Posted: August 2, 2018
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Whether you’re a concrete or flooring contractor, there are lots of tools and options in the takeoff and estimating software market. When it comes to evaluating and selecting a cost estimating tool, it pays to dig into your technical requirements before you take the next step.
Like any other major purchase for your construction business, you should approach selecting software with research and due diligence. No matter your trade, it’s important to double-check technical features and requirements when comparing different software programs.
5 Technical Questions to Ask
Here are five key questions to consider when listing your requirements for takeoff and estimating software from our eBook, Estimators Guide to Assessing and Picking the Right Software:
Double-Check Core Capabilities
There are lots of technical requirements to weigh when picking a new construction estimating tool. Contractors should always make sure any new software has the core capabilities as outlined by Software Advice in its 2018 FrontRunners Quadrant. They suggest any tool your purchase should include cost estimating, cost database, and proposal generator.
Want to learn more? For a step-by-step guide to the purchasing process, download our eBook, Estimators Guide to Assessing and Picking the Right Software, now.
Did you know On-Screen Takeoff and Quick Bid were named a FrontRunner by Software Advice? Request a demo now to learn how On-Screen Takeoff and Quick Bid can help you win the right work for your construction business.