The pen-and-paper method has worked well over the years, but it’s time to go digital before your competition does.
The pen-and-paper method has worked well over the years, but it’s time to go digital before your competition does. Using Parts in Groundplan, simply measure the footprint of the required area once.
The resulting calculation is applied to your volume of concrete, steel, chairs and even the lineal metres for your perimeter of formwork or boxing.
You can even create estimating templates that can be used for all your various materials and processes so you don’t have to reinvent the wheel every time.
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Once you’ve uploaded your PDF plan, you’ll measure square meterage areas using the Area Tool. To measure a length of timber for instance, you’ll use the Length tool.
You can quickly calculate the square meterage of the slab to be poured using the Length and Area tools with speed or dig into the detail to measure areas that are likely to be more intricate.
Use the library of assemblies and catalogue items to transform your measurements into a full-scale estimate of your project.
Use Groundplan’s ‘Stages’ to break down your estimate.
Just follow a few simple steps to calculate your next concrete estimate.
Yes. You can add labour fit times to each part and use it to estimate your labour component for the entire project.
Groundplan allows you to share your projects with anyone who has a Groundplan account. You can have as many people as you like working on the same set of plans at the same time from anywhere in the World.
Groundplan Takeoff software is 100% cloud based and runs on all modern browsers. No need to download clunky old server based takeoff software. Groundplan works anywhere on any device with an internet connection.
After signing up, you’ll start a 14 day free trial with unrestricted access to all of Groundplan’s features. You may enter your billing details at any stage to continue using Groundplan beyond the trial period.
Groundplan allows you to pay-as-you-go and you’re free to end your subscription whenever you like. We don’t subject you to any lock-in contracts or hidden fees.