Roofing Estimating Software

Nail your roofing estimates with Groundplan. Our cloud-based takeoff software simplifies complex roofing projects, from residential repairs to large-scale commercial installations. From the initial assessment to the final shingle, collaborate seamlessly with your team, regardless of location, and ensure every job stays on track and under budget.

Revolutionise your roofing workflow with Groundplan’s powerful features:

  • Rapid Roofing Takeoffs: Quickly and accurately quantify shingles, underlayment, flashing, vents, and other essential roofing materials. Calculate material costs, labour hours, and more with a single click.
  • Precise Measurement of Roof Elements: Effortlessly measure roof areas, slopes, valleys, ridges, hips, and other linear elements to ensure accurate material ordering and optimal system design.
  • Comprehensive Roof Coverage Calculation: Determine the exact material quantities needed for complete roof coverage, ensuring no areas are left exposed or under protected.
  • Streamlined Plan Management: Track changes to project plans and compare estimates, keeping your entire team aligned throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Efficient Project Scheduling: Schedule tasks, set milestones, and stay on top of deadlines with our integrated project calendar and task management tools.
  • Seamless Software Integration: Connect Groundplan with your preferred project management and accounting software for a unified workflow, saving you time and eliminating errors.

From residential re-roofs to large-scale commercial projects, Groundplan's versatility makes it the perfect fit for all types of roofing projects. We understand the diverse challenges of the roofing industry, and our competitive pricing ensures Groundplan is accessible to businesses of every size.

Why Groundplan?

Takeoff software for any Trade

Modernise your business processes with our cloud-based takeoff software.
Work from anywhere
Use any device to access all your projects, plans and takeoff estimates online. Collaborate with your remote team as changes happen in real time.
No more software installs and updates.
Excellent support
Either through our free one-on-one training or our live chat, we strive to get you going as quickly and efficiently as possible. Trusted by more than
2,000 businesses in 10 countries.
Easily export your takeoff estimates
Once you have finished your takeoff estimates, export your bill of quantities directly to excel
or push to a quote via one of our
software integrations.

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Roofing Labour and Parts Estimating

Save time and improve your roofing estimate’s accuracy every time. Export your estimate directly to Excel or your job management software and get quotes to your customers faster.

  • Upload your rates from CSV
  • Save takeoff templates for future projects
  • Use formulas to multiply materials and calculate wastage
  • Labour calculator
  • Quantify your costs
  • Download roofing estimates directly to Excel

Frequently Asked Questions

Can Groundplan also calculate labour?

Yes. You can add labour fit times to each part and use it to estimate your labour component for the entire project.

Can I share my projects with my team or offshore estimators?

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.

Do I need to download any software?

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.

Does your electrical estimating software integrate with other systems?

Groundplan currently integrates with a host of job management software: simPRO, AroFlo, tradietech and Workmate, and we’re always on the lookout for new integrations that will benefit you.

Our integration with job management software like simPRO means that you can push a bill of quantities from Groundplan directly into simPRO to get quotes to your customers faster, streamline job scheduling, and more. Because we’re cloud based, integrations are easy – so if you’d like to see us work with specific software, let us know!

How does the 14 day free trial work?

After signing up, you’ll start a 14 day free trial with unrestricted access to all of Groundplan’s features.

A free demonstration with a Groundplan Trade Expert is available at any stage during the trial. Enter your billing details to continue using Groundplan beyond the trial period.

Is there any commitment?

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.

How much time will I save on estimating?

On residential and commercial jobs you can typically see a 30-40% reduction in estimating time when counting and measuring directly from your plans using Groundplan.

How does Groundplan ensure accuracy in roofing estimates?

Groundplan combines cutting-edge technology with industry expertise to ensure accuracy. Our tools minimise human error by automatically calculating roof areas, slopes, and material quantities. You can further refine your estimates with customisable waste factors, guaranteeing precise results tailored to your specific needs.

Can I customise the roofing symbols and templates in Groundplan?

Yes, Groundplan allows you to create and customise symbols specific to your roofing projects. You can also build and save templates for your most common roof types and material layouts, saving you valuable time on future estimates. This level of customisation ensures that Groundplan adapts to your unique workflow and preferences.

How does Groundplan's software cater to commercial roofing projects?

Groundplan is equipped to handle the complexities of commercial roofing projects of any scale. Our intelligent measurement tools allow you to accurately quantify roof areas, slopes, valleys, and other features. Easily create detailed material lists and collaborate with your team in real time, regardless of project complexity.

Why should I choose Groundplan for a roofing takeoff and estimating?

Groundplan is designed by trade experts who understand your unique challenges. Our intuitive platform combines user-friendliness with powerful features like automated measurements, customisable templates, and seamless integrations, making it the most efficient and accurate solution on the market.

How does Groundplan's roofing software help in reducing estimation errors?

Groundplan minimises costly errors in roofing estimates through its intelligent automation. By automatically calculating roof areas, slopes, and material quantities, it eliminates the inaccuracies inherent in manual measurements. The software's flexibility allows for easy revisions as plans evolve, ensuring your estimates remain precise throughout the project lifecycle.

Are there any training resources available for the roofing takeoff software?

We're committed to ensuring your success with Groundplan. That's why we offer a range of training resources, including complimentary one-on-one sessions with experienced roofing professionals, to help you get the most out of the software. We also provide ongoing support through multiple channels – phone, in-app chat, and email – so you can always reach out for help when you need it.

Is Groundplan exclusively for roofing professionals, or does it cater to other trades as well?

Yes, Groundplan recognises the diverse requirements of different trades. Our platform is designed to be adaptable and scalable, offering tailored estimating and takeoff solutions for a wide range of industries. No matter your specialty, Groundplan can help you work smarter and more efficiently. You can explore our full suite of estimating and takeoff software on our website including:

What kind of customer support does Groundplan offer for its commercial roofing estimating software?

One of Groundplan’s most popular features is our award-winning customer support. We offer dedicated customer support via live chat, email, and phone. Our team of trade experts is available to answer your questions, troubleshoot issues, and provide guidance on how to get the most out of the software. We're committed to providing our customers with the highest level of support to ensure their success.

Is Groundplan suitable for both small-scale residential and large-scale commercial roofing projects?

From minor repairs to large-scale commercial installations, Groundplan's adaptability ensures you have the right tools for every roofing job. Whether it's a simple re-roof or a complex multi-pitched structure, our platform scales to meet your unique needs, providing the flexibility and features necessary for accurate takeoffs and efficient project management.

How frequently is your commercial roofing takeoff software updated with new features or improvements?

Groundplan's commitment to innovation means our roofing estimating software is constantly evolving. We regularly release updates that incorporate new features, enhance existing functionality, and adapt to the latest industry standards. You can be confident that you're always using the most up-to-date and efficient roofing takeoff software available.

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