How to Implement Construction Estimating Software

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Sage Construction Estimating Software

7-Step Implementation Process

As a general contractor, subcontractor or developer, you have decided that basic spreadsheets can no longer handle your complex construction estimating needs.  You need a solution that can either integrate with your Sage Construction accounting software or stand on its own.  You are ready to move forward and implement Sage Construction Estimating Software and need a plan for a successful implementation.

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Construction Estimating Software: Where to Start?

Plumb has been a top Sage Reseller for Sage Construction Estimating Software since 2003, back when it was simply known as Sage Timberline Estimating.  With hundreds of installations for construction companies located in California and the western region, Plumb has established a 7-Step Implementation Process to streamline the move to a construction estimating software package.

By applying the actions of:

  • Analyze | Probe Current Operations & Assess
  • Accelerate | Optimize Processes, Procedures & Performance
  • Achieve | Deliver Measurable Results
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Plumb consists of Sage Certified Consultants for the construction industry, ranging in expertise for solutions in estimating, accounting, bid management, take-off and industry-specific databases.

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There are a number of features that can be added to your Sage Estimating Software package, including different methods for takeoff, including digital E-Takeoff, Smart Assemblies and Takeoff from BIM Models.   If you want to speed-up your takeoffs, Sage offers prebuilt, trade-specific cost databases.  It can produce estimates for Unit-Price, Man-Hour,  and Turn-Key for any trade, including Commercial, Residential, Site Development, Concrete & Masonry and Composite.

For more information of Cost Estimating features, click here.

If you’d like a one-on-one demonstration of the software, specific to your industry needs, contact Plumb.  Once you have decided to move forward with the software, Plumb can help with any necessary data migration, customization, full implementation, training and consulting and moving your software to the cloud, if necessary.

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