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Easy-to-use cloud estimating and takeoff software for estimating small plumbing and piping projects.

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"TruEst is an excellent tool for any type of MEP contractor beginning to do their own estimates in house. Even someone with minimal software experience can get into TruEst and know what they’re doing in a matter of a few days.”

“TruEst is exactly the estimating software we needed to get our takeoffs done quickly and accurately without having to make a lot of changes in the program.”

- Steve Richardson, Estimator, Maccarone Plumbing, Inc.

Stop Guesstimating, Start Estimating

Your focus is on doing a quality install job, but the accuracy of your estimate can make or break your business. Manual spreadsheet estimates are time consuming, error prone and often lack detail.

Now you can build estimates you can rely on using TruEst.

Estimating isn’t your only responsibility

As the estimator, you’re wearing many hats. Time is of the essence and you need to get accurate bids out as quickly as they come in.

You find yourself limited by time

With so much pressure on fast turnaround for projects, it's hard to make time to learn how to use complicated estimating software geared toward larger projects or to teach office administration staff how to help you estimate.

Manual methods of estimating are costing you

Manual takeoff is inefficient and difficult to maintain as your business grows. And even a small margin of error can lead to unforeseen expenses and delays, not to mention the costs for printing and storing these paper plans.

Estimating small plumbing and piping projects has never been easier

Leveraging the power of graphical takeoff, material pricing and labor, TruEst is an easy-to-use cloud estimating software that helps you build accurate estimates faster.


Say goodbye to hours of manual estimating work.

Electronically measure, count, and mark up PDF drawings directly in TruEst. It automatically lists your takeoffs onto a takeoff sheet saving you hours of work.

With the included Trimble managed catalog of over 1 million items and industry standard labor, producing an accurate estimate is a breeze.

Works the way you do. No training required.

TruEst imitates traditional paper takeoff sheets and workflows so you can work in an environment you are familiar with.

It’s also easy enough to use that even inexperienced members of your team can start building a bid in a matter of minutes.

Access it wherever you are for true collaboration.

Access your drawings and estimates wherever you have an Internet connection - whether that's in the office, on a job site, or with a hotspot in your truck.

With shared access, office administrators can help setup and finish the estimate -- the estimator needs only to worry about filling in the trade-specific detail.

Just the right feature set for simple estimating

No training required

So easy to use, there's no need to take hours of software training.

Graphical takeoff

Electronically measure, count, and mark up PDF drawings, automatically filling in the takeoff sheet.

Trimble-managed catalog

Access to over 1 million items from various manufacturers, most items include pricing from Trade Service.

Labor and labor factoring

Use MCAA or Trimble’s included industry-standard set of labor units to create a detailed labor estimate.

Cloud hosted

Access your drawings and estimates wherever you have an Internet connection.

Risk-free trial

Try TruEst free for 60 days.

No credit card required.

Ready to boost your estimating workflow?

Start your free 60-day trial and find out how you can create estimates from takeoff in no time, so you can build better projects, on time and in budget.

Free 60 day trial, no credit card required

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