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FEP2009 Takeoff Estimating Software

Five Editions for All Floor Estimating Needs

FEP2009 Software Editions

Edition Description
FEP2009 QuickStart

Key Features:

  • Lay floor rooms with carpet, tile, vinyl, wood and laminate
  • Estimate material qty and labor usages
  • Print seam cut diagram  for installation, pattern match
  • Print quotation, work order

Best For:  Residential flooring jobs by sales reps, flooring dealer, installers

Support/Updates:  3-month email support/update (excludes training)

Price: $299 

   for $35/mo

FEP2009 Retail
FEP2009 RETAIL
Key Features:
  • All of QuickStart Edition, plus
  • Lay multiple floors, tile pattern, self-coving (flash coving)
  • Bitmap plan import: JPG, GIF, TIFF, BMP
  • Print purchase order and invoice
  • Export to PDF, Excel, QuickBooks, Laser Disto A6 Integrated (Buy A6 for $599)

Best For: Residential flooring jobs with design features by sales reps, estimator, installers

Support/Updates:  12-month phone support/update (excludes training)

Price: $899 

     for $49/mo

FEP2009 Professional

Key Features:
  • All of Retail Edition, plus
  • Advanced seam manipulation tools
  • Tile pattern designer, floor divider/splitter
  • Takeoff on PDF, Dodge plan files
  • Estimate by floor layer option, and 3D plan view

Best For: Commercial flooring jobs by contractors, multi-family contractors, dealers

Support/Updates:  12-month phone support/update (excludes training)

Price: $2495

       for $149/mo

FEP2009 Commercial

Key Features:
  • All of Professional Edition, plus
  • Takeoff on AutoCAD file formats: DWF, DWG, DXF
  • Material finish schedule view, tile pattern creator
  • Roll allocation & dye lot spec
  • Batch multiple page plan import (PDF/CAD)
  • Comprehensive takeoff report
  • Digitizer support: takeoff from hard copy blueprints (Buy GTCO digitizers)

Best For: Large commercial jobs by contractors and pro estimators

Support/Updates:  12-month phone support/update (excludes training)

Price: $3495 

      for $179/mo

 

Key Enhancements and New Features in FEP2009

Key Area Enhancements
Plan Imports
  • Support takeoff scale setup by selecting plan scale factor on wider spectrum of scanned plan files
Plan Viewing
  • Use mouse wheeler to zoom in and out, press down to pan and shift plan drawing
  • Thumb-nail and navigation view
Freedraw
  • Reopen freedraw shape after closing (Ctrl-z)
  • Stop freedraw and restart from other end points (p key)
  • Mouse wheeler to zoom in and out, press down to pan/shift while freedraw
Door drawing
  • Show door shape and location before placing
  • Flip door leaf open side (Space key), flip axis side (Shift key), and toggle door style (x key) before placing
  • Select transition item to be placed on the door
Floor Divide and Split
  • Divide floor area into shaped sections. Each section can be assigned a product and has its own layout direction (under Shape Edit menu)
  • Divided sections can be further split into separate room areas (under Shape Edit menu)
  • Length-based products can be applied to dividing lines (such as heat welding)
Insert Segment
  • Insert segment lines
  • Drag and attach length-based product to the segment lines
Wall Base and Wall Modeling
  • Drag and drop base product to room perimeter
  • Model wall sections with deco lines and bull noses
Material Assignment
  • Continuous mode for material assignments or removals (left clicks)
  • Copy and paste room floor profile or wall profile to other rooms
Project Material Setup

 From Project Material tab under Project Setting tab

  • Spreadsheet form to enter/edit project materials
  • Set material items to show or not to show in diagrams
Estimating
  • Explicit selection of material items to estimate or re-estimate
Worksheet
  • Direct print out worksheet
  • Specify project-level add-on items
  • Export detail room takeoff data (floor area, base perimeter, wall area, # of doors, outside/inside corners, etc.)
Estimating
  • Explicit selection of material items to estimate or re-estimate
Quotation, Work Order
  • Create multiple quotation sheets, work orders
  • Markup project profit or price increase at project level
Purchase Order
  • Create vendor database
  • Create multiple purchase orders
Invoice
  • Create multiple invoices
  • Convert quotation sheet to invoice
Check List
  • Define project, product or room level check lists
  • Prompt at project save for incomplete checklists
3D View
  • 3D View of whole floor plan, or selected room area
  • Real product texture images on floor or walls in 3D

Match your Estimating Need with Product Features

Job Type/Sizes Takeoff Method > FEP2009 Products
  • Residential Jobs
  • Direct drawing
 FEP2009 QuickStart

 

  • Residential Jobs
  • Design features (tile pattern, wall tiles, borders)
  • Multi-floors
  • Onscreen Takeoff (JPG, TIFF, GIF Image files)
 FEP2009 Retail

 

  • Small/Medium commercial jobs
  • Multi-family jobs
  • Onscreen Takeoff (PDF, AutoCAD Files, JPG, TIFF, GIF Image files)
 FEP2009 Professional

 

  • Large size commercial jobs
  • Multi-floor projects with large number of rooms
  • Complicated finish schedules
  • Multiple roll goods with different roll lengths and different dye lots
  • Onscreen Takeoff (PDF and AutoCAD Files, JPG, TIFF, GIF Image files),
  • Onscreen Takeoff with Multi-floor plan file imports
  • Digitizer Takeoff (hard copy blueprints,  hardware required)
 FEP2009 Commercial

 

 

Subscription for FloorEstimate Pro (FEP2009)

Floor Covering Soft offers an affordable monthly subscription option for FEP2009 estimating software editions. No long term contract, cancel anytime.

How Does It Works?

  • STEP 1: Select the edition that best matches your needs (FEP2009 has four editions available for subscription: QUICKSTART, RTAIL, PROFESSIONAL, COMMERCIAL). 
  • STEP 2: Provide a payment information (Visa, Master, AE or Paypal) by clicking on the Subscribe button, and complete the checkout process
  • STEP 3: Receive customer web login account by email, login to find the activation key and download link. Your credit card will be charged every 30 days, and you may cancel the subscription anytime.

Monthly Subscription Rates

Edition Fee Subscribe
FEP2009 QuickStart

$35/mo.

FEP2009 Retail

$49/mo.

FEP2009 Professional $149/mo.

FEP2009 Commercial $179/mo.

 

How to Sign Up or Cancel the Subscription?

To sign up, click on the Subscribe button to complete the checkout process. To cancel the subscription,  simply call customer service rep at 1-866-928-3326 (US) or 1-626-683-9188, Mon-Fri, 8AM-4PM Pacific Time.

Frequently-asked Questions

Should I subscribe or purchase the software?

When you are starting a business or learning commercial takeoffs, subscription avoids the upfront software license investment: a viable solution as your business grows.

Is technical support included in subscription?

Included for the first 12 months. For support, just call customer support hotlines 626-683-9188 or send email to support@floorcoveringsoft.com

How about the new version of the program?

You always get the latest update of the program without additional charge when it becomes available.

Can I upgrade or downgrade the edition subscribed to fit my needs?

Yes, please contact our sales representative at 1-866-928-3326 or 626-683-9188.

Can I transfer the subscription license from one PC to another?

Yes, simply click on Help menu, select Transfer License, then activate it at another PC (Internet connection required).

Computer Operating System and Hardware Requirements

FEP2009 Editions Supported Operating System Recommended Hardware Configuration
  • FEP2009 QuickStart
  • Window XP, Vista (all editions including 64bit)
  • Any Pentium or AMD processor
  • 512MB SDRAM (minimum)
  • 100 MB available hard disk space
  • Color printer
  • FEP2009 Retail
  • Window XP, Vista (all editions including 64bit)
  • Any Pentium or AMD processor
  • 512MB SDRAM (1GB recommended)
  • 100 MB available hard disk space
  • Color printer
  • FEP2009 Professional
  • Window XP, Vista (all editions including 64bit)
  • Pentium 4 processor (recommended)
  • 512MB SDRAM (2GB recommended)
  • 500 MB available hard disk space
  • Color printer
  • 22" LCD monitor (recommended)
  • FEP2009 Commercial
  • Window XP, Vista (all editions including 64bit)
  • Pentium 4 processor (recommended)
  • 1 GB SDRAM (2GB or more recommended)
  • 1 GB available hard disk space
  • Color printer or wide width plotter
  • 22" LCD monitor (recommended)
For best performance for commercial takeoffs, consider Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo, 3GB DDR2 SDRAM, 240 GB Drive. For faster speed, upgrade the processor to Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q6600, and memory to 4GB DDR2 SDRAM.

 

Commercial Flooring Takeoff
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"FloorEstimate Pro is the best flooring layout software tool I have come across for floor estimating. Zero learning curve, and instant professional flooring diagram and estimates!"

Sheldon Fortenberry - Carpet Direct, Castle Rock, CO


"As a pro carpet estimator with over 20 years experience, I can attest to the speed and accuracy of the Floor Estimate Pro. The ability to visually describe flooring layout and room seaming of a job is a tremendous advantage when closing a sale. This software product is certainly worth its weight in gold."

Anne Abbott - Roy's Floor Estimating Services, New York

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