Leading estimating software EstimatorXpress is used by thousands of UK building firms and is packed full of build cost calculators to estimate general building works including extensions, house build costs, lofts and renovation work. Deliver amazing, business winning quotes in super-fast time. Follow the links to watch the short video demonstrating the award winning estimating software and to see a range of sample estimates and reports.

Everything you need to price up domestic construction works in one leading estimating software package - check out what it can do! No need for multiple editions. No other estimating software can boast the flexibility of EstimatorXpress either.

Use the speedy Estimate Wizard to take you through creating each estimate in simple steps.

Or use the Quick Quote optional plug-in to price up work from whole project templates in minutes.

You can also copy existing estimates to quote similar extensions in minutes. Amend basic dimensions, tweak the basic and download latest prices to update the costs!

EstimatorXpress is proven to save the average builder over 468 hours each year on estimating. That equates to a staggering 67 days’ worth of time-saving each year. Take our quick test to see how you could benefit.

The EstimatorXpress Quick Quote plug-in (optional extra) makes the estimating process EVEN quicker. Quick Quote is perfect for estimating Home Extensions, New Builds and Refurbs in minutes even if you don't have plans from your client!

Choose from a range of whole project templates with endless permutations of roofs, wall finishes, floors and internal fitting out. Tweak the dimensions and Spec, then hit 'Create Estimate' and you're done! In just 4 minutes estimate an extension, and in 2 minutes a renovation. It's that easy.

Perform an instant take off from plans drawn in PlansXpress and import directly into EstimatorXpress to cost your plans in minutes - we call this the Take-off & Estimate Kit . All HBXL Software is integrated with exclusive X-Connex technology. Use straightforward drag and drop tools for placing walls, windows, doors and roofs or simply import a scanned image of the plans into PlansXpress (or import a DXF or DWG file from the likes of AutoCAD), then quickly trace and export it to EstimatorXpress.

EstimatorXpress has hundreds of thoroughly tested in-built estimating calculators up to latest building regs. Designed with the computer novice in mind, you simply input dimensions or answer Yes/No questions into on-screen drawings and EstimatorXpress costs and itemises the work for you, calculating all materials, labour, plant, subcontract and sundry.

It won't make errors in overlooking VAT, wastage, critical costs and/or profit. It will even calculate the wear and tear of your shovel.

Exclusive to EstimatorXpress you can link to thousands of live building material prices using our Price Tracker™ service to keep pace with building material prices increases. Plus you can link up to your trade accounts for our partners catalogues (optional extra) inc Tradepoint, Travis Perkins,Keyline and Crystal Direct (PVC-U doors, windows, conservatories and roof lights).

You can also add in your own building material prices from specialist merchants and EstimatorXpress will colour code these materials for you to prompt you to keep them up-to-date. EstimatorXpress also comes set up with all labour and plant costs built-in. It's just a 10 minute job to update the prices to the rates you pay.

Your plans are fully costed and quantified in EstimatorXpress including all your materials, labour and plant to save you hours of time. It's often easy to forget to factor in wear and tear, wastage, skips or even the odd roll of lead and these are automatically estimated, direct from your plans to ensure maximum profit on every job.

It's often easy to forget to factor in the wear and tear of a shovel, wheelbarrow or perhaps the use of a tube of mastic lying in the van. Ensure you make maximum profit by including every material in your estimate - every time with the Profit, Wastage and Inflation calculator built into EstimatorXpress.


Team up with EstimatorXpress, the industry standard for estimating software and let us help you win more business. It’s proven to improve your win rate!

EstimatorXpress automatically produces 80 plus management reports from your estimate data. As well as a full breakdown of costs, cutting lists, material schedules (Bill of quantities) and labour schedules it will also tell you how much profit you are going to make and provide cashflow analysis. Plus the Stage Payment Calculator optional extra will help ensure you get paid on time.

Get organised. Easily produce professional, full colour build programmes with EstimatorXpress to ensure contractors are on site, on time, as well as impressing clients and the bank. Update your build programme and all your estimate reports will automatically be updated without you having to retype a thing!

By linking individual jobs together as a Workload Project in My Projects module (for Total Toolkit and above), you can see detailed cost reports, complete schedules of materials, build programmes, order schedules, cashflow and profit for your entire company’s workload as a whole.

You can see exactly how much money the company is proposed to make over the next X months. This can help you make informed business decisions about expansion, taking on staff, or purchasing new equipment such as a van.

The Stage Payment Calculator Bonus Pack for EstimatorXpress creates professional reports scheduling payments for your customer. This means you can get paid for work and materials as you go along so you’re not out of pocket. Requires EstimatorXpress v.8 to run.

Plus you can now raise instant invoices for your customers directly from your EstimatorXpress job with the Invoice Generator Bonus Pack and save them (as a Word document) to edit with your own details and company logos. The Bonus Pack will also allow you to generate credit notes linked to invoices already raised, to a variation or by a custom amount.

Converting your estimating methods over to software could seem a bit daunting. We place first class customer support as our top priority which is why we provide a Tutorial Guide, Support Site, telephone support, video tutorials and much, much more. Plus you can contact us by telephone with any questions and we will ensure you're creating business-winning estimates from day one.

EstimatorXpress now comes with cloud and server saving as standard (v. 904.7 and later editions).

Smaller building companies will appreciate being able to save to the Cloud from one device, and then continue working on a second device (which is running an EstimatorXpress LIVE licence before saving back to the Cloud.

And for larger firms with bigger estimating teams, we’re proud to introduce the all new EstimatorXpress Enterprise edition and its powerful Manager & Collaborator feature set, which synchronises the company “settings” to ensure everyone in the team is using latest Price Books, Specifications, Quote templates, Custom Workbooks (Estimating calculators) and more…

We get lots of enquiries from builders and other tradespeople who have been burnt by their software purchases in the past and are looking for software from HBXL that delivers results rather than promises.

So if you’re struggling with any other estimating, CAD, health and safety or contracts software then rather than let it sit on the shelf gathering dust, now’s the time to switch to HBXL and make a huge saving with our Software Scrappage Scheme.