Below is a sampling of testimonials we have received from ESTAMADE® clients. If you don’t want to take it from us – take it from them!

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I wanted to drop you a line to first and foremost thank you for making the requested revisions to our custom estimating program and to inform you with our satisfaction with the program. I must say that we were somewhat skeptical when we hired you that you could replace our paper system into a computer system but you delivered a system that does just that. We also found that making the jump from no system to this system was not only unbelievably simple but the integration was seamless and trouble free.

We find this program invaluable in our estimating endeavors and are amazed that a system so inexpensive could be so powerful!!

Sincerely,

Scott Leonard | Water & Waste Systems Construction, Inc.

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Dear Mr. Lopez,

First of all I would like to thank you for the numerous phone calls, office visits and the time you spent with us to discuss and demo your ESTAMADE® construction estimating software. We truly appreciate your patience with us as we do not take software purchases lightly nor do we rush into the purchase due to past experiences with the typical dog and pony show that the national software companies provide as they promote their products they then leave you with nothing but expensive hours of training to even use their software and you quickly realize that you have spent thousands of dollars not only on the software, but thousands more on training and you still can’t set up the programs to work for you.

We have been using Quest Estimating software (now Maxwell Systems) for over 10 years. During this time period we have had a number of data base building and training sessions. Since we already owned the estimating package we decided to use Maxwell’s American Contractor accounting software because we were told that the two would work together and the transfer of estimating information to accounting would be at the push of a button. We now beleive, in theory anyway, that the two should work together. I’m sure if wanted to spend thousands more in “training time” we could get it there.

We can’t begin to tell you how frustrated we have been with Maxwell Systems through the years and after our last “private training” session and having the trainer tell me that I’m too detailed of an estimator and let’s not concentrate on what it can’t do, but what it can do. I knew it was time for a change.

Bottom line is this, we are making a change. We are putting Quest/Maxwell back in the estimating box. We will not be using it anymore. We are sold on your estimating system. It is an estimating system designed by an estimator and not a programmer and the difference is like night and day. We can put as much detail into our estimates as we need and if we need something changed to work for us you have been there along the way to incorporate these changes. You find a way to make it happen and for this we are making the change. Your estimating spread sheets by far are better than any we have found to date.

We also feel that our competition using your software has improved their estimates over the last year and we can see this in their numbers.

Sincerly,

Kenneth C Tiffany
Vice President
Briegan Concrete Constructors

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Dear Mr. Lopez,

I’m writing this letter to express how great your Masonry Program is for my company. My bids are more competitive, my bidding time has been significantly more efficient and my estimators LOVE it as the format allows them to be both accurate and quick! There is nothing like it on the market. Your program has made a world of difference with my company and I would recommend it to anyone.

Once again I thank you for introducing the program to me and while we are not sure how you can improve it, we look forward to getting your updated packages!

Resprectfully,

Rea Macklen
President
Pittsburgh Premier Construction Co., Inc.

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Dear Mr. Lopez,

After using your ESTAMADE® Concrete Estimating program for the last two years I felt compelled to write you a letter expressing how satisfied we have been with this product.

The way the design of your program follows the logical path through a project is exactly how an estimate should be developed and priced. The program thinks like an estimator without steering you to perform your bids from a programmers approach. The flexibility in the pricing aspect provides our firm with an advantage over users of other brands of estimating software on the market. The accuracy of our estimates has been nothing short of miraculous in regards to not having a shortage or surplus of materials on any completed project.

Prior to using your product I was using (better yet attempting to use) MC2 Estimating Software. First, I was amazed at not only how easy your program is to use but how accurate it is. I wasted a considerable amount of time and money trying to adapt our thinking to the MC2 format with training and countless phone calls to their maintenance line without any positive results whatsoever. Your ability to incorporate our user requested modifications over the years has been greatly appreciated. To sum it up, your program runs circles around the MC2 program.

Sincerely,

Manny Esteves
Estimating/Project Manager
ETC Concrete Construction Corporation

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Michael,

I wanted to write you a letter telling you how much we appreciate your ESTAMADE® Concrete Estimating program. It has been the core component that has allowed this company to grow from less than 10 employees to the hundred plus employee firm we have become.

Your ability to make modifications, to tailor to market conditions and to listen then to incorporate feedback has truly been amazing. The pricing module allowing us to use a unit price based on an actual crew or unit price based on historical data or to price a project by building a crew provides the ultimate flexibility in pricing.

Over the years we have been approached by MC2 and Maxwell Systems and it only took a brief glimpse at those national brands to realize that your program is superior in accuracy, simplicity and does not require a staff to maintain.

Sincerely,

Ramon Suazo
President
Honducom Concrete, Inc.