BuildStar vs Esticom

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Best For

Construction companies.

Electrical, mechanical, plumbing and low voltage contractors looking to improve the speed and accuracy by digitizing the process quantity takeoffs and estimating. Purpose built for subcontractors.

Ideal number of Users

1 - 499

1 - 499


5 / 5

4.5 / 5
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Ease of Use

5 / 5

4.5 / 5

  • "Covering additional expenditures like overhead and waste is wonderful. Ability to apply difficulty levels is nice."

  • "This software is easy to set up and is user friendly. I also like that this software is cloud based and I can do takeoffs anywhere."

Customer Support

5 / 5

4.6 / 5

  • "The support is a bit substandard, today you would expect that you would have a link direct to support team. That said my issues were resolved."

  • "Inexpensive, lots of product support, constant updates & easy to use."

Features & Functionality

4.1 / 5

  • "Great and easy-to-use software, which allows my Sales Engineers to more-easily get their perspective projects done much quicker than before."

  • "This saves us a lot of time and helps us get accurate bids out quickly."

Value for Money

4.5 / 5

  • "I like the fact 5hat the values are included in the present assemblies. The cost for Electrical parts and pieces were not with my suppliers."

  • "It's easy to use and fair pricing. It works well with pdf floor plans."

Product Features

Not provided by vendor
  • Change Orders
  • Commercial / Industrial
  • Cost Database
  • Data Import/Export
  • Fitting Management
  • For General Contractor
  • Overhead Costs Estimating
  • Prebuilt Assembly
  • Quotes / Proposals
  • Takeoff


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