What do builders say about EstimatorXpress?

We asked builders using EstimatorXpress what difference the software has been making to their business – especially during this turbulent time for the industry. Their response was enlightening. Here are some of the highlights: 44.44% saving up to 50% estimating time per job 38.89% saving 75% or more estimating time per job 42.11% saving 2-5…

Amazing new roof editing tool in PlansXpress – big news!

Roof drawing and editing in CAD software can be everything from basic through to comprehensive. The roof tool in PlansXpress has always been good but we wanted to make it really great – and that’s what we’ve done! PlansXpress has undergone a complete re-imagination and re-write of the software’s roofing capabilities.   If you’re new to…

How to be a builder who earns more doing fewer construction jobs

If you’re a builder who would like to earn more while doing fewer jobs (and sleep better) – and who wouldn’t – then read this extract from my recent video broadcast with guest Simon Lazarus of the Better Business Group. BBG helps building firm owners win work and manage their businesses more effectively. He’s helped…

Should a builder charge for producing a building quote? 

Time is money. Should you the builder charge for producing the customer quote or should you provide it free of charge? This is a question often asked at Federation of Masterbuilder (FMB) panel events, and from our own EstimatorXpress software users. Well there is no hard and fast rule. Some builders think this is very…

Winner! HBXL triumph with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) award.

HBXL has beaten stiff competition to win the award for the ‘SaaS Small to Medium Sized Business Solution of the Year’. Take a look at the rest of the trophy cabinet >> HBXL receives award for SaaS solution The announcement was made at the European IT & Software Excellence Awards at the Royal Lancaster hotel…

Will building material costs go down in 2022 in the UK?

Building material costs have been rising for months. Shortages are biting hard. Delays are difficult to manage. There’s so much to think about right now. What to do? Read on… There’s no indication that inflation will improve any time soon. In July the highest rise since records began was reported – with 20% inflation year…