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App Description

Handyman Contractors and Serious DIYs Can Save Time and Avoid Costly Errors with this Building Materials Estimating Math Calculator by Calculated Industries

The Material Estimator Building Materials Estimating app from Calculated Industries will help you save time and money on any building project. Quickly and easily calculate material quantities, costs and allowances. Work in and convert between feet, inches, fractions, yards and metric -- and includes a full User’s Guide built in as well as the ability to press and hold a key for specific help!

How much? How many? Quickly estimate cost and quantity – get EXACTLY what you need.

• Answers the questions you ask on the job every day: How many do I need? How much will it cost?
• Built-in answers for materials and spacing
• Get exactly what you need with built-in function keys and cost and percent functions
• Save time and money by eliminating estimating errors
• Convert between all standard building math dimensions

Ideal for contractors, trades people and estimating professionals who need to estimate materials and costs for concrete, fences, decks, bricks, tile, flooring, gravel, painting, drywall and paneling and more.

Built-in functions help you find instant solutions for:

● Tile, Custom Tiles, Flooring, Drywall and Paneling
● Decks, Fencing, Studs and On-center Spacing
● Concrete, Blocks and Bricks
● Paint
● Gravel

Created by Calculated Industries, the originator of the award-winning Construction Master® calculators.


● Easily calculate material costs and allowances using cost and percent (%) functions.
● Store coverage areas and spacing to instantly get accurate material estimates for your jobs and projects.
● Full dimensional measurement calculator for all your linear, square area or cubic volume calculation needs.

Time-saving Utilities Include

● Works directly in Feet, Inches, Fractions, Yards and Meters – including square and cubic formats. No need to convert to decimals.
● Quickly and accurately find material requirements for Studs, 4x8, 4x9, 4x10, 4x12 Sheets, Board Feet, Floor Tiles, Blocks, Bricks, Gravel, and Paint.
● Board Feet and Cost per Unit functions estimate material costs instantly.

Special Functions

● Entry Editing Backspace Key – with a swipe of a finger
● Cost per Unit: Solve unit cost and pricing
● Paperless Tape
● Memory Function
● User-Definable Preferences — set custom options: Fractions, Area, Volume.

Construction Master® is a registered trademark of Calculated Industries, Inc.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 24, 2011 New version 1.1.2
  • March 27, 2013 New version 1.1.3
  • September 16, 2013 New version 1.1.4
  • August 26, 2014 New version 1.2.0
  • January 17, 2015 Price increase: $7.99 -> $9.99
  • June 22, 2016 New version 1.3.0
  • June 14, 2019 New version 10.4.1
  • July 14, 2020 New version 10.5.0
  • May 06, 2021 New version 11.0.0
  • May 06, 2021 Price decrease: $9.99 -> FREE!

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