Old school construction takeoff tasks have finally evolved and have been developed into a software application that compressed the different job of the estimating team into one that can be done by a single person.
The days where you indulge in project cost guesstimates are over with the birth of new construction takeoff software applications. It is becoming so popular that according to the Daily Reporter, thousands of construction professionals are already benefiting from the use of this software. Aside from giving you accurate estimates of the project cost, these new apps have many other useful features that will surely amaze you. So what are these features that will definitely take you away from conventional estimating tasks?
One of its amazing features is its ability to generate reports that will help you compare your present construction project with similar ones you have done in the past. You will see which areas you can replicate and which mistakes to avoid. Doing so would enable you to come up with a more feasible timeframe to complete the present project and also reduce its cost.
Since you can also factor the time needed for materials to be delivered to your project site, you can efficiently manage the phases required for your building project. Aside from this, it also enables you to properly allocate your equipment and labor requirements, thus preventing precious energy from being wasted. Your client will definitely be happy at how well you efficiently manage these aspects.
One persistent issue with construction projects is the risk of miscommunication between site engineers and their offices. With the availability of software on construction takeoffs, you are sure to have seamless communication between onsite engineers and office managers. Those in the procurement division would have a clear picture of when to order materials as requested by the site foremen, ensuring timely delivery of required materials. Office managers can also monitor construction site progress without leaving the office, so they can immediately provide answers to queries of their clients.
With this awesome software, you will be able to do more with less. In fact, according to Construction Work Zone, you can be a risk administrator, as well as pre and post construction manager, rolled into one. With such power in your hands, decisions are made faster and quicker than ever before.