The Bluebook PRO Estimator Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to use the Bluebook PRO Estimator?
All you need is a computer, tablet or smart phone with an updated browser and internet connection.
Can I try the Bluebook PRO Estimator first?
Yes! Just sign up and we will give you one free sample project. You also have the ability to get a free trial credit to use the whole system for 7 days. No credit card required.
Do I need to sign a contract to use your service?
No! You can sign up and cancel whenever you like. There are no contracts to sign.
Do I need to pay for price updates?
Never! You always have access to our latest pricing. We research and roll out pricing updates approximately every quarter so you always have the latest pricing when creating your estimates.
What form of payments do you accept?
We accept most major credit cards through PayPal or Authorize.net. PayPal offers our customers industry leading protection and accepts multiple forms of payment. Plus, by using PayPal, we don't collect any of your financial information.
We are a larger company and need more volume options, what do we do?
For custom plan options, contact customer service at (949) 470-9534. We will provide you with a custom plan quote.
Can I use my own logo for my reports?
Yes, you can upload your logo for use on your reports. The reports are yours, you can even create your legal addendums for inclusion.
How long can I access my estimates?
As long as you are subscribed, you have access to your estimates. We will archive your estimates after 2 years.
Why do you lock the zip code after I start my estimate?
We provide your pricing database for each of your projects based on your zipcode so at the start of each of your estimates, we pull the correct data so you start with the correct pricing.
Can I change Bluebook descriptions?
Yes! You can change everything in our line items to make it your own or use ours as it is.
What makes up a Bluebook line item price, can I edit the price?
Each line item in the Bluebook database is comprised of labor, equipment and material costs per unit.
You can change any aspect of the price and also have the ability to add tax, profit and overhead to any component.
Are my custom libraries and line items available on different devices?
Yes! We save your custom libraries and line items in the cloud meaning that they are always available whenever you log in.
Can I really use my phone to create an estimate?
Yes! We have programmed our system to make it possible for you to create a full estimate on your phone. And the experience is great. You should try it.
Other estimating solutions are complex, what makes yours so different?
We actually concepted around producing an estimating solution for the phone first, so we spent time refining our process to make it logical and simple yet powerful.