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12 Feb
The When and Why of Updates CATEGORIES:

  Here at PrebuiltML we like to update our software.  In fact, we brag about the frequency of our Updates and where a lot of the ideas for...

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5 Oct
Comparing Excel With Construction Takeoff Software CATEGORIES:

There are some segments of the construction industry that technology can’t touch. There’s no replacement for the skills and experience of a good tradesman, for example. When it...

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4 Sep
How Can Templates Help During Construction Estimating? CATEGORIES:

How Can Templates Help During Construction Estimating? There’s always a battle to fight when you’re a tradesman or a contractor in the construction industry. Competition, thin margins and...

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4 Sep
Organizing Your Construction Project Takeoff Process CATEGORIES:

Organizing Your Construction Project Takeoff Process Material lists are aptly named. They are anything but immaterial, after all. In fact, they are so important to construction projects that...

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20 Aug
What’s The Best Way To Estimate A Concrete Job? CATEGORIES:

Estimating can be an extremely time-consuming part of your job. It adds to your overhead — meaning, you’ll work more to make up those costs. Yet it's also...

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2 Aug
Construction Estimating Software Best Practices CATEGORIES:

Whether you're just starting with estimating software or have been using it for years, there are a number of ways you can optimize your usage to better ensure...

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7 Jun
Choosing The Right Flooring Estimating Software CATEGORIES:

As a contractor, you know that time is money. The more time you spend on the job, the more profitable your company can be. However, if you fail...

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7 Jun
Understanding The Risks Involved In Construction Project Estimation CATEGORIES:

There's a reason the carpenter's saying, "Measure twice, cut once," became so popular. When you're working on a takeoff estimate for a new construction project, it's easy to...

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22 Feb
The Benefits Of Using Takeoff/Estimating Software Vs. Paper Plans CATEGORIES:

  Construction and trade professionals walk a fine line between economy and quality. Yet when it comes to estimating a job, many are still stuck using paper plans...

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22 Feb
Why Should I Use Estimating Software? CATEGORIES:

Consider the following story about a sales office at a ready-mix concrete company: Everyone was up especially early to get the bids in on time and weren't necessarily...

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