The roof estimating process
In the roof estimating process, all common components for the roof system are selectable from the one location. Easily add or delete any combination of materials as required for individual jobs.
Ensure that you comply with occupational health rules and worker safety. Selected fall protection automatically included – based on story and/or pitch or added as required.
Ability to apply sarking / underlayment or insulation to part of a roof or the whole roof.
Metal roofing, wall cladding and trim…
Various different metal estimating methods; “Auto-Block”, “Block-Cut”, “Generate-Offcuts”, “Lay Panels”, and “Linear Nesting”. One to suit your business and waste reduction expectations.
Various allowances for metal panels and flashing/trim lengths ensure that the correct material is ordered based on how it is manufactured. Apply globally, or individually.
Extensive range of flashings and flashing accessories generated automatically based on your preferences. Box Gutter, Step flashing, Apron flashings easily calculated. Add last minute changes based on customer requests.
Combine our unique ‘Linear Nesting’ output with a portable shear and see the real advantage of optimising panel/sheet placement, reducing off-cut waste and saving heaps of money.
Tiles, shingles and shakes…
Various hip, ridge, gable and valley finishes for tile, shingle and shake roofs are automatically extracted based on your definitions.
Accurately calculate quantities based on ‘coursing’ (laying the pieces on the model course by course) for all tiles, shingles and shakes. This is the most precise method, especially for cut-up roof geometry with lots of hips and dormers.
Other Items …
Automatic calculation of fasteners, clips, seam screws and seam tape as required.
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