If you’re still using the old paper, pencil and highlighter approach, it may be time to consider the ridiculous volume of hours saved by using Groundplan, the best cloud based painting estimating software.
Discover how trades are moderising their business processes with our cloud-based takeoff software.
Groundplan digitally measures interior and exterior walls and ceilings to more accurately estimate how much paint you’ll need and how much time your painting job will take.
Sure the ‘old way’ is fine, but haven’t you earned some down time after dinner tonight rather than time spent quoting?
The old method has stood the test, but if you count the hours saved by using a digital workflow, before you know it that extra time will equate to extra cash in your bank account. It’s likely the competition are considering it, so best you get in first.
Ever received a work order from a builder for 300 square meters only to later realise there’s actually an extra wall or two that’s been forgotten? Accuracy is key to controlling cost and maximising margins, so best not leave it up to the builder to do your calculations for you.
What’s the point of doing a job if you’re not making money?!
Some clients even outsource part of their estimating. How? Well, Groundplan is cloud-based software, so you can enlist professionals from far and wide to log into their Groundplan account and carry out estimating work on the fly.
Often, a wall is not just a wall, right? You can subtract window dimensions for the area that does not need to be painted. Groundplan gives you the ability to subtract windows from each calculation with one single click. In fact, templates are readily available to choose from based on commonly used window dimensions.
You may or may not need to paint the doors, and, you guessed it, you can simply add or subtract door dimensions too.
So, we know walls and ceilings are covered, but then there are the cornices and skirting. They can be a bit fiddly,take more time and potentially require a different material such as gloss paint. Thankfully, these lengths and variants can all be factored into the Groundplan calculation.
You’re not only working out how much paint you need, but how much labour is involved, right?
Don’t quote cheap, quote accurately, and put your best foot forward.
The list of features that bring your estimate to life are countless:
Groundplan produces a succinct and visually impressive estimate with all your branding in place ready to show your client, so you can look the part as the professional outfit you are.
Yes. You can add labour fit times to each part and use it to estimate your labour component for the entire project.
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.
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.
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.