Sage Timberline Office Estimating lays the foundation for a process that’s more structured and accurate than most paper-based or generic spreadsheet methods. A wizard-driven set up walks you through the process of creating your custom estimating database. Plus, it’s easy to learn with an online help system that offers step-by-step instructions for many of the most common estimating tasks - a great tool for getting new estimators up and running quickly.
Flexible, Interactive Spreadsheets
With estimating spreadsheets, you can open and compare several estimates at once and even drag items from one spreadsheet into another. You can also view work by location, by division or item, takeoff order, assembly, bid item or other user-defined Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) code. It all means that you can create, manage, and generate more estimates in less time - and more bids can mean more business!
Your Estimate Process Will Really TAKEOFF
Sage Timberline Estimating Standard provides several options for handling takeoffs including:
Quick Takeoff- Simply drag one or more items from the database directly into the spreadsheet on the screen. Enter dimensions and the software automatically calculates all quantities for you.
Item Takeoff—If you want to work with database items before they go into your estimate, you can drag them into the item takeoff window. When you’re ready, just click a button to add them to your spreadsheet.
Smart Assemblies Takeoff—To save time, you can take off all the items of a wall, door, or other building component in just one step. Estimating databases include a variety of common assemblies that you can modify. Or you can build your own.
The Numbers Are Looking Good
Now that you’re numbers are solid, you’ll want to impress your prospective customers with professional-looking reports that are easy to read and understand. That’s exactly what you get with the presentation-quality reports that come standard with Sage Timberline Office Estimating.
Many Businesses, Many Flavors of Estimating
Each construction business has unique estimating processes with a variety of items, formulas and assemblies. That’s why Sage Timberline Office Estimating offers a variety of features and modules to suit your needs from basic tools for getting started to advanced tools for complex estimates.
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