and other professionals to generate completely customized documents and forms. From the online portal menu bar, find Docs in the Advanced menu: here you can view and search the documents you have created, upload a document, or work with document templates. Certain fields, such as […]

2.5 Previous Photos (on the App vs. on the Web)

On the App: Previous Photos Gallery From the Photo Inspection screen, press Previous Photos to view a gallery of photos previously taken on your device only. Keep in mind that once a photo has uploaded to the server and cleared the queue, it will only remain locally stored on your device for the number of […]

2.4 Comments / Smart Comments

Most of the information associated with your photos and reports will be addressed by the Property, Activity, Area and Detail tags, as well as any associated Tasks.  To provide additional specific and detailed context, remember to add comments to photos and inspections whenever possible. Comments Comments can range from a description of damage done to […]

2.3 Properties: Single- & Multi-Unit

To make inspections and searching for photos easy and intuitive, zInspector treats every home, unit, or Common Inspection Unit as a separate Property. (In zInspector, “Property” and “unit” are synonymous.) Single-Family / Single-Building Units For conventional properties like single-family homes or single-building units, the term “Property” is straightforward. The single-family home 123 Cherry St., for […]

2.2 Areas, Details and Actions

Areas, Details and Actions are part of the context given to the photos you take during inspections. By being specific and tagging each photo appropriately, you increase the power of future photo searches dramatically. See Property Management Inspection for an example of automatically generating all Areas and Details into one streamlined interface. Area An Area […]

2.1 Activities

In zInspector an “Activity” is a grouping of photos, videos and/or inspection notes for a particular property on a particular day. Uploaded Activities appear in your Timeline as icons. Examples of zInspector Activities include: Construction Inspection Marketing Move Out Repair Activities bundle your photos into intuitive sets to allow for simple searching. Searching Activities: Every […]