Esticom Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Esticom

Cloud-based takeoff & electrical estimating software

4.47/5 (109 reviews)

Esticom overview

What is Esticom?

Cloud-based onscreen takeoff and estimating software purpose built for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and low voltage contractors. Our simple to use product is affordable and includes onscreen takeoff, estimating and creates quotes all in a single integrated package. No hardware or software to install and there's a free 14-day evaluation (no credit card required).
www.esticom.com

Pricing

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Markets

United States

Supported languages

English
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Esticom reviews

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Ben Schnase

Brief review of Esticom

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-05-08
Review Source: Capterra

I have had nothing but great experiences with the team at Esticom, every call and email have been answered promptly and most of my questions were easy to implement the solution for.

Pros
Esticom has saved us a tremendous amount of time in our estimating process. With having auto-count and linear average I can get most plans done in minutes instead of hours now.

Cons
It took a little bit to dial in the percentages and cost for products in our area but now that that is done I only review costs with my vendors when they tell me their is going to be a change.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Gail Henry-Walker

Esticom Review

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2019-05-10
Review Source: Capterra

Esticom allows us to do more takeoffs in less time. This is great because many programs out there are not geared to Structured Cabling and this is. It made my job and those of my estimators so much easier. Our time to push out takeoffs have been improved by 87% and counting.

Pros
I love the ease of use and how easy it is to teach team members to use the system. Anyone can get up and running in under 2 hrs at a moderate level from zero experience. They have done an excellent job with making the program user friendly.

Cons
There are features that the program lacks and it does not integrate with Autotask (our CRM). Hopefully it will in the near future.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Jim Irvin

Esticom review as requested

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2020-01-13
Review Source: Capterra

It has sped up my estimating process

Pros
Customer service was very good , useage was easy to get onto

Cons
The estimate submission - breakout of the pst is awkward . I would more flexability with my final price to submit to client .

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Justin George,PMP®

“Review of Esticom ”

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2020-03-16
Review Source: Capterra

ESTICOM is a really great software.

Pros
The cloud bases structure and easy to use functions made this software power full.

Cons
Some recommendations are below. 1)If we can fix a color , legend size and shape for an assembly it would be great so that we dont need to select it all time. 2)Option to select a particular area for take off would be great. 3)Option to download all take off drawings to PDF at once.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Luis Alvarez

One of the best estimating softwares we have used!

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2020-01-08
Review Source: Capterra

This has been a great experience working with esticom, i would definitely recommend it to others.

Pros
What I like the most about the software is that it remembers the rates and descriptions we use in each of our estimates. This makes it easier to keep our quotes consistant. We also like that we can bring in drawings and measure from there, before we had to either print them to scale and get the square footage or we had to upload them to a seperate software. Also like that there is margin as the percentage. Not mark up. Most other softwares use mark up.

Cons
The only con we have with this software is that you cannot put different percentage margin on the labor side per line item. We can only do that on the material side.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Esticom pricing

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Free 14-day trial, then $1,299 per year/estimator

Esticom features

Activity Dashboard
Cost Estimating
Customizable Reporting
Data Import/Export
Estimating
Project Estimating
Project Tracking
Projections
Reporting & Statistics

API (40 other apps)
Activity Tracking (48 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (38 other apps)
Bid Management (47 other apps)
Change Order Management (50 other apps)
Collaboration Tools (54 other apps)
Document Management (54 other apps)
Document Storage (44 other apps)
Job Costing (43 other apps)
Project Management (69 other apps)
Subcontractor Management (49 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
This will ask you to sign in with LinkedIn

Videos and tutorials

Additional information for Esticom

Key features of Esticom

  • Assembly takeoff
  • Electronic plans
  • Peer review and approvals
  • Estimating
  • Onscreen take-off builder
  • Job management
  • Custom proposal generation
  • Custom quote generation
  • Sales pipeline tracking
  • PDF export option
  • Built-in reporting options
  • Export to Word and Excel
  • Drag and drop design tools
  • Material & labor database
  • Project estimating
  • Upload from Google Drive
  • Redundant data elimination
  • Deadline tracking
  • Real-time material pricing
  • Task assignment
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Benefits

Cloud-based onscreen takeoff with symbol recognition auto-count and plan revisions.

Integrated estimating module for building cost estimates and professional customer facing quotes.

Customizable labor and material database of parts and assemblies that include national average pricing

Collaborate on projects with co-workers, assign tasks, email project notes, annotate and mark-up plans and share with customers or co-workers

Proposals and quotes are exportable to Word, Excel or PDF while built-in analytics offer reporting options across historical data, win ratios, team workloads and sales pipeline tracking.