Tag Archives: estimating

How to estimate structured cabling more efficiently

Creating cabling and data estimates is notoriously difficult but here’s how modern estimators are speeding up the process.

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.

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.

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.

What’s next for your career in electrical estimating?

What’s next in the career of an electrical estimator? We’re exploring a few different options here:

Electrical estimating: Which method is best for you?

How do you prepare an electrical estimate? We’re looking at five common estimating methods here:

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 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:

True automated takeoff software

Electrical estimator? Start counting automatically today