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Throw your scale ruler away. Bin the plan wheel.

Why take-off with the pricing still to do, when this clever, easy to use, software kit can give you the cost too - at the click of a button. Your quote will be spot on, in the hands of the customer faster, and the automatically generated reports will help you manage the job.

Want the business side to be easier,
better, more manageable?

GET YOUR EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS BACK

Relentless? Your traced, measured and counted building plan becomes an estimate in a couple of clicks.

MANAGE DAILY, WEEKLY AND MONTHLY TASKS

The dashboard gives valuable info on your projects that will actively help you run your business.

DON’T GET CAUGHT BY PRICE RISES

You have a huge choice of regularly price-checked materials (we’re not tied to one merchant).

GET THE PROFIT YOU DESERVE

Charge it right. 100% accurate calculators quantify everything. Nothing’s forgotten.

Stop losing out on profit

Don’t sub your customer. Charge it right. The software gives you the latest material prices and 100% accurate calculators quantify everything. Nothing’s forgotten.

PRESENT PROFESSIONAL QUOTES

Provide customers with detailed quotes and cost breakdowns. Add ‘wow factor’ graphics.

Start by contacting us…

Have a live online demonstration. It can take as little thirty minutes. Call us on 0117 916 7898.

Quoting from a plan has just got so much easier

Tracing your plans to capture your dimensions and specification is a doddle using our Take-off software. Better than that, as you take off areas, lengths and counts the software is gathering data ready for your estimate. Click a button, answer a few questions and you’ve got an instant, fully detailed estimate, customer quotation and automatically generated reports to help you manage the job. You’ll never look back.
  • 1
    Trace and measure your building plan
  • 2
    Get an instant estimate of your traced plan
  • 3
    Review the job details for the most profitable outcome
  • 4
    One click instant customer quotation
  • 5
    Manage all your jobs using the intelligent dashboard
  • 6
    Option - get instant health & safety documents, contracts and more

Producing a take-off has never been so easy

  • Import either a scanned plan or CAD file format into the Take-off version of PlansXpress
  • It even handles the plan being out of scale
  • Use the simple tools to point, click and take off areas, lengths and counts – specifying as you go
  • The software automatically subtracts the door and window openings from the calculations
  • Every item you trace is highlighted so you can monitor what still needs measuring and counting
  • And handily your take-off even appears in 3D to give you a visual cross check of your job

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Create an accurate estimate in seconds

  • Import your traced plan into EstimatorXpress
  • No need to assign rates to your plan or build up an estimate in Microsoft Excel
  • EstimatorXpress costs and itemises the work for you in a matter of moments
  • It calculates all materials, labour, plant, subcontract and sundry
  • It factors in VAT, wastage, critical costs and profit.
  • And hey presto you have an automatic estimate from your traced plan

Check out the documents

Get an at-a-glance view of the job

  • You can easily navigate the individual phases of a job to review and edit as required
  • Check on status, overall cost, profit and price to the customer
  • There are a load more valuable reports produced as a matter of course to help
    you manage your business better
  • The project’s build program is automatically created based on the information collected by the software
  • Then there’s the materials list, labour schedule, cash flow analysis, and so on…
  • Once you’re happy it’s time for your quote

Watch Videos

Professional quotations to win the work

  • No typing required. The final estimate automatically becomes a customer-friendly quotation
  • It looks professional, impressive and can be presented with as little or as much information as you like
  • You can show images of the phases or turn that function off, it’s up to you
  • Add your logo to stand out from the competition
  • Instantly generate a covering letter as well within the software with your preferred quotation format
  • Once you’ve tweaked it just how you want it, you can save it for future use

Check out the documents

A visual analysis of all your jobs and their profitability

  • More than estimating software EstimatorXpress helps you manage your business
  • See at a glance what quotes need finishing or chasing up, what jobs are starting soon, your win rate…
  • View job reports either as bar charts, or pie charts or spreadsheet style data (which you can export to MS Excel)
  • Track profit, cost and sales price to the client by types of material, plant, resource, trade, sub-contractor…
  • Never guess at the profitability of a job again

Watch Videos

Minimise data entry with our X-Connex technology

  • Save time by importing your estimated project into HBXL’s other products
  • Answer a few questions in Health & Safety Xpert for the health and safety documentation relevant to the job
  • Answer a few questions in ContractsXpert for job-specific legally binding client and subbie contract
  • ProjectXpert too – manage multiple jobs or individual jobs with ease with a full project manager toolset

Watch Videos

1

Trace and measure your building plan

Producing a take-off has never been so easy

  • Import either a scanned plan or CAD file format into the Take-off version of PlansXpress
  • It even handles the plan being out of scale
  • Use the simple tools to point, click and take off areas, lengths and counts – specifying as you go
  • The software automatically subtracts the door and window openings from the calculations
  • Every item you trace is highlighted so you can monitor what still needs measuring and counting
  • And handily your take-off even appears in 3D to give you a visual cross check of your job

Watch Videos

2

Get an instant estimate of your traced plan

Create an accurate estimate in seconds

  • Import your traced plan into EstimatorXpress
  • No need to assign rates to your plan or build up an estimate in Microsoft Excel
  • EstimatorXpress costs and itemises the work for you in a matter of moments
  • It calculates all materials, labour, plant, subcontract and sundry
  • It factors in VAT, wastage, critical costs and profit.
  • And hey presto you have an automatic estimate from your traced plan

Check out the documents

3

Review the job details for the most profitable outcome

Get an at-a-glance view of the job

  • You can easily navigate the individual phases of a job to review and edit as required
  • Check on status, overall cost, profit and price to the customer
  • There are a load more valuable reports produced as a matter of course to help
    you manage your business better
  • The project’s build program is automatically created based on the information collected by the software
  • Then there’s the materials list, labour schedule, cash flow analysis, and so on…
  • Once you’re happy it’s time for your quote

Watch Videos

4

One click instant customer quotation

Professional quotations to win the work

  • No typing required. The final estimate automatically becomes a customer-friendly quotation
  • It looks professional, impressive and can be presented with as little or as much information as you like
  • You can show images of the phases or turn that function off, it’s up to you
  • Add your logo to stand out from the competition
  • Instantly generate a covering letter as well within the software with your preferred quotation format
  • Once you’ve tweaked it just how you want it, you can save it for future use

Check out the documents

5

Manage all your jobs using the intelligent dashboard

A visual analysis of all your jobs and their profitability

  • More than estimating software EstimatorXpress helps you manage your business
  • See at a glance what quotes need finishing or chasing up, what jobs are starting soon, your win rate…
  • View job reports either as bar charts, or pie charts or spreadsheet style data (which you can export to MS Excel)
  • Track profit, cost and sales price to the client by types of material, plant, resource, trade, sub-contractor…
  • Never guess at the profitability of a job again

Watch Videos

6

Option - get instant health & safety documents, contracts and more

Minimise data entry with our X-Connex technology

  • Save time by importing your estimated project into HBXL’s other products
  • Answer a few questions in Health & Safety Xpert for the health and safety documentation relevant to the job
  • Answer a few questions in ContractsXpert for job-specific legally binding client and subbie contract
  • ProjectXpert too – manage multiple jobs or individual jobs with ease with a full project manager toolset

Watch Videos

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Pricing

All our software comes with either an annual or lifetime licence and free updates, including regular material price checks, and uncapped award-winning telephone, email and chat support for first year.

Take-off & Estimate Kit Core

Take-off building plans to import into EstimatorXpress for an automatic estimate.

Estimate:
Extensions | Renovations



System Requirements
£599+VAT for annual subscription
Take-off & Estimate Kit Plus

Take-off building plans to import into EstimatorXpress for an automatic estimate.

Estimate:
Extensions | Renovations | Lofts | Plumbing & Heating


System Requirements
£699+VAT For annual subscription
Take-off & Estimate Kit Premium

Take-off building plans to import into EstimatorXpress for an automatic estimate.

Estimate:
Extensions | Renovations | Lofts | New Builds | Office Refits | Basements | Plumbing & Heating

System Requirements
£799+VAT for annual subscription

Our amazing support team is here to help you.

Join the HBXL family and Tom, Josh, Shannyn and Joe will be ready and waiting to point you in the right direction, answer questions - by phone, email or live chat.
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We know the software is great and our team is
amazing, and clearly so do the award panels.

Construction Software Provider of the Year
Niche Technology Support Provider
National Technology Awards 2019 Shortlist
Natwest: Family Entrepreneur  of the Year

As well as getting an automatic estimate from your take-off you can estimate two other ways...

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Get an estimate from a pre-loaded project template

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Get an automatic estimate from your own drawing

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