A look into our new 'groupings' function to calculate materials quickly.Read More
Do you need to know the square meter area? Well you've come to the right plan, in a couple of short steps we'll help you find it out. All you'll need is a computer and a set of plans!Read More
It’s not always easy to get the original copies of plans straight from the draftys pen, sometimes originals have been scanned and re-uploaded which will affect you when you are looking to get accurate measurements, other times guys send you a picture of plans (As in the example below). It can be a real slog getting the correct information for something so crucial that could be the difference in thousands of dollars.Read More
You probably logged into ConX last night or this morning and noticed something a little bit different about us….or maybe you haven’t yet tried us out, if that’s the case you’ve got to see this.Read More
You come home after a day on site. Print out the set of blueprints (if you own a printer), if not get them printed at your nearest print shop. Clear a space on the dining room table, grab your scale ruler and highlighters, and settle in for the night. A couple of hours later once you’ve finished measuring, add up all your measurements, add your rates and then flick an email over to the builder with the quote. Surely there's a better way?Read More
You wouldn’t use a tool from 30 years ago to cut your tiles, so why would you use pens, paper and rulers to do your estimating?Read More
How to use online tools to calculate the amount of concrete required for a slab!
First things first it completely depends on the size of your company. A multinational company will have entirely different needs and budget than your small residential builder. Licenses for some of these can cost thousands of dollars per year per user.
Another major factor is who will be using the software? Will it be a professional estimator who has completed a degree in estimating or a painter by trade looking to price a local job?Read More