eTakeoff Review - why 3.8 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Aug 11, 2020

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What is eTakeoff?

Main category: Construction Estimating

eTakeoff is a construction management solution that offers comprehensive electronic viewer and takeoff tools for your construction projects. The software was designed and launched by eTakeoff, LLC which specializes in electronic quantity takeoff. The software offers a wide range of measurements tools for accurate field operations.

eTakeoff rating -

The rating of eTakeoff is 3.8 stars out of 5 and the total score is 88 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

eTakeoff is suitable for businesses of all sizes and can support projects having budget up to $100 million. The software is mainly, although not exclusively, deployed in the infrastructure industry. Intended users of this software solution include custom home builders, property owners, production home builders, construction management and engineering firms, and general contractors.

If you are looking for a software solution that provides cutting-edge database technology and is also highly customizable, eTakeoff can be a viable solution for you. You can also integrate it with your construction estimating solutions.

Noteworthy clients of eTakeoff system include Barrett Roofing, Lombard Company, Excellence in Stone, Inc., and Caddy Shack Productions.

Features

eTakeoff makes the measurement process of your construction project much more accurate with a variety of cutting-edge measurement tools. It offers the important facility of two point takeoff and also extends measurements across multiple channels.

The software offers two main modules of estimation and integration. In the estimating module, you can benefit from the features of conceptual estimates, cost database, item list, takeoff, and file import in PDF and Excel formats.

The software allows integration with Microsoft Excel which is used for list creation in a variety of construction projects. Further integration features of the software include assignment creation, automatic field mapping, and custom dashboard. The software comes in basic and advanced versions which come with different feature sets.

eTakeoff 5 Pros

  • The software offers a very simple design and interface along with easy deployment
  • The software integrates seamlessly with Excel for the purpose of list creation and import
  • The eTakeoff system is flexible and can expand with the increasing needs of the business
  • You can seamlessly integrate your existing electronic plans as well as construction estimating solutions with eTakeoff software solution
  • eTakeoff also features patented symbol search feature for enhanced productivity and swift software operations

eTakeoff 2 Cons

  • eTakeoff does not offer three important modules of project management, service management, and accounting
  • Some of the important features that are missing on eTakeoff include cost and contract management, equipment management, procurement, punch list, and facility management

Competitors & Alternatives

Two important competitors of eTakeoff in the domain of construction management are Jonas Enterprise and ComputerEase Construction Management Project. Jonas Enterprise is suitable for businesses of all sizes and offers a much wider feature set. Both system offer the on premise deployment model and have exclusive support for Windows platform.

Project management, accounting and service management are three important modules offered by Jonas Enterprise which are not present on eTakeoff. Additionally, while eTakeoff provides integration capability only with Microsoft Excel, Jonas Enterprise also successfully integrates with a variety of other applications such as PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, and QuickBooks.

ComputerEase also offers exclusive support for Windows platform and on premise deployment. This software offers richer feature set and comes in five main modules compared to only two modules on eTakeoff. All three modules not present on eTakeoff are included in ComputerEase. These three modeuls are project management, accounting, and service management. ComputerEase offers integration only with QuickBooks. . The full list of competitors can be found here.

eTakeoff Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $190 per user/year. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for eTakeoff

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eTakeoff Categories

Construction
Construction Apps
Construction Estimating
Electrical Estimating
Takeoff
Application Performance Management
Electronic Statements

eTakeoff specifications

ITQlick Score: 88/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.8/5)
Company: eTakeoff
Address: USA
Pricing: Starting from $190 per user/year
Typical customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop
Operating Systems: Windows

eTakeoff Features

Accounting Management
Bid Comparison
Bidding
Project Management

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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.