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Estimating systems need to be installed locally on your computer rather than being online so that you're not held hostage to an internet connection. The problem with other locally installed estimating systems is that after you download their database, you're left on your own to add new items and to create your own new assemblies.


Where TurboCloud comes into play is that as time goes by, we continue to add new items and assemblies to our master database. Through our exclusive TurboCloud technology, you're able to access these new items and assemblies and add them to your local database.


We host our TurboBid master database on a secure Microsoft Azure SQL Server located in the clouds. The TurboCloud control panel, which is located in your copy of TurboBid, communicates with our master database. The left side of the TurboCloud control panel displays the contents of your local database and the right side displays the contents of our master database. You can filter the display to only show the items and assemblies that are in our master database that you don't already have in your local database. You simply drag what you want from our master database to your local database.


We update the Trade and TurboBid prices every week. Trade prices are the manufacturer’s suggested price and the TurboBid price is the national average price that you’ll pay for an item at a supply house.



TurboCloud Items

The items in TurboCloud are world class. Every item includes incredible detail so that both you and your customer know exactly what the item is.





TurboCloud Assemblies

The assemblies in TurboCloud are world class. Every assembly includes incredible details so that you and your customer know exactly what the assembly is.





TurboCloud Synchronization

Do you have confidence that your estimating system’s items and assemblies’ data is current and up to date. If not, you are putting everything you’ve built at risk.


TurboCloud’s administrator maintains TurboBid’s master database on a Microsoft Azure server in the clouds. TurboCloud’s administrator continually adds new items and assemblies, updates obsolete data, and updates material prices every single week.


Whenever data has been revised, you’ll receive a notification in TurboBid that data has been revised and that you need to run a synchronization. When you run a synchronization, TurboBid communicates with our server, downloads the new and/or revised items, assemblies, and updated material pricing.





Supply House Vendor Filter

The supply house vendor filter has several purposes.


  1. The Item Editor's "Pricing Details" tab includes a section that lists your vendors that carry the item.

  2. The vendors that you have selected in the "Manage Vendors” screen will be displayed in the filter.

  3. If a vendor is selected, only items that include the selected vendor will be displayed in the item tree and grid.

  4. This will allow you to view the items that your vendor(s) carry.

  5. If multiple vendors are listed as the pricing source, you can select to use the pricing for a single vendor.

  6. This will make it easy to substitute assembly items with items that your vendor(s) carries.





Customer Reviews

What our clients are saying

  • ADAM NEWPORT:
    Clear Creek Electric, LLC

    "I began using the new Flat Rate feature the moment it was uploaded. I have made our first Flat Rate book to distribute to the residental service crew. I just plugged in our rates and it was ready."

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  • DAVE OLSEN:
    Clear Creek Electric, LLC

    "With money being so tight starting an electrical business, I reviewed many bid software programs. Yours is the very best bid software I have ever seen."

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  • BARRY KOEHN:
    from Oklahoma

    "I know you feel like it's your obligation to help, but it's also your selling point and a big one for someone like me, who is somewhat computer illiterate."

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  • MICHAEL HOLT:
    Premier Power Inc.

    "The Estimating Software Turbobid is a user friendly program. Very little work on my end. Everything is setup, all you have to do is compute the information."

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  • JoEllen Scott:
    LSK Electrical

    "Making the commitment to purchase the Turbobid Estimating Software was the best financial decision for our business. The software has allowed us to prepare high quality, professional bids for all of our projects."

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  • Robert Plourde:
    Electrical Contractors & Associates

    "Once you experience the software and how user friendly it is, you will walk away with the best estimating program out there."

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  • Joshua Schaeffer:
    Electrocal, Inc.

    "I have been elated since I chose TurboBid. I did a LOT of research before choosing them. They had the right base price for the software, I liked that I had an actual software package not an online only program. I can honestly say that a small part of me depends on TurboBid now."

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  • Robert Elmore:
    R.G. Elmore & Associates Inc.

    "Great customer service, everyone at Turbo Bid is great and they care about their customers, always available for good advice and a great learning experience. They really go the extra mile to help with a problem you may have encountered."

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  • Robert Cummings:
    Cummings Electric LLC

    "TurboBid has helped me go from losing money and jobs to getting profits and wining bids. I love everything about it. The entire estimating process is quick and painless once you get it set up and with the customer support, setting up and learning how to use TurboBid is so easy."

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