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Construction Estimating Software for Remodeling Contractors

Estimate Faster +  Generate Accurate Proposals  + Create Project Documents

Takeoff Plus | Estimating Software for Remodeling Contractors

Takeoff Plus Features:

  • Estimate Your Way with the following Estimating Methods

    • Stick

    • Unit price

    • Assembly

    • And/or by lump sum bids

  • Estimate Faster with Assemblies (also called work packages)

    •  Estimate multiple items with one takeoff unit of measure

    • Includes many pre-built assemblies to speed the estimating process

    • Easy to add other assemblies as needed

  • Maintain Unlimited Items, Assemblies and More!

    • There’s no limit to the number of cost items, assemblies or other catalog data you can maintain

  • Build Specifications (Scope of Work) as you Build the Estimate

    • Attach detailed specifications to assemblies and items so as you're building your scope of work you're building your estimate at the same time
  • Estimate more Accurately with Bid Sheet Templates

    • Standardize your estimating process by building bid sheet templates of cost items, assemblies and specifications broken down by category of work and or by location
  • Create Professional Looking Proposals/Specifications

    • Produce professional looking proposals/specifications for the customer to sign directly from the estimate

    • Create detailed or summary proposals/specifications by location and/or by category of work

  • Change Orders

    • Estimate, print or e-mail customer's change orders

    • Track pending, approved and/or rejected change orders along with changes to the vendor’s contract

  • Create Request for Quotes RFQ’s, PO's WO's and Subcontracts from Estimate in Seconds

    • Print, fax or e-mail RFQ's, PO’s and SC’s to vendors
    • Print, fax or e-mail vendor's change orders

  • Maximize Profit Margin with Multi-Vendor Pricing

    • Maintains price lists for your various vendors for the same item
    • Easily compares costs between suppliers so that you can negotiate for the best price.

  • Create More Accurate Estimates with Automatic Price Updates

    • Can accommodate price updates electronically via Excel (.csv) or text (.txt) file from vendors
  • Bid Markups

    • Markup a bid by percentage, cost type, total costs or flat dollar amount.

    • Use different markup percentages for each bid.

  • Bid Specific Pricing

    • TakeOff Plus allows you to modify the price of an item for a specific bid while maintaining the standard item price in the catalog

  • Estimate Faster with Key Measurements

    • Enter key measurements of a blue print and automatically update takeoff quantities for multiple items and assemblies. For instance, SF of Interior or LF of Perimeter

Single Entry

  • Digital Takeoff Integration

    • Interfaces with Digitizers and Digital Takeoff software

  • CAD Integration - Automatically Create  Estimates from CAD Drawings

    • Currently integrate with Chief Architect, Cadsoft and Softplan

  • Sales to Estimating Integration

    • SalesBuilder Plus client/job information is available in Takeoff Plus 

  • Estimating to Sales Integration

    • Bid information is available back in SalesBuilder Plus
  • Estimating to Scheduling Integration

    • Integrates with Scheduling Plus and Microsoft Project
    • Transfers job activities and vendors attached to those activities to the above products

  • Estimating to  Job Cost Accounting Integration

    • Transfers bid information to Job Accounting Plus including: bid code, bid description, contract price, category budgets, purchase orders, and sub-contracts

    • Transfers all subsequent client change orders and their dollar amounts along with the associated category budgets, purchase orders and subcontracts for those changes

Takeoff Plus is one of the only few construction estimating software solutions for remodeling contractors that can be used for both a sales tool and a project management tool.

Takeoff Plus can be purchased as a stand-alone software product or as part of our complete Plus Series.

Takeoff Plus can be accessed internally on your computer or via the Internet on any mobile device or laptop that has Internet connectivity.

Construction Software Testimonial

"I just wanted to write a quick note to say how happy I am with the software. The estimating side of things is working out really well. I was able to get a bathroom estimate out in 30 minutes, compared to about 1.5 hours with my spreadsheet."

-Andrew Watermeyer, Creo Projects, Owner

 


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