Estimate Module: Getting Started

Watch this series of videos to master the Estimate Module of BuildingWorks. Get to grips with creating an estimate from scratch, using the different building elements on the Estimating tab. Find out how to view the detail of your estimate and how to tailor your estimate by swapping rates and resources, and changing prices. Learn how to open, edit and print reports, quotes and Bills of Quantities.

How to swap a rate in an estimating calculator
In this video, we demonstrate how to swap a rate in an estimating calculator, when using the Estimate module of BuildingWorks.
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 2:34 PM
How to add sundry items to a component
In this video, we demonstrate how to add sundry items to your estimate. Sundry items are individually quantified resources which aren't calculated based on the dimensions you've entered. For example, you can add a number of newel posts to your staircase or a loft hatch to your roof. This video...
Fri, 7 Dec, 2018 at 12:32 PM
How to add a resource to the library
In this video, we show you how to add a new material, labour or plant resource to the library by copying an existing one. 
Wed, 16 Jan, 2019 at 1:07 PM
How to set the profit markup
In this video, we demonstrate how to set the percentage markup for overheads and profit within an estimate. We also show you how to update the default profit settings in the library. We talk you through applying a credit, main contractor's fixed priced adjustment and director's adjustment to the estimate....
Wed, 9 May, 2018 at 9:50 AM
How to set the labour rates
In this video, we demonstrate how to change the labour rates in the BuildingWorks resource library.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018 at 10:27 AM
How to set up the build programme
In this video, we show you how to set up and print your build programme. Note that this is an optional feature which may not be available in your version of BuildingWorks.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018 at 5:09 PM
How to review and print a report
In this video, we demonstrate how to open, edit and print reports in the Estimate module of BuildingWorks. Note that this is an optional feature which may not be available in your version of BuildingWorks.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 at 12:40 PM
How to review and print a Bill of Quantities
In this video, we demonstrate how to open, edit and print a Bill of Quantities. Note that this is an optional feature which may not be available in your version of BuildingWorks. 
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 8:33 AM
How to review and print a quote
In this video, we show you how to review and edit a customer quote. We demonstrate how to import your company logo and how to customise the quote to show the level of detail you desire. We also explain how to print and export a quote.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018 at 8:29 AM