The best takeoff software 

Around the world, residential builders and trades like you use Buildxact.

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Easy-to-use estimating takeoff software,
from first takeoff to final invoice

Build smarter, not harder with Buildxact’s takeoff software. Custom designed and built for the needs of residential builders and trades, Buildxact has all the features you need, and none you don’t.

Buildxact is so easy-to-use, you and your team can get started quickly with minimal training. From first client meeting to final invoice, Buildxact is the only takeoff software you need to get your estimates done right, and to manage your residential construction jobs – end-to-end. 

A simple, better way

Bring your estimating and job management together onto one platform, and easily sync with your existing construction accounting software so there’s no double handling of information. 

Get your takeoffs done online up to 80% faster – win back your evenings, stress less and spend more time growing your business with Buildxact.

Customer Story – Shawco Building

Key benefits of Buildxact’s estimating takeoff software

Key features of Buildxact:
The only estimating software you need

Complete takeoffs online
80% faster

No more Excel, paper plans and scale rulers – complete your takeoffs on-screen in minutes with Buildxact’s user-friendly polygon tool.

Price jobs in one step with digital takeoffs linked to item costs.

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Create quick and accurate cost estimates

Streamline your estimating process with templates, checklists and recipes (group of material and labour) features and re-use over and over again.

Upload your suppliers’ pricelist or your own pricelist for seamless estimating and takeoffs, first time, everytime. No mistakes or missed items.

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Send professional quotes 5x faster

Get the jump on your competitors and win more work with detailed and beautiful quotes, using Buildxact quotation tool.

Quote quickly with customisable templates bassed off your estimate and supercharge your RFQ process with suppliers and subcontractors.

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Manage jobs easily

Keep your construction business running efficeintly and stay across all the elements of the job with Buildxact’s construction project management software.

Save time by building your schedule directly from your estimate and use it as the single source of truth for each job. Stay in touch with subcontractors, suppliers, and team with automated email and text reminders.

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Track costs in real-time

Always know whether your job is over or under budget with clear cost-tracking features. Improve future estimates and finetune your future takeoffs with easy cost-tracking that compares the estimate to actual spend.

Create purchase orders and work orders, and keep track of multiple jobs in one clean dashboard.

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Sync your accounting software

Connect to Xero, MYOB or Quickbooks construction accounting software and sync invoices and purchase orders.

You can access all your plans and accounting data on the go or at the job site, so you don’t have to wait until you’re back at the office to check your numbers or send an invoice.

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Customer Story – Bryce Parker Homes


Pricing for construction management software

Cloud-based | Instant access | Mobile-friendly 

14-day free trial

Get access to all Buildxact’s features, no credit card required.

Create estimates, use the takeoff tool, quote jobs and more as you learn how Buildxact can help your business.

Monthly subscription –
From $149 a month 

Simple month-to-month pricing and unlimited quotes.

Covers everything you need including software, training, support, upgrades and maintenance.

Access on any device and cancel any time.

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Have a few questions? No problem

How do residential builders get started with takeoffs on Buildxact?

Getting started couldn’t be easier! Buildxact’s takeoff tool is easy to set up and run in a matter of minutes.

Just upload your drawings into one of our pre-made templates, and in 10-minutes, you’re 85% done with an estimate.

How can I do a takeoff for flooring?

Buildxact’s takeoff software is easy to use. To do a basic takeoff for flooring, you can use the metre squared measurement feature.

Simple use one of the estimate templates available and select your unit of measurement.

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Do you have recipes/formulas for carpentry?

Absolutely! Buildxact’s takeoff tool has a wide range of recipes designed to save you time and stress.

Recipes can be used to quickly add a pre-build of items into a project, including materials and labour. Carpenters can use recipes in Buildxact for things like framing.

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