Bid4Build - Bid4Build Construction Estimating Software
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Bid4Build is well suited for all types of residental construction, insurance estimating, electrical estimating, home remdeling, and many areas of commercial construction. Bid4Build extensive database and category listings enable the construction professional to provide accurate estimates which span the gamut of contractor jobs, including most every common building material.
Bid4Build's award-wining construction estimating software solutions combine features and functions which are only found in software packages costing thousands of dollars more. Bid4Build's standard features include: multiple costbook database plug-ins; built-in construction estimating calulators; calendar management; customer, project and upplier databases; construction phase and area management; unit and compostie assemblies; job costing and tracking; change order processing; scheduling; digital photo project library; bid package management; estimating templates; exetensive reporting capabilities, contract writer, invoicing digital on screen takeoff, and much more.
Bid4Build also provides direct integration with leading software solutions including Microsoft Office products (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, and MS Project), Quickbooks, Craftsman, Priosoft, Virtualboss (desktop and mobile computing applications), and QuickGantt Scheduling.
A Key advantage of Bid4Build's flexibility and sophistication is the ability to enable the construction professional to create and manage their own costbook database, important existing item cost information, and integrate with leading cost data sources providers such as Craftsman. Bid4Build Craftsman Costbook integration includes the National General Construction database, National Renovation & Insurance Repair databases, National Home Improvement database and the National Electric database. Craftsman's Costbook databases provide accurate and updated information for the USA and Canada. This information includes construction related catgegories and costs of materials, labor, subcontractor and equipment items. This allows developers, architects, engineers, contractors, insurance professionals and others to accurately estimate and control the cost of residental, commerical, insurance restoration, new contstruction or renovation projects.
Another key advantage and competitive differentiator is Bid4Build's digital on screen takeoff software solution. Bid4Build Takeoff Live software is a feature-rich, stand-alone or fully integrated, digital on screen takeoff software solution which works in conjunction with Bid4Build's Enterprise Edition, version 3.5.1 estimating system. Construction plans or images can easily be imported into Bid4Build Takeoff Live, where measurements and cost assignments can quickly and easily be built. A complete estimate can be created on the fly using the take off software, and then immediately available for futher processing or reporting using the Bid4Build estimating solution.