Takeoff Plus Review - why 3 stars?

Takeoff Plus Review
ITQlick Score: 89/100
ITQlick Rating: (3/5)
Pricing: 5.4/10 - average cost
Category: Construction Estimating -> Takeoff Plus
Ranking:Ranked 8 out of 72 Construction Estimating systems
Company: Contractors Software Group, Inc
Pricing: starts at $1,995 per license
Typical customers: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop
Links: Takeoff Plus pricing, Takeoff Plus alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 24, 2020

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What is Takeoff Plus?

Takeoff Plus software is a construction estimating solution that is designed for contractors and home builders. The bid sheet templates standardize the estimating process. The change order tool tracks pending, approved and rejected change orders and prints and emails them. The digital takeoff integration interfaces with Digitizers and Digital Takeoff software at applicable rates.

The solution also allows users to modify the price of an item for a specific bid while maintaining the standard item price in the catalog. Takeoff Plus software is a product of Contractors Software Group, which is a company based in the United States.

What is Takeoff Plus rating? ()

The rating of Takeoff Plus is 3 stars out of 5 and the total score is 89 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Takeoff Plus's typical customers?

Takeoff Plus is specifically designed for small and medium sized contractors. Residential contractors including roofing and siding, home builders remodelers and finishing contractors can use this software. Hansen Hometech Inc., Frailey Roofing and Progressive Builders, Inc. are some of the clients of Takeoff Plus.

Is Takeoff Plus the best Construction Estimating?

Takeoff Plus is ranked 8 out of 72 software in their category (Construction Estimating systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

Takeoff Plus comes with estimating, document creation, proposal/specification writing and project management features. The software can help users to estimate by lump sum, stick, unit price or a combination of them. Users can build standard bid sheet templates to standardize estimating process and merge the templates to estimate new jobs. It can help users to increase the accuracy of bids. The estimating part can help users to create budgets, detailed/summary estimates, subcontracts, request for quotes, purchase orders and work orders.

Other notable features of this software offers generating and tracking change orders, estimating, electronic vendor price updating, lead integration, vendor price comparison, Digital takeoff integration and CAD integration. Moreover, the software offers both web-based and on-premise deployment options for users and u

What are Takeoff Plus's pros? (5 Pros)

  • It is easy to keep track of the job costs
  • The solution is easy to customize
  • The technical customer service is excellent
  • The construction estimating software comes with digital take off, electronic vendor pricing updating and vendor price comparison unlike other similar tools
  • The estimating system available in this software can be used for both project management and sales purposes

What are Takeoff Plus's cons? (2 cons)

  • The system has a lot of bugs
  • The software is not user-friendly

Who are their main alternatives?

The two main competitors of Takeoff Plus software include Quick Bid and Procore Solutions. Quick Bid software is a construction estimating solution while Takeoff Plus software is a construction estimating solution that is designed for contractors and home builders. Both Quick Bid and Takeoff Plus software are low in cost. Based on the online reviews, Quick Bid software has been awarded a 3.5-star rating while Takeoff Plus software has been awarded a 4 rating.

Quick Bid software is ideal for small and medium businesses while Takeoff Plus software is an ideal solution designed to support small, medium, and large businesses. Procore software is a construction management solution while Takeoff Plus software is a construction estimating solution that is designed for contractors and home builders.

Procore software is an average cost software while Takeoff Plus software is a low cost. While Procore software offers deployment flexibility as it can either be installed on-premise or hosted on the cloud while Takeoff Plus solution can only be deployed on cloud. Based on the online reviews, Procore software has been awarded a 4.5-star rating while Takeoff Plus software has been awarded a 4 rating.

What is the cost of Takeoff Plus?

The cost of license starts at $1,995 per license. 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 5.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Takeoff Plus

What should you ask Contractors Software Group, Inc during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Takeoff Plus and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Takeoff Plus in action.

Is it the right software for you?

Takeoff Plus software is suitable for small, medium and large businesses. It caters to multiple specialties including remodeling, landscaping and general contractors, home builders, resident, and light commercial builders and many more.

Takeoff Plus's list of categories:

Construction

Takeoff Plus's list of features:

Change Orders
Cost Management
Equipment Management
Facility Management
Scheduling

Takeoff Plus Vs. Alternatives

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92/100
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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,295 per license
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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.