The Countfire blog

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How to produce accurate lighting estimates

Want to produce fast and accurate lighting estimates? Here are our top tips.

Guide to cloud-based software for the construction industry

We’re here with an up to date guide on the latest cloud-based software being used in the construction industry.

Sustainability in the construction industry

Sustainability is a hot topic in the construction industry. Here’s how it’s shaping up for the UK:

A guide to using Excel for your estimation project

Many estimations start with an Excel spreadsheet. Here’s our guide on how to keep things simple and effective.

Guide to cloud-based tools for electrical estimating teams

With much of the workforce working remotely, it’s important to know which cloud-based tools are worth investing in.

How to use takeoff software in the construction industry

The construction industry is using cloud-based software to make the process of tender bids faster and more accurate. Here’s a guide to takeoffs.

Can you use takeoff software on your iPad?

We often get asked if Countfire (and other takeoff software) can be used on an iPad. Here’s why we don’t recommend it and some alternatives to try.

How to improve your construction estimates

How can you improve construction estimates? Here are three key areas to look at:

5 game-changing innovations in construction this decade

The past decade has seen a range of innovations in construction technology. Here, we’re highlighting five that continue to make an impact:

UK construction stimulus explained

The UK government recently announced construction stimulus that will impact all areas of construction, including electrical estimating. Here’s what we know:

True automated takeoff software

Electrical estimator? Start counting automatically today