Free Construction Estimating Tools – Get-A-Quote

July 8, 2011 by · Comments Off on Free Construction Estimating Tools – Get-A-Quote
Filed under: Construction Calculator, Construction Cost, Construction Estimating, Construction Estimating Software, Renovation Costs 

Get-A-Quote is an easy way to find labor and material cost estimates for nearly any residential, commercial or industrial construction project. Just type the key word you’re looking for to search the database (which include thousands of material costs, the man hours required for installation, the installed cost and the cost of equipment where needed to complete the project) and click on Get A Quote. This is a simple yet effective tool to use to get a ball park estimation for your construction project.

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QuickCalculators – Construction Estimating Calculators

July 8, 2011 by · Comments Off on QuickCalculators – Construction Estimating Calculators
Filed under: Construction Calculator, Construction Cost, Construction Estimating, Construction Estimating Software, Renovation Costs 

QuickCalculators are designed to help you quickly calculate quantities for common construction projects and the surface areas of some basic room shapes. You simply enter the dimensions for your job in the blank spaces then push the View QuickCalculator Report button to view and print your results. Some of the calculators offered for construction projects are Bearing Walls, Joist System, Concrete Wall & Footing, roofs, rectangular and round rooms and more.

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PostFrame Manager Construction Estimating Software

July 7, 2011 by · Comments Off on PostFrame Manager Construction Estimating Software
Filed under: Construction Calculator, Construction Cost, Construction Estimating, Construction Estimating Software, Free Construction Estimating Software, Renovation Costs 

PostFrame Manager 4.0 – Create, price, and otherwise manage postframe building construction with this industry leading program. Includes 3D virtual touring and stampable 2D drawings. Calculates all labor and materials, taxes, and even special items. This version is free to use. Although intended for contractors this is simple enough to use for the average person to visualize any building he or she wishes to construct like garages, office buildings, machine sheds, warehouses, equestrian arenas, barns, etc. If you want to save money on your next construction project, postframe is the way to go. This program makes it easy.

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Methvin Construction Estimating Software

July 6, 2011 by · Comments Off on Methvin Construction Estimating Software
Filed under: Construction Calculator, Construction Cost, Construction Estimating, Construction Estimating Software, Free Construction Estimating Software, Renovation Costs 

Methvin is a construction and renovation estimating software product. Some of its features include the ability to break down tasks into sub-bills tasks, the ability to lock tasks independently to allow for imbalanced rates, and produce invitation to tender letters.


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Free Construction Estimating Software

Free Construction Estimating SoftwareThis post lists various free construction estimating software and tools that can be used free of charge.  Some of the tools can estimate material, labor and provide customer relations database and full reporting.  Some other tools may provide a subset of the above mentioned task.  Some tools are sophisticated while others may be easier to use.  It is therefore important to read the description for each software to determine what is most suitable for your project.  All these software are functional in the free version; however while some tools are fully functional, others may have some features disabled in the free form.  We hope that you enjoy using these tools and please let us know if you know of any other free construction estimating tools.

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