Takeoff & Construction Estimating Software For Serious Estimators

Bid more projects in less time with STACK’s comprehensive takeoff and construction cost estimating software. With best-in-class cloud-based tools, you can see 10X faster bids and up to 35% more opportunities to win.

Industry-leading tools that take the guesswork out of construction estimating.

STACK delivers power and performance from measurements to proposals. Work through takeoffs and estimates faster and with unmatched accuracy, and leverage intuitive tools to bid better and win more profitable work.

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Speed

Quantity and Material Takeoff

Complete takeoffs in the cloud with easy-to-use, lightning-fast tools. STACK streamlines your process from day one and empowers you to bid more work in less time.

Fast Takeoffs

Fast, Accurate Measurements

Dedicated tools for area, linear, arc, pitched, counts and volume.

Powerful Automation

Save time with tools like Autoname, Auto Count, hyperlinking and more.

Template Library

Store takeoff templates so you can quickly add them to new projects.

Grouping & Labels

Create up to 10 custom labels to help group, filter and organize takeoffs.

Accuracy

Detailed Cost Estimating

STACK simplifies the bid process for even the most complex jobs, allowing you to quickly and confidently respond to bid requests with thorough, accurate estimates.

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Items & Assemblies

Seamlessly create a bill of materials for supply orders from pre-built or custom libraries.

Customized Estimates

Incorporate labor, materials, non-measured costs, and markup.

Filter & Reports

Filter by plan, cost type or other labels, and generate reports with a variety of different data points.

Estimate Your Way

Work with your work style: create estimates in STACK, export data, or use our Excel plugin.

Customization

Client Quote and Proposal

Build and customize winning proposals in a fraction of the time, using data directly from your estimate and ensuring ideal profit margins.

Branded Proposals

Professional Branded PDFs

Create polished proposals with your logo, terms, scope, and other details.

Subtotals & Grouping

Deliver increased confidence and credibility with the right organization structure.

Alternative Bids

Generate multiple alternate proposal options for different bid scenarios.

Benefits of STACK’s Quantity & Material Takeoff Construction Estimate Software

STACK’s takeoff and estimating software offers several benefits for construction professionals:

STACK streamlines the takeoff and estimating process, allowing users to quickly and accurately measure quantities from digital blueprints. This efficiency saves time compared to manual methods, enabling estimators to focus on other aspects of their work.

STACK facilitates collaboration among team members by providing a centralized platform for sharing and reviewing project information. This fosters better communication and coordination, leading to improved project outcomes.

STACK integrates with other construction management tools and software, such as project management systems and accounting software, streamlining workflows and reducing duplicate data entry.

By improving efficiency, accuracy, and collaboration, STACK helps construction companies save time and money throughout the estimating and bidding process. It can also contribute to winning more bids by providing competitive estimates.

The software helps ensure accuracy in measurements and calculations, reducing the likelihood of errors that could lead to costly mistakes during the construction process. This accuracy helps in creating more precise and reliable estimates. 

The software is scalable to accommodate projects of various sizes and complexities. Whether it’s a small renovation or a large-scale construction project, STACK can adapt to meet the needs of users.

Being a cloud-based platform, STACK offers accessibility from anywhere with an internet connection. This allows users to work on estimates and takeoffs remotely, increasing flexibility and productivity. 

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See what STACK customers are saying:

Customer Spotlight

See how Demotik achieved 50-75% better productivity and 30-40% win rates with STACK.

As a super subcontractor performing several trades, Demotik grappled with a slow estimating process and lost profits before finding STACK. Now, they’re seeing an increase in productivity, higher win rates, and better profit margins.

 

How Our Material & Quantity Takeoff and Construction Estimating Software STACKs Up Against the Competition.

User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX)

STACK’s intuitive and user-friendly design significantly improves productivity and ease of use. A well-designed UI/UX reduces the learning curve for new users and streamlines the estimating workflow, making it faster and more efficient.

Integration and Compatibility

Seamless integration with other construction management software allows for smooth data exchange and collaboration across different tools and platforms used in the construction workflow. 

Customization and Flexibility

The ability to customize templates, formulas, and settings to match the specific needs and preferences of users or project requirements offers a significant advantage. Flexibility in adjusting estimates based on different scenarios or changing project parameters is also valuable.

Customer Support and Training

Prompt and knowledgeable customer support, along with comprehensive training resources (tutorials, documentation, webinars, video, 1:1 training sessions) greatly enhance user satisfaction and adoption. Our responsive support teams can quickly address issues or queries, minimizing downtime and frustration.

Updates and Maintenance

Regular software updates and maintenance to address bugs, add new features, and improve performance ensure that the software remains current and reliable over time.

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FAQs About Our Takeoff and Construction Estimating Software

If you’re interested in takeoff and construction estimating software, you know that it helps to eliminate the use of paper blueprints and go digital.

Cloud Takeoff

Once the plans are digitized, the software enables users to perform a takeoff, measuring distances, areas, volumes, and other relevant dimensions directly on your digital plans. You can mark, highlight, and annotate different parts of the plans to identify elements for estimation.

Construction Estimating

In addition to measurements, the software also facilitates estimating labor costs. You can input labor, waste, overhead, and other parameters to calculate the labor hours required for various tasks.

Construction takeoff and estimating software can be used by contractors of various sizes, ranging from small independent contractors to large construction firms. The size of the contractor doesn’t necessarily dictate the need or ability to use such software. Instead, factors such as the complexity of projects, the volume of work, and the desire for efficiency and accuracy in estimating typically drive the adoption of commercial construction estimating software. 

Small contractors may find these tools beneficial for streamlining their estimating processes, reducing errors, and improving the competitiveness of their bids. Meanwhile, larger contractors often use these software solutions to manage multiple projects simultaneously, coordinate teams, and maintain consistency and accuracy across various aspects of their operations. 

At STACK, we are actively growing our partners and integrations constantly to ensure our customers can use all the tools you love in a seamless, connected workflow. Learn about our partners & integrations here.

Our software tools are available to try for free, so you can instantly get a feel for the platform! Start performing takeoffs and building you estimates today. Once you purchase a plan, we have expert trainers available to help you get up and running, no experience needed. 

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