Construction Cost Estimating Software

 

Put software technology and simplicity to work for you in creating fast and accurate construction cost estimates. In today's fast moving and competitive construction market, you need all the help you can get for a comprehensive and accurate construction cost calculator software. 

Since 1986, CPR Software has specialized in developing functional and user-friendly construction cost estimating software. Our cost estimating software products are designed for general construction, home building, home remodeling, concrete construction, home painting, insurance repair and restoration while representing best value in the cost estimating software market today.

 

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MS Excel-Based Cost Estimating Software

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Construction Cost Estimating Software for Excel

 

How much more profitable would you be if you could cut down bid errors using contractor estimating software? Featuring built-in customizable cost data, this is an essential Excel-based construction cost estimating software tool for general contractors.

GeneralCOST Estimator construction cost estimator comes with a built-in CSI construction cost database covering cost categories such as Sitework, Concrete, Finishes, Mechanical, Electrical and others. You can easily customize the database listings to suit your cost estimating style:

  • Add new cost data or edit existing data

  • Apply your own overhead and profit factors

  • Make changes to suit the way you do business

Metric edition is also available.

Price: $65    generalcost estimator construction estimating software    More info    Download free trial    View video tutorial

 

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Remodel Construction Cost Estimating Software for Excel

Would creating more bids with greater accuracy in less time help your home remodeling business grow? With help from RemodelCOST Estimator for Excel, you can build fast and accurate home repair and remodel cost estimates while increasing your confidence with less risk. A must-have, easy to use remodel construction cost estimator.

Price: $65    remodelcost estimator construction estimating software    More info    Download free trial    View video tutorial

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Painting Cost Estimating Software for Excel

Would you be more successful if you could create more profitable and yet competitive, bid-winning painting cost estimates each time and every time?

PaintCOST Estimator is an indispensible residential and commercial painting cost estimating software tool for painting contractors and remodelers.

Metric edition is also available.

Price: $65    painting cost estimating software for paint contractors    More info    Download free trial    View video tutorial

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Concrete Construction Cost Estimating Software for Excel

Create bid-winning concrete construction cost estimates with ease. ConcreteCOST Estimator for Excel represents a high level of productivity for concrete contractors. Includes handy on-screen calculator for quick and easy takeoff. Contains concrete cost database including sitework, formwork, reinforcement, concrete and repair items.

Metric edition is also available.

Price: $89    concretecost estimator cost estimating software    More info    Download free trial

HomeCOST Estimator for Excel

Home Cost Estimating and Valuation Software for Excel

Calculate home valuation based on area, style and other user-selected parameters for budget estimates, construction loan and mortgage loan financing applications. 

Price: $45    homecost estimator home construction estimating software    More info    Download free trial

RepairCOST Estimator for Excel

Insurance Repair and Restoration Cost Estimating Software for Excel

Build insurance claim cost estimates in industry standard format for property loss as an insurance claim adjuster or insurance repair contractor.

Price: $89    repaircost estimator insurance repair estimating software    More info    Download free trial

RoofCOST Estimator for Excel

Roofing Construction Cost Estimating Software for Excel

Fast and accurate roofing cost estimating software.

Price: $75    roofcost estimator roofing construction estimating software    More info    Download free trial

JobCOST Controller for Excel

Job Cost Tracking and Reporting Software for Excel

Track your construction project expenses effectively and improve profits and project management control.

Price: $39    jobcost controller project management software    More info    Download free trial

Program Suites for Additional Savings

ContractorPACK Advantage for Excel

Program Suite containing:

  • GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel

  • JobCOST Controller for Excel

Price: $85    contractorpack advantage construction estimating software    More info

RemodelPACK Advantage for Excel

Program Suite containing:

  • RemodelCOST Estimator for Excel

  • JobCOST Controller for Excel

Price: $85    remodelpack advantage remodel construction estimating suite    More info

 

ConstructionWORKS Complete for Excel

Program Suite containing:

  • GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel

  • RemodelCOST Estimator for Excel

  • PaintCOST Estimator for Excel

  • HomeCOST Estimator for Excel

  • JobCOST Controller for Excel

Price: $125    constructionworks complete construction estimating software suite    More info

ConstructionTOTAL Industry for Excel

Program Suite containing:

  • GeneralCOST Estimator for Excel

  • RemodelCOST Estimator for Excel

  • PaintCOST Estimator for Excel

  • ConcreteCOST Estimator for Excel

  • RepairCOST Estimator for Excel

  • HomeCOST Estimator for Excel

  • RoofCOST Estimator for Excel

  • JobCOST Controller for Excel

Price: $225    constructiontotal industry construction estimating software suite    More info

Stand-Alone Cost Estimating Software

Visual Estimator

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Stand-alone productivity software tool running on Windows.

Price: $195    visual estimator construction estimating and bidding software    More info    Download free trial

 

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Three Rules to Live By

  1. Know your cost of doing business

  2. Keep accurate records of your estimates

  3. Price your work so it sells, and sells at a profit

 

How to Hire a Contractor

  1. Know the actual cost of work before contacting prospective contractors

  2. Define the scope of work clearly – what is included and what is not

  3. Request quotes from at least three qualified local contractors

 

Five Common-Sense Rules of Successful Cost Estimating

 1. A good estimate must start with a complete understanding of scope of work followed by an accurate quantity takeoff. It's all too easy to miss out identifying items of work in the project. This may be due to absolutely mundane reasons such as missing drawings, details or specs.

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Construction Management - Six Rules for Success

Construction management is a professional activity. It does not happen by chance or as a result of one leader. Yet, it has profound effect in the outcome of the project both financially and timewise. Here are 6 rules to follow for effective construction management.

  1. Plan ahead and repeatedly review important construction milestones

  2. Build consensus with critical players of the management team

  3. Be sure available funds match and exceed management plan

  4. Be realistic about construction schedule. Question and review proposed milestones

  5. Anticipate and tackle problems promply and decisevely

  6. Utilize current technology and build management plan around it

 


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