Red Rhino Vs eTakeoff

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 25, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Red Rhino or eTakeoff?

Red Rhino is more expensive to implement (TCO) than eTakeoff, Red Rhino is rated higher (91/100) than eTakeoff (88/100). Red Rhino offers more features (9) to their users than eTakeoff (4).

Looking for the right Construction Estimating solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Red Rhino compares with eTakeoff?

Red Rhino: With a little courage and a determined mindset, Red Rhino was brought to life way back in 1999 so that we could concentrate on developing sites on a full-time basis and enjoy life at the same time. Red Rhino has proved that we have the business knowledge and staying-power which many others don’t have - there aren’t many web design agencies in the ...

eTakeoff: At eTakeoff, we believe in electronic plans. We believe they’re good for the property owner, good for the contractor and good for the environment. Because of this we provide a free plan viewer with free training. Electronic plans are becoming the predominant way to distribute plans during bid preparation. We see that expanding quickly into project ...

Who's more expensive? Red Rhino or eTakeoff?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction Estimating software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Red Rhino and eTakeoff.

Red Rhino price starts at $59.50 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Red Rhino is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Construction Estimating software. eTakeoff price starts at $190 per user/year , when comparing eTakeoff to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction Estimating software cost.

Bottom line: Red Rhino is more expensive than eTakeoff.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Red Rhino Vs. eTakeoff based on some of the most important and required Construction Estimating features. Red Rhino: Project Management, Scheduling, Accounting Management, Bidding, Change Orders, Contract Management, Document Management, Estimating. eTakeoff: Accounting Management, Bid Comparison, Bidding, Project Management.

Target customer size

The Red Rhino software solution is best for small to medium sized electrical contractors that own their business. eTakeoff is suitable for businesses of all sizes and can support projects having budget up to $100 million.

Red Rhino

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $59.50 per month

Red Rhino Software by Hard Hat is a CMS (construction management solution) that offers integrated software features for takeoff, project management, bid management, estimating, and customer management. The soft...

Categories: Audit Management, Billing & Invoicing, Construction, Electrical Estimating.

eTakeoff

ITQlick rating
(3.8/5)

starts at $190 per user/year

eTakeoff is a complete electronic viewer and takeoff solution for estimators across all construction disciplines. From our free Basic viewer to our Advanced and Premier products, there’s a solution for every ne...

Categories: Construction, Construction Apps, Construction Estimating, Electrical Estimating, Takeoff.

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Red Rhino: 9 Features

Project Management
Scheduling
Accounting Management
Bidding
Change Orders
Contract Management
Document Management
Estimating
Scheduling

eTakeoff: 4 Features

Accounting Management
Bid Comparison
Bidding
Project Management
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Red
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
4.8/10
License pricing
$59.50 per month
Functionality
18
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eTakeoff
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$190 per user/year
Functionality
11
TurboBid
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
12
Fast
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$295 per license
Functionality
3
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BIDBUILDER
ITQlick rating
3.6/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$1,295 per license
Functionality
3
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.