MeasureSquare 8: Measure Estimating for Commercial Flooring

A Beginner's Guide to Commercial Floor Estimating with MeasureSquare
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (90 ratings)
1,917 students
MeasureSquare 8: Measure Estimating for Commercial Flooring
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (90 ratings)
1,917 students
How to Complete a Commercial Flooring Estimate with MeasureSquare 8

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of flooring products (helpful)
  • Basic blueprint reading skills (helpful)
  • Windows Computer running Win 7/8/10 with i7 Processor and 8GB DRAM for best results
  • A Trial or Paid License of MeasureSquare
Description


MeasureSquare 8 is a Windows program for estimators to measure estimate efficiently for commercial flooring jobs.

This course will walk you through all the basics of the software so that you can utilize it to best suit your needs.

This class is for MeasureSquare users of all levels- beginners and new users trying out MeasureSquare for the first time to intermediate and advanced users looking to refresh and hone their knowledge.


Key benefits of using MeasureSquare effectively include:


  • Fast and accurate bids: measure estimate and bid quickly in one program


  • Generate a polished professional bid packet that can be sent off with a cover letter


  • Share a 3D model of project to share your data with potential customers and members of your team out in the field

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner commercial flooring estimators or estimators new to MeasureSquare 8
Course content
11 sections • 24 lectures • 2h 8m total length
  • Udemy Class Project Workflow
    02:33
  • Download & Register Your MeasureSquare ID
    01:35
  • Walkthrough of MeasureSquare Workflow
    03:53
  • Setting Up Your Measurement System and Theme in Measure Square 8
    01:57
  • Workflow Quiz
    3 questions
  • Training Guide and Project Blueprint PDF
    01:19
  • Metric Training Guide and Resources
    02:53
  • Plan Reading For Floor Estimating
    04:47
  • Plan Reading for Floor Estimating Quiz
    3 questions
  • Importing Plan Files
    04:43
  • Import and Scale Quiz
    5 questions
  • Database Structure
    02:14
  • Making Project Items (roll goods, tile, add-ons etc.)
    10:49
  • Product Quiz
    4 questions
  • Drawing Project Rooms (Rectangular Rooms, Freedraw Rooms and Autocomplete)
    06:23
  • Modifying Project Rooms (punching out central rooms, adjust walls, draw walls)
    05:16
  • Room Drawing Quiz
    5 questions
  • Common Takeoff Topics Stairs, Dividers, Curves, Elevations, Legends and Notes
    11:58
  • Common Takeoff Topics Quiz
    3 questions
  • Assigning Project Items to a Room
    05:35
  • Adding Doors and Transitions to a Project
    04:09
  • Assigning Project Items to Walls
    04:58
  • Adding Products to a Project Quiz
    5 questions
  • Laying Out Roll Good Products
    07:30
  • Estimating Roll Good Products
    13:37
  • Estimating Roll Goods Quiz
    5 questions
  • Estimating Tile Products
    06:54
  • Estimating Tile Quiz
    4 questions
  • Worksheet Creation
    10:33
  • Creating a Proposal PDF or Printout
    03:54
  • Worksheet and Printing Report Quiz
    3 questions
  • Uploading a Project to the MeasureSquare Cloud and Sending and Viewing a Measure
    03:39
  • MeasureSquare System Settings
    05:25

Instructor
Master Trainer at MeasureSquare
James Wisdom
  • 4.1 Instructor Rating
  • 165 Reviews
  • 3,840 Students
  • 2 Courses

James wears a lot of hats at MeasureSquare including Business Development, Technical Sales and Software Training. He is a seasoned trainer helping flooring industry veterans master the necessary technology to submit world class bids, and newcomers to the industry find their footing in the flooring space. His background in architecture and drafting by hand helps him train folks who are new to digital estimating on tablets or PC.