Legacy EstimatorXpress Quick Guides

This collection of short videos covers different features or tasks within EstimatorXpress to extend your learning and knowledge of the software. These videos were recorded on older versions of EstimatorXpress but may still be useful to some users.

Setting up your EstimatorXpress Backup Folder
The EstimatorXpress 2017 January update (v9.05) brings some major new features to EstimatorXpress including an automatic Backup Folder. There is also an option to make this a shared folder (used in conjunction with EstimatorXpress Live additional licences  - see information link at the bottom of this page for further information)...
Wed, 11 Jan, 2017 at 9:58 AM
Setting up and using the EstimatorXpress Backup & Sharing folder
The EstimatorXpress 2017 January update (v9.05) brings some major new features to EstimatorXpress including an automatic Backup & Sharing folder which automatically backs up your estimates and also allows you to have access to the same estimates from multiple computers. (Sharing is only available if you have additional EstimatorXpress Live...
Wed, 11 Jan, 2017 at 9:57 AM
Using EstimatorXpress' My Projects
This short video shows you some of the benefits from linking multiple estimates together.  The information can be used to give you valuable business information such as long term cash flow, profit forecasts and also purchasing forecasts - very useful when haggling with your merchant to get that extra percent...
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017 at 11:28 AM
EstimatorXpress - The Crystal PVC-U Bonus Pack - Windows
In this video we show you how to use the new Crystal Windows PVC-U Window workbook.  This uses a new  picking system which allows you to select any PVC-U window for the Crystal Direct range, along with applicable cavity closers and lintels. 
Thu, 28 Jan, 2016 at 4:59 PM
Estimating a Conservatory using a combination of standard and Crystal Direct workbooks
This video shows you how to estimate a conservatory.  This needs a combination of workbooks such as the actual Conservatory workbook of choice, applicable cavity walls, slab, applicable floor finish such as a screed, a structural opening or suitable door back into the house, plus plastering to make good the...
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016 at 2:37 PM
Mini Specifications
This video demonstrates how to use a Mini Spec to alter your main specification, and how to make a mini spec of your own.
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015 at 2:57 PM
EstimatorXpress - Backing up and Importing Estimates
Backing up your data is an important task all computer users should undertake.  In this video we show you how to backup your estimates from EstimatorXpress and also has to import them back in. This is obviously a good practice so that you do not lose your data should you...
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016 at 2:25 PM
EstimatorXpress Quickies - Flat Roofs
This video shows you how to cost a flat roof. Please note that EstimatorXpress uses a metre rate price for the Flat Roof Waterproofing system.  This is set by default to £40 a metre to supply and fit the waterproofing system.  If you are using GRP or Fibreglass (for example) then you...
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015 at 3:17 PM
EstimatorXpress Quickies - Timber Frame Panel
This video shows how you use the Timber Frame specifications in conjunction with cavity wall workbooks, and with timber Frame workbooks.
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015 at 3:01 PM
EstimatorXpress Quickies - Tiled Dormer Walls For Flat Roof
This video runs through how to use a Dormer walls workbook
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015 at 3:06 PM