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MeasureSquare 8 Transition: Setting Up An Account In The Cloud

Posted by Jim Riherd on Mar 21, 2018 3:17:10 PM


As you all know, we recently announced the offical release of the MeasureSquare 2017 desktop edition with some steps for upgrading from previous versions. One of the main features of this new version is the universal access and use of the MeasureSquare Cloud. In order to be able to access the software and make use of the Cloud services, you will need to sign up for an account with the Cloud. Below are the steps you will need to take to sign up.
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Tags: Takeoff, Technology, Mobile App

Hands-on Deployment Made Easy for Estimators and Sales Reps Alike

Posted by Jim Riherd on Mar 21, 2018 3:08:44 PM


It's summertime, meaning busy season is upon us in the flooring industry. There are a great deal of bids to win, and making time for training new estimators and sales reps on our program may seem like a daunting task. The MeasureSquare video tutorials, while extremely helpful, don't seem like enough for someone starting from the beginning, and maybe you don't have three hours to set aside at one time for an online training session with us.
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Tags: Onsite Measure, Mobile App

Product Highlights: Project List Updates in MeasureSquare 8

Posted by Jim Riherd on Mar 21, 2018 3:04:52 PM

In the newest version of MeasureSquare 8, we have rolled out several major feature improvements that will streamline your measure estimating processes. In this first post--which is part of a series--we will discuss the Project Item creation function.

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Tags: Takeoff, Onsite Measure

Product Highlights: New Roll Goods Features in MeasureSquare 8

Posted by Jim Riherd on Mar 21, 2018 2:46:15 PM

As many of you know from firsthand experience, laying out roll goods in large areas can cause issues with seam layout or positioning. To help get the layout your large space needs, the newest version of MeasureSquare now incorporates the Stagger Cut option.

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Product Updates: Five Reasons to Upgrade to MeasureSquare 8

Posted by Jim Riherd on Mar 21, 2018 2:37:04 PM

For the past year, we have been pushing our customers to move to our latest and greatest version of the MeasureSquare desktop software.

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Tags: Takeoff

How Not Using Flooring Apps Can Cost $2 Million

Posted by Jim Riherd on Mar 21, 2018 2:28:22 PM


Back in 2015, there was an interesting lawsuit against a national flooring operator that resulted in a $2 million settlement and new disclosure guidelines for flooring measurement. The case centered on how consumers were not aware that flooring products ordered were based on square footage that exceeded the floor area. Basically, it was a clear-cut case of misleading advertising and overcharging customers.
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Tags: Technology, Onsite Measure

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