The #1 Digital Drawing Takeoff Software?




Posted by The Painters’ QS in Estimating for Painting Contractors

Let's face it, there are a number of digital drawing takeoff software packages out there, but only one that works directly in MS Excel as an add-in....................  Bidscreen XL.

Why is this so important?

Well, it means that since Bidscreen XL is integrated into MS Excel, your measure (and measure audit trail) is automatically recorded directly in any MS Excel workbook.

Other takeoff packages tend to record the measure to the pdf file and then record

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As you know we price a lot of large residential developments for Commercial Painting Contractors and it never ceases to amaze me the Contract terms pertaining to retention, that the painter is expected to sign up to.

Here's a typical one:

The Retention shall be released to the Contractor on application by the Contractor in two stages as follows: 2.5% shall be released at completion of the last property at the Site. 2.5% shall be released two years after compl

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