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Most common problems are addressed in the questions below. Please download the following help files if you need more assistance. Or Email us at info@1CEES.com

No, once you purchase our software there are no hidden charges.

This is not our software but your version of Excel. Close the System, open an Excel work sheet. Go to your help menu and type in “How to change Macro security”.

This only applies to the 1CEES System. We have instructions on how to print located in the book. If a page was formatted to be printed it will have a print button visible. When you are viewing a page you will only see (1) page but this is really made up of up to (50) pages one on top of the other. To print a page that does not have a print button, Highlight the portion of the page or the entire page that you would like to print. Go to file/print and choose “Selection”. This will print only what is highlighted.

You can place our software on as many computers as you have at one location or at home. Different locations will require a separate purchase.

All 1CEES products are created user friendly and training is available as needed.

Yes, all 1CEES software has pre-loaded Man-Hours and Prices. These can be changed anytime you feel the need.

On the Residential and the System you will need to manually update prices. Have your supply house send you conduit and wire price sheets as you need. This is about a 12 minuet job. The Best Bid is associated with NetPricer for automatic updates.

We ship no later than the next day after the purchase via priority mail. It should take 2 to 3 days to receive. The Best Bid can be downloaded and you can start estimating today.

This should only be an issue when you are trying to work off of the disk. You can never save changes to a disk. First save the software to your computer and you will be able to save changes.

We don’t ask for a 12 digit code. This is usually a code asked for from Microsoft. Often you will receive a trial version of Office when you purchase a new computer. Make sure that you have a complete working version of Excel when using the 1CEES System. All other 1CEES programs don’t require anything except Windows.

1CEES software was not built to run on MAC. Our official statement is no. We have reports that it works fine when using software called Parallels. MAC has a version of Office that we have had reports will run the System.

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  • I have been using Best Bid Software for approx. 14 years. There Service is second to none. Anytime i have had a question or needed technical support they have been there for me. We have since added to our estimating team and Upgraded to Hybrid Pro Networking. Thru the whole transition Steve and his team were there to help us and out IT guys in Setting it up and having it run Flawlessly. I would recommend this software to everyone big and small companies. The software is flexible, easy to use and has features that the other guys don't offer such as having a take off program built into the Hybrid version. There are no hidden fees or fees for supports or updates.

    BCM Electrical Avatar BCM Electrical

    This software program is complete, affordable, and innovative. Makes estimating simple and efficient by reducing costs, saving time and provide accurate bids. I would highly recommend Best Bid Electrical Estimating Software!

    Maria Palacios Avatar Maria Palacios

    Best estimating software and customer service support I have had. I was not rushed to purchase but I couldn't say no to great deal. Best decision I made for me and my company.

    CrayOhLife Avatar CrayOhLife
  • This software along with their customer support has been the best that I've ever worked with. You get way more than what you pay for. If you've ever worked with Steve or heard of him you'll know he's the best at this. Their website offers blogs, training videos, and even create personal videos to help you succeed. I would definitely recommend this software as well as their estimating class to everyone. They don't just sell you a software, they set you and your company up on a path for success.

    SpursFAN 101 Avatar SpursFAN 101

    Awesome products, easy to use, great prices, and fast service. Everything purchased from here has been awesome and very user friendly.

    Mark Miller Avatar Mark Miller