Introducing the 4-minute estimate – the fastest route to accurate estimating – ever!

Forget what you’ve ever known about estimating software for builders, forget any pre-conceptions about complexity and time-spent doing it… History has been rewritten. You see, we know there are times when you just want to be able to pull together an accurate quote LIGHTNING FAST. We present to you the fastest accurate estimating software! The…

Carillion Crisis: a timely reminder that decent profit margins matter!

January’s Carillion crisis has reignited lots of talk about profit (and loss) in the construction industry. Listening to Paul Lester, previously of John Laing Infrastructure and Balfour Beatty, talking to the BBC, he said: “The construction industry operates on profit margins of 3%. So wafer thin margins. If you’re 10% out on your costings you’re…

Manage your cash flow easily with EstimatorXpress

As anyone with experience in the construction industry will know, cash flow is a crucial factor in a building firm’s success. Many a good building firm has gone out of business due to poor cash management! (usually waiting for a client to pay). Smart planning On top of costing your projects quickly and accurately EstimatorXpress…

Free EstimatorXpress training

EstimatorXpress Software Skills Remote Training courses At HBXL, we are committed to our users from the word go. We’re not satisfied to send you the software and let it sit on your desk somewhere gathering dust. We want to make sure all our users are getting the most out of our software from day dot….

Free Rapid Take-off & Estimate Kit Training

Rapid Take-off & Estimate Kit Software Skills Remote Training courses At HBXL, we are committed to our users from the word go. You can check out our Support Promise to find out more. We’re not satisfied to send you the software and let it sit on your desk somewhere gathering dust. We want to make sure…

Housing crisis? What about the small building firm crisis?

The housing shortage is being talked about up and down the country from Westminster to the corner shop. Adrian Wild, founder and Managing Director of HBXL, and ex builder and developer of many years, is a well known advocate for small builders in the UK. Here he considers the grand plans people have for small…