NOT Just Another Estimator

NOT Just Another Estimator

The Botonde Take-Off Calculator & Materials Manager is not just another estimator system. There are plenty of software packages and apps out there that will allow you to create a customer estimate. More still that will allow you to revise, send, revise again and bill your customer for the work you are doing for them. From something as broad as Quickbooks to the most dedicated invoicing package app available, there are lots that do the same out there. That’s not what the Botonde Take-Off Calculator & Materials Manager is, though. Far from it. Yes, the TOC will allow you to...

Specifics of the Botonde Take-Off Calculator & Materials Manager

Specifics of the Botonde Take-Off Calculator & Materials Manager

So, what specifically does his thing do? What does my $9.95 per month get me? Note* This is NOT intended for the homeowner or DIY’er. This system is intended for Decking and railing professionals and makes certain assumptions to that effect. For the Decking & railing module – simply enter in some basic information about the deck you want to create. How many levels, length and width of each level, how high off the ground, which type of decking boards do you want to use, which fasteners… stuff like that. The system will then continuously make calculations and adjustments based...

Decking Contractor Question about the Take-Off Creator

Decking Contractor Question about the Take-Off Creator

Question: “What happens if you have a deck that has angles and is not just a box configuration?” – Paul Answer: Part of the beauty of the Botonde Take-Off Creator is the customizable nature it has. Whether the decking project you are working on is squared off, round, has odd angles or any combination of these options– you as the deck builder are the artist. Simply apply your plans, schematics, blueprints or whatever else you are using to create this project and make whatever minor adjustments you need to the materials list to account for any waste materials or over...

What is Botonde and the Take-off creator?

What is Botonde and the Take-off creator?

We have been working so hard to finally bring this to you. As contractors… we get it. My business partner and I have over 60 years combined in the business (him in Decking and general contracting & myself in online small business development). Finally, hundreds of testing hours later, we present you with the ultimate tool for the Decking & Railing contracting industry (to start with). The Botonde Take-Off Creator is designed to help contractors with creating take-off’s and estimates. It also pulls together materials orders, providing quotes to clients and maintaining easy, long-term access to projects. The goal in...

My Business Profile

My Business Profile

The “My Business Profile” page of your contractor account, allows you to input relevant information about your business that will help the Take-Off Creator populate your estimates and material orders. It also stores the information relevant to charging sales and labor tax (if any) as well as your company logo. There is also a button on this page labeled as “Modify My Account Information” and clicking this will bring you to your subscription account for Botonde, allowing you to modify your subscription, pause or cancel your account or change the method of payment used for the monthly billing.

Botonde “My Contractor Account” page

Botonde “My Contractor Account” page

The “My Contractor Account” page within your Botonde profile of the Take-Off Creator is a simple first-step in making sure your account is active, your logo has been uploaded and is displaying, as well as access to your Botonde account and information setup. You will also have access to social media icons from this page if you wish to share anything related to Botonde or the Take-Off Creator on one of those outlets. From here, you can visit any of the other pages within your contractor profile, as they are simply displayed in easy-to-access tabs on this page. Botonde For...

The Take-Off Creator For Contractors

The Take-Off Creator For Contractors

Simplify your contracting business Botonde’s Take-Off Creator is an estimating and calculating management system built to save you time, impress your clients and grow your business. Why spend hours on your estimates and Take-Off’s? Use Take-Off Creator and with just a few clicks, generate your Take-off, Materials order and customer estimate all at the same time! No contracts! No obligations! So easy to use –  up and running in minutes! Coming soon: Each contractor account comes with a business promotion page that shows your business information, logo and contact information for potential clients to find. It’s your own little business...