No.1 CHOICE for construction cost estimating
Trade Estimating is online estimating software that
allows trade contractors and subcontractors to do
all their construction cost estimating.
Our unique and easy-to-use program was developed
to make construction cost estimating as simple as
Now a trade contractor and subcontractor have an
affordable building cost estimating program that
operates on the Internet from any computer (PC or
Mac), anywhere (including an Internet café).
With Trade Estimating, you build your own library of your
material and labour components in our estimating software.
Once you've set up your initial Item Book, future estimates
are fast and accurately produced by simply selecting items
from your Item Book library. The Trade Estimating software
handles all data rate conversions including prices, materials
and labour costs. Trade Estimating has no limitations on
the number of items, or quantity of areas that can be calculated
with our estimating software. Not only is the interface
powerful enough to handle a vast number of different calculations,
but you'll also be amazed at just how easy the estimating
software is to use, even with large projects.
To get started, simply click here
or on the Pricing button and scroll down to the Membership
button, sign up and pay. You can be using our full estimating
software system in minutes. It takes about 10–15 minutes
to become familiar with the Trade Estimating software. See
It Works, and the trade
examples on the Products page, and our online help system
will guide you through every step of the way.
online estimating software
There are many advantages to online estimating software
some of these are;
- It’s cheaper because
the software is online our costs are a lot lower, and
we pass the savings onto you.
- All future upgrades are included
because it is online you do not have to do anything and you have immediate access to your
- Rental of a secure off site data
base in the event that your computer is stolen
or destroyed in a fire you will not lose your valuable
work since no data is stored on your computer.
- Security as your data is
encrypted and kept on our secure web site and backed up
every day. It can only be accessed by you and those
you give access to.
- Multiple access points
because the system is online you can access your account
on any computer with an internet connection. This is handy
when you do not have access to your office computer because it is not working or when you are away from your office. Use your laptop on site.
software was written specifically for trade contractors
All trade contractors and subcontractors can use the Trade
Estimating software (see Product
Examples on the Products page). Because the estimating
software is a frame work and you enter your own material
and labour costs it will be specific to your trade. With
this system you can go into as much detail as you want,
from the major material components right down to screws,
nails, glue, etc and the labour it takes to fix them.
- Labour reports which give
you a full breakdown of costs and hours it should take
to complete each component you priced.
- Material reports detailing
the quantities of materials for each area of the job so
you can order your materials as required at each stage
of the job.
The software is
Nobody wants to sit waiting for pages of a website to load.
The website and software have been designed to operate fast
using Pentium 2 or better and a connection speed of 33 kbps
or faster. Once the first page of the web site and the first
page of the program have been loaded into your cache all
that changes is the data.