The Countfire blog

Tools and tips for customer success

Case study: How Countfire helped ROC win a £5.5m 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:

How to improve quality control on your electrical tenders

Bidding successfully on electrical tenders depends upon your ability to do a good job of presenting it. Precision is important and quality control of your tenders should check for accuracy. Here’s what to consider:

The different stages of electrical estimating

What different stages are there to the electrical estimating process? Here’s what any budding estimator needs to know:

7 useful tips for managing PDFs

We use PDFs a lot in the electrical and construction businesses. These 7 tips can help you to manage your documents more efficiently.

True automated takeoff software

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