The Most Complete
Estimating Solution
for Your Trade

Professional-grade takeoff and cost estimating in one easy-to-use software package


Builder Built. Pro Preferred.®

The EDGE® construction estimating software enables commercial subcontractors to prepare estimates with greater accuracy, as well as increased efficiency and consistency. Do a takeoff with precise measurements from project blueprints simply by clicking the screen with your mouse. And because we offer in-depth manufacturer databases, The EDGE will update your material and labor costs immediately, while also checking for costly errors. So you can bid with confidence.

Designed by experienced construction industry professionals, The EDGE is the most effective takeoff to estimate solution in the industry. Not only is The EDGE completely customized to your trade, but it’s also customized to your business, so that your takeoff sources the exact materials and manufacturers that your business utilizes.








Smart Labor® Technology

Our unique Smart Labor® technology allows production to automatically adapt to change based on preset values you determine. This feature is invaluable for every trade. For example, you’re a painting professional and typically paint 6 feet high walls and know your crew will be able to complete 10 feet in an hour. However, if that wall is 8 feet high, your team will need to move a ladder around, increasing the time required. The EDGE Smart Labor technology automatically calculates these adjustments for you, instantly saving you time estimating while ensuring that your estimate remains as accurate as possible.

You’ll wonder how you ever estimated without it.

Construction Estimating Software

Speed, Depth & Accuracy

The first thing you’ll discover when you see The EDGE is that this is one takeoff and estimating software that doesn’t compromise. We’ve spent years streamlining the software and making it as quick and intuitive as possible, but not at the expense of delivering a robust solution with the depth to handle projects of any size and still account for every single nail. That kind of accuracy is how you win bids and maximize your profits. In fact, The EDGE is so comprehensive and precise that we’ve had experienced professional estimators tell us it actually made them better at estimating.

Trade-Specific Tool

Finally, software that can really talk shop. The EDGE is not only designed to meet the precise needs of individual trades, but it comes further customized for those trades with databases of trade-specific materials from the manufacturers you use. Easily customize your software further by adding your own products, labor rates, markups such as tax rates, overhead and profit and even define if specific jobs are bonded, ensuring that your estimates accurately detail the way your business really works.

Mutliple Bid Options or Change Orders

Whether you need to value engineer a bid, create bid variations or prepare a change order, The EDGE can help you envision a variety of scenarios in an instant. Simply copy a scenario and then adjust the materials and labor rates allowing you to create options for your client. The EDGE makes it easy.

Smart Edits

Professional estimators know how things can change. The material that you’ve specified may become unavailable, or suddenly change in price. The EDGE tracks every element throughout the entire estimate, so that any update is made uniformly wherever that element is referenced across the bid.

Built by Builders

The EDGE is the best construction estimating software available. Period. Not just because we use cutting-edge technology, or because we offer the best customer service in the industry. Rather, it’s because we understand your business. The EDGE complete takeoff and estimating software is developed specifically for your trade by experienced industry professionals and top-tier programmers to work the same way you do. This makes it remarkably easy to learn and even easier to use, with hands-on training that will get you up and running quickly.

Focus on Estimating

We’ve been doing this for 30 years. To us, estimating is not an upsell. It’s not a feature on your accounting software. It’s your next job, before there is a next job. It’s something that can make or break your chances at winning consistent work, so we take it very seriously. Making your business more profitable is something we work on every single day.

Proposal Writer

Proposal Writer empowers users to create winning bids fast. Users can build customized proposal templates in Microsoft Word, and then automatically add final bid amounts and other relevant information into that template. This instantly generates a proposal that can then be sent out to bid on any project. Proposal Writer also eliminates manual transfers, with an extensive list of over 100 pre-loaded data points, crucial information – including previous templates, formulas and processes – can be saved and applied to each bid, helping to save time and ensure accuracy.

Customers Love The EDGE

  • The EDGE is an incredible tool that every commercial roofing company should be using, and if they’re not, they’re losing money.
    Carl Morse
    Estimator and Project Manager, Yorkshire Federal, Inc.
  • Even with other companies coming along trying to entice us to use their programs, we are so satisfied and invested with The EDGE that we have stayed with it for so long.
    Pat Fortliti
    Estimating Vice President, Olympic Companies
  • Companies need to take a look at The EDGE because it is a very comprehensive system with an excellent database. There really aren’t any other programs out there that are as comprehensive as The EDGE.
    Joe Colavita
    Chief Fireproofing Estimator, Martin Brothers
  • I’m surprised that everyone is not using The EDGE. It is the single best piece of equipment that we use in this business.
    Dale Gillis
    Owner and Estimator, Carolina Commercial Roofing Co.
  • “Companies need to take a look at The EDGE because it is a very comprehensive system with an excellent database. There really aren’t any other programs out there that are as comprehensive as The EDGE.”
    Joe Colavita
    Chief Estimator, Martin Brothers
  • “The EDGE is an incredible tool that every commercial roofing company should be using and if they’re not, they’re losing money.”
    Carl Morse
    Estimator and Project Manager at Yorkshire Federal
  • “This is the future of tracking jobsite production! We were tracking with paper Microsoft® Excel® but with EDGE On Site we get real-time updates. The project manager and foreman love being able to access the plan details and see the job progress from the overview screen. This app simplifies communication.”
    EDGE On Site User
    Project Manager
  • “Using EDGE On Site has allowed us to replace the field teams' detail book. It not only increases the production accuracy but it’s an excellent way to communicate with our field crew. And because of EDGE On Site we’ve been able to alleviate the need for daily production meetings. Remarkable App!”
    EDGE On Site User
    Project Manager
  • Compared to other options this job site project management app allows us to be accurate and investigate issues quickly! Before we could only give rough estimates, but with EDGE On Site, we can be precise with the production schedule. While you are in the field, you can quickly investigate issues that have been missed or don’t add up by viewing how the estimator specified the pages, types and codes, materials, etc. This app saves so much time and is extremely accurate!”
    EDGE On Site User
    Project Manager
  • Now I Can Get Ahead of Job Site Issues. Since I rarely go to the job site, unless something went terribly wrong, I can see where EDGE On Site changes the daily conversation of where are we on each project.”
    Drywall Subcontractor
  • “I think the Webinar's are great! You all to a great job in presenting them and it is easier to grasp the intention that you are trying to convey. I do like it when I can go back and see them again to refresh myself with them. Keep up the great job!”
    FL Crane & Sons
    Mike Crane
  • “The creators and architects of The EDGE were designed by people who know what they’re doing; they have been studying nothing but construction estimating for decades and are, without question, experts on how to estimate construction work. They are taking their expertise and the best practices from the best, most progressive contractors out there.”
    John Maxwell
    President | Maxwell Roofing and Sheet Metal

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