The Countfire blog

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How to become an electrical estimator

What path do people take to become an estimator? We’re looking at how people make the move to an electrical estimator role:

Case Study: Maintec quotes more efficiently with Countfire

When you have a number of electrical projects in the pipeline, you need an efficient process for counting take-offs and producing a quote. Here’s how Maintec have streamlined that process with Countfire:

Why Countfire is a top choice for takeoff software

Are you looking for the best takeoff software for electrical estimating? Here’s why Countfire is a top choice:

How Countfire helped ROC win a £5.5 million project

ROC is an electrical and mechanical company working on some large projects in the UK. Here’s how they use takeoff software to quickly produce electrical estimates:

7 Reasons you didn’t win the electrical tender

Wondering why you didn’t win that electrical tender this time? Here are a few common reasons why your submission may not have been considered:

9 ways to use the cloud if you’re an electrical estimator

Are you using cloud takeoff software? What about other cloud-based applications? These can be a real efficiency for electrical estimators – here’s how:

4 more tips for effective PDF management

PDF management can be an important skill within the electrical and construction sectors. Here are some tips for better document management:

What happens after your electrical tender is submitted?

What happens to your electrical tender bid once it is submitted to a vendor? Here are the basics of how a tender is assessed:

Managing “scope creep” on electrical projects

Managing scope creep on electrical estimating projects can be a challenge. Here are some tips for keeping it under control:

How safe are your business documents? Tips for online security

How reliable is your online security for storage of business documents? We’re looking at some of the risks and things you can do to keep your data safe:

True automated takeoff software

Electrical estimator? Start counting automatically today