Takeoff software

The best takeoff software designed for our global community of residential builders and construction trades using Buildxact.

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Easy-to-use estimating takeoff software, from first takeoff to final invoice

Buildxact’s takeoff software will empower construction professionals to build smarter, not harder.

 Buildxact has all the features custom home builders need, and none they do not, since it’s custom designed and built for the needs of residential builders and trades.

Buildxact’s estimating software is so easy to use, construction professionals and their team can get started quickly with minimal training. Starting from the first client meeting, all the way to the final invoice, Buildxact is the only takeoff software custom home builders will need to get their estimates done right and to manage their residential construction jobs – end-to-end.

A simple, better way

Custom home builders can bring their estimating and project management together onto one platform, easily sync with their existing construction accounting software so there is no double handling of information.

Builders can complete takeoffs online up to 80% faster – win back their evenings, stress less and spend more time growing their business with Buildxact.

Customer Story – Shawco Building

Key benefits of Buildxact’s estimating takeoff software

Key features of Buildxact

The only construction takeoff software you need.

Complete takeoffs online
80% faster

Custom home builders can forget about Microsoft Excel, paper plans and scale rulers –  complete your takeoff on-screen
in minutes with Buildxact’s
user-friendly polygon tool.

Builders can price jobs in one step with digital takeoffs linked to item costs.

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Create quick and accurate
cost estimates

Custom home builders can streamline their estimating process with templates, checklists and recipes (group of material and labour) features and re-use them over and over again, once they are in the system.

Builders can connect with their supplier for real-time pricing, or upload their own price list for seamless estimating and takeoffs, not just the first time, but every single time. Custom home builders can rest easy knowing there are no mistakes or missed items.

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Send professional quotes
5x faster

Buildxact helps custom home builders stay ahead of their competitors and win more work with detailed and beautiful quotes, using the Buildxact quotation tool.

Builders can quote quickly with customizable templates based on the estimate and supercharge the RFQ process with suppliers and subcontractors. 

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Manage jobs easily

Custom home builders can keep their construction business running efficiently and stay on top of all the elements of the project with Buildxact’s construction project management software. 

Builders can save time by building their schedule directly from their estimate and use it as the single source of truth for each project. Custom home builders can stay in constant communication with subcontractors, suppliers and other teams involved in a project with automated email and text reminders.

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Track costs in real-time

Buildxact allows custom home builders to always know whether a job is over or under budget with clear cost-tracking features. Builders can improve future estimates and finetune their future takeoffs with easy cost-tracking that compares the estimate to the actual amount spent.

Custom home builders can create purchase orders and work orders, and keep track of multiple jobs in one clean dashboard.

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Sync your accounting software

Buildxact allows custom home builders to connect to Xero, MYOB or Quickbooks construction accounting software and sync invoices and purchase orders.

Builders can access all of their plans and accounting data on the go or at the job site, so they do not have to wait until they are back at the office to check their numbers or send an invoice.

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Customer Story – Bryce Parker Homes

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Pricing for takeoff software for construction

Cloud-based | Instant access | Mobile-friendly 

Buildxact offers three options for your business to choose from, which are: Entry, Pro and Teams.

The “Entry” package costs $149 per month and allows one user. You are able to add an additional user for an extra $59 per month. This plan will provide simple and fast estimating construction takeoff software solutions, as well as the customisable quote builder.

The “Pro” package, which is our most popular package, costs $249 per month for two users and an additional $69 per month if you wish to add an additional user. This package will provide simple and fast estimating construction takeoff software solutions, the customisable quote builder, job management, GANTT Charts, purchase orders and variations, accounting and app integrations and flexible invoicing.

The “Teams” package costs $399 per month for four users and an additional $79 per month to add an additional user. This package includes all of the features available, which include: simple and fast estimating construction takeoff software solutions, the customisable quote builder, job management, GANTT Charts, purchase orders and variations, accounting and app integrations, flexible invoicing and user access controls.

14-day free trial

Get access to all Buildxact’s features, no credit card required.

Create estimates, use the takeoff tool, quote jobs and more as you learn how Buildxact can help your business.

Monthly subscription  

Simple month-to-month pricing and unlimited quotes.

It covers everything you need, including software, trainingsupport, upgrades, and maintenance. 

Access on any device and cancel any time.

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Have a few questions? No problem

How do residential builders get started with takeoffs on Buildxact?

Getting started couldn’t be easier! Buildxact’s takeoff tool is easy to set up and run in a matter of minutes.

Just upload your drawings into one of our pre-made templates, and in 10-minutes, you’re 85% done with an estimate.

How can I do a takeoff for flooring?

Buildxact’s takeoff software is easy to use. To do a basic takeoff for flooring, you can use the metre squared measurement feature.

Simple use one of the estimate templates available and select your unit of measurement.

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Do you have recipes/formulas for carpentry?

Absolutely! Buildxact’s takeoff tool has a wide range of recipes designed to save you time and stress.

Recipes can be used to quickly add a pre-build of items into a project, including materials and labour. Carpenters can use recipes in Buildxact for things like framing.

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