If you own an architectural firm or a business in the construction sector, chances are high that you would benefit immensely from takeoff software. These software have the potential to provide you with all necessary tools that enables you to make real time, accurate estimates. But before we delve into that territory, lets first have a closer look at what takeoff software actually are.
Simply put, any takeoff software (also referred to as take-off or take off software) is a collection of processes, programs and data deployed by businesses – most notably those in the construction sector, for performing real time and accurate cost estimations.
Almost all high quality takeoff software come bundled with a number of useful tools. These tools, in essence, are designed specifically to help you work smarter, faster and with absolute precision. For example, a lot of these software nowadays are accompanied by tools that allow you conduct a wide range of important tasks such as:
Calculating length and area in real time
Lowering the expenses associated with plan-reprints
Easy insertion of texts on blueprints
High quality magnifying for easy viewing of details
Using both metric and imperial systems according to requirements
Viewing dimensions right on the display
Choose from a list of a large number of fill styles
Operate with different color-coded takeoffs
Easy integration with other programs.