In recent times we have seen huge improvements in the software that assists contractors with determining roofing material quantities. New products are easier to use and more affordable. Computer performance has improved and hardware costs have been reduced. As a result, a complete roofing take-off system, which can significantly increase productivity, is available at a cost that is insignificant when compared to the salary of a surveyor or estimator. A company that wants to compete successfully in today’s market simply cannot afford to be without a state-of-the-art job quoting program.