A takeoff lists the materials needed to complete a job. It includes quantities and measurements, and should be as accurate and detailed as possible. This course provides step-by-step instructions for developing a takeoff—including counts, units, notes, and labor estimates—in the correct sequence. Take Off Live is a fully featured (Take Off Estimation) Software used to calculate materials cost, construction cost, square footage, linear footage, and volume calculations that can be used by anybody.
Construction takeoff software allows contractors and project managers to estimate the cost and quantities of materials needed for the project using either hard copy or digital blueprints. Many products include both estimating and takeoff capabilities, especially construction suite software such as Procore and Viewpoint Spectrum .