Security Estimating Software

Groundplan’s security takeoff software is fully cloud based and compatible with both Mac and PC. That means no clunky downloads and a seamless online system you can access from anywhere in the world. Throw away your plan wheel!

  • Count tool for counting individual items like cameras and locks
  • Length tool for measuring all sizes of cable and conduit
  • Area tool for measuring square meterage
  • Designed for both residential and commercial security takeoff
  • Plan revisions
  • Project calendar
  • Live sharing for all users
  • Task management
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.

Groundplan success stories

Discover how trades are moderising their business processes with our cloud-based takeoff software.

Groundplan saves me so much time – easily 70% faster. I’m saving hours on every quote.

Security Plan Design – PDF Editor

With more than 100 standard symbols available in Groundplan, security plan design is a breeze. Place locks and security cameras, cable circuit and more, automatically counted for you as soon as they’re in place. Personalise your plans as you please – you’re in complete control.

  • Place more than 100 standard symbols
  • Draw clear, concise lines
  • Use the Arc Tool for drawing circuitry
  • Delete symbols as needed
  • Add text boxes, images and legend
  • Add a title block and logos
  • Add dimensions
  • Snip areas of plans
  • Change plan sizing

Security Labour and Parts Estimating

From speedy takeoffs to accurate cost estimates, Groundplan can drastically reduce the time you spend on tenders. Get a clear bill of quantities in seconds and export it directly to Excel or your job management system.

  • Upload your rates from CSV
  • Save takeoff templates for future projects
  • Use formulas to multiply materials and calculate wastage
  • Calculate labour quickly and accurately
  • Quantify your costs
  • Download security 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.

What if I have an estimator who isn’t comfortable with technology?

We know exactly what it takes to help even the most reluctant online estimators get a good handle on and even appreciate electrical takeoff software. It helps that Groundplan is so easy to use and that many estimators recognise its benefits very quickly. Even still, we offer free set-up assistance and training from our trade experts; simply ask us when you sign up!

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.

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Are you ready to trial Groundplan?

Optimise your estimating process by signing up for our 14-day free trial.
With expert training we’ll ensure you get the most from your takeoff estimating software.