Estimating made easy


Databuild’s software for builders has the solutions to help your business work smarter, not harder.

The Databuild software is an easy-to-use package developed over 30 years. Developed by people from the industry and customer feedback, Databuild continues to be the most popular product on the market.

The software gives users the ability to concentrate on what they do best — build quality homes.

Powerful estimating tools include question-based estimating, recipes, graphical take off and CAD import options. All included in the software, these tools are quick and simple to use.

“Databuild is comprehensive but entirely flexible, allowing us to tailor its functions to suit our procedures and requirements, and is a powerful tool in the management of a successful business in this industry,” according to David Reid Homes (Tasman) quantity surveyor Simon Reeve.

Databuild software is used nationwide by David Reid Homes and many other quality builders, including sole traders through to nationally franchised companies to assist in managing their business.

Back costing is replaced with “Live Costing” in Databuild. This helps businesses take a tighter control of their margins and to find problems when they are still in a position to do something about it, not at the end of the job.

This provides the user with up-to-the-minute job costing reports, capturing overruns and variations to help ensure profit is maintained on all jobs.

The accounting functions are in-built into the package and, as a job-based accounting package, it is much more powerful than generic accounting packages not specifically designed for the industry.

Databuild has permanent staff in New Zealand and a nationwide network of consultants providing localised support. This ensures customers get the assistance they need when they need it.

The support services are staffed by trained experts in the field who can step you through all queries. Detailed support material is available and regular training is offered, as well as on-site, phone, email and web-based support.

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