Tip of the Week – Creating Usage Notes

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
Can you create a note for a specific set of products within your material list and have a reference to that note show in your report on the same line?

While performing a takeoff you notice that the structural pages call for TJI floor joists while the architectural pages call for 2×10. You…

Tip of the Week – Creating a Report Note

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
How can I create a note and have it show in my report?
When performing a take-off, an estimator will invariably run into situations that are not made clear by the blueprints. The key, when faced with this situation, is to communicate clearly to the customer what decision was made. One of the ways…

Tip of the Week – Drywall Report

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
Do you need a drywall takeoff on your estimation project?
PrebuiltML can produce a drywall report based on inputs you made for your lumber take off. This report has information that can be used in the project lists for drywall estimating.

The Drywall Report

Here’s how you do it:
1. Go to the drop down menu “Tools”,…

Tip of the Week – Bulk Rename Feature

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
Would you like to easily rename several of your plan pages at one time? You can do this with the Bulk Rename feature.

Helpful Hint: Your scanned construction plan page copies has a generic name you don’t want, for example “Scanned_Page_001”.  With the Bulk Rename Feature you can change those plan page names quickly to…