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Quality Control

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In the world of construction, precision is key. Whether you’re just starting out or an experienced professional, the importance of accurate estimating cannot be overstated. Construction projects are intricate puzzles…

What is a Takeoff?

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What is a takeoff, what is takeoff software, and why are takeoffs important? The term takeoff (also written take-off or take off) is commonly associated with the construction industry and…

Vinyl and Metal Siding and Soffit Trim

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F Channel. J Channel. Starter Strip. Z Metal. Drip Edge. T Channel. Utility Trim. There are a confusing amount of flashing and trim options available for Metal Siding and Vinyl…

Quick Tip! Kits + Presets

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Kits and Presets are two powerful tools to help aid you in your takeoffs. Once properly set up, they’ll save you a ton of time by preselecting material assignments and…

Show What You Mean

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A picture is worth a thousand words…so use them! If you work on material takeoffs and estimating or do any other work with the construction industry, you’ve likely been more…

Lap Siding – Revealing how it works

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When we discuss Siding we are talking about a huge category.  Fortunately most of them are pretty straight forward and rely on a straight square foot to board size conversion.  …