The National Estimator is a construction estimating software program that has everything you need to put this year's cost data to work immediately. Guaranteed to run perfectly on your Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP computer, the software includes a new Web-like search feature makes it easy to find the cost items you're looking for. Open all eleven of Craftsman costbooks at the same time, if you want. Then copy and paste anything from any of the eleven costbooks to your estimate.
Download all of Craftsman's most popular construction estimating references as you need them, and as often as you need them at one low price. The corresponding eleven printed costbooks included in the Craftsman Site License have a combined 5,000 pages of current labor and material prices.
With automatic quarterly updates you have access to the most up-to-data cost data available throughout the calendar year. An internet connection is required. Updates include costbook, postal code modification factors and prices.
With the Job Cost Wizard you can generate reports for The National Estimator, turning estimates into invoices. Print and mail out your invoices in a window envelope. Export your estimates to QuickBooks Pro where you can track job costs, comparing estimated and actual costs for each part of the job.
The interactive Show Me tutorial video is about an hour and explains how to use your software, including the basics of creating estimates, using costbooks, markup and profit, and exporting estimates into Quickbooks Pro.